Ilkley Train Station is ideal for regular trains into both Leeds and Bradford Forster Square, with services to each destination occuring every half an hour at peak times
The A65 runs north west from Leeds in Yorkshire via Kirkstall, Horsforth, Yeadon, Guiseley, Ilkley and Skipton, passes west of Settle, then continues through Ingleton and Kirkby Lonsdale before terminating at Kendal in Cumbria.
Ilkley Grammar School has been rated as Outstanding by Oftsted and it specialises in humanities and sciences. It gained academy status in 2011 and is a very popular choice for secondary education in the area. Westville House School provides primary education for 2 to 11 year olds in Ilkley and it enjoys especially beautiful surroundings from it’s Wharfe Valley hillside position.
The Box Tree is an award winning restaurant focused on serving seasonal dishes in a modern style. It is located inside one of the oldest buildings in Ilkley and is regularly regarded as one of the best restaurants in Yorkshire.
Located high up on Ilkley Moor, the Cow and Calf Rocks are a large rock formation that is part boulder and part outcrop. According to local legend, the Calf was split from the Cow when the giant Rombald was fleeing an enemy, and stamped on the rock as he leapt across the valley.
Sitting on the banks of the River Wharfe in the heart of the YUorkshire Dales, Bolton Abbey really is one of the regions best beauty spots. It enjors 30,000 acres of sprawling countryside and over 80 miles of walkways to explore. It offers a lively events calendar throughout the year and provides plenty for the whole family to enjoy.