Golcar and Slaithwaite
Accredited since: 2013
The towns have a range of flourishing independent businesses, including cafes, breweries, a bakery and a greengrocers. There are regular art and music events and festivals such as Slaithwaite Moonraking and Golcar Lily Day.
The Huddersfield Narrow Canal provides good towpath walking and the valley is well served with a regular bus services and an hourly train service.
The Pennine Way passes within a few miles of the towns.