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Halifax grew to prominence during the Industrial Revolution when the textile industry boomed.

One of the town's most notable buildings is the Piece Hall, dating from 1779.†In this quadrangled hall, boasting 315 rooms, merchants displayed pieces of cloth on market days.

Halifax has many magnificent Victorian buildings including the Town Hall, designed by Sir Charles Barry (who created the Houses of Parliament), and the church of All Souls, built by Sir George Gilbert Scott.†

Other attractions include the Wainhouse Tower, an elaborate chimney built in 1871 for a dye house but never used, and the Halifax Gibbet, where 50 people were executed for stealing cloth between 1550 and 1650.†

Visitors to the Bankfield Museum, located in a wonderful Victorian mill owner's house, can view an internationally important collection of textiles.

Other museums include the Calderdale Industrial Museum ( currently closed ), the Duke of Wellington's Regiment Museum and Eureka, the Museum for Children.†Galleries include the Smith Art Gallery and the Piece Hall Gallery.†

Halifax is a bustling town noted for its shopping arcades and markets.†The Piece Hall holds a general market every Friday and Saturday.†

There are also plenty of parks and open spaces and a spectacular section of the Rochdale Canal runs through the Calder Valley.†

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Shibden Mill Inn Shibden Mill Fold near Halifax HX3 7UL  MAP
Just 3 miles from Halifax, this family-run 17th-century inn has a restaurant offering excellent locally sourced food and a cosy bar. There is free Wi-Fi and traditional log fires.

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Holdsworth House Hotel Holdsworth Halifax HX2 9TG  MAP
Holdsworth House Hotel is a beautiful Jacobean manor surrounded by secluded mature gardens in the heart of West Yorkshire. The hotel is ideally situated only 3 miles north of Halifax, within easy reach of Leeds, Manchester and Bradford.

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Wool Merchant Hotel 5 Mulculture Road Halifax HX1 1SP  MAP
Situated 2 minutesí walk from Halifax town centre, Wool Merchant Hotel features free Wi-Fi, free on-site parking and an Italian restaurant.

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The Tower House Hotel Master Lane, Pye Nest Halifax HX2 7EW  MAP
5 minutesí drive from the centre of Halifax, The Tower House Hotel provides modern, stylish rooms with private bathrooms. Guests can enjoy the restaurant and colourful bar.

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The Alma Inn Four Lane Ends, Cottonstones Sowerby Bridge near Halifax HX6 4NS  MAP
The Alma Inn is a luxurious hotel set in a 150 year-old building. It boasts an Italian restaurant, a lounge bar and a large patio. All bedrooms are en suite.

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The Imperial Crown Hotel 42-46 Horton Street Halifax HX1 1QE  MAP
Built as a Coach Inn during the early 1800's, this traditional Halifax hotel offers a warm welcome. It enjoys a central location and is directly opposite Halifax Railway Station and offers easy access from M62.

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Central Suite 7 School Street Halifax HX1 1QZ
Located in the centre of Halifax and close to all local amenities, Central Suite provides self-catering accommodation in a modern, furnished apartment. Parking is available on site, and free W-Fi is accessible throughout.

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Darcey Hey Cottage Darcey Hey Lane Halifax HX2 7DD
Darcey Hey Cottage offers luxurious accommodation just 8 minutesí drive from the centre of Halifax.

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The Butchers Arms 143 Rochdale Road Ripponden near Halifax HX6 4JU
Situated in the quiet village of Ripponden, The Butchers Arms self-catering apartments are surrounded by countryside walks.

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