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The remains of Bolton Abbey

Bolton Abbey (135 Pictures) in the county of North Yorkshire

(4.7 miles, 7.6 km, direction NW of Ilkley)

The Bolton Abbey Estate covers 30,000 acres of beautiful countryside in the Yorkshire Dales.There are medieval buildings to explore and 80 miles of moorland, woodland and riverside footpaths...

Chevin Woods near Otley, West Yorkshire

Otley (47 Pictures) in the county of West Yorkshire

(5.5 miles, 8.9 km, direction E of Ilkley)

Otley is a beautiful old town with attractive buildings in medieval courts and alleyways and a lovely parish church that dates back to Norman times...

Harden Waterfall, Harden, West Yorkshire

Harden (4 Pictures) in the county of West Yorkshire

(6.0 miles, 9.7 km, direction S of Ilkley)

Harden lies in the famous countryside area between Cullingworth and Bingley surrounded by rivers and meadows. It is a favoured commuter base for those working in nearby Bradford...

A picture of Saltaire

Saltaire (54 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of West Yorkshire

(6.3 miles, 10.2 km, direction S of Ilkley)

This perfectly preserved village originated as an answer to Bradford's 'dark satanic mills', it was the brain-child of industrialist Sir Titus Salt, who in the early 19th-century.....

Barges in Skipton, North Yorkshire

Skipton (170 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of North Yorkshire

(8.2 miles, 13.1 km, direction W of Ilkley)

Long considered "The Gateway to the Dales" which lye to the north, moors extend southwards, and the tranquil countryside of the Ribble Valley is to the west...

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Cow and Calf, Ilkley.

Cow and Calf Rocks (21 Pictures)

(1.1 miles, 1.7 km)


Front view of East Riddlesden Hall, Keighley, West Yorkshire

East Riddlesden Hall (5 Pictures)

(4.2 miles, 6.8 km, direction SW)

For a glorious day out amongst spectacular countryside where you get an evocative glimpse into the past there are few properties.....

View of Bolton Priory, North Yorkshire.

Bolton Priory (60 Pictures)

(4.7 miles, 7.5 km, direction NW)

Beautiful remains of an Augustinian Priory in a picturesque position on the banks of the river Wharfe, North Yorkshire. Well.....

Cliffe Castle museum, Keighley, West Yorkshire.

Cliffe Castle Museum (2 Pictures)

(5.1 miles, 8.3 km, direction SW)

The approach to Cliffe Castle Museum, gives the visitor little hint of the amazing treat in store, for awaiting is a magnificent.....

Skipton Castle, North Yorkshire

Skipton Castle (52 Pictures)

(8.3 miles, 13.3 km, direction W)

Apart from it's historic church, Skipton Castle is the town's premier attraction. This is located where the High Street fans out.....

Bradford Cathedral, West Yorkshire

Bradford Cathedral (3 Pictures)

(9.2 miles, 14.8 km, direction S)


National Museum of Photography, Film and TV. Bradford.

National Museum of Photography, Film & Television (3 Pictures)

(9.7 miles, 15.6 km, direction S)


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