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Situated in the Wharfe Valley, Ilkley is a picturesque former spa town with plenty to offer. The dramatic surroundings of the moorland make it renowned for fresh air and beautiful countryside right on its doorstep. Including a rock climber’s paradise the Cow and Calf Rocks. It also has one of the UK’s remaining lido, if you fancy a dip?

It has excellent restaurants and boutique shops, or if afternoon tea is more your thing, the famous Bettys Café and Tea Rooms will ensure you don’t go hungry.

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Ilkley Manor House is a medieval Grade 1 listed building in a conservation area, set alongside Riverside Park on the banks of the River Wharfe in the heart of Ilkley, West Yorkshire.

Ilkley cinema is unlike most cinemas. With big, comfy armchairs and cushions you can be sure to have a relaxing and comfortable visit this summer. Watching either a big blockbuster or an indie film, all through the latest in projection and audio technology, you’re in for a real treat.

The River Wharfe runs through Ilkley and is home to Ilkley Riverside Gardens.

Cow and calf rocks are unique, large rock formations that sit high on Ilkley Moor.

As one of the UK’s few remaining outdoor pools, Ilkley Lido is a unique day out for all the family.

The perfect place to spoil-yourself is the newest of the Betty’s Café Tea Rooms founded in 1919 by Frederick Belmont from Switzerland.