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Cliffe Castle Museum

Spring Gardens Lane, Keighley BD20 6LH, England
+44 1535 618231
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A hidden gem, well worth a visit.

An interesting building set in pleasnt grounds, the house is packed with interesting artefacts and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Daleswalker52
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Silsden, United Kingdom
With 3.5 million of Lottery funds grounds and restoration work are almost finished

Free entry to the castle and grounds. Beautifully restored fountains and pond. Play area for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Catherine042017
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Keighley, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“local history” (20 reviews)
“stuffed animals” (12 reviews)
“dolls house” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Spring Gardens Lane, Keighley BD20 6LH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting building set in pleasnt grounds, the house is packed with interesting artefacts and fascinating facts for all ages. And it's free! As others have pointed out, the restoration work is not yet complete, with the new cafe and the aviary still to open...More

Thank Daleswalker52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free entry to the castle and grounds. Beautifully restored fountains and pond. Play area for children. Will be well worth a visit now but when completed the glass structures will no doubt have amazing displays near the cafe area. Great place for all ages.

Thank Catherine042017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place to take the family, and it’s free so much history, so many different things to look at

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an old fashioned museum full of different curiosities and items. The grounds claim to have animals (but they’re currently away to allow for renovations) and a cafe (also currently closed due to the renovations). Unfortunately nowhere on the premises or on the website...More

Thank stormrat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As Leeds locals, my husband and I were both shocked that we had never even heard of Cliffe Castle even though it is so close and easy to get to! We are now so glad that we discovered it! The museum is totally fantastic, there...More

Thank rachietown
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This museum housed on two floors is in a large old house in a park and is about half a mile up a hill from the main road through Keighley. It houses a multi dimensional museum ....... a mini British Museum really. Close to the...More

Thank sabatinitennis
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I didn't know this place existed until a visit to Haworth prompted me to Google things to do. The museum is one of the best I have been in. So much to see and do and it has something for everyone from fancy rooms to...More

Thank Mari N
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Following the recent renovation, definitely worth a visit for a fun filled day, take a picnic and enjoy the stunning scenery.

Thank 800garry
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We didn't really plan on going here but ended up finding it to get out of the heavy rain. Some very interesting items on display and spent a good while having a look around. We were also entertained by the Haworth Brass Band which was...More

Thank boydsmad
CliffeCastle, Site Representative at Cliffe Castle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

We're sorry you got caught in the rain, but glad it inspired you to find us! It's lovely to hear you enjoying the exhibits, and that you enjoyed the Brass band too - they were here as part of our regular series of free musical...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017

The Cliffe Castle is now hosting it's 3rd season of live music events which are free. I enjoyed a very pleasant afternoon listening to The Haworth Band at Cliffe Castle. We arrived early to get a parking place as there is some construction work being...More

Thank Mags1055P
CliffeCastle, Site representative at Cliffe Castle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to the site, and the musical concert - we're so pleased the concert series are proving so popular! As you say, we don't currently have a cafe, but visitors are welcome to picnic in the park if...More

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Mags1055P
4 September 2017|
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Response from CliffeCastle | Property representative |
Hi Mags, The cafe is not open yet, I'm afraid - we'll be sure to let everyone know once it is! The concert in question is in the museum proper, where eating and drinking isn't permitted, but we are happy to faciliate... More
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loulubella
22 May 2017|
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Response from CliffeCastle | Property representative |
Hi there Loulubell Dog are welcome in the park, but unfortunately, we can only allow service dogs into the museum itself. The park is always full of dogs and their owners exploring though!
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Jane A
6 April 2017|
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Response from CliffeCastle | Property representative |
Hi Jane, At present the Cafe is still closed. As AH49 has said, we do occasionally have a 'pop up' cafe running, organised by the Cliffe Castle park Conservation group whilst we wait for the work to be finished in the park... More
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