Things to do in Brighouse

Historic mill town located on the River Calder on the edge of the Pennines

“What is there to do in Brighouse?” Well, this page is all about places to go in Brighouse - but are we missing something? Let us know!

Quick links: Things to do      Children's Activities      Museums      Parks & Open spaces      


  Things to do

Shibden Hall
Stunning Grade II listed house and gardens. Also a cafe,miniature railway,boating lake,pitch and putt and play areas.  Website 
3.2 miles
2.9: Good
Manor Heath Park And Jungle Experience
Picturesque park, tropical oasis centre, cafe and more at this great visitor attraction.  Website 
3.5 miles
3.2: Good
St. George's Square
Boasts some of the town's finest buildings including The George Hotel, Lion Chambers, Britannia Buildings, Tites Building.  Website 
3.8 miles
3: Good
Rugby League Heritage Centre
Fascinating look at Rugby League history.  Website 
3.8 miles
3.1: Good

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Huddersfield Narrow Canal Boat Hire
Hire your own narrowboat.  Website 
4.1 miles
3.3: Good
Longley Old Hall
Grade II Listed Building open by arrangement for private group viewings.  Website 
5 miles
3.8: Very good


  Children's Activities

Adventure World
Childrens activity centre.  Website 
2.5 miles
2.5: Good
LaserZone Huddersfield
Great fun for kids and adults.  Website 
Suggested by Timothy Peters, Huddersfield
3.4 miles
3: Good

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Day At Diggerland For Two
A great day out for two at Diggerland, the unique theme park which is all about dumper trucks, mini diggers and giant diggers.
3.9 miles

Junior Quad Bike Thrill
A quad bike driving experience…off road style.
3.9 miles

Junior Ferrari Driving
What child could resist the allure of real-life Ferrari driving?.
3.9 miles

Ponderosa Rural Therapeutic Centre
Ponderosa is open to everyone of all ages, where you can come and engage in a variety of interesting and stimulating activities.  Website 
4.6 miles
3.4: Good


Eureka! The National Children's Museum
Unique, interactive and hands on children's museum. Great family day out.  Website 
Suggested by Yvonne Brownsea, Liverpool
' Eureka is a great fun place to take kids. We've been there twice whilst in Halifax and it has been thoroughly enjoyable. There are loads of fun & educational activities for kids of all ages - pretend banks & shops (made like real ones), dressing up, mechanics for kids and loads more, it's brilliant.'
3.2 miles
3.4: Good
Tolson Museum
Local History Museum.  Website 
4.2 miles
3.4: Good

  Parks & Open spaces

Greenhead Park
Huddersfield's largest park.  Website 
3.7 miles
3.4: Good
White Rose Forest
We want to plant more trees, look after our woodland and other wildlife habitats to help secure Yorkshire's natural environment.  Website 
3.8 miles
3: Good

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Parks And Playgrounds In Huddersfield
Details of all parks and playgrounds in Huddersfield.  Website 
3.9 miles
3.9: Very good
Ravensknowle Park
A popular park and valued green space, with children’s playground, bowling green, and lovely areas for games, picnicking and more.  Website 
4.2 miles
3.7: Very good
Oakwell Hall Country Park
Oakwell is a multi award winning country park & historic hall, featuring woodland, walled gardens, arboretum, cafe, visitor centre.  Website 
5 miles
3.7: Very good

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We hope that you’ve found plenty of fun and free things to do in Brighouse, if we’ve missed any of your local favourites then do let us know. We aim to be the best website to help adults, families and children find great new ideas for places to go and stuff to do in your free time. There’s hopefully something for everyone here of all ages and interests.

So if you’re looking for the best days out in your area, places to visit, things to do with the kids, free attractions, local restaurants, good hotels or even shopping centres, then check out Never Be Bored. There are so many interesting places to visit and things to see and do near Brighouse across the UK and Ireland. This site aims to bring them all together in one place. We’ve got the best visitor attractions including National Trust and English Heritage sites, castles, museums, parks and gardens, heritage centres, steam railways, theme parks, zoos, aquariums, beaches, national parks and wildlife reserves.

For kids and families we’ve got soft play centres, indoor and outdoor activity centres, amusement parks, swimming pools, ski slopes, water parks, children’s farms, horse riding, pottery making, ice skating, sports centres, roller skating, go karting, paintball, climbing walls, ten pin bowling and much more.

And when you’re starting to feel hungry, thirsty or tired then check out the best places to eat, drink and stay for the night. We love new suggestions to keep the site up to date and comprehensive, so feel free to send in all your local favourites.

Place ID: 714

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