East Riddlesden Hall
Rebuilt during the Civil War, the house has a dramatic history and numerous ghosts. Beautiful embroideries and colourful gardens.
Visit the National Trust website
What makes it special
- Study the beautiful embroideries
- Find out about the house's Civil War history
Summer times (until 3rd November)
Daily (Except Fridays) - 10:30 to 16:30
Winter times (November until spring)
Weekends - 10:30 to 15:30
Adult - £7.70 (with Gift Aid £8.70)
Child - £3.85 (with Gift Aid £4.85)
Family - £19.25 (with Gift Aid £22.25)
Other things to do nearby
The former home of a textile magnate, some rooms furnished in Victorian splendour, with displays of birds, animals and fossils. Visit the Museum website
Admire the carriages that are often used by film companies who to recreate a bygone era. The Vintage Carriages trust runs the Museum of Rail Travel in Ingrow. Visit the website
If you're visiting the area to climb, don't miss the famous Cow and Calf rocks at Ilkley.
Superb scenery and cycling routes… but not for the faint hearted!
Get out and about on your bike and enjoy the rolling landscape.
There is a range of local walks suitable for all ages and abilities. The Railway Children Walk visits locations in the iconic film and is ideal for families.
Enjoy a walk through the country park and spot the local birds, or explore the historical village of Broxbourne and Waltham Abbey just a few miles away. Cycling H
Take a memorable steam train journey back in time. Travel from delightfully restored stations through evocative scenery. Visit the website
An intimate museum furnished as in the Brontë’s day with displays of their personal treasures books and manuscripts. Visit the website
Built as a village for textile workers, the old mill has been transformed into an art gallery housing David Hockney artwork.
Enjoy the delights of what Doe Park Water Sports Centre has to offer.
The Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway (E&BASR) is a heritage railway in North Yorkshire.
Walk from the parsonage, past Bronte Falls and continue to the now ruined Top Withens - inspiration for Wuthering Heights. Visit the website
Take the steam train from Embsay or park at the Abbey for a stroll and picnic by the river.
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The only interactive museum designed especially for children aged 3-12, opens up a fascinating world of hands on exploration. Visit the Museum website