Welcome to West Yorkshire, a mix of lively cities, industrial heritage towns, and pretty Pennine villages. There is plenty to do in West Yorkshire. Follow this fantastic 2-day itinerary to spark your imagination, which will take you to four West Yorkshire regions, each with their own distinct character.
Travel from cultural Bradford to cosmopolitan Leeds, stopping in Halifax to see the unique Piece Hall and Wakefield, which is part of the spectacular Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle. The National Science + Media Museum, as well as boutique shopping and a tranquil abbey, are all highlights. You can eat at a variety of wonderful cafés and eateries along the way. Iris in Wakefield uses the best seasonal ingredients, and Cake’ole in Bradford makes the most delicious and flavourful cakes.
This itinerary would be perfect for travelling by rail, as it allows you to travel in a more environmentally friendly manner. Enjoy the sights, rolling green landscapes, and more as you journey across the region. Great discounts, such as Day Ranger or Round Robin tickets that include Yorkshire, are frequently available!
On a visit to West Yorkshire, you’ll find a variety of accommodation take a look at our website to choose the perfect stay for you! This includes not only convenient city centre hotels, but also some wonderful options if you want to explore a little further out into the beautiful countryside around Ilkley or Haworth.
Start planning your 2-day trip to West Yorkshire, and maybe even make it a week long! We have complete listings of everything you’ll need for a fantastic trip, within the Bradford district.
Have fun visiting Bradford, and don’t forget to tag @visitbradford #EnjoyWestYorkshire #VisitBradford in your photos.
Whilst restrictions have been eased, please remember to follow the latest COVID-19 guidelines to enjoy these areas and more, safely and responsibly.