Slaithwaite... and Beyond

Slaithwaite ……




The village is accessible by foot, cycle, road, rail and narrow boat!

The canal runs through the middle of the village and the footpaths adjacent to it are well used thoroughfares to Huddersfield and to Standedge Tunnel and beyond.

There is an hourly trainservice connecting the village to Huddersfield and Manchester, and  the main networks throughout the country. The M62 is a couple of miles away and the M1 is equally accessible.

Slaithwaite has a busy village centre with a variety of shops, cafes, a couple of restaurants, a wine bar and real ale pubs, plus banking facilities at the Post Office and bank.

The village has a plethora of artisan talents and resourcefulness, which  is evident in the variety of events, workshops and celebrations held regularly in the village and surrounding areas.

There are a number of links available at the bottom of the page to support this.




………And Beyond



This area of West Yorkshire is rich in places of interest, and within an hour you could visit a number of popular destinations admired by many.

For instance: the Yorkshire Sculpture Park;The Hepworth Gallery; The National Coal Mining Museum;Eureka - The Children’s Museum; Bronte Country, Howarth; The Armouries, Leeds and many more.

The vibrant city centres of Leeds and Manchester can be easily visited by train, each has a mix of shops, restaurants and theatres.