AN iconic Huddersfield landmark has been upgraded.
Kirklees Council has installed new footpaths and information boards at Castle Hill.
Two walking trails have been marked out – one with a hare symbol and the other with a kestrel.
The nine information boards look at the nature and history of Castle Hill. There are panels about the Iron Age fort and Victoria Tower, which was built in 1899 for Queen Victoria’s diamond jubilee.
There is also a panel entitled A Special Place which includes the story of Susan Halliday.
She grew up in Honley and used to do cross-country runs at Castle Hill. Susan moved to Lincolnshire but always dreamed of retiring to Huddersfield and buying a house with a view of her beloved Castle Hill.
Susan died two years ago before she could fulfil her dream.
Her daughter Kelly Young, who lives in Cleckheaton, was among relative of Susan’s at the unveiling of the panels on Thursday.
Kirklees Cabinet member for culture Clr Mary Harkin was also at the unveiling.
She said: “We want people to enjoy and appreciate this special place and these attractive panels will enhance any visit.”