An insider's guide to Halifax

In the Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale in West Yorkshire, the historic town of Halifax sits nestled between the hills and moorland that make up this part of the country.

The charming market town was the centre of woollen manufacture from the 15th century onward, and now offers visitors myriad opportunities for exploring the countryside, getting hands-on at family friend exhibitions and delving back into a past with history and colour.

Here’s an insider’s guide into where to stay and what to do in the quaint market town, whether you’re on a budget or in search of a more sumptuous getaway.