Retirement Properties in West Yorkshire

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Retire to West Yorkshire

Gibson Mill in West Yorkshire is one of the sights close to McCarthy Stone retirement homes in West Yorkshire .


From Brontë-country to vibrant Bradford, lively Leeds to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park this gorgeous county is packed with culture.

With three major cities, Leeds, Bradford and Wakefield, dozens of charming towns and villages, wild moorland, the Pennines and the Peak District waiting to be explored, West Yorkshire's an ideal location for an active retirement. Our retirement properties in West Yorkshire provide you with the perfect blend of culture, arts attractions and natural beauty on the doorstep. 

The Peak Districts West Yorkshire


From dedicated sports clubs to hiking to the immense views of the Peak District, you'll find lots of opportunities for an active retirement in West Yorkshire. You can sail, canoe and kayak at the Doe Park reservoir in Bradford, take to the slopes at Snozone in Castleford, or practise your swing at nearly 50 tennis clubs and over 80 golf courses dotted around the area.

If you'd like to retire to a county full of history, nature and bustling city centres, one of our stunning retirement properties in West Yorkshire could be a good fit.
Leeds city centre is packed with culture and perfect for an active retirement with McCarthy Stone.


With top theatres, city centre shopping and a calendar full of spectacular festivals and events, it's no wonder so many people are choosing retirement properties in West Yorkshire. You can catch ballroom dancing and touring musicals at the Alhambra Theatre in Bradford, see opera and ballet at the 1,500-capacity Leeds Grand Theatre, or take part in one of the many festivals held throughout the year, such as the VW Festival at Harewood House, or the Saltaire Festival in Bradford.

When you feel like treating yourself, you'll find more than 70 upmarket stores in the arcades of the Victoria Quarter in Leeds, over 90 leading brands at the Junction 32 outlet centre near Castleford, and a huge range of craft items and locally produced goods at the various markets around the area, such as the Todmorden Markets or the Halifax Borough Market.

national coal mining museum yorkshire


From ancient forts and grand country mansions to curious museums, there's plenty of heritage to uncover around the area. You can see the ruins of a 12th century monastery at the Kirkstall Abbey near Leeds, visit Victoria Tower, the 19th century monument to Queen Victoria on Castle Hill near Huddersfield, or take a tour of the massive Harewood House, an 18th century mansion set in a thousand acres of Capability Brown landscape.

You'll find photography, television and animation at the National Science and Media Museum in Bradford, thousands of modern works of art at The Hepworth Wakefield, and underground tours with above-ground exhibitions at the National Coal Mining Museum for England in Overton.

Weird faces sculptures at Yorkshire Sculpture Park close to McCarthy Stone retirement homes in West Yorkshire.


Whether you're looking for picturesque parks or fascinating nature reserves, there's lots of natural beauty to discover close to our retirement properties in West Yorkshire. You can wander through one of the biggest city parks in Europe at the 700-acre Roundhay Park in Leeds, visit Gibson Mill in picturesque Hebden Bridge, explore the lake and woodland of Newmillerdam Country Park in Wakefield, roam the famous Yorkshire Sculpture Park,, an art gallery, with open-air and indoor exhibition spaces, or bask in the literary heritage of the Brontë's Haworth and the surrounding Pennines. 

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