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About the venue
Greenhead Park opened in September 1884 and has proved to be popular with the people of Huddersfield ever since. Only half a mile from Huddersfield town centre, the park is a world away from the hustle and bustle of the town. It is the perfect place to unwind, relax and enjoy the park's wonderful improvements which have taken place.
For more details about the Park including opening times please see our website under Further Information
As well as large events the Park hosts various weekly activities. For more details of these and many other aspects of the the Park please see the Friends of Greenhead Park website - link under Further Information.
Greenhead Park covers a wide area, but the main postcode is HD1 4HS.
Please see Park website under Further Information for opening times.
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Parent's Walk in The Park
- various dates between Monday 27 September 2021 and Monday 18 October 2021
Poetry in the Park (Greenhead Park, Huddersfield)
- Saturday 2 October 2021
- various dates until Friday 10 June 2022
Parkruns in Kirklees
- various dates until Saturday 29 July 2023
Junior Parkruns in Kirklees
- various dates until Sunday 30 July 2023
Friends of Greenhead Park
See the Events section for details of events and regular activities in the Park
This restored timber design with chinoiserie detail dates from the 1890s and will be a key feature for musical events.
Basket ball court
There are two bowling greens which are used by the Greenhead Park Bowling Club for matches and practice. There is usually at least one green available for public use during the bowling season, and the Friends of Greenhead Park and Bowling Club are keen to encourage people who haven't tried bowling before to have a go. For more information about bowling in the park, you can contact the Bowling Club on 07766 520706 or 0744 5994791.
Conservatory with Cafe Restaurant
This building was added to the park in the late 1920's and has now been fully reglazed and joins on to a new two-storey building which provides a wonderful restaurant and event space for the park. This is open between 10 and 4 during the winter, and between 10 and 5 in the summer. It is also available for private hire in the evenings. For more details please call 01484 221515 or email GHPark.email@example.com
Children's play area
There are two children’s play areas with equipment for children of all ages.
9 hard courts and 2 Multi-Use Games Areas which are free to access throughout the year! There is currently no booking system at the site so you can just turn up and play. As we approach the tennis season we will be implementing a free online court reservation system so you can get a court in advance.
The pool is normally open from late May to September, depending on the weather. The water is treated daily to keep it clean and leaves, debris and litter are also removed on a daily basis.
The Greenhead Park skatepark is a great attraction for young people who want to hone their skateboarding skills. The site welcomes BMX bikers and rollerbladers as well as skateboarders, and there’s free and open access during park opening hours.
A new facility, for use by community groups, and for private functions. For details and bookings please contact the cafe next door on 01484 532561 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Cafe by the tennis courts
There is a cafe next to the tennis courts and the new community room. Their telephone number is 01484 532561 and e-mail is email@example.com
Fully accessible toilet