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.
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Explore the highlights of Bradford, UNESCO City of Film
- Start the day on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, famous as the setting for The
- Hop off to explore Haworth, with its Brontë connections. In 2016 the BBC Bronte drama
Bradford is proud to be the world's first UNESCO City of Film.
This one day itinerary takes in some of the highlights, from the windswept moors of Brontë Country to the thoroughly modern National Media Museum!
Victorian Bradford was an enterprising place to be!
This itinerary will take you on a journey from the past to the present day, from the epic machinery on display at the Industrial Museum to Salts Mill which has found a new purpose for the 21st century.
Step Back in Time to Victorian Bradford
- Journey back in time at the Bradford Industrial Museum.
- This free museum is the perfect place to experience the scale of Bradford's industrial
- 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.
A Breath of Fresh Air in Ilkley
- 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.
- 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.
The former spa town of Ilkley is the perfect combination of town and countryside.
This itinerary will easily fill a day or longer in and around the town. While there are plenty of shops, cafes and restaurants to distract you, it is definitely worth pulling on your hiking boots and taking in the wonderful countryside too.