Saltaire is one of the most popular destinations in West Yorkshire. It’s a charming model Victorian village with exceptional character and history. In recent years, the pub and bar scene in Saltaire has boomed, offering locals and visitors lots to enjoy. The iconic Salts Mill houses works of art by Bradford artist David Hockney – making it one of the most visited places in Bradford and West Yorkshire.

Things to do in Saltaire

Saltaire, West Yorkshire

With such a rich history, you’d be forgiven for thinking that it’s just history when it comes to things to do in Saltaire. However, with a diverse population and a number of exceptional venues, there’s always something going on. From the highly regarded Live Rooms at Caroline Social Club, where you’ll find a myriad of live performances from musicians from across the world to Victoria Hall, where you’ll find occasions such as the Saltaire Beer Festival, where breweries across Yorkshire gather to feature their creative brews – keep up with what’s going on in Saltaire with our handy guides.

Eating & Drinking

As well as a great day out from an attractions perspective, there’s no shortage of cafes, restaurants and bars in Saltaire. You’ll find iconic pubs like Fanny’s Ale House who offer a traditional, welcoming environment for a drink, Tallulah’s is another popular bar in Saltaire, which offers a bit of class. If you’re after something to eat, there are plenty of cafes, perfect for a spot of lunch or even afternoon tea. Alternatively, if you’re in the area in the evening, there are several restaurants, including La Roux and The Terrace.


Shoppers are often delighted by the truly independent feel that the shops in Saltaire offer. If you’re looking for custom made gifts, your options are plentiful. 


Use our guides to make the most out your visit to Saltaire!