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Rediscover Bradford

>> Know Before You Go>> Keep up to date with the guidance for visiting Bradford district. Find out what you can do locally and start to make plans for when restrictions ease.  On this page, we will  sign post you to useful information and share updates regarding accommodation, attractions, shops, restaurants and bars.

Find where it is good to go

The “We’re Good To Go” mark signals that a tourism and hospitality business has adapted their operations in line with respective Government and public health guidance and has a COVID-19 risk assessment in place to aid staff training, social distancing and cleanliness. Check out all tourism and hospitality businesses which have the mark, so you can plan your trip around the UK with confidence. Please Note: There are varying restrictions in place to help reduce the spread of Coronavirus. Please check the latest government advice before planning a break.

Enjoy Al Fresco Dining

You'll be spoilt for choice with the number of restaurants, bars, and cafes that provide outside dining. We've compiled a list of establishments in Bradford and district that include outdoor seating spaces, beer gardens, and rooftops suitable for enjoying an al fresco drink or meal in the sun.

Indoor hospitality venues -  You can meet in a group of 6 or a larger group of any size from up to 2 households indoors.

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Buon appetito!


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The gardens at East Riddlesden Hall

Take a stroll through the peaceful gardens and experience spring at East Riddlesden Hall.  In the borders, you’ll find a selection of plants which burst into bloom at different times throughout the season – putting on a different show each time you come to visit the garden.

The gardens and tea-room are open Saturday - Wednesday. The house is open Saturday - Tuesday. There's no need to book mid-week, but we advise booking to visit on bank holiday weekend to guarantee entry. Entry to the house is first come first served.

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Short Break

Looking For A Getaway This Year? Don’t Miss Out, Book Today! We have a variety of locations to suit all tastes we also have a fantastic array of places to stay. From luxury serviced apartments and five star log cabins to comfortable B&B’s and cosy cottages.  Choose From A Wide Selection Of Properties. 


You may stay overnight in holiday accomodation in groups of up to 6, or larger groups if everyone present is from 2 households.


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Regularly walking is a simple method to improve your mental health while being active. There are several beautiful treks in and around Bradford. Please remember to maintain a safe distance.

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 You can stay overnight in a hotel / Bed & Breakfast / campsite and other accommodation.  You may stay overnight in holiday accomodation in groups of up to 6, or larger groups if everyone present is from 2 households


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Bradford offers a tempting mix of tradtional and international culinary delights, Whether you're searching for real ale and pub food, or fruity mocktails and gourmet dining, there's something for everyone.

Coronavirus Restrictions

England remains in Step 3
The government has announced a 4-week pause at Step 3. Step 3 restrictions remain in place, and you should follow the guidance on what you can and cannot do.

It is expected that England will move to Step 4 on 19 July, though the data will be reviewed after 2 weeks in case the risks have reduced. The government will continue to monitor the data and the move to Step 4 will be confirmed one week in advance.

You should get a test and follow the stay at home guidance if you have COVID-19 symptoms.

Some of the rules:

  • Indoor areas at hospitality venues (cafes, restaurants, bars, pubs, social clubs, including members’ clubs) reopen. At any premises serving alcohol, customers will be required to order, be served and eat/drink while seated (“table service”).
  • Indoor entertainment venues such as bingo halls, bowling alleys, and casinos reopen.  Outdoor and indoor performance venues such as cinemas and theatres reopen.
  • You can meet in a group of 6 or a larger group of any size from up to 2 households (including their support bubbles) indoors in places such as:indoor hospitality venues, such as restaurants, bars and cafes. Indoor sports and leisure facilities, such as gyms, sports courts, and swimming pools personal care, such as spas. Indoor entertainment and visitor attractions, such as museums, theatres, and indoor play areas.
  • All holiday accommodation will be open (including hotels and B&Bs). You may stay overnight in holiday accomodation in groups of up to 6, or larger groups if everyone present is from 2 households (each household can include a support bubble, if eligible) unless a legal exemption applies.  Further guidance on hotels and other guest accommodation is available
  • Travelling within England - You should continue to plan ahead and travel safely where possible.  You must not share a private vehicle in groups larger than 6 people (except when everyone present is from no more than 2 households), unless your journey is made for an exempt reason.  There is additional guidance on safer travel, including on the safe use of public transport.

Bradford & Ilkley Visitor Information Centres are open to the public.  

Please get in touch or via @VisitBradford on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

Help control the virus -

Wash hands - keep washing your hands regularly
Cover face - wear a face covering over your nose and mouth in enclosed spaces
Make space - stay at least a metre away from people not in your household
Please download the NHS App, protect your loved ones. Download the App.

Remember - Hands. Face. Space. Fresh Air.

Useful Information:

Travel & Transport : Timetables and Bus & Rail Service Updates

Car Parking : Bradford & District Car Parks

Coronavirus: Latest information and advice