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Historically the first market held at Almondbury was in the 13th century when cloth was traded in the churchyard with the merchants using gravestones for tables. Huddersfield market did not develop until 1672, and later in the 19th century mills grew up along the river. Almondbury is also known for Castle Hill, said to have Roman connections.
Today, this interesting village, backed by the urban sprawl of Huddersfield offers the visitor fine countryside to explore, an old church to visit and interesting timbered buildings. It gives easy access to the hauntingly beautiful northern moors of the Peak District National Park and to the town of Holmfirth famous as the setting for the celebrated television series Last of the Summer Wine. You can also join the long march of the Pennine Way as it winds its way towards the Yorkshire Dales. The lovely Calder Valley is within easy reach, so too is The National Coal Mining Museum which tells much of the regions history and heritage.
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Almondbury, West Yorkshire, England (0.5 miles, 0.9 km)
Spring Grove Tavern
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Crystal Suites Huddersfield
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England (1.6 miles, 2.6 km, direction NW)
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Arnside is located within one of Britain's smallest Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty - the Arnside and Silverdale AONB. Arnside is a vibrant and beautiful village in Cumbria, situated on the border with Lancashire, and facing the estuary of the River Kent. The Barrow to Lancaster railway crosses the river here on an impressive viaduct. The old pier opposite the Post Office is a reminder of the days when most of the local trade was done by sea. Arnside is fortunate to have a range of local shops and amenities - including two pubs, a post office, a bakery, fish and chip shop and three general stores. Whilst attracting many tourists and holiday makers, Arnside is also a popular retirement haven, with a thriving and very active community life. There are many interesting and scenic local walks - both along the shoreline and over Arnside Knott. The Arnside Gateway website (www.arnside.co.uk) is designed to help residents and visitors access the many on-line resources related to Arnside and its immediate area.
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