Saltaire takes it name from its founder, Sir Titus Salt and the River Aire, which runs through the village. Thanks to its preservation as a model village, in 2001 Saltaire was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are many reasons why you should visit Saltaire from the spectacular…
Saltaire is a Victorian model village just a short drive from Heron Cottage. Salts Mill and the village are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The renovated mill houses a large collection of the works of David Hockney as well as several independent shops. In September, Saltaire Festival celebrates the…
Sailtaire Village World Heritage Site In 2001 the village was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It was built in 1853 by Titus Salt to provide affordable housing next to his large textile mill, which is located alongside the Leeds Liverpool canal and the river Aire. www.saltairevillage.info …
Site of the 19c industrial captain community started by Titus Salt. Now home to shops, museum and gallery with much David Hockney on display. Lovely canal walk here too.
“If you're out for the night, the Old Gate is one of the most lively places in Hebden Bridge. There's a cosy atmosphere with open fires and good local artists work on the walls. In their words: "Pop in for a coffee, have a few pints, stay for your tea or to treat someone to a special dinner in our restaurant." ”
“A very popular pub on the edge of Saltaire village. Always lively and is a favourite haunt of many locals. It features a good stock of ever changing ale, great staff, an open fireplace and a juke box.”
“A large park with play equipment, a boating lake, gardens and home to Cartwright Hall. ”
“The Leeds and Liverpool Canal is a canal in Northern England, linking the cities of Leeds and Liverpool. Over a distance of 127 miles, it crosses the Pennines, and includes 91 locks on the main line”