By Ilona Kauremszky

Q: I will be in Northern England this September and October. I would like to visit Bradford (I was there during the Second World War). Is there any accommodation like motels or bed and breakfasts where I could stay for four or five days?

A: This former hub of the industrial revolution and erstwhile textile capital of the world, Bradford has evolved into curry house central, boasting some of the best Indian cuisine and has a flurry of attractions to keep one busy while there.

There's the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, Priestly Arts Centre and Bolling Hall for starters. For accommodations, you'll find the City of Bradford lists accommodations on its web site,

Ten minutes from Bradford, there's the Overlooker's Cottage which is situated in the heart of the World Heritage Site of Saltaire. This refurbished mill now serves as a quaint cottage. Weekly bookings average GBP 220 - 300 per week. For inquiries and reservations, telephone +44 (0)1274 774993 [10:00 - 17:00 local time] or +44 (0)1274 774122 [evenings].

Noted as one of the more unusual hotels on the Otley Chevin, the Best Western Chevin Country Park Hotel is nestled in 50 acres of peaceful woodlands. For rates and hotel inquiries, telephone Tel: +44 (0)1943 467818. For senior discounts (folks over 60) on transportation and other services, log onto


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