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Slow down, relax, explore ...

Visit Bradford district and your days will be packed full with different experiences. Whatever your reason for visiting you will find something to interest and inspire you to stay that little bit longer.

If you’re interested in art, theatre and exhibitions then visit our Culture page to find out more. Bradford has a flourishing art scene with contemporary exhibitions at Cartwright Hall and David Hockney at Salts Mill. The rich heritage of Bradford is brought to life in the many museums such as the Bradford Industrial Museum, Brontë Parsonage, Haworth and East Riddlesden Hall in Keighley. Also not to be missed is the magnificent architecture of Little Germany and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Saltaire.

There's plenty to do for families too and don't forget to visit our What's On page to find out about events happening during your visit. 

For those of you who like the great outdoors we are renowned for rolling hills and rugged moorland, and this all just a short journey from Bradford. A paradise for walkers and cyclists there are a fantastic selection of trails and paths, so you can blow the cobwebs away and enjoy the fresh air and amazing views.

Then you can top up your energy levels and relax at one of the many places to eat and drink. There really is something for everyone, from curry to cask ale and afternoon tea to a Michelin starred restaurant, you definitely won’t go hungry.

Whether it's your first time or your next time in Bradford & District, there is so much to see and do. Here's a little inspiration to help plan, the perfect itinerary for you!

Arts and Culture
Bradford district has a flourishing arts scene...fascinating exhibitions...amazing theatres..what more could you want?
We are proud of our rich heritage.  Roman remains, Victorian Grandeur and Saltaire, a UNESCO Heritage Site.

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Beautiful countryside, rolling hills and open moorland.  The perfect destination to pull on your walking boots or get on your bike!
Family Days Out
Numerous free museums alongside an abundance of parks and outdoor spaces. The perfect spot for family fun!
David Hockney & Bradford
Essential guide to #HockneysBradford 
Admire David Hockney's work at stunning locations in Bradford.
Food and Drink
Curry Capital of Britain, afternoon tea, Michelin starred restaurant.  We'll be amazed if you can't find something you love!
A unique shopping experience, from vintage and boutique shops to the largest Asian department store in the UK.