Attractions to explore nearby City Park, Bradford
Bradford City Park is a public park in the centre of Bradford, West Yorkshire. It was part of the 'masterplan' for Bradford city centre, a regeneration project first begun in 2003. Several revisions were made to the original plans. Funding was announced by the council in July 2009 and work was begun in December 2009. One of the famous locations where people come to refresh their mind and body.
Impressions Gallery is an independent, not-for-profit space for contemporary photography. It is one of the oldest venues for contemporary photography in Europe. Every year over 50,000 people visit our exhibitions, take part in workshops and events, or come together to exchange ideas in a friendly environment.
The National Science and Media Museum, in the heart of Bradford, explores the science and culture of light and sound technologies and their impact on our lives. With the aim of inspiring the scientists and innovators of the future, it invites visitors to see more, hear more, think more and do more. The museum has seven floors of galleries with permanent exhibitions focusing on photography, television, animation, videogaming, the Internet and the scientific principles behind light and colour.
Cartwright Hall Art Gallery is one of the U.K's leading regional art galleries. Situated in the picturesque Lister Park, the civic art gallery has permanent art collections. In addition, the gallery plays host to a number of temporary in-house curated exhibitions and visiting exhibitions, working with partners such as the National Portrait Gallery, V&A Museum of Childhood, the British Museum in London and many more national and international venues.
Lister Park is a beautiful public park in Bradford. It is one of the city's largest parks and was purchased by the City of Bradford for half its commercial value from Samuel Cunliffe Lister, who built Lister's Mill. It contains an open air swimming pool and the Cartwright Hall art gallery and so more.
The Bradford Industrial Museum, founded in 1974, specializes in Moorside Mills, Eccleshill, Bradford, United Kingdom, the remains of the local industry, particularly printing and textile machinery, kept in working condition for the public in regular exhibitions. There is a horse emporium in the canteen block plus a shop mill, and admission is free.
Salts Mill is a place for art, dining, and shopping in one stunning historic building. Parking and entrance are free. The mill has many paintings by the local artist David Hockney on display and also provides offices for Pace plc. When completed, the mill was the largest industrial building in the world by total floor area. It is a grade II* listed building. The mill closed in 1986 and the following year it was sold to Jonathan Silver, who began a long renovation scheme.
Shipley Glen Tramway is a majestic manmade monument that was opened in 1895, Britain’s oldest working funicular offers a steep ride up to the sprawling site of long gone fairgrounds. An Edwardian sweet shop at the top station serves as a nod to that era. You can have a scenic stroll across expansive moors to discover dozens of the carved rocks, largely found near Dobrudden Farm. Theories on how they were used by ancient inhabitants range from religious ceremonies to tools for shaping stone axes
Oakwell Hall is a country house in the village of Birstall in the English administrative unit of West Yorkshire. The Elizabethan-style house is listed by English Heritage as a Grade I Historic Building. It is set in contemporary gardens surrounded by 45 hectares of landscaped grounds. The builder was John Batt.
Bingley Five-rise lock staircase is the most spectacular feature of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. It is situated about half a mile north of Bingley Station, about 17 miles north west of Leeds and about 12 miles south east of Skipton. They are the steepest staircase locks on the longest canal in the country! Probably why they are one of our Seven wonders of the waterways.
Shibden Hall is a historic house located in a public park at Shibden which dates back to 1420 and offers visitors a fascinating journey through the lives of the people who lived and worked here, including the noted diarist Anne Lister. It is a mix of styles reflecting its interesting and varied history.
Bingley St.Ives is a country park that was located on the outskirt of Bingley. The Golf Club was formed in 1931 as a municipal club under the auspices of Bingley Urban District Council. Initially the course was of a 9-hole layout which was expanded to 18 holes in 1934. Over the more recent decades the course has been further developed with input from several leading players including Sir Nick Faldo, Seve Ballesteros and Jose Maria Canizares contributing to the improvement of various holes.
Bankfield Museum is one of four sister-sites across Halifax, incorporating Shibden Hall, Heptonstall Museum & Smith Art Gallery, as well as the Akroyd Library within Bankfield Museum itself. It displays covers local history, costume, art, toys, military history, jewelry and textiles from around the world.
This is one of the beatiful jewels within the countryside of Calderdale. Ogden Water Local Nature Reserve offers a superb opportunity to escape from the stresses and strains of everyday life. Over 300,000 people visit Ogden Water every year for picnics, walking, feeding the ducks, family outings, and nature activities. There is a lovely level footpath around Ogden Water and three longer walks from the site.