How to find us

60-62 Kirkgate, Shipley, West Yorkshire, BD18 3EL.

Bradford & The Local Area

Bradford is a city of surprises. Recently titled a UNESCO City of Film, Bradford is a thriving, multi-cultural destination with a packed events calendar, award-winning museums, galleries, restaurants and impressive theatres.

The many beautiful Victorian buildings found throughout the city illustrate the city’s impressive past and include the area known as Little Germany and the Wool Exchange.

Also not to be missed is Bradford Cathedral, the city’s place of worship for centuries, a tranquil oasis of calm in the heart of the city centre.

The area surrounding Bradford also has a lot to offer including the UNESCO World Heritage Site Saltaire, a perfectly-preserved Victorian village and home to Salts Mill. Salts Mill also houses one of the largest Hockney retrospectives.

Nearby is the the former spa town of Ilkley, an elegant town set in the Yorkshire Dales, a perfect base for those who enjoy walking. Magnificent countryside can also be enjoyed near the village of Haworth, the former home of the Brontës and the Brontë Parsonage Museum.

Train Station

Shipley Train Station is located directly at the bottom end of Kirkgate, a short walk from The Abbey Lodge. If you’re travelling by train you can either grab a taxi directly outside the main station entrance or, if you prefer to walk, turn left immediately upon leaving the station, walk across the car park and over the footbridge. Turn left at the end of the footbridge and walk to the trafic lights. Cross the main road and you will see Barclays Bank on the corner. You are now on Kirkgate. Continue up the hill, past Shipley Market Square and the hotel is about 300 metres up from Shipley Town Hall.