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Cliffe Castle

Keighley BD20 6LQ, UK

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About Cliffe Castle

Cliffe Castle was originally the home of Victorian millionaire and textile manufacturer, Henry Isaac Butterfield. Completed in the 1880s the building was funded by the Butterfield family’s industrial empire which included wool textile mills and a shipping business that took British goods to Europe, America and China. The completed house was a showpiece of international art and French decoration. It was the scene of many glittering social events.



Attractions near Cliffe Castle

National Trust, East Riddlesden Hall2.11km from Cliffe Castle

This mid-17th-century gabled house with mullioned windows was built for the clothier James Murgatroyd, who first bought the estate in the 1630. The exterior is marked by a curious 2-story porch flanked by classical columns and a rose window beneath battlements and pinnacles. One of the good location which was located in a ca30 and quiet place.

Bingley St Ives4.81km from Cliffe Castle

Bingley St.Ives is a country park that was located on the outskirt of Bingley. The Golf Club was formed in 1931 as a municipal club under the auspices of Bingley Urban District Council. Initially the course was of a 9-hole layout which was expanded to 18 holes in 1934. Over the more recent decades the course has been further developed with input from several leading players including Sir Nick Faldo, Seve Ballesteros and Jose Maria Canizares contributing to the improvement of various holes.

Bingley Five-Rise Locks5.37km from Cliffe Castle

Bingley Five-rise lock staircase is the most spectacular feature of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. It is situated about half a mile north of Bingley Station, about 17 miles north west of Leeds and about 12 miles south east of Skipton. They are the steepest staircase locks on the longest canal in the country! Probably why they are one of our Seven wonders of the waterways.

Keighley & Worth Valley Railway5.41km from Cliffe Castle

The Keighley & Worth Valley Railway is a heritage railway that was reopened in 1968 and runs from Keighley to Oxenhope through beautiful Brontë country. Board our steam train and enjoy the sound of the engine climbing the steep sides of the valley, while great clouds of steam and smoke add drama to the scene. The five-mile journey is a powerful reminder of our industrial heritage, as well as being a unique way of enjoying the beautiful countryside immortalized by Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Bront

Brontë Parsonage Museum5.68km from Cliffe Castle

Brontë Parsonage Museum is a beautiful house that was home of the Brontë family from 1820 to 1861 and the place where Charlotte, Emily, and Anne wrote their great novels.    Now the Brontë Parsonage Museum, it houses the world’s largest collection of Brontë furniture, clothes, and personal possessions and offers an inspirational and evocative experience for people of all ages.

Ilkley Moor6.47km from Cliffe Castle

Ilkley Moor is the perfect place not only to appreciate the panoramic views, but to also sample one of Ilkley's greatest attractions.  The moor, which rises to 402 m above sea level, is well known as the inspiration for the Yorkshire "county anthem" On Ilkla Moor Baht 'at.

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West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England. Remnants of strong coal, wool and iron ore industries remain in the county, having attracted people over the centuries.