Bradford is home to a unique combination of two incredibly different, but equally fascinating UNESCO sites (Saltaire and City of Film), the former residences of literary greats from Bronte to Priestley, and just a stone’s throw away from two beautifully scenic moorlands. Bradford is also a thriving hub of different cultures and has been crowned ‘Curry Capital of Britain’, making it the ideal staycation destination for culture, entertainment, and of course, food!’
Since 2011, Saltaire has held its own World Heritage Weekend. Explore Saltaire and enjoy the fun activities!
22 May - 2 June
The internationally acclaimed stage sensation, Jersey Boys tells the true life story of four boys from the wrong side of the tracks who wrote their own songs, invented their own unique sound, and sold 100 million records worldwide.
29 - 8 July
The Bradford Literature Festival, hailed as one of the most inspirational festivals in the UK. With over 300 events packed into iconic venues across 10 days, we celebrate the written and spoken word in all its wonderful forms.
Best Restaurant: Zouk Indian Restaurant. Absolutely fantastic food and service. You won’t be disappointed.
Best Shopping: The Kirkgate Centre in Bradford. All high street shops catered for and is a 32 minute train journey!
Best Kept Secret: Cow and Calf Rocks. A fantastic walk where you can truly experience the stunning Yorkshire Countryside and views (In between Bradford and Ilkley) Close to a number of great pubs where you can have a pint of real ale and a great home cooked meal