Series celebrating the forgotten world of the town. Nicholas Crane reveals Yorkshire's hidden gem, Huddersfield, a mill town with much to offer.
More intimate than a city, towns are where we first learned to be urban. Harbour towns, market towns, island towns, industrial towns: collectively they bind our land together.
A Yorkshire mill town with a history of rugby, rebellion, and high quality cloth, Huddersfield is a hidden gem. It features in none of the popular guidebooks and there isn't an open topped bus tour in sight.
Geographer and adventurer Nicholas Crane reveals a dynamic town with a strong sense of identity, that, once found, nobody wants to leave.