Ilkley and Yorkshire – Nearby Cities
There are four big cities within easy reach of us.
Harrogate has a certain splendour as a spa town. More info >
Leeds is rapidly becoming to many the Capital of The North, with ‘Harvey Nick’s’, it’s Mediterranean style cafés and waterfront areas. More info >
York visityork.org doesn’t need any further introduction from us here!
A visit into the heart of The Yorkshire Dales National Park yorkshiredales.org.uk is essential. If you want to be eco-friendly, take the little Dalesbus directly from Ilkley to Grassington or the train to Settle, famous for the Settle & Carlisle Railway settle-carlisle.co.uk. Malham Cove and Ingleton are both popular places.
If you’ve got children aged 3 – 8, then the award winning Eureka! near Halifax will undoubtedly be the day out they’ll remember here! More info >
Locally, for perhaps a half-day out try Saltaire – a nominated world heritage site and ‘model’ village, Fewston and Swinsty reservoirs for a flat walk, Golden Acre Park and the animal farm at Esholt (the village made famous as the film location for ‘Emmerdale’, before they had purpose-built sets constructed in the private grounds of Harewood House. We can tell you where you can still safely watch the action from a distance).
For more information about Yorkshire you should visit the official
Welcome to Yorkshire site at: yorkshire.com.