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Address: Victoria Rd, Saltaire, Shipley, Bradford BD18 3LA, England
Phone Number: 01274 531 163
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10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Saltaire Model Town of the 1850s is great - Salt'sMill is even greater!

Titus Salt built a model town in the 1850s away from Bradford's squalor. With good homes, schools, retirement homes, hospital and park and JOBS, a model still famous today... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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ilkley
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ilkley
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Titus Salt built a model town in the 1850s away from Bradford's squalor. With good homes, schools, retirement homes, hospital and park and JOBS, a model still famous today. Rescued in the 1980s by Jonathan Silver who turned the wonderful mill into an art gallery, furniture store, jewellery boutique and diner and a home for hi-tech jobs. Jonathan invited local... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I've been to Salts Mill a handful of times in the last year and every time it is worth the trip. The different shops and diners inside are an eclectic mix but they work exceptionally well together. Highlights for me are the bookshop - one of the most beautiful book shops I've ever visited and easy to navigate, Salts Diner... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This massive stone mill building is an impressive home to a permanent exhibition of Hockney artwork. However, you can easily spend a whole day just browsing the gift shop, the bookshop, the designer housewares shop and treating yourself to a delicious lunch in the cafe.

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

A fantastic use of this massive space. Found some super pastels, paint pens and pencils in the ground floor shopping area. Lilies were somewhat overpowering - even in the space available. Second floor also very interesting and wish we could have eaten there. Good to be able to view some Hockney work without it having to be the main reason... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

Such a beautiful building with wonderful historical architecture. So lovely to see an old mill untouched and utilised with interesting businesses. I particularly enjoy visiting this old mill as I can leisurely enjoy the shops without feeling hassled or pressured in to buying things, whilst being able to enjoy it's beauty.

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Menston, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Table booked for 6 at lunchtime. Good menu choice with some interesting salads, grills and pizzas. Wonderful setting full of atmosphere and does get busy (best to book). Only open for breakfast and lunch. Food was served quickly, well presented and and tasted great. Lots to see in salts Mill - Great lunchtime experience

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Sydney
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

A must visit if you're in the area. Wet or dry day out. Lots for kids to see, play and do. Fabulous cafe inside the mill,and in the village and by the canal. Wonderful art gallery and various books, toys and house and home ware for sale. Spend an hour or all day. Well worth the visit. And free!

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Agawam, Massachusetts
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56 reviews 56 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Neither at this nor on a previous visit did we have long enough at Salts Mill to look at the full range of galleries and retail outlets listed on its website, but this second time around was quite enough to remind us what a magnificent restoration, and refurbishment for modern use, of a historic structure it is (at the time... More 

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munich
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89 reviews 89 reviews
13 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We went first to the Opera Cafe on the top floor. It's a bit overpriced but the food was good quality and the service was good. Then we went to the bookshop area on the second floor, which is nice and has some interesting books. A big place selling household items was fine. We weren't too interested in the David... More 

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Educational, nostalgia, unique. Something new every visit. Comfortable and safe visit. Nothing disliked.

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Additional Information about Salts Mill

Address: Address: Victoria Rd, Saltaire, Shipley, Bradford BD18 3LA, England
Phone Number: 01274 531 163
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Bradford  >  Shipley
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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