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The most wonderful surprise. A space that is magnicent. Upstairs there is a wonderful Hockney... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cathmac69
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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A great way to spend a couple of hours walking around the Salts Mill and looking at the artworks... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2018
WhatNoBiscuits
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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| Salts Mill, Saltaire BD18 3LA, England
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All reviews david hockney book shop the ground floor titus salt salts mill for sale jonathan silver art materials first floor outdoor gear free parking historic building couple of hours antique centre something for everyone all ages books
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most wonderful surprise. A space that is magnicent. Upstairs there is a wonderful Hockney exhibition as well as displayed pieces of contemporary and vintage china alongside wonderful pieces of furniture for sale. Nice cafes and concessions as well as an antique shop and fabulous...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed November 30, 2018

A great way to spend a couple of hours walking around the Salts Mill and looking at the artworks. We worth visiting

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WhatNoBiscuits
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

What an uplifting experience for all four of us. The paintings and the pottery were exquisite and we spent a very enjoyable time wandering around this gallery. It was our first visit but it won’t be our last.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Yorkie48
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

I’d like to review the village and the church. However, there seems to be just the option to review the 1853 gallery on TA. The Salt’s building is impressive- on a massive scale. We We wandered round the galleries and had tea in the 3rd...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank teabus
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

It had been suggested to us to visit Saltaire. The mill after staying empty for many years was bought by Jonathan Silver, who sparked regeneration. Downstairs, he created the 1853 Gallery exhibiting works by David Hockney. This is just amazing and feels just right for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

Lots to see and experience. Wonderful use of a historic building. Something for everyone, gifts, books, cards, a handmade jewellery section, plus several options for somewhere to eat and drink

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank genee914
Reviewed August 17, 2018

We have been regular visitors to this attraction from the beginning and always feel a thrill on entering the cathedral-like mass of this former textile mill. The mixture of art, design, retail and dining works brilliantly and offers something to all visitors whether Hockneyphiles or...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Swetrat
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

How appropriate that some of the largest spaces in Salts Mill the grand edifice of a Victorian Yorkshire visionary are now dedicated to the life and works of another contemporary Yorkshire visionary David Hockney. The ground floor room is accessed through a quirky small wooden...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank futtock21
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Tons of David Hockney's paintings, ceramics and sculptures gathered under the same roof plus his poster shop (£14.99) for a super size print of loads of his works. And his huge exhibition "The Arrival of Spring" ........ just incredible and all FREE!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jake-from-Liverpool
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I don’t think I have ever been in such a massive building as Salts Mill! What a feat of Victorian architecture and engineering. Watched the video of the history of the site and am in awe of two men. Firstly, Titus Salt who had the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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