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Ilkley Manor House - Heritage and Arts Centre

Castle Yard | Church Street, Ilkley LS29 9DT, England
+44 7834 547959
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Needs support to be a great little museum

A beautiful building almost 700 years old in places and perfectly positioned right in Ilkey town... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2018
inoble
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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A visit for an art festival .

This beautiful museum was opened for a very well organised "art festival " . The town of Ilkley and... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2017
spennerrose
,
Harlow, United Kingdom
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Castle Yard | Church Street, Ilkley LS29 9DT, England
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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful building almost 700 years old in places and perfectly positioned right in Ilkey town centre. Only currently open at weekends it's not obvious, hidden in a courtyard behind some more "modern" buildings. You can access it through the All Saints church yard or...More

Thank inoble
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

This beautiful museum was opened for a very well organised "art festival " . The town of Ilkley and its friendly people produced a festival throughout the town over last weekend ( Oct. 6,7,8. ) it was all free to enjoy and was very well...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2017

I understand that a local volunteer group are trying to raise funds to try to have some heritage attraction on this site, but as far as I know it is not open yet.

Thank Awayaday
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Reviewed April 23, 2017

This grade I listed building was saved from demolition in 1955 and given to the town. I'm not sure what decisions led it to be in the hands of Bradford Council but there you are. Ilkley is a lovely town and deserves a heritage centre...More

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Reviewed March 15, 2016

Closed by the local council and currently seeking a volunteer group to run it. When open it wa an excellent small local museum with artefact dating to the Roman times.

Thank Martin N
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Reviewed March 5, 2016

This was a jewel - a (mainly) 17th Century Manor House, looking out over Wharfedale from the heart of Ilkley. All we know is that there is a notice saying that it is closed permanently, and to contact Bradford Museums. However, the Friends of the...More

Thank Steve L
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Reviewed March 5, 2016

sadly due to council cuts the manor house had to shut down but there is one hope a volunteer group might take it over but don't come a long way to find it boarded up.

Thank G8407BZbob
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Reviewed May 4, 2015

The Manor House was a delightful small museum in an historic building by the Church. It included relics of Ilkley's Roman and prehistoric past.

1  Thank YorkshireBoar
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Reviewed March 24, 2015

The Museum Manor house itself is a wonderfull building. The fireplace in original condition has well described artifacts , clearly explained. Also some very impressive Roman gravestones which have carvings of a family group , amazing ! Would recommend this Museum .

Thank farnley2
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Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Stumbled on this after a meal at a local restaurant. Had a photographic competition that my wife and I were ablr to vote on which was good. The museum itself was an interesting insite into the history of Ilkley.

Thank Mark G
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