Escape The Everyday

Escape the everyday with Visit Bradford podcasts

Bingley in the sunshine!
Cliffe Castle Museum
Visit Bradford

Welcome to the Explore with Visit Bradford Podcast, helping you discover everything that Bradford and District has to offer. Whether you’re looking for incredible history, entertainment, the great outdoors, shopping opportunities, luxury dining or fantastic museums, this part of West Yorkshire has something for you!

Our Podcasts were mostly recorded in early 2020, however some interviews were delayed until the summer due to Covid-19. We are pleased to now share with you the full series to allow you to find inspiration and experience Bradford & district from your armchair.

Ep1: Bradford is a city steeped in heritage and brimming with culture. A city made famous by its wool trade, Bradford now leads the way as a UNESCO City of Film, is home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site and boasts a number of world class visitor attractions, as John Foster finds out.

Ep2: Haworth sits in the Worth Valley surrounded by dramatic moorlands. The village is most famous for being the place which inspired the Brontë sisters to write their world famous novels. In this episode, John Foster explores this fascinating and individual village, which is centred around the steep cobbled Main Street.

Ep3: Saltaire is at UNESCO World Heritage Site, thanks to its preservation as a Victorian industrial village. Mill owner Sir Titus Salt built the village for his workers and in this episode, John Foster finds out why Saltaire attracts millions of visitors to the area every year.

Ep4: John Foster visits the picturesque town of Ilkley, situated in the Wharfe Valley at the southern end of the Yorkshire Dales. The former spa town rose to fame in the nineteenth century when thousands visited to take the waters and breathe in the fresh invigorating air.

Ep5: Returning to Bradford, John Foster explores both the industrial and spiritual past of the city and looks at Bradford's bright future through the many and varied museums and attractions to be found throughout the district.

Escape The Everyday

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