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Castle Hill

Yorkshire, 60 Castle Hill Side, Almondbury, Huddersfield HD4 6TA, UK

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About Castle Hill

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.



Attractions near Castle Hill

Beaumont Park2.56km from Castle Hill

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

Greenhead Park3.47km from Castle Hill

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.

Emley Moor7.19km from Castle Hill

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.

Pennine Way10.25km from Castle Hill

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.

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.

Ponderosa Zoo10.44km from Castle Hill

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.

Where is Castle Hill

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West Yorkshire93 attractions

West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England. Remnants of strong coal, wool and iron ore industries remain in the county, having attracted people over the centuries.