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Castle Hill and Victoria Tower

  • Huddersfield
  • Outdoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Landmarks

Attraction Information

Perfect weather for a walk? Pack up your picnic bags, load the kids into the car and head out to Castle Hill. The climb is a bit steep but the views are worth it! You’ll feel like you’re on top of the world.

Victoria Tower up on Castle Hill is one of Huddersfield’s most iconic landmarks; you can see it from almost anywhere. It’s packed full of exciting history, dating back 4000 years ago. Visit the tower and discover its fascinating past - from a fort from the Iron Age, to a long-gone castle on the hill during the Middle Ages, to a commemorative tower built for Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee of 1897.

Fancy flying a kite with the kids? Castle Hill is a great open space, perfect for kite flying. Just beware of the winds, we don’t want you losing your kite!

  • Great for a family hike
  • Wonderful views of Huddersfield
  • 4000 years of history in one spot
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Opening hours

Victoria Tower Opening Hours
Monday to Sunday 12:00 - 16:30

Closed on 24th, 25th, 26th December

Opening hours may vary during school holidays, please check the attraction's website for details


Victoria Tower
Adults: £2.00
Kids: £0.60 
Families (2 adults and 2 kids): £4.00

Only cash payment accepted

Travel & Contact Information


Lumb Lane, Almondbury, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD4 6TA, England

Phone number

07870 570914



Click here to visit Castle Hill and Victoria Tower's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

No, there are no toilets available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Castle Hill and Victoria Tower has not told us about their dining options.

No, Castle Hill and Victoria Tower is not wheelchair friendly.

No, Castle Hill and Victoria Tower have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Castle Hill and Victoria Tower has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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