Brilliant days out in Bradford district

Take inspiration from one of our themed itineraries. We've designed them so you can get a flavour of the great things you can see and do on a visit to Bradford.

Don't forget to check What's On during your visit, and if there's more to see than you expected we have some wonderful accommodation too, so book in and stay a few nights with us.

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 Explore the highlights of Bradford, UNESCO City of Film

 

Morning

       Railway Children and many other TV and film productions.
  • Hop off to explore Haworth, with its Brontë connections. In 2016 the BBC Bronte drama
       'To Walk Invisible' was filmed on location in the village.

 

Afternoon

  • Head to Bradford and the magnificent National Media Museum 
  • 5 floors of interactive exhibits featuring all things media.
  • Plus 3 cinemas including the ever popular IMAX, don't forget to check what's on!

Step Back in Time to Victorian Bradford

 

Morning
 
  • Journey back in time at the Bradford Industrial Museum.
  • This free museum is the perfect place to experience the scale of Bradford's industrial
       past, with machinery, vehicles, workers cottages and mill owner's house.
  • Just down the road is Undercliffe Cemetery, with its stunning Victorian mausoleums.
  • From this elevated position you will also enjoy panoramic views across the city.
 
Afternoon
 
       around the historic village.
  • Remember to leave time to explore Salts Mill, which includes independent shops, cafes,
       a diner and the 1853 Gallery featuring works by David Hockney.

A Breath of Fresh Air in Ilkley

 

Morning

  • Take an invigorating walk on Ilkley Moor.
  • One of our favourites is the hike across to the Cow and Calf Rocks.
  • Stop for refreshments and enjoy the fabulous views across Wharfedale.

 

Afternoon

  • Enjoy a relaxing afternoon strolling Ilkley's elegant tree lined streets.
  • There's a wealth of independent shops, bars, cafes and restaurants to explore.
  • Whether it's real ale or afternoon tea you are sure to find the perfect venue.