Bradford Tourist Information

National Media Museum, Bradford

National Media Museum, Bradford

The City of Bradford is a UNESCO City of Film, home to the National Media Museum, a definitive museum on television, with interactive TV galleries, Imax cinema and exciting regularly changing exhibitions across several genres from photography to media. Bradford offers all the great ingredients of a fun packed city break, with its choice of first class theatres and entertainment centres including the beautiful historic Alhambra, the North’s premier touring theatre venue. Accessible city Bradford sits just off the M62 and just 7 miles from Leeds Bradford International Airport.

Award-winning Asian cuisine is served up here in England’s great Curry Capital and you’ll find a superb choice of fine real ale inns, world cuisine restaurants and a mix of high street and independent shops in Bradford city centre, now also with new high-tech water feature with colourfully lit fountains.  Bradford is also a gateway to a range of world famous heritage sites including Bronte Country around nearby Haworth and World Heritage Site Saltaire village with the magnificently restored Salts Mill along the Leeds Liverpool Canal housing art galleries, craft centres, chic cafes and more.

National Media Museum, Bradford

National Media Museum, Bradford

A package of premier museums and galleries cluster around Bradford city’s South Square including the Cartwright Hall Art Gallery with its exceptional collection of 20th Century British art and contemporary South Asian art & crafts. Catch cutting edge live music at various venues from the classic St George’s Hall on Bridge Street to top summer music festivals in Myrtle Park in nearby Bingley.

Head off the well worn city break track, come North and take a look at super cool city of film Bradford, a top centre for film and the arts, festivals, best curry restaurants and a gateway to Saltaire and Bronte Country. Search and compare a great choice of Bradford hotels, B&Bs and stylish luxury apartments situated in and around the city centre available here on Iknow. Browse and book Bradford accommodation online now.

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.