Top hotels in Bingley
This Bingley hotel is set in Gothic grandeur in the heart of Yorkshire Bronte country. The 3-star Mercure Bradford, Bankfield Hotel is an historic mansion house surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens just a short stroll from the banks of the River Aire. If you're looking for a comfortable and scenic weekend break, the hotel is perfectly situated for local sightseeing with the famous Haworth & Bronte Parsonage Museum just five miles away.
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This family-run hotel is tucked away in a residential area but still within easy distance of Leeds and Bradford, and is renowned for its service, friendliness, excellent cuisine and hospitality. The small boutique hotel has an excellent reputation for its AA-Rosette restaurant, which offers good value, fresh produce on both its à la carte and fixed price options. At the hotel you’ll find comfy sofas, a terraced garden, and restful views of the surrounding countryside. A former mill owner’s house, this Victorian stone building is just a couple of minutes from the A650 main road and the busy heart of West Yorkshire.
Hotels in Bingley
Part of ‘Brontë Country', after the famous authors, Bingley is one of West Yorkshire's prettiest market towns. The area is steeped in history, and you'll enjoy renowned Yorkshire hospitality and a family-friendly welcome.
The charm of many Bingley hotels is their canal-side locations. You can also choose to sleep surrounded by Victorian architecture, with bus stops just around the corner.
Arts and literature
Bronte Country is a vast expanse of rolling hills, moors and heather. This romantic, beautiful countryside inspired the Brontë sisters – Charlotte, Emily and Anne – to write some of Britain's literary masterpieces.
From Bingley, it's a 15-minute drive to the village of Thornton, where the Brontës were born. It acts as a stop on the Brontë Way heritage footpath, which takes in locations referenced in the books. The entire footpath is 43 miles long, so you may want to plan a visit to a section of the route.
The Leeds – Liverpool canal passes right through the middle of Bingley. Strolling along the towpath takes you past the Five Rise Locks, a popular point of interest. Along with the smaller Three Rise Locks, they help canal boats navigate some of the steepest parts of the route.
Bingley rail station is on the line between Leeds and Bradford. Getting to Leeds takes around 20 minutes. Bingley to Bradford is usually a little quicker, and in Bradford you can visit the National Media museum, Bradford Industrial museum or the beautiful Bradford Cathedral.
Walking and cycling are also popular pastimes, as the area is easy to cover. Cross the River Aire onto the St Ives Estate, an open country park with a golf and cricket club. The estate also features Lady Blantyre's rock, with a stone plaque dedicated to the woman who used to sit there.
Things to do in Bingley
Sir Titus Salt built the nearby Saltaire industrial village, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It's set entirely within Bingley, and was made specifically to house workers at Salt's alpaca wool mill.
Bingley Music Live is held over three days in September. Visitors enjoy outdoor shows by a variety of bands and musicians.
The Bingley Show is another annual attraction in the village, with a focus on agriculture. It's usually held in Myrtle Park, the same venue as the music festival.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Bingley
Which hotels are the most popular ones to stay at in Bingley?Mercure Bradford Bankfield Hotel is one of the most popular hotels in Bingley.
What is the cheapest price for a hotel in Bingley?The cheapest price for a double room in Bingley is £45, offered by Mercure Bradford Bankfield Hotel.
What are the best hotels in Bingley near the center?One of the best hotels near the center of Bingley is Five Rise Locks Hotel.
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