Getting Here

Brighouse is in the heart of West Yorkshire, between Leeds, Bradford and Huddersfield and has great transport links so is really easy to get to, whether you are travelling by road, bus or rail. Our town centre is compact and flat so is a great place for disabled visitors.

By Road

Brighouse is less than a mile from Jct 25 of the M62.


There are a number of car parks around Brighouse Town Centre and are well signposted and all are within easy walking distance of the Town Centre.

Brighouse BID has launched a refund parking scheme for on-street parking charges. More details can be found here.

Finding parking and the cost of parking in Brighouse by downloading the LoyalFree App for free.

Click here to download a handy map of Brighouse Car Parks

During Brighouse events, such at the Brighouse 1940s Weekend, there are town centre road closures. Click here to download a map of the Brighouse town centre.

By Bus

Brighouse is well served by a number of bus services that run into Brighouse Bus Station which is right in the centre of Brighouse.

By Rail

Brighouse Railway Station is to the south of the town centre and is only a 5 minute walk. There are direct rail links from Leeds, Bradford, Manchester, Liverpool and York on the Transpennine route. Grand Central run a direct service from London, several times a day.

If you need to book accommodation for the weekend we have Waterfront Lodge Hotel which is in the town centre right by the Calder and Hebble Navigation Canal and a perfect base for the weekend.

By Bike

Brighouse has many easy access routes for cyclists, including via the canal route and main roads. National Cycle Route 66 runs through Brighouse too.


The level streets and excellent transport links makes Brighouse a great place to visit if you are disabled. Many hundreds of visitors with disabilities attend our events and have a great day out. We also welcome assistance dogs and dogs in general. The number of people attending our events means disabled parking is at a premium. We therefore suggest arriving early and parking in the disabled bays (with a blue badge) which are available in the town centre car parks (see map). The whole town centre is closed for these events, allowing easy access for wheelchairs.

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