11 Instagrammable places in Bradford

Whether you’re new to Bradford or have lived here for years, be sure to visit our top 11 Instagrammable locations.

Explore the University of Bradford and the city for yourself.

Salts Mill

Located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Saltaire, Salts Mill is all about the art, history, dining and independent shops.

The City Gent

Located in an historic 19th century building which was once the Penny Bank, this pub has spectacular original features and serves a variety of real ale from local breweries.

Goit Stock Falls

Take a walk through the woodland near Cullingworth to find this hidden waterfall.

Bradford City Hall

This 19th Century, Grade I listed building will take your breathe away.

City Park

City Park is in the heart of the city centre. Head down at night when City Hall and the mirror pool are illuminated with colour.


Home of the Brontë sisters and where they wrote some of their best-loved novels, ‘Jane Eyre’ and ‘Wuthering Heights’. It’s easy to see how they may have been inspired!

Alhambra Theatre

Opened in 1914, the Alhambra Theatre hosts a variety of performances all year round. If you’re visiting don’t forget to look up!

Little Germany

There’s lots of hidden gems in Little Germany. Our favourite is Grandad’s Clock and Chair, sculpted by Timothy Shutter in 1992.

National Science and Media Museum

Explore mind-bending science exhibits and discover the history of photography, film, TV and radio.

Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

Take a step back in time. The railway has featured in films and TV shows including The Railway Children, Peaky Blinders and The Great Train Robbery.

The Wool Exchange

The Gothic Revival architecture in the Wool Exchange is not to be missed. Once the city’s epicenter for wool trading, this beautiful building is now home to a book shop.

Author: Alice Gill

Alice works in the Content Team at the University of Bradford, and creates great content to help students make decisions about their future. Alice studied Marketing at university and one day hopes to adopt a panda.

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