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Undercliffe Cemetery

The Lodge Undercliffe Cemetery Undercliffe Lane | West Yorkshire, Bradford BD3 0DW, England
+44 1274 642276
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A fantastically preserved local treasure.

Coming from Guiseley and wondering what to do with a drizzly day, we remembered having seen... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David G
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Leeds, United Kingdom
A fine example of Victorian civic pride!

In its time, this once majestic cemetery with its promenade, terraces and viewing platform, was... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Sue00do
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North West England, United Kingdom
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Undercliffe Cemetery is a Grade 11* English Heritage listed site. Containing a wealth of Victorian history, art and sculpture, the 26 acre site displays the story of Bradford in stone. It is nationally recognised as a Park and Garden of Special Historic Interest. Undercliffe Cemetery is still in use and please respect and enjoy our wonderful surroundings
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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The Lodge Undercliffe Cemetery Undercliffe Lane | West Yorkshire, Bradford BD3 0DW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming from Guiseley and wondering what to do with a drizzly day, we remembered having seen Undercliffe Cemetery from the road, but never having actually visited it. Using the number on the website, we called and spoke to Andy who immediately offered us a guided...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

In its time, this once majestic cemetery with its promenade, terraces and viewing platform, was seen as a place of importance for the population of Bradford, not only as burial site but also as an amenity for relaxation and reflection. Over the years, some of...More

3  Thank Sue00do
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Andy Manning M, General Manager at Undercliffe Cemetery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thanks Sue00do It is a fascinating place and a very worthy cause. The volunteers do a fantastic job and we're glad you appreciate their efforts

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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Travelled to Undercliffe Cemetery in Bradford. Goodness me what a spectacular example of Victorian exuberance. The tombstones are enormous, they must represent a small fortune. The first burial took place in 1854 and approximately 105,000 burials were shoehorned in up to 1928, it is still...More

Thank TravelswithLuka
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Andy Manning M, Manager at Undercliffe Cemetery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Glad you enjoyed it, Luka, loved your description 'Victorian exuberance'

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

This is a gem of social history amongst the tombs are stories of a bygone age all depicting the lives of former notable Bradfordians. I loved the architecture and the views from the promenade. Not the usual visit anyone would make but definitely a must...More

1  Thank Wingcomillar
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Victorian through and through, extremely interesting as the monuments and headstones and family vaults are incredibly unique and varied. This is an example of how the very wealthy Victorian industrialists buried their family members. You really do have to see it to believe it. From...More

1  Thank Rebecca M
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

I go there quite often as our family has a plot in the cemetary If you like to see old types of graves this is a place to look around also there is signs advising you ablut the cemetary Dont think i would go if...More

1  Thank 472Gloria_D
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

This is a place to let you see how the wealthy industrialists honoured the passing of their loved ones. The tombs and memorials are incredibly varied and impressive. Unique!

Thank Alan C
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

Victorian cemetery full of character and atmosphere to walk around on a nice day, a little outside the city centre and up a steep hill

Thank Mark A
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Not at all macabre. Amazing monuments and extravagant mausoleum of Bradford' s great and good. Also seen in the film 'L.A without a map'

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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I went looking for British Soliders Graves .. The Graves are well looked AFTER ,,, some very Young Men lost there Lives from BRADFORD ! The Cemetery is Full of Great States Men & Women from Years Gone Bye ! Some very LARGE Monuments in...More

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