Bradford is a city in the middle of West Yorkshire, in the north of England. Beginning as a small medieval town, Bradford expanded during the Industrial Revolution due to the production of iron and textiles in the town. Shoppers will enjoy the range of fantastic shops in Bradford, from the high-street brands available in the Kirkgate Shopping Centre and Forster Square Shopping Park to the independent shops scattered throughout the city. Foodies, on the other hand, can enjoy the fantastic restaurants in Bradford, from classy pub grub to much more exotic fare. Historians can enjoy a visit to the city's cathedral as well as its Industrial Museum and Police Museum. Nature-lovers can enjoy a wander through one of Bradford's many gorgeous green spaces, whilst the sporty can make use of the excellent gyms and leisure centres throughout the city. Bradford also offers great independent and state schools perfect for families, whilst professionals can benefit from a commute of only half an hour to nearby Leeds. Properties to rent in Bradford range from fantastically affordable terraces and flats in the centre of the city to expansive family homes on its outskirts, and everything in between.