Despite the handy suburban setting, there are lots of fantastic green open spaces nearby. Lister Park, one of the city’s largest parks, is a picturesque haven with a boating lake, tennis and basketball courts and a play area for the children. It’s also home to the Cartwright Hall Art Gallery. Its famous David Hockney Gallery is well worth a visit and entry is free. Close to home is also Peel Park. The award-winning historical gardens, lakes and statues are a great place to unwind and enjoy a little fresh air.
Not too far away is the town of Shipley. Just a ten minute drive away it provides a great alternative to heading into the city and there’s a great choice of shopping and dining here. Plus, the famous Saltaire, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with its landmark Salt Mills are nearby too. Whether your sightseeing, shopping or dining, it’s an amazing place to visit.
A great location for families, there’s a huge choice of schools nearby. Poplars Farm, Low Ash, Frizinghall, High Cross, Swain House and St. Francis Catholic primary schools are all close to home. For older children, Oasis Academy is at nearby Lister Park. The development is also conveniently located for Bradford Grammar School and the University of Bradford.
Anyone who knows Bradford with know it’s a wonderfully diverse and vibrant city that’s full of culture, cuisine and a proud heritage. City Park, the award-winning public space in Centenary Square, the National Science and Media Museum, the famous Alhambra Theatre and Kirkgate Centre are just some of the highlights. It’s also right next to some of the UK’s most stunning countryside.
Yorkshire Dales National Park is on your doorstep and with Ilkley, a popular gateway to the park, just 30 minute drive away, it’s easy to get out an enjoy this stunning place.
Only 13 miles from Leeds, just a 22 minute train journey from nearby Frizinghall Station, all the fantastic shopping, dining, theatre, sporting events, museums and more are all within easy reach.