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Saltaire Village

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Address: Victoria Road, Shipley, Bradford, England
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It's worth having a wander round the old streets & back to backs to imagine all the mill workers who would once have lived there & gaze at the impressive buildings of Sir Titus... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

It's worth having a wander round the old streets & back to backs to imagine all the mill workers who would once have lived there & gaze at the impressive buildings of Sir Titus Salt. T here is a train station right next to the mill with nearby distinctive shops, pub by the river & boat trip in simmer.

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Shipley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

There's some lovely local shops, you don't need to go into town,it's always good to keep stuff local

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Luton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Primarily, this, for me was a trip into the past as I worked at the mill in the late sixties. The scale of the ambition behind Titus Salt's idea continues to amaze me; that mill, after all, was built to last a thousand years, but it closed after only a hundred and thirty - or thereabouts. Solidity, imagination, dignity are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Saltaire a village surrounded with nature humble and kind people. I visited the village twice and both the times I visited it with my college classmates. Nature is key towards art and to start off with small ideas we setted off to this village. This village is such a beautiful place to be. I would highly recommend inbound and domestic... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I worked in the centre of Saltaire Village for 7 years - at Shipley College from 2007 until 2014. The village is beautiful and it was a privilege to work in such amazing surroundings. I often took myself off to Salts Mill at lunchtimes to look at the art collection and to get some unusual presents in the shopping area... More 

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Newcastle, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Interesting historically and architecturally, although the pavements are rather rough, so take care.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
16 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We Luve locally and visited today, partly to go to the Mill to see the latest Hockney exhibition and partly to survey the village now that the trees have been felled. They had been causing pavement damage. I am the first person to love trees but though I was terribly sad to know they had to go, the main road... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

. My friend is always going on about this place as i never been she took me to this beautiful place and what a lovely experiance learning all about the history of the mills,will be visiting again.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great exhibition space. Amazing David Hockney show and lots more. The cafe was excellent, and very good design and contemporary interior crafts for sale.

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Barnsley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Deservedly a World Heritage Site and a place of historic beauty capturing our industrial past. I understand there is soon to be an exhibition of what it was like to live there in days gone by. It is even a great place to visit in the winter months so role on summer when the family can enjoy the wonderful park... More 

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