LONDON TRAINS Please note, if you have friends travelling by train from London there is a direct train 2.5 hours to BRIGHOUSE which you can book via Grand Central website. BRIGHOUSE station is 2 miles from Norfolk House. If you book in advance tickets are £40 return.
Huddersfield Train Station has excellent links to the whole of the UK but from London you would need to change at Leeds or Wakefield and therefore adding time on to your journey.
Some useful addresses to help you plan your visit. Please don’t hesitate to contact me about anything you plan to do; I know all the best places etc.
Leeds is 20 minutes by road and a mini bus, 16 seater is £120 for return journey – Mount Taxis
The best restaurant in Huddersfield is Eric’s (1 mile away) he’s a personal friend so mention you’re staying at Charlotte’s House. He’s also happy to do private catering at Norfolk house. His price is £55 per head for this you get the very best in fine dining with everything included (crockery, glasses, staff etc) Read his Trip Advisor reviews to see why he’s the best in Yorkshire.
Barrington’s – Seriously tasty Caribbean foods.
Catch Seafood Restaurant – Fabulous seafood (also a few non-seafood dishes available) huge modern restaurant in the small village of West Vale (3 miles)
Ricci’s 53 Degrees North – Beautiful cocktail lounge with great outdoor seating and private booths to book (4 miles from Norfolk House)
Ricci’s Tapas and Cicchetti – Next door to 53 Degrees North delicious tapas.
Northern Taps – Brilliant Yorkshire produce restaurant, great for lunch, brunch and dinner (tell them you’re staying with us for a warm welcome)
Harvey’s Bar/Kitchen – The newest hip place to eat in Huddersfield
Pax Burger – (by Eric) Brilliant modern concept for gourmet burger lovers.
Punch Bar & Tapas – New concept in tapas in the cute Huddersfield village of Honley
Turtle Bay – West Indian chain restaurant, huge place with quirky décor and great cocktail list
Magic Rock Brewing – New microbrewery, they do tours and have hosted different and diverse food pop up on a weekly basis (less than a mile away)
Little Chilli – Thai Street Food at its best (less then a mile)
Discovery Bay – Family run award winning West Indian Food as seen on TV. Barrington is a personal friend. Let him know you’re staying at our house for a special welcome. Great place for after dinner cocktails (less than a mile)
Gringos – Vibrant Mexican (less then a mile)
Botafogo – Argentinian Steak house (less than a mile)
Lala’s Restaurant – Bling Indian Dining (less than a mile)
Olive Branch – Country fine dining pub with stunning views (9 miles)
Three Acres – Voted the best in Huddersfield, this is a very special place to eat (7 miles)
I highly recommend Holmfirth Vineyard tour, tasting and lunch. Let me know, as Becky will give me a good price and package or book direct…the best views in Yorkshire (9 miles) – Holmfirth Vineyard Website
I absolutely love The Live Escape (5 min walk) – The Live Escape Website
We also have some excellent local spas.
Eastthorpe Hall (my fav)
Alexandra House (5 min walk)
Titanic Spa (5 miles)
Other great things to do!
Huddersfield Leisure Website – Fantastic brand new leisure centre with splash pool
Holmfirth Vineyard – A fantastic range of English Wine, vineyard tours and wine related gifts
Pure North Cider Press – Producing the finest natural cider from a blend of traditional cider apples and using time honoured methods.
Farnley Estates – Horse riding and outdoor pursuits