Bradford is the world’s first UNESCO City of Film, a centre of Victorian heritage and the curry Capital of Britain. This culturally diverse city has a vitality that grabs you by the collar and pulls you in. And it just keeps getting better.
Bradford has an abundance of experiences on offer for visitors from the UK and further afield and is a key aspect of the county becoming a true capital of cycling.
The charming village of Saltaire was founded in 1853 by Sir Titus Salt, a leading industrialist in the Yorkshire woollen industry.
This pretty, traditional spa town offers some of Yorkshire's finest tearooms, magnificent countryside and a rock climbers' paradise with the famous Cow and Calf Rocks sitting proudly above the town, on the rolling Yorkshire moors.
Keighley is a pretty town, nestled between the charming countryside of Airedale and the Haworth Moorland.
Home of the famous Brontë sisters, Haworth is an undisputed literary mecca, attracting visitors from all around the world.
Bingley is located on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, just down the Aire Valley from the famous Bronte area, an area rich in history with prehistoric Rombalds Way coming from the east, passing across what we now refer to as Ilkley Moor and on to the west coast.
and discover all this fantastic district has to offer
The cosmopolitan district of Bradford truly has something for everyone. From the world famous curry houses of Bradford city centre to the city's status as UNESCO City of Film, and from Ilkley's award-winning flower displays and Michelin-starred restaurants to Saltaire's pretty cobbled streets, this busy district has so much to offer - you just need to know where to look!
Bradford truly is one of Yorkshire's most diverse districts. If you're looking for outdoor activities, the unusual 'Cow and Calf rocks' near Ilkley are the perfect place for rock climbing (for experienced climbers!) or simply for scrambling and hiking in beautiful surroundings. Alternatively, if you're looking for a more relaxed outing, spend an indulgent afternoon in the award-winning Betty's Tearoom, browsing in Keighley's large shopping centre or visiting historic Haworth to discover the charming railway station made famous in the film of The Railway Children!
Discover accessible places to go in the Bradford area.