Ideas for holidays, weekends and trips in Bradford and its surroundings
Bradford is a dynamic city with a rich heritage, offering numerous cultural sites and activities for you to enjoy whilst staying at the Campanile Bradford hotel.
The National Media Museum is a must see. Its galleries explore the history and technology behind television, the internet and photography, and it also has an interactive game lounge. The Bradford Industrial Museum is housed in a former wool-spinning mill, and its collections feature textile machines, engine parts, as well as other forms of industrial technology. Other noteworthy museums include the Impressions Gallery, which regularly hosts photo exhibitions and the Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, which has collections of 19th and 20th century art.
Bradford is also home to impressive landmarks, such as Saltaire, a well-preserved Victorian-era village which is a UNESCO's World Heritage Site. It includes a mill, an art gallery, a 19th century church and a park. The Bradford Cathedral is another site worth visiting. Dating back 500 years, the church is adorned with stained glass windows, ornate carvings and bronze metal-work.
Bradford and its surrounding areas offer the chance to explore picturesque landscapes. Visitors can take a walk along the Leeds Liverpool Canal, which runs through several villages, including Saltaire. The city also has numerous parks, such as Lister Park, Bowling Park and Bradford City Park, which has a 4000 square metre reflecting pool.