Halifax History Walks

Halifax History Walks in categories to suit everyone

A great collection of the best local walks where you learn details about the local history.

Each walk will have full details of your route (approx. length, approx. time, difficulty, refreshment stops and best places to park)  along with regular historic explanations, stories and pictures for you to learn as you tour. These are ideal to give as a present.

These walks will all be available to buy individually or in (discounted) blocks. Not only that but each walk will come in 3 formats. 

  1. A short pdf file to print off and take with you. (These will have a route map and route pictures so that when there is an option of paths to take, we actually show you which way to go.
  2. A longer pdf file. This will be like a book that has everything the short pdf file has but also has details, pictures and stories of interesting spots along the way.
  3. Video format. This video will actually show you the full route we take as well as a commentary of the details, pictures and stories. So you could actually do the tour from your armchair if you preferred.

Historic photographs are mostly provided by Steve Gee and many of the historic details are taken from Malcolm Bull's website - Calderdale Companion. Thank you to both of them for their very kind permission.

Village Round Walks

Southowram Round Walks -  

all starting and finishing from the Cock and Bottle.

Walk 1 - Beacon Hill and Shibden 

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Walk 2 - Walterclough

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Walk 3 - Cromwell Woods and Cromwell Bottom

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Walk 4 - Siddal

Walk 5 - Brookfoot

Walk 6 - Magna Via

Walk 7 - Sunny Vale

Walk 8 - Beacon Hill Road, Charlestown, Pineberry, Bailey Hall and Blaithroyd

Walk 9 - Trooper Lane, Marsh Lane and Bank Top

Walk 10 - Law Lane, Towngate and areas

Walk 11 - West Lane

Northowram Round Walks

Huddersfield Road Walk

Salterhebble Walk

West Vale Walk

Greetland Walk

Elland Walk - Long Wall, Westgate and Park

Elland Walk - Town Centre 

Elland Walk - 

Halifax Town Centre Street Walks

(These are more of a historic street tour than a walk


Commercial Street

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Horton Street

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Broad Street

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