Kirklees Light Railway - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Kirklees Light Railway
The Kirklees Light Railway is situated in the village of Clayton West, near Huddersfield, in the picturesque foothills of the South Pennines. The railway runs for three-and-a-half miles from Clayton West to Shelley and includes passage through the Shelley Woodhouse Tunnel which – at 467m long – is the longest tunnel on any 15” narrow gauge line in Britain.
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1km from Kirklees Light Railway
The Pennine Way was the first National Trail in England and is one of the UK's most famous long-distance walks. it is one of the most challenging but rewarding long-distance walking routes and is steeped in history. It is also blessed with natural beauty and also it attracts a lot of tourists.
Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens
3.19km from Kirklees Light Railway
Set in 70 acres of parkland, this country house museum is home to an impressive collection including ceramics, glass, furniture, and Old Master paintings. The Hall also houses the Regimental Museum of the 13th/18th Royal Hussars and the Light Dragoons.
4.32km from Kirklees Light Railway
One of the majestic pieces of architectural skill that was towering over the town from high up on Emley Moor. This transmitting station stands 1,084 feet tall. Its base is 1,949 feet above sea level, imposing over the beautiful rolling moorland. The structure consists of a tapered cylindrical pillar of reinforced concrete, topped by a steel lattice mast carrying 55 m tall antennas. It was the seventh-tallest freestanding structure and the fourth tallest tower in the European Union.
National Coal Mining Museum for England
5.18km from Kirklees Light Railway
The National Coal Mining Museum for England. Visit for a unique all weather adventure. Underground tours, exhibitions, the great outdoors & original events. The museum offers guided underground tours where visitors can experience the conditions miners worked in and see the tools and machines they used as the industry and the mine developed through the years. The Yorkshire Mining Museum opened in 1988 and the museum became the National Coal Mining Museum in 1995.
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For more information about Kirklees Light Railway, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirklees_Light_Railway
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