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Address: Shipley, Bradford, England
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A beautiful well maintained park

All the years I've lived in Bradford and have never been to this park. What a lovely surprise. Hidden away from the main road this Park has its own miniature rail way during the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Juliet W
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All the years I've lived in Bradford and have never been to this park. What a lovely surprise. Hidden away from the main road this Park has its own miniature rail way during the summer, a lovely play area, tennis courts and bowling green. A beautiful walk through the woods passing the gentle flowing stream that windes around the high... More 

1 Thank Juliet W
Bingley, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I have spent the majority of my life living in Shipley and never get fed up of going to North Cliffe for a walk through the woods any time of year. You always meet plenty of people with kids and dogs just strolling through enjoying the lovely surroundings. In the warmer months on a Sunday I always take my grandchildren... More 

1 Thank chris n
Yorkshire, UK
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74 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

The woodland borders a ghyll with a babbling brook. Paths are through the ghyll, or along the tops. At one end is a miniature railway, kids love it. At the other end the woods open up onto a huge meadow which you can walk through. Lovely for an morning or afternoon stroll. Lots of squirrels to be seen. My favourite... More 

1 Thank Yorkshire_Lynne
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Lovely walks through the woods, plenty of car parking, take the dogs or picnic. On the shipley to Bradford bus routes stops. Lovely and quiet listen to birds singing smell nature .

1 Thank SoosyBradford
Bradford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

These woods are close to my home and very convenient to visit. Great for the dogs, but keep them under control as the amount of wildlife is significant. Includes squirrels, many type of birds, voles, mice, hedgehogs, rabbits, if your lucky foxes and deer. Great foliage for the kids to identify and many animal tracks if your into that. Parking... More 

3 Thank Gary K
Bradford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

You wouldn't know it was there, but well worth a visit it's a lovely short walk up through the wood & if your lucky the mini steam train might be operating.

1 Thank JulieA2002
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69 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Used to live right next to Northcliffe Woods. Close to a golf course, it has towering sides and boulders left over from the last ice age. In summer, a little miniature railway is run by volunteers, which the kids loved when small. A bit of a dog walkers' paradise, though.

Thank BradfordBuzzard
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The entrance is clean and inviting and there's much to do for families: tennis courts, bowling greens, swings and a slide etc. the allotments were busy and well maintained and beyond all of this is a lovely walk up a slight hill but with great views across the Aire Valley. At the end, near the golf club, is a flight... More 

Thank LPW24
Shipley, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Northcliffe Woods is a beautiful walk whatever the season. Ancient trees, a tiny stream, even a model railway makes for an interesting and varied stroll. Particularly beautiful in the Spring, carpets of bluebells provide a wonderful perfume and a haze of periwinkle blue. In summer meadow is left unmown apart from narrow pathways through the wildflowers and many grasses. The... More 

Thank Janice L
Spofforth, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
55 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

This well established park on some old quarries gifted to the people of Shipley in the 1920's has a little something for everything. Starting at the bottom it has tennis courts for a tiny fee, a bowling green, one new playground, an older playground at the top of the hill, numerous playing fields complete with nets etc, allotments, wild meadows,... More 

Thank Marie C

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