Bradford is accessible by a host of A-roads, including the A647 and the A658, which connect the city with Leeds and Harrogate respectively, and the M606 joins the city with major motorways. Forster Square railway station is the main station in Bradford and is part of the West Yorkshire Metro. Leeds Bradford International Airport is also situated to the north east of the city.
As England’s Curry Capital of 2011, there is a plethora of Asian restaurants. Luckily there are curry guides to help visitors get the best out of this celebrated cuisine. Set high on the Yorkshire Moors, the award winning Ring O’ Bells Country Pub and Restaurant needs little promotion, and, similarly, Prashad was a finalist on Gordon Ramsey’s Best Restaurant TV show.
Bradford International Film Festival, in April, is just one of three annual film festivals organised by the National Media Museum, and IIkley Summer Festival takes place in August. Furthermore, celebrating the city’s textile connections, Golden Threads is a collection and exhibition which makes connections between the city’s past and present. Throughout the summer season there is lots, lots more.
Bradford has many TV and film connections, including ‘Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life’, ‘Spooks: Code 9’ and ‘East is East’ all having scenes filmed in, or being set in, the city.