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Bradford, Bronte Country, Ilkley and Saltaire

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Bradford Visitor Information
Britannia House

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Sarah Howsen
Senior Tourism Development Officer
Tel - 01274 431847

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Bradford is a city full of surprises. Bradford is the world’s first UNESCO City of Film and is home to the National Media Museum. Bradford is a thriving cultural destination with a packed events calendar, award winning museums and galleries and impressive theatres.

What's on Offer


Bradford district has award winning museums and galleries, the UNESCO World Heritage Site Saltaire, one of the largest collections of David Hockney’s work and the Bronte Parsonage Museum as well as excellent shops and restaurants.

Places to Visit

Bradford city
National Media Museum
Little Germany
Bradford Cathedral
Art galleries – Impressions Gallery, Cartwright Hall

Bronte Parsonage Museum – original home of the Bronte sisters.
Keighley & Worth Valley Railway – Steam railway with lots of events.
East Riddlesden Hall – National Trust property.

Saltaire, UNESCO World Heritage Site, a perfectly preserved Victorian village now also home to Salts Mill and one of the largest collections of David Hockney’s work.

Beautiful former spa town and one of the gateways to the Yorkshire Dales.
Manor House Museum.
Walkers are Welcome town.


IMAX cinema at the National Media Museum.
Alhambra Theatre
St Georges Hall
Award-winning events – Saltaire Festival, Ilkley Literature Festival.


Bradford district has a good selection of independent and vintage shops as well as the big high street names.

Eating Out

Bradford has been crowned Curry Capital of Britain for four years in a row and is home to some of the UK’s finest Asian restaurants. Award winning restaurants can be found throughout the district including the Michelin starred Box Tree in Ilkley.

Recreation & Sport

Bradford City Football Club
Bradford Bulls
Lots of walking and outdoor sports

Holiday & Activity Centres

Bradford district is a fantastic destination if you enjoy the outdoors with its beautiful countryside and opportunities to walk, cycle, ride and rock climb. See http://www.visitbradford.com/outdoors for more details.

Conference & Business Facilities

Bradford is the ideal place to host a meeting, event or conference, with its award-winning conference centres, hotels and unique venues.
One of the largest venues is the state of the art Life Centre which accommodates up to 2,000 delegates. http://www.visitbradford.com/conference


There is an excellent range of hotels, guest accommodation and self catering properties in Bradford district. For more information www.visitbradford.com.

Getting There


Bradford district is well served by motorways and main trunk roads. Bradford’s own motorway, the M606 brings you within 1.5 miles of the city and links with the M1, A1 and M6 via the M62.


Bradford is served by two central train stations – Bradford Forster Square and Bradford Interchange.


Hull is the nearest ferry terminal.


Leeds Bradford International Airport is 10 miles from the city.