Visit Salts Mill

Visit Salts Mill

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Date(s) - 27/04/2024 to 30/09/2026
10:00 am until 5:00 pm


Salts Mill is open this World Heritage Day, 9:30am-5pm. For full details of what’s on offer, please see You can explore the beautiful public areas of this extraordinary building free of charge. You’ll be surrounded by books, flowers and the art of David Hockney. Browse our independent shops, have a bite to eat and find out about the history of the building in the People + Process exhibition on the 3rd floor (open 10-4)

*Salts Mill is open Weds – Sun; closed Mon & Tues. Open most bank holiday Mondays

Salts Mill is a historic and cultural gem nestled in the charming village of Saltaire. This former textile mill, once a thriving hub of the industrial revolution, has been transformed into a vibrant destination that celebrates art, history, and community.

As you step inside Salts Mill, you’ll be greeted by a captivating atmosphere that pays homage to its industrial past. The mill’s vast interior is now home to an impressive collection of art, including the works of renowned artist David Hockney. Explore the stunning galleries and immerse yourself in the world of art, surrounded by the mill’s unique architecture and character.

In addition to the art galleries, Salts Mill offers a delightful assortment of independent shops, showcasing an array of books, homeware, gifts, and more. Browse through the charming boutiques and discover unique treasures that reflect the creative spirit of Saltaire.

When it’s time to refuel, indulge your taste buds at one of the mill’s cozy cafes and restaurants. Whether you prefer a leisurely afternoon tea or a delicious meal made from locally sourced ingredients, you’ll find a culinary experience to satisfy your cravings.

Beyond the mill’s walls, the village of Saltaire beckons with its picturesque streets and canal. Take a leisurely stroll through the village, marvel at the well-preserved Victorian architecture, and soak up the peaceful ambiance of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Salts Mill is not just a place to visit; it’s an experience that combines art, history, and community. Whether you’re an art enthusiast, history buff, or simply seeking a unique destination to explore, Salts Mill offers something for everyone.

We recommended to check Salts Mill website for the latest information on opening hours and visitor guidelines before your visit.