Bradford Things to Do

  • Stag Statue, Lister Park.
    Stag Statue, Lister Park.
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  • Rabbit Statue, Lister Park
    Rabbit Statue, Lister Park
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  • Washing Sculpture, Lister Park
    Washing Sculpture, Lister Park
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Most Viewed Things to Do in Bradford

  • 1. Bolling Hall

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Bolling Hall is now a museum and is amazingly free to enter. I say amazingly because it is really interesting inside and I am sure people would be willing to pay to visit. You can give a voluntary...

  • 2. Bolling Hall Ghost

    Of course when you are dealing with a house as old as Bolling Hall it has to be haunted. One bedroom in Bolling Hall is known as the Ghost Room. During the English Civil War the people of Bradford...

  • 3. Lister Park

    I thought Lister Park was the most beautiful place we visited in Bradford. I had read reviews of it which said it was lovely and reviews of it which said it was a muggers' paradise. I did not go there...

  • 4. Lister Park Fauna

    Lister Park was teeming with life. I waited for my husband by a bush near the stag statue and I got the fright of my life when a squirrel suddenly burst out of the bush right next to me, then a...

  • 5. Lister Park the Flora

    It was a cold day in February when we visited, but spring was just beginning to appear with white, yellow and purple crocuses bursting out of the grass and snowdrops swaying on the breeze. Spring...

  • 6. Bradford City Hall

    I really did not do justice to the nicer part of Bradford city Centre. I walked through it the first time looking for Wakefield Road, the major road that goes in the direction of Bolling Hall. The...

  • 7. Bradford Cathedral

    We walked all the way to Bradford Cathedral in the rain only to find it closed, so we continued up the hill for a quick look at Little Germany. When we came back down in a mad hurry to get to the...

  • 8. Cartwright Hall

    On the Sunday morning of our stay we took a walk to Lister Garden and Cartwright Hall. I thought Cartwright Hall was an old stately home but it turned out to be a purpose built art gallery. We knew it...

  • 9. The Alhambra Theatre

    Not far from Bradford City Hall stands the Alhambra Theatre. The Alhambra Theatre was built in 1914. It is a popular entertainment venue hosting ballets, operas, plays, pantomimes and much, much more.

  • 10. Bowling Park

    Bowling Park is located in front of Bolling Hall and used to be part of the hall's grounds. It is a pleasant open space with children's play areas and pretty walks. I had a quick wander around...

  • 11. The Wool Exchange

    I've fallen in love with this beautiful building on my recent visits to Bradford. It was built as a wool trading centre in the 19th Century and is renowned for...

  • 12. Bradford Cathedral

    We paid a visit to Bradford's most ancient place of worship. The current cathedral is the third church to be built in the 15th Century on the site. It has been...

  • 13. Little Germany

    My friend and explored Bradford's Little Germany. Little Germany emerged from German wool merchants who lived in the city during the 19th Century. They built...


    SATURDAY 19th MAY 2012Despite the cold weather the parade was fantastic. A good turn out despite it being a cold day in May. The adults seemed to enjoy it more...

  • 15. Lister Park & Cartwright Hall Art Gallery

    Lister Park must be one of my favourite parks I've ever visited. Lister Park is Bradford's top park which was originally the home of Samuel Lister, a successful...


    Bradford Cathedral is an Anglican church.The church that stands on this site today was built in the 1950’s although parts of the church are a lot older. There...

  • 17. Well done Bradford

    An amazing day at Bradford's centenary square official opening day.A fun filled day from 2pm, There were Bhangra dancers, drums, street theatre, a Dixie band,...


    CENTENERY SQUARE1997 was Bradford City's centenary, and major development work was carried out to create a new Centenary Square in front of City Hall. The area...


    Bradford town hall was opened on the 9th September 1873 and it stands tall and proud in the heart of Bradford city centre. The building was designed by a local...

  • 20. Centenary Square & City Park

    Bradford City Centre is undergoing an extensive regeneration programme including Centenary Square and City Square. It features a large made water fountain park,...

  • 21. Bradford Industrial Musuem

    I visited Bradford Industrial Museum (via getting lost with the buses! I got the right bus no. but I went in the opposite direction to Wisbey and Buttershaw...

  • 22. Bowling Park

    Bowling Park is a municipal park near Bolling Hall in South East Bradford and not far from the city centre. Bradford Council purchased land of Bolling Hall's...

  • 23. Bolling Hall

    I visited Bolling Hall in January 2012. This building has existed since the 1500s and has been home to a number Bradford's important people including Robert...


    Due to overcrowding in the churchyard of St. Peter where bones were coming to the surface it was necessary to build a new cemetery on the outskirts of Bradford....

  • 25. National Media Museum

    Popular among children and adults the National Media Museum, NMM, is a great day out for everyone. Located in the city centre it is a modern building with lots...

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