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Eureka! The National Children's Museum
0.24km from The Piece Hall Halifax
The National Children’s Museum is an extraordinary fun-packed day out for families. The only fully interactive museum totally dedicated to children aged 0-11 anywhere in the UK. It runs as an educational charity and not-for-profit organization. Eureka! is based on the North American model of children's museums, aimed at families with children aged 0–11 and encourages hands-on inter-generational learning. one of the unique location which attracts a lot of tourists.
0.25km from The Piece Hall Halifax
Halifax Minster is a handsome 15th Century Grade 1 listed Parish Church; a site of major historical importance, a place of worship, prayer, of civic engagement, education, and culture. It comprises a nave, chancel, and full-length aisles, and is thought to be the third church on this site, but it includes stonework from earlier periods. The organ has been enlarged several times in the 19th and 20th centuries and completely rebuilt in 1928 by Harrison & Harrison of Durham.
1.26km from The Piece Hall Halifax
Bankfield Museum is one of four sister-sites across Halifax, incorporating Shibden Hall, Heptonstall Museum & Smith Art Gallery, as well as the Akroyd Library within Bankfield Museum itself. It displays covers local history, costume, art, toys, military history, jewelry and textiles from around the world.
1.36km from The Piece Hall Halifax
Shibden Hall is a historic house located in a public park at Shibden which dates back to 1420 and offers visitors a fascinating journey through the lives of the people who lived and worked here, including the noted diarist Anne Lister. It is a mix of styles reflecting its interesting and varied history.
Ogden Water Country Park
6.45km from The Piece Hall Halifax
This is one of the beatiful jewels within the countryside of Calderdale. Ogden Water Local Nature Reserve offers a superb opportunity to escape from the stresses and strains of everyday life. Over 300,000 people visit Ogden Water every year for picnics, walking, feeding the ducks, family outings, and nature activities. There is a lovely level footpath around Ogden Water and three longer walks from the site.
8.95km from The Piece Hall Halifax
The Greenhead Park is the perfect place to unwind, relax and enjoy the wonderful environment and landscape. It's a fantastic place to spend time with friends, enjoy the changing of the seasons, play on the swings, or grab a cuppa in the café by the tennis courts. The park has always been popular with local people, both young and old and the features and events within the park have attracted people from miles around.
9.77km from The Piece Hall Halifax
Horton House, is a charming 18th-century plantation house. Built in 1787 by William Horton, the two-story farmhouse was designed with symmetrical architecture featuring Flemish bond brickwork. The home is much more than aesthetically pleasing - it is a national historic landmark and has served as an example of authentic southern plantation life for centuries. It is one of the most well preserved houses in the state, having been continuously occupied over the course of its long history.
National Science and Media Museum
10.15km from The Piece Hall Halifax
The National Science and Media Museum, in the heart of Bradford, explores the science and culture of light and sound technologies and their impact on our lives. With the aim of inspiring the scientists and innovators of the future, it invites visitors to see more, hear more, think more and do more. The museum has seven floors of galleries with permanent exhibitions focusing on photography, television, animation, videogaming, the Internet and the scientific principles behind light and colour.
10.33km from The Piece Hall Halifax
Impressions Gallery is an independent, not-for-profit space for contemporary photography. It is one of the oldest venues for contemporary photography in Europe. Every year over 50,000 people visit our exhibitions, take part in workshops and events, or come together to exchange ideas in a friendly environment.
City Park, Bradford
10.37km from The Piece Hall Halifax
Bradford City Park is a public park in the centre of Bradford, West Yorkshire. It was part of the 'masterplan' for Bradford city centre, a regeneration project first begun in 2003. Several revisions were made to the original plans. Funding was announced by the council in July 2009 and work was begun in December 2009. One of the famous locations where people come to refresh their mind and body.
11.09km from The Piece Hall Halifax
Beaumont Park is a suburb of Huddersfield, in the Metropolitan Borough of Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England that is located between Netherton, Crosland Moor, and Lockwood. Housing in this district located around the periphery of a medium size forest and park recreation known as dungeon wood, which was bequeathed to the people of Huddersfield in 1879 Bomonti Whitley property Frederick Henry Beaumont, for recreational purposes. Near the park is the Beagle woods, which is a popular place for pedest
11.41km from The Piece Hall Halifax
Hardcastle Crags encompasses deep rocky ravines, tumbling streams, oak, beech, and pine woods, and some of the best examples of upland meadows in the country. Gibson Mill is situated within Hardcastle Crags woodland beside Hebden Water. Approximately half a mile along the valley there is a 19th-century cotton mill called Gibson Mill. The mill was water-powered and has been renovated to demonstrate renewable energy sources and a sustainability strategy.
11.49km from The Piece Hall Halifax
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery is one of the U.K's leading regional art galleries. Situated in the picturesque Lister Park, the civic art gallery has permanent art collections. In addition, the gallery plays host to a number of temporary in-house curated exhibitions and visiting exhibitions, working with partners such as the National Portrait Gallery, V&A Museum of Childhood, the British Museum in London and many more national and international venues.
11.58km from The Piece Hall Halifax
Lister Park is a beautiful public park in Bradford. It is one of the city's largest parks and was purchased by the City of Bradford for half its commercial value from Samuel Cunliffe Lister, who built Lister's Mill. It contains an open air swimming pool and the Cartwright Hall art gallery and so more.
12.23km from The Piece Hall Halifax
Stoodley Pike is a 402 m high elevation in the southern Pennines in the northern English county of West Yorkshire. The exposed hill carries the widely visible Stoodley Pike Monument, a 37 m high obelisk with a viewing platform. The foothills, which are not too conspicuous themselves, have become famous primarily for the striking monument on its northern tip. At first, it was just called Stoodley Pike, just like the hill; later the official name of the monument was changed to Stoodley Pike Monume
12.34km from The Piece Hall Halifax
Oakwell Hall is a country house in the village of Birstall in the English administrative unit of West Yorkshire. The Elizabethan-style house is listed by English Heritage as a Grade I Historic Building. It is set in contemporary gardens surrounded by 45 hectares of landscaped grounds. The builder was John Batt.
12.41km from The Piece Hall Halifax
The site was developed as an iron age hill fort, surrounded by defensive ditches and ramparts. In the Middle Ages there was a castle on the hill, of which the well remains. The present tower was built to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee of 1897 No camping, barbeques or fires are allowed due to the damage that has been sustained to the ancient monument and vegetation.
12.65km from The Piece Hall Halifax
Ponderosa Zoo is a beautiful zoo that was created in 1991 by Maureen Cook with the aim to bridge the gap' between disabled and able-bodied people through the care of animals as a form of therapy. This beautiful Zoo is now home to over 120 animals from lemurs to reindeer. There is also so many other activities in and around this zoo.
Bradford Industrial Museum
13.3km from The Piece Hall Halifax
The Bradford Industrial Museum, founded in 1974, specializes in Moorside Mills, Eccleshill, Bradford, United Kingdom, the remains of the local industry, particularly printing and textile machinery, kept in working condition for the public in regular exhibitions. There is a horse emporium in the canteen block plus a shop mill, and admission is free.
Keighley & Worth Valley Railway
13.56km from The Piece Hall Halifax
The Keighley & Worth Valley Railway is a heritage railway that was reopened in 1968 and runs from Keighley to Oxenhope through beautiful Brontë country. Board our steam train and enjoy the sound of the engine climbing the steep sides of the valley, while great clouds of steam and smoke add drama to the scene. The five-mile journey is a powerful reminder of our industrial heritage, as well as being a unique way of enjoying the beautiful countryside immortalized by Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Bront
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Blackledge, Halifax HX1 1RE, UK
Built-in 1779, the Grade I-listed Piece Hall is the sole survivor of the great 18th-century northern cloth halls. In the Georgian period, “pieces” of hand-loomed woolen cloth were traded there and exported widely. By 1815, the courtyard was being used as a venue for public spectacles and the Victorian era saw it become home to a thriving fruit and vegetable market, a horse fair, and community sings. In the early part of the Millennium, Calderdale Council began planning the major regeneration of