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Know Before You Go When You Visit Bradford & District

Fall back in love with Bradford and district - All you need to know when visiting and the Covid-19 restrictions begin to lift.

On this page, we will update you with information regarding shops that are reopening in Bradford & district as well as sign post you to useful information.

‘Shop local’ Bradford traders are ready to welcome customers back! Traders have been working hard in preparation for the big restart to meet the Covid-19 secure guidance, to ensure you can shop with confidence. Here you will find useful information, adjusting to the new normal.

Stay alert
Keep your distance if you go out (2 metres apart where possible).
Wash your hands regularly.
Do not leave home if you or anyone in your household has symptoms.
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Bradford has an impressive history and this is reflected in the striking architecture found throughout the city. Take a stroll through Little Germany where you can see Victorian Bradford at its best.  Go shopping, a relaxing way to spend a short break.
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Immerse yourself in the UNESCO Heritage Site Saltaire. After admiring the architecture within the village, take some time out to wander around the luscious greenery of summer trees. Salts Mill is not open at present.

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Getting active outdoors is a great way to staycation, and Ilkley is perfect for walking around the dramatic landscapes of Ilkley Moor. You can also go on a shopping spree for something unique at the independent shops.
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We have a range of excellent hotels in Bradford, we’re hopeful that many Bradford hotels will be able to welcome guests again from 4th July. Check back here for when you’re planning to come and stay overnight, we’ll keep you updated.
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Discover the landscapes which inspired the Brontës.  Peruse the quaint high street of charming indpendents.  Popular visitor attractions The Brontë Parsonage and the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway not open at present.
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Pubs, bars and restaurants will start to reopen on 4 July, with the two-metre social distancing rule reduced to one-metre plus.  As more businesses open up, we’ll keep you up-dated about the best places to go.  In the meantime see options for takeaway and delivery.  

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Bradford district is a paradise for walkers and cyclists. Green spaces are a good choice to easily observe social distancing and to get some fresh air.

Bradford Museums and Galleries are currently closed to the public, but come back here soon for updates and information about reopenings. In the meantime, you can still enjoy your favourite attraction from home with virtual tours, videos and more.

Bradford & Ilkley Visitor Info Centre remain closed to the public. In the meantime, please feel free to contact the team if you have any information that you think may be of help to others regarding places re-opening in Bradford & district.  Please get in touch bradford.vic@bradford.gov.uk or via @VisitBradford #RediscoverBradford on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. 

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