West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire covers Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield - including Halifax, Haworth, Hebden Bridge, Huddersfield and Ilkley. An area associated with the industrial revolution and perhaps thought of as an industrial area in decline it is however an area of fine and interesting towns and vibrant cities. Bradford, a UNESCO City of Film, has a flourishing arts scene and Saltaire is a UNESCO world heritage site. The area offers good walking and cycling that is perhaps neglected by most, though it includes the popular area known as 'Bronte Country' there are areas with few visitors to spoil the experience the natural beauty of the moors and hills.


Official Tourist Websites

Visit Yorkshire www.yorkshire.com

Visit Bradford www.visitbradford.com

Visit Calderdale www.visitcalderdale.com

Visit Leeds www.visitleeds.co.uk

Experience Wakefield www.experiencewakefield.co.uk

Kirklees Council - Visitors (Huddersfield) - www.kirklees.gov.uk


Other Tourist Sites

Saltaire Village - www.saltairevillage.info


Tourism Videos


Bradford - City of Film from bradford-city-of-film.co.uk

Visit Bradford from Visit Bradford

Explore Bradford's Great Outdoors! from Visit Bradford


World Heritage Sites

Saltaire - UNESCO World Heritage Site -
whc.unesco.org - www.saltairevillage.info

Bradford - UNESCO City of Film -
www.unesco.org - www.bradford-city-of-film.co.uk


Wildlife Trust & Nature

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust - www.ywt.org.uk


For Accessible Taxis in Yorkshire - a listing of wheelchair accessible taxis and private hire providers is available from www.accessiblecountryside.org.uk/yorkshire-taxis

For Accessible Restaurants / Pubs with food in Yorkshire - a listing is available from www.accessiblecountryside.org.uk/yorkshire-pubs

The Accessible Countryside also website provides listings of disabled accessible accommodation for the North East region which includes Yorkshire and can be found atwww.accessiblecountryside.org.uk/northeast-accommodation




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