Bradford is the world’s first UNESCO City of Film, a centre of Victorian heritage and the curry Capital of Britain. This culturally diverse city has a vitality that grabs you by the collar and pulls you in. And it just keeps getting better.
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Some highlights include the National Science and Media Museum and Cartwright Hall, which is home to historic art – it isn’t hard to see why Bradford was recently selected the UK’s City of Culture for 2025.
Bradford on the Map
Bradford is accessible by road, rail and air, with Leeds Bradford airport a short distance away.
Bradford is immediately to the west of Leeds, and to the north of Huddersfield. To the east you will find the Bronte country around Haworth and due north you’ll go through Shipley, before entering Wharfedale towns like Ilkley and Otley.
Below are the most recent three items of news from Yorkshire.com which have been marked with Bradford as the location.
Staying in Bradford
Things to do in Bradford
In the heart of West Yorkshire, Bradford is host to – and surrounded by – a lot of excellent visitor attractions.
Bradford Visitor Information CentreVisit Bradford, Britannia House, Broadway, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD1 1JF
Grass Hoppers at Tong Garden CentreTong Garden Centre, Tong Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD4 0RY
Pictures of Bradford
The gallery below shows a range of images shot in and around the city of Bradford.
What Bradford is famous for?
Bradford is the world’s first UNESCO City of Film, having long been home to the National Science and Media Museum, the country’s largest visitor attraction dedicated to photography, broadcast media and the internet.
See more: what else West Yorkshire has to offer.