Saltaire - a West Yorkshire gem
On the outskirts of Bradford, Saltaire is a Unesco World Heritage Site, accredited as a well-preserved model village. The main mill and surrounding buildings, including a school, church and hospital, are a nod to the town's proud industrial past. Set in a rural river valley, a narrowboat hosts 30-minute tours up the canal, showing off this beautiful part of 'God's Own Country'.
Explore the Salt Mills
The former textile mill that Saltaire is famous for houses an art gallery with works from celebrated local artist David Hockney. After you've taken in the colourful artworks, explore the many floors of the Salt Mills, where you might want to treat yourself at boutique retail outlets, an antiques centre and cafe to enjoy some refreshments as you taken in the illustrious surroundings.
Explore West Yorkshire from Saltaire
Saltaire is well connected to several of Yorkshire's main towns and cities, with Bradford just three and a half miles away, and the city centre of Leeds around 30 minutes by car. Perfect if you fancy an afternoon out exploring the Trinity Leeds shopping centre or catching an event at the city's First Direct Arena. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Saltaire? The Travelodge Bradford Hotel and Travelodge Bradford Central Hotel are both just 10 minutes away, while the Travelodge Keighley Hotel is just 10 minutes to the north.