Destination guide

Take in the riverside beauty of Ilkley

The area's culture and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Ilkley. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the bars, spas and golfing. Bolton Abbey and Bronte Parsonage Museum are just a couple of the must-sees 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 vacation home and check out everything that makes Ilkley a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around Ilkley

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

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

Can I find a vacation rental around Ilkley?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 647 vacation rentals near Ilkley. From 303 Cottages to 201 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ilkley for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Ilkley:

  • Leeds City Center: 61 vacation rentals
  • Holbeck: 36 vacation rentals
  • Harrogate City Centre: 89 vacation rentals
  • Harehills: 37 vacation rentals
  • Hunslet: 21 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Ilkley?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Ilkley. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Millenium Maize: 1,055 vacation rentals
  • Ilkley Moor: 1,055 vacation rentals
  • Menston Station: 1,013 vacation rentals
  • Burley-in-Wharfedale Station: 1,028 vacation rentals
  • Ilkley Station: 1,064 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Ilkley?

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

  • Houses: 201 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 119 rentals available
  • Cabins: 303 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ilkley?

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