Cleckheaton can be found within the area of Kirklees in West Yorkshire. This is one of the most beautiful areas of the country and is close to major urban developments such as Bradford, Brighouse and Leeds. It is part of the Spen Valley. The town was once a thriving mill town but this industry is no longer strong in the region. However, there are a number of attractions and places close to Cleckheaton which are worth a visit.
Red House is a place that was frequented by Charlotte Bronte and it is said she found inspiration for her work here. The house has been restored to how it was in Charlotte’s time and you can find out more about how Charlotte would have lived. There are beautiful gardens to look around and there are plenty of exhibitions which detail the history of the house and the area. This region of Yorkshire is considered to be Bronte country and other places which may be of interest to enthusiasts include Hartshead, Mirfield, Oakwell Hall and The Rydings.
One of the nearby villages that is worth a look is Holmfirth. This is the setting for the longest running TV sitcom in the UK ‘The Last of the Summer Wine’. The area is very beautiful and very unspoiled and it is possible to get closer to some of the buildings used in the TV series. Other series have been filmed in the area and the locals are used to the groups of people who want to have their photographs taken in front of their homes.
For something a little more cosmopolitan head into the city of Leeds. This is a great place for shopping and a night out. The city has plenty to offer and is popular with students and those who want to take short city breaks thanks to the influx of designer stores and luxury hotels.
The Yorkshire Dales and Moors are within easy reach of Cleckheaton. These are great for those who love hiking but as they are so vast, it is important to ensure that you have a map and proper supplied if you are planning on travelling any distance. The moors are considered to be one of the most beautiful parts of the country and the views are spectactular, particularly if you are on higher ground.
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