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Like its neighbour Leeds, Bradford prospered thanks to the wool trade. In 1500, it was a bustling commercial town which already owed much of its wealth to the clothing industry. Bradford Canal opened in 1774, thus easing communications and trade. Bradford is essentially a Victorian city; it was already operating 120 mills in 1850, at which time it was the worsted wool capital of the world.
Tourist attractions Bradford : Things to see and do
Part of the Science Museum, this museum houses Britain's largest cinema projector and a curved screen, 16 m high and 20 m wide, designed to show the Canadian IMAX projection system. The exhibition illustrates the history of photography, the cinema an..
The parsonage, where the Reverend Patrick Brontë and his family lived, still contains the memorabilia of a family of exceptional talent. Furniture, books and drawings remind visitors that Charlotte (1818-1855), Emily (1818-1848) and Anne (1820-1849),..
This merchants' district, Little Germany, was named after the booming mid-19C export trade with Germany. It has been cleaned and restored to enhance the high Victorian architecture. Many of the buildings were designed by Eli Mines (1830-1899) and inc..
The Leisure Exchange, Vicar Lane GB - Bradford BD1 5LD
Holiday Inn Express Bradford City Centre is located within the Leisure Exchange complex, which boasts a casino, ten pin bowling and various restaurants and bars. Free WiFi is accessible throughout the hotel. The rooms at this Holiday Inn Express are..
2 Thornton Road GB - Bradford BD1 2DH
Prix Prices from : 40 £
This Jury’s Inn offers stylish, modern rooms just 200 metres from the shops and bars of Bradford city centre. Guests have free Wi-Fi, a cardio gym and a restaurant. Each air-conditioned bedroom has a flat-screen TV, tea/coffee making facilities and..
Hall Ings GB - Bradford BD1 5SH
Prix Prices from : 42 £
In Bradford city centre, this hotel offers modern en suite rooms and secure parking. With free passes to a local gym, Bradford Interchange Train Station is a 2-minute walk away. City 3 Restaurant offers international dining and views across to City ..