Destination guide

Take in the riverfront beauty of Ilkley

The area's culture and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Ilkley. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the bars, spas and golfing. Bolton Abbey and Bronte Parsonage Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Ilkley

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Ilkley a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Turkish Baths and Health Spa (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Ilkley Pool and Lido (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Ilkley Golf Club (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Ben Rhydding Golf Club (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Hesketh Farm Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Bingley St. Ives Golf Club (6 mi / 9.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ilkley

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ilkley is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Millenium Maize (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Ilkley Moor (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Wharfe Meadows Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Fewston Reservoir (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Chevin Forest Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • St. Ives Estate (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Ilkley

The nearest airport is in Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), located 7.7 mi (12.4 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Ilkley Station, Ben Rhydding Station and Burley-in-Wharfedale Station are the main stations in the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ilkley?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 648 holiday lettings around Ilkley. From 303 Cottages to 202 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ilkley?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ilkley:

  • Leeds City Center: 61 holiday homes
  • Harehills: 37 holiday homes
  • Harrogate City Centre: 90 holiday homes
  • Hunslet: 21 holiday homes
  • Holbeck: 36 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ilkley?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ilkley. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ilkley Moor: 1,050 holiday lettings
  • Menston Station: 1,010 holiday lettings
  • Ben Rhydding Golf Club: 1,052 holiday lettings
  • Burley-in-Wharfedale Station: 1,027 holiday lettings
  • Ben Rhydding Station: 1,044 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ilkley listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Ilkley?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 303 Cottages in Ilkley. Our other popular types of Ilkley holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 202 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 119 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 303 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ilkley?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Ilkley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.