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Situated within the beautiful surroundings of the Wharfe Valley, Ilkley Manor House is one of Ilkley's oldest buildings. It is a museum, arts and heritage centre run by the Ilkley Manor House Trust.

Ilkley Manor House is a short walk from Ilkley railway and bus stations, and from town centre car parks.


The ground floor has no steps and is wheelchair accessible, while the first floor is only accessible by stairs.

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Events

Saturday, 26th February 2022 - Sunday, 18th December 2022

Goddess Of The Wharfe - Ancient StonesGoddess Of The Wharfe - New InterpretationA major change to the heritage display is the repositioning of the Verbeia altar stone and the bringing into the Manor House of the 1608 replica stone will allow over the coming weeks for an imaginative interpretation of the 2 stones.
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Saturday, 26th February 2022 - Sunday, 18th December 2022

Toy Mouse looking through the window.Manor House MiceCan you find the Manor House mice in the two rooms downstairs at the Manor House? If you like you can make your own mouse picture at the drawing table.
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Saturday, 3rd September 2022 - Sunday, 30th October 2022

Dorothy Bradford Rhythms Of Life.Dorothy Bradford: Rhythms Of LifeThe impressive body of work which Dorothy Bradford produced throughout her life had at its heart one visible subject: movement.
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Saturday, 17th September 2022 - Sunday, 30th October 2022

Ilkley Greenway Transport in Wharfedale.Ilkley Greenway - Transport In WharfdaleThe Friends of Wharfedale Greenway present an exhibition of the history of transport along the valley, showing you how our rail and road infrastructure was built and lost, and has evolved over the past two centuries.
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Friday, 14th October 2022 - Friday, 14th October 2022

Ten FieldsTen FieldsTen Fields play melodic, heartfelt music with a sound inspired by classic songwriters and bands, drawing comparisons to Crowded House, Fleetwood Mac, plus more contemporary acts such as the War on Drugs.
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Friday, 14th October 2022 - Sunday, 16th October 2022

Creative Open HousesCreative Quarter Open HousesAn inspiring 3 days of discovering the creativity within the Creative Quarter of Ilkley. 17 venues will be opening their doors to share their talent, skill and inspiration. All the venues are a short work from the Manor House and there will be lots to see and do.
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Saturday, 5th November 2022 - Sunday, 20th November 2022

Ilkley from Above.Ilkley From AboveImages of Ilkley from 1950s to 2022. Come and see if you can find your house and how the town has changed.
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Friday, 11th November 2022 - Friday, 11th November 2022

Sheet Music.Concert RoyalConcert Royal: Music for a Georgian Drawing Room Concert Royal has a reputation for presenting unjustly neglected English music and each performance contains exciting rarities, unique to the ensemble’s repertoire.
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Friday, 11th November 2022 - Sunday, 20th November 2022

Jack Hellewell Exhibition.Jack HellewellDreaming of the World – pictorial memoirs of a life well lived Jack Hellewell 1920-2000.
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Saturday, 26th November 2022 - Sunday, 27th November 2022

Saturday, 3rd December 2022 - Sunday, 4th December 2022

Christmas Makers' Fair.Christmas Makers FairFind that perfect gift created by talented artists and makers.
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Saturday, 10th December 2022 - Saturday, 10th December 2022

Christmas crafting. Make Your Own DecorationsJoin the Manor House team in making your own Christmas decorations, look for the hidden robins among the decorations.
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Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access

Booking & Payment Details

  • Free Entry

Children

  • Children welcome

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Ilkley Manor House

Type:Museum

Castle Yard, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 9DT
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Tel01943 607 030

Awards

  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2022

Opening Times

* SATURDAY and SUNDAY: the House is open 11:00am - 4:00pm
Occassional events taking place in the House can be scheduled after hours.
Usually closed for public in January and February.

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  1. The museum contains one of the finest private collections of toys in the Country.

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