Huddersfield is a large town in the south of West Yorkshire and in the north of England. Originally a Roman fort, Huddersfield later became a medieval market town and was a centre of textile production during the Industrial Revolution. With plenty of gorgeous Victorian architecture, modern-day Huddersfield is a bustling town with plenty to see and do. The home of the Huddersfield Giants rugby club, Huddersfield is a fantastic location for sport-lovers, who can also visit the town's Climbing Centre and fantastic leisure centres and gyms. Historians can visit the Tolson and Colne Valley museums. Outdoorsy types can visit the nearby Peak district. Families will be delighted by the schools serving Huddersfield and its surrounding area, whilst professionals can commute to Sheffield in an hour and Leeds in twenty minutes. Properties to rent in Huddersfield range from fantastically affordable modern apartments and terraces perfect for young professionals to more expansive family homes.