Retirement Properties in West Yorkshire

Discover more about senior living in West Yorkshire and find the right retirement housing for you.

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Discover a county that’s packed with history 

With three major cities, dozens of charming towns and villages and the whole of the Peak District waiting to be explored, West Yorkshire's an ideal location for any active retiree. Our retirement properties in West Yorkshire provide you with the perfect blend, allowing your golden years to be as active or as relaxing as you like.

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From joining dedicated sports clubs to hiking for the immense views of a Peak District, you'll find all sorts of ways to keep up 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, see if one of our high-quality retirement properties in West Yorkshire would be a good fit.
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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 for their golden years. 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.

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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.

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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, explore the lake and woodland of Newmillerdam Country Park in Wakefield, or do your best to see every corner of the 500-square-mile Peak District National Park.

You'll find meerkats, crocodiles and exotic birds at Tropical World in Leeds, 200 different species of birds and plants at the Cromwell Bottom Nature Reserve near Brighouse, and a collection of more than 60 birds of prey at SMJ Falconry in Oxenhope.

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