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A bracing walk and a superb landscape

Sometimes you don't spend time appreciating things that are on your doorstep. Ilkley Moor is a... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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A lovely place for a walk

The moors are the perfect place to go for a walk and a climb of the cow and calf rock formations... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
les f
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Sometimes you don't spend time appreciating things that are on your doorstep. Ilkley Moor is a jewel in the crown of Yorkshire. You can take long or short walks that are ready it testing. We had a great walk, fresh air and visited the Cow...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

The moors are the perfect place to go for a walk and a climb of the cow and calf rock formations, there's also a cafe for a coffee afterwards.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank les f
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Drove up here expecting to see rocks that resembled a cow and a calf at least vaguely but we could not tell which rocks were meant to be the cow or the calf. Having said that parking was easy and the rocks were just a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Cow and calf ..This has the most fantastic view of ilkley and surrounding area. So if you're near pop on those sturdy shoes and have an amble up . You will not be disappointed.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Y7395NPpaulal
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Very scenic place, beautiful views, typical English countryside, very, very nice, highly recommend a walk here.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CF_Mekong
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We walked over the moor to the cow & calf rock from our hotel and enjoyed the fantastic views across Ilkley Moor. It really is good for the soul. Loved seeing the sheep, heather and winding paths stretching out before us.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 2014Jandy
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

With so many walks your spoilt for choice. Lots of pull in lay-by to park. Remember your fleece & sturdy shoes. Fab free activity

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 221clairec
Reviewed 23 August 2018

I moved back to Yorkshire from London and the moors were one of the main reasons I came home. Ilkley Moor is one of the most famous moors and after almost twenty years, it still looks just as lovely whether I'm walking on it or...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Simon L
Reviewed 21 August 2018

just do it as you wont be dissapointed, its a lovely walk with brilliant views. cafe on site and lovely pub within yards

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

my first visit for many many years I arIt'srived at 10 am Saturday and the footfall was low perfect for me has I wanted to take photographs I was so engrossed I spent virtually all the day there at various locations its also good for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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You could stay in the lake district on your way to Scotland