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Ilkley Manor House - Heritage and Arts Centre

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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 12 October 2017
spennerrose
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Harlow, United Kingdom
sadly the manor house is hut down

sadly due to council cuts the manor house had to shut down but there is one hope a volunteer group... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2016
G8407BZbob
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

what a little gem of a place. a beautiful example of a manor house and in a place you would least expect to find it. worth finding it for appearance alone but then you enter and you're back in time, .try it you won't be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SpikeNala
Reviewed 16 October 2018

The Manor House museum and art gallery (just behind the All Saints Church on the A65 in Ilkley) was officially reopened in the Spring of 2018, with Alan Titchmarsh, an ex-Ilkley choir-boy, doing the honours. It's a beautiful old building, built on the site of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ianhobsonuk
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Went here on Sunday. Beautiful old building. Nice to learn a bit of the history of Ilkley in the downstairs rooms. Upstairs was the stained glass exhibition beautiful pieces of work and even better the artists were there and only too willing to talk about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marilyn792
Reviewed 1 July 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank inoble
Reviewed 12 October 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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank spennerrose
Reviewed 3 June 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.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank awayaday
Reviewed 24 April 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

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 16 March 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.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Martin N
Reviewed 6 March 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

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Steve7887
Reviewed 6 March 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.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank G8407BZbob
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