New Homes in Heckmondwike
Live the life
Located to the north west of Dewsbury and midway between Huddersfield and Leeds, Heckmondwike is a bustling town close to both city centre attractions and sprawling countryside. Whether you’re shopping, hiking or enjoying a round of golf, there’s something for everyone to enjoy close to your new home in Heckmondwike.
Things to see and do
Heckmondwike is close to Dewsbury Country Park, where you can enjoy the great outdoors with a weekend walk or a brisk morning run. The town is also home to Ponderosa Rural Therapeutic Centre and Ponderosa Rare Breeds Farm, while Howley Hall Golf Course is only a short drive away.
The town of Dewsbury close by, where you’ll find Dewsbury Minster, Dewsbury Town Hall and Dewsbury Market. For city centre shopping you can visit Trinity Leeds, Kingsgate Shopping Centre in Huddersfield, or the White Rose Shopping Centre.
Other places of interest close to your new home in Heckmondwike include the National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield, Oakwell Hall Country Park in Batley and The Depot Climbing Centre in Leeds. Leeds is also home to Headingley Cricket Ground and Elland Road stadium.
Families moving to Heckmondwike have plenty of excellent schools to choose from in the local area, ideal if you have school-age children or a young and growing family. Crossley Fields Junior and Infant School, Heckmondwike Grammar School and Batley Girls High School are all rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, while independent education is available at Dale House School and Cambridge Street School.
For degree-level education, Heckmondwike is within driving distance of the University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett University, the University of Bradford and the University of Huddersfield.
Getting to Heckmondwike
Whether you’re commuting for work or visiting friends and family, Heckmondwike is well-connected by road to nearby Yorkshire towns and cities. From Dewsbury, the drive to Heckmondwike takes just 10 minutes, while the town is 25 minutes from both Leeds and Huddersfield.
If you’re travelling to London, the drive from Heckmondwike takes around four hours depending on traffic, while the train and bus journey via Wakefield Westgate takes just three hours. To get to Leeds Bradford Airport, the car journey takes 40 minutes, ideal for a quick and easy start to your holiday or business trip.