Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Bradford

National Media Museum

Bradford's top attraction is the National Media Museum, an impressive glass-fronted building that chronicles the story of photography, film, TV, radio and the web from 19th-century cameras and early animation to dig…
Top Choice Museum in Leeds

Royal Armouries

Leeds' most interesting museum was originally built in 1996 to house armour and weapons from the Tower of London, but subsequently expanded to cover 3000 years' worth of combat and self-defence. It all sounds a bit …
Museum in West Yorkshire

National Coal Mining Museum for England

For close to three centuries, West and South Yorkshire were synonymous with coal production. The collieries shaped and scarred the landscape and entire villages grew up around the pits. The industry came to a shudde…
Gallery in West Yorkshire

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

One of England's most impressive collections of sculpture is scattered across the formidable 18th-century estate of Bretton Park, 200-odd hectares of lawns, fields and trees. A bit like the art world's equivalent of…
Gallery in West Yorkshire

Hepworth Wakefield

West Yorkshire's standing in the international arts scene got a boost in 2011 when the Yorkshire Sculpture Park was joined by this award-winning gallery of modern art, housed in a stunningly angular building on the …
Historic Building in Saltaire

Salts Mill

Saltaire, a Victorian-era landmark and Unesco World Heritage site, was an industrial village purpose-built in 1851 by philanthropic wool baron and teetotaller Titus Salt. The village's huge factory is now Salts Mill…
Museum in Leeds

Leeds Industrial Museum

One of the world's largest textile mills has been transformed into a museum telling the story of Leeds' industrial past, both glorious and ignominious. The city grew rich from the textile industry, but at some cost …
Museum in Haworth

Brontë Parsonage Museum

Set in a pretty garden overlooking Haworth parish church and graveyard, the house where the Brontë family lived from 1820 to 1861 is now a museum. The rooms are meticulously furnished and decorated exactly as they w…
Village in Hebden Bridge

Heptonstall

Above Hebden Bridge lies the much older village of Heptonstall, its narrow cobbled street lined with 500-year-old cottages and the ruins of a beautiful 13th-century church. But it's the churchyard of the newer St Th…
Heritage Railway in Haworth

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway

The Keighley & Worth Valley Railway runs steam and classic diesel engines between Keighley and Oxenhope via Haworth. It was here, in 1969, that the classic 1970 movie The Railway Children was shot: Mr Perks was …