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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 October 11, 2017
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 March 5, 2016
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed September 17, 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

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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

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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
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
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 Steve7887
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
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.

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