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Saltaire Village, Shipley
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At Saltaire Village, amble among the stately stone buildings that make up this Victorian industrial model village, now a UNESCO World Heritage site. Stroll among the small antique and craft shops, bookstores, and restaurants, which coexist within the remarkably intact, original village, built to provide housing and services for the workers of Salts Mill. Inside the old mill building, check out the art gallery dedicated to the work of Bradford-born artist David Hockney. Wander the floors of restaurants, shops, and cafes. If you want an insider’s glimpse of Saltaire, check the village website to connect with local guides. To visit Saltaire Village on your holiday in Bradford, and find out what else Bradford has to offer, use our Bradford trip itinerary planner.
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  • Lovely model Unesco World Heritage site. Step back in time. What a vision Titus had and how he cared for his staff. 
  • This is a wonderful place to visit and is seemed in history. Saltaire in Yorkshire is a Unesco world Heritage site - It is named after Sir Titus Salt who built a textile mill, known as Salts Mill and ...  more »
  • This UNESCO world heritage site Village built out in the Rural area of Shipley, which was just fields when Titus drew up his plans on the outskirts of the City of Bradford to create a healthy environm...  more »
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  • The UNESCO world heritage site of Sir Titus Salts' 1800's model village consisting of a church, park, halls, school, hospital and houses to house and care for his workers in his large Wool Mill. All sympathetically maintained and updated to create a vibrant local community and landmark
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site model industrial village with Italianate influence in architecture. Wander around or join a guided tour. Do not miss Hockney's art in Salts Mill. Enjoy a walk in Roberts Park or along the Aire River or Leeds to Liverpool canal. The riverside Art walk starts from the canal tow path after the New Mill, going eastwards from Victoria road. Grab a coffee, or a pint overlooking the river. Can be reached by train from Leeds. The annual festival in September is fantastic.
  • Worth a wander around and parking is surprisingly easy.