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Bradford is a city in West Yorkshire in the United Kingdom.
South towards Leeds, Manchester, Hull
Nearby Bradford Interchange Rail Station, take a walk up Manchester Road, and then take a left onto Mayo Avenue, which turns into Rooley Lane − there are road signs pointing in the direction of the M606 & M62 that guide you on the walk. It takes about 30 minutes to walk. If you prefer, take buses 645, 626, 606, or 509 from Bradford Interchange Bus Station. When you arrive at the beginning of the M606, go to the other side of the roundabout and there is the Junction 1 Slip Road of the M606. There is an abandoned water tower by the side of the slip road, which is a good place to hitch from, and an ideal spot to be protected from the wind and rain. Traffic from here will be heading towards Leeds and the M62 for Manchester and Hull. Any car going to the M62 is fine for going to Manchester or Hull, if they are going the opposite way then, get dropped off at the first services you come to, and cross the bridge to the other side of the motorway. This location can be found here
Hitching from the South into Bradford can be tricky because not many people on the M1 go this way. My best advice would be to get into Leeds and either get a train or bus/coach into Bradford.
An extensive bus network, and two main railway stations, Bradford Interchange, and Bradford Forster Square West Yorkshire Public Tranport Journey Planner
Places to Visit
The 1 in 12 Club, Albion Street - A volunteer member run, anarchist social club, with bar, regular music events, cafe, library, and recording studio. 1 in 12 Club Website
Places to Avoid
Accommodation and Sleep
Other Useful Info
Money goes a lot further in Bradford than most other cities in the UK.