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Burley-in-Wharfedale
Perfectly placed near Harrogate and Leeds.
The village of Burley in Wharfedale is situated within the Wharfedale valley and just 3 miles from the spa town of Ilkley.  Perfectly placed to the north west of Leeds city centre and just a 30 minute drive from Harrogate.
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Burley in Wharfedale has two primary schools Burley and Woodhead CE Primary and Burley Oaks Primary. Burley and Woodhead CE Primary School has been named as one of the best in the country based on its 2019 SAT results. Based on the 2019 Department of Education league tables, Burley and Woodhead are the eight highest achieving school in England. Burley Oaks Primary school is a two form entry school and rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. Ghyll Royd School, Pre-School and Nursery is an independent preparatory school for girls and boys aged 2 to 11 years, located just off the A65, on Ilkley Road, Burley in Wharfedale. Set in magnificent Victorian buildings called Greystone Manor, Ghyll Royd School is surrounded by seven acres of fields, woodland and gardens.
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Burley in Wharfedale train station runs regular services to Leeds City Centre, Bradford Foster Square and Ilkley. Travelling by car, the A660 runs from Leeds which then connects to the A65 to Burley in Wharfedale. Ilkley is less than 4 miles away and Harrogate is just a 30 minutes’ drive via the B6161. Leeds Bradford Airport is 6 ½ miles from Burley in Wharfedale on the A660
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The Twelve Apostles is a historical landmark high on the Burley Moor. It is a stone circle that is approximately half an hour’s walk away from the Cow and Calf rocks car park. It’s well worth a walk here as it is set in a spectacular location and offers some amazing views of the surrounding landscape. Burley in Wharfedale is surrounded by fantastic countryside, with riverside walks on the doorstep. The River Wharfe stepping stones at Leather Bank cross to Asquith, Denton and beyond. The famous Cow and Calf is a large rock formation consisting of an outcrop and boulder, so named because one is large, with the smaller one sitting close to it, like a cow and calf. Also known as Hangingstone Rocks. Situated opposite the iconic rocks is The Cow and Calf hotel and pub, which offers awe-inspiring views.

This idyllic location in the Wharfedale valley combined with excellent transport links (both road and rail) is what makes new homes in Burley-in-Wharfedale so popular.

It is also home to two state primary schools as well as one private primary and nursery school.  With excellent local amenities including shops, cafes, library, doctor’s surgery, park and nature reserve, it’s no wonder that the village of Burley-in-Wharfedale is the perfect place to raise a family.

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