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Rediscover Bradford - Know Before You Go

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 accommodation, attractions, shops, restaurants and bars starting to welcome visitors once again, as well as sign post you to useful information.

Key Information

  • Find the latest information on the official UK Government website.
  • Check your plans before you travel and be aware that opening hours may vary or be flexible at this time.
  • Please check directly with venues, businesses and attractions for up-to-date information.
Please follow local restriction guidance what you can and cannot do

‘Shop local’ Bradford traders are ready to welcome customers back! Here you will find useful information, adjusting to the new normal.

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


Visit Bradford
Bradford has an impressive history and this is reflected in the striking architecture found throughout the city, take a stroll through Little Germany.  Go shopping, a relaxing way to spend a short break.
Visit Bradford

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 or go shopping; discover Salts Mill.

Visit Bradford
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.
Visit Bradford
Bradford has a wide variety of serviced accommodation including hotels, bed and breakfast, apartments. We advise to check and book direct with the accommodation provider for the best deal and peace of mind.
Visit Bradford
Discover the landscapes which inspired the Brontës.  Peruse the quaint high street of charming independents.  Pre-book for visitor attractions The Brontë Parsonage and the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway.
Visit Bradford

Restaurants and cafés maybe closed but there are plenty of options for takeaway and delivery. Show your support for local businesses while social distancing. Here are a few delicious ideas.

Visit Bradford
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 & 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 or via @VisitBradford #RediscoverBradford on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

You should minimise time spent outside your home and when around other people ensure that you are two metres apart from anyone not in your household or support bubble.

Remember - ‘Hands. Face. Space’

To reduce social contact, the Government has ordered certain businesses and venues to close. These include: All non-essential retail, indoor and outdoor leisure facilities, entertainment venues such as theatres, concert halls, cinemas, museums and galleries.

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Coronavirus: Latest information and advice.