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Ilkley from village to spa town

Mid-Wharfedale Local History Research Group.

Ilkley from village to spa town

information pack,documentary resources...with explanatory notes

by Mid-Wharfedale Local History Research Group.

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Published by The Authors in Bradford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMid-Wharfedale Local History Group with Bradford Museums Education Service.
ContributionsBradford (England). City Council. Museums Education Service.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21280523M

The picturesque town of Ilkley is situated in the Wharfe Valley, at the southern end of the Yorkshire Dales. The former spa town rose to fame in the nineteenth century when thousands visited for the fresh invigorating air and first class hotels. The town may no longer be a premier health resort but it is still renowned for its fresh air. For more information on the treatment packages and to book, please visit the MPS Website: Call:

With an enviable position amongst leafy lanes and avenues, The Wheatley Arms is just over 1 mile from the adjacent spa town of Ilkley and 30 minutes’ drive from Leeds city centre. Leeds Bradford International Airport is a minute drive away. You’ll step into a world that existed at the time of the Bronte sisters on a visit to Bolton Abbey and the village of Haworth where the sisters penned their novels. Visit the Salts Mill of UNESCO-listed Saltaire and a model village, which is believed to be the world’s first, then discover the beauty of the Yorkshire Dales National Park/5().

ONCE described as “a little, old and ragged village” Ilkley changed dramatically in the 19th Century to become an elegant spa town. As the rich and famous flocked to the town to take the Author: Annette Mcintyre. Ilkley Roman Fort is a Roman fort on the south bank of the River Wharfe, situated at the centre of where Ilkley, a Victorian spa town in West Yorkshire, England now stands. The traditional view is that Olicana is the fort at Ilkley, but the identification is not settled. Ptolemy mentions Olikana in his Geographia (c. ), although Rivet and Smith give Olenacum as the proper form of the Country: England.


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Ilkley from village to spa town by Mid-Wharfedale Local History Research Group. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ilkley is a spa town and civil parish in West Yorkshire, in Northern England. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, Ilkley civil parish includes the adjacent village of Ben Rhydding and is a ward within the City of Bradford Metropolitan District imately 12 miles (19 km) north of Bradford and 17 miles (27 km) northwest of Leeds, the town lies mainly on the south Metropolitan borough: City of Bradford.

Ilkley Town AFC. 1K likes. We are a Charter Standard Community Football Club that provides football opportunities to over members (male & female) from under 5's /5(17).

ONCE described as “a little, old and ragged village” Ilkley changed dramatically in the 19th Century to become an elegant spa town. As the rich and famous flocked to the town to take the “water cure” Ilkley was soon unrecognisable from the place described in Calvin Colton’s Four Years in Great Britain, published in the : Annette Mcintyre.

Audley Clevedon retirement village is set within a acre estate in Ben Rhydding, two miles from the historic spa town of Ilkley.

The village has 90 properties and is centred around Clevedon House, a former Victorian school. The Dalesway is situated right in the heart of the pretty spa town of Ilkley. It offers a bar and restaurant. The Dalesway is less than 5 minutes’ walk from Ilkey Rail Station.

A small car park adjoins the hotel but further free parking is available close by. Great staff. Very accommodating. Goo pub. Excellent food. Comfy bed and room.

Pioneering GP who made Yorkshire Dales village a 'medical Mecca' in Ilkley at Britain’s oldest Victorian book club a time when the town’s grand villa residences and spa waters drew. Ilkley is a town in West Yorkshire, part of the metropolitan borough of Bradford.

Understand []. Ilkley is a spa town and civil parish in West Yorkshire, in the north of civil parish includes the adjacent village Ilkley from village to spa town book Ben Rhydding and is a. Situated in the village of Ben Rhydding, The Wheatley Arms boasts free Wi-Fi, free parking, and an à la carte restaurant.

The Dalesway is situated right in the heart of the pretty spa town of Ilkley. It offers a bar and restaurant. If you don’t book a flexible rate, you may not be entitled to a refund. Your cancellation request. The town of Ilkley is in Lower Wharfdale on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales surrounded by stunning scenery, with Ilkley Moor positioned above the town.

The best luxury Spas, Health Spas and Spa Breaks in or near Ilkley The Devonshire Spa and Dream Spa are listed below. 2 Results In Or Near Ilkley. The Devonshire Spa miles from the. The property is set within 35 acres of private moorland high above the gorgeous spa town of Ilkley.

There are miles of peaceful uninterrupted walking from the doorstep and you will have an amazing sense of getting away from it all. If you like to keep one foot on urban ground, head down into Ilkley (5 miles) for the day. Ilkley Town ladies. 60 likes. Ilkley Town FC girls teams formed in /10 by the joining of Ilkley Town & Burley TrojansFollowers: Ilkley is a picturesque spa town in England, located a short distance from the city of Bradford and just a stone's throw away from the Wharfe Valley.

Our hotels in Ilkley are in close proximity to the southern end of the Yorkshire Dales, an ideal destination for families and couples looking to experience more of the great outdoors, recharge. The town is popular with tourists and is famous for Ilkley Moor.

In the 19th century it gained it's reputation as a spa town with the construction of Ben Rhydding Hydro, a Hydropathic Establishment. Charles Darwin underwent hydropathic treatment at Wells House when his book On the Origin of Species was published on 24 Novemberwhilst.

Ilkley. Ilkley is a spa town and civil parish in West Yorkshire, in Northern England. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, Ilkley civil parish includes the adjacent village of Ben Rhydding and is a ward within the metropolitan borough of imately 12 miles (19 km) north of Bradford, the town lies mainly on the south bank of the River Wharfe in Wharfedale, one of the.

Buy Ilkley on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders. Ilkley is a spa town and civil parish in West Yorkshire, in Northern England. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, Ilkley civil parish includes the adjacent village of Ben Rhydding and is a ward within the metropolitan borough of the City of imately 12 miles (19 km) north of Bradford and 17 miles (27 km) northwest of Leeds, the town lies mainly on the south bank of Metropolitan borough: City of Bradford.

Let’s move to Ilkley, West Yorkshire: a la-di-da spa town. not been open long but very popular advisable to book. Reply Lots of different communities make Ilkley a thriving town in my view. Ilkley is a spa town and civil parish in West Yorkshire, in the north of England.

Ilkley civil parish includes the adjacent village of Ben Rhydding and is a ward within the metropolitan borough of Bradford. ilkley tennis club - Ilkley Ilkley. This historic book may. White Wells was instrumental in establishing Ilkley as a spa town.

A number of large hydros were built in the Ilkley area during the 19th century where people could come to "take the waters", believing all manner of aliments could be cured. Charles Darwin visited Ilkley in and is believed to have "taken the waters" at White on: Ilkley Moor, Wells Road, Ilkley.

Nestled in picturesque Ben Rhydding and on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales sits Audley Clevedon. Just two miles from the beautiful spa town of Ilkley,the centrepiece of the village is a former Victorian schoolhouse which has been carefully rebuilt, stone by stone.

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Compare and book with us today.Accomodation in Ilkley. Hotels, Self catering, B&B. Just a four minute walk from the start of the Dales Way and a 10 minute walk into the centre of Ilkley, 'Dales View Cottage' Bed and Breakfast is the ideal location for your stay in Ilkley - run by walkers, for walkers.Ilkley Roman Fort is a Roman fort on the south bank of the River Wharfe, situated at the centre of where Ilkley, a Victorian spa town in West Yorkshire, England now stands.

Ilkley Roman Fort Remains of the outer walls at the Roman Fort, looking towards Ilkley Manor HouseBuilt: c. 80 AD.