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Things to do in Bradford

Wondering what to do in Bradford? For a great day out in Bradford, Yorkshire, your choices are unlimited, with museums, galleries, cinema, theatre and shopping among just some of the Bradford district's attractions to visit. Some of Yorkshire's best attractions can be found in Bradford including the National Media Museum, Impressions Gallery and Bradford Industrial Museum. 

Nearby UNESCO World Heritage Site, Saltaire, is a perfect example of a Victorian village. Today Salts Mill is home to one of the largest collections of David Hockney's work.

There is also miles and miles of beautiful countryside to explore. Visit Ilkley and walk on Ilkley Moor or see the windswept moors that inspired the Brontë Sisters.  You can learn more about their lives at the Brontë Parsonage Museum in Haworth.

How to spend a weekend in Bradford District

Museums and Heritage

Bolling Hall

Explore our museums and learn more about our heritage at our museums, on our guided walks and via our trails. 

 
 

Evening Entertainment

Bar

There's lots of choice for a Bradford night out from bars and restaurants to theatre, comedy nights and the IMAX.

 
 

Arts and Culture

Cartwright Hall

Bradford is one of the UK's up and coming cultural destinations. If you like literature, art, music or film, Bradford has it all.

 
 

Shopping

Home, Salts Mill

Bradford offers high street names, independents and some of the best Asian shops as well as fantastic shopping in Saltaire.

 
 

Family Days Out

Boating Lake Lister Park

There's lots for families to do Bradford district from visitor attractions, family events to cinemas and parks.

 
 

Outdoors

Ilkley Moor

Explore our beautiful countryside and download one of our walking routes. Routes include Ilkley Moor and Brontë Country.

 
 
 

50 Things to Do

Bronte Parsonage Museum

See the best Bradford district has to offer with our 50 Things to Do!

 
 
 

Easter in Bradford District

Easter EventsThere are plenty of Easter events taking place throughout the district to keep you and the children entertained.
 
 

Bradford Must Sees

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