Best Places To Live In Bradford

Moving to Bradford? Have a look at some of the best places to live

Bradford has plenty on offer for those thinking of making a move. There are many beautiful towns and villages that all have their own communities, the beautiful Yorkshire dales lie just on the doorstep, and there is also a great pub scene to be found here.


Saltaire is a lovely historic village with plenty to offer. From its beautiful architecture, to Salts Mill, which holds one of the largest collections of David Hockney artwork and the great cafes and restaurants around the village, Saltaire offers something for everyone. It's just a 15 minute drive away from the city centre and it also has a train station running regular services to both Bradford and Leeds if a car isn’t available.

With an average house price of £152,506, Saltaire should definitely be an option for those looking to buy for the first time. 


The beautiful town of Ilkley is a great place to start a family, with a handful of great schools, great clubs and plenty of walks right on the doorstep so you can get out and enjoy the fresh air. The moor and Middleton woods are both great choices and Ilkley also offers great shopping and great places for food and drink.

It's just over a half an hour drive to the centre of the city and a train station with direct links to Bradford and Leeds make it a great commuter town.

With Ilkley being so beautiful and offering so much, it comes as no surprise that the average house price is £380,362, but if that's in your budget then Ilkley should be at the top of your list.


The picturesque village of Haworth has an amazing reputation for independent businesses ranging from cafés and restaurants, to art galleries and handmade chocolates. It is also known for being the home village of the Bronte sisters.

It's just under 25 minutes to the city centre and the average house price is £166,819 


Baildon is a great town if you need a short commute to work in the city centre, but want to live in a town community to separate work and home. With a short train commute into the city centre, plenty of local amenities and an average house price of £223,229, Baildon is a great place to live.


Bingley is a lovely town with a strong community identity. It has a history as a market town and this is still a strong part of the town's identity today, with the town square acting as the market square. It also has the St Ives Estate where you can take walks through and enjoy the picturesque surroundings.  

Bingley has an average house price of £214,088 which is great if you are wanting to find a new house for your family. 

Publish date: 14/11/2018

Publisher: New Home Finder