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Cliffe Castle Museum & Park

Spring Gardens Lane, Keighley BD20 6LH, England
+44 1535 618231
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Money well spent,pity the car park is far too small .

As an attraction this is one of the finest destinations you will ever find,the place has had an... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Alan S
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Skipton
via mobile
Lovely afternoon

Cliffe castle has been given a face lift.....park is beautiful...house is so charming and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Di J
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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“local history” (21 reviews)
“stuffed animals” (16 reviews)
“stained glass” (10 reviews)
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Spring Gardens Lane, Keighley BD20 6LH, England
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+44 1535 618231
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"local history"
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"stuffed animals"
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"stained glass"
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"decorated rooms"
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"all ages"
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"grounds are lovely"
in 5 reviews
"interesting displays"
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"car park"
in 16 reviews
"rainy day"
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"play area for children"
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"geology section"
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"stately home"
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"free attraction"
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"couple of hours"
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"free entry"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As an attraction this is one of the finest destinations you will ever find,the place has had an entire face lift,it is a great pity that car parking is so limited it needs to be much bigger to accommodate the number of people that will...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cliffe castle has been given a face lift.....park is beautiful...house is so charming and interesting....cafe is really lovely...staff fantastic in house and cafe....food delicious and reasonable prices....worth a trip out ...children 14...10...3...and 1 had a great time

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was visiting friends in Yorkshire and we faced very uncertain weather. They took me to Cliffe Castle Museum & Park at Keighley, which offers interest on rainy and sunny days. It is obvious that much recent refurbishment work has been done at this place,...More

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CliffeCastle, Site Representative at Cliffe Castle Museum & Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're blushing with such a lovely review - we're so glad your friends brought you to visit us, and that you've enjoyed the visit so much. The Malachite fireplace is a stunning thing (and we agree, there's a great story behind it). Thank for also...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

visited last week do so on regular basis. superb exhibitions, and staff. always friendly new flower beds looking good apart from what i thought were rabbit diggings but, on closer inspection realised they were piles of something which should have been taken home by dog...More

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CliffeCastle, Site Representative at Cliffe Castle Museum & Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the lovely compliments about the museum and the park. We're sorry to hear you encountered dog mess - we do try to encourage responsible owners to take it away. (and most do) We will look forward to welcoming you back - hopefully...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here one rainy afternoon last week and I was amazed by this place. Lots of interesting things to see and completely free. Didn’t get to view the grounds due to weather but there are animals to see, a museum which is pretty big and...More

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CliffeCastle, Site representative at Cliffe Castle Museum & Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow, what a lovely review! Thank you very much. We are very proud we are free entry (although of course, donations are always welcome!) but we have lots to see and visit and we're so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. We hope you'll...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in to keep the kids entertained for a couple of hours and stayed all afternoon. The house is fantastic with a very wide variety of exhibits. Kept our 2 and 6 yr old amused for hours. The new cafe is brilliant with excellent quality...More

Thank Dan T
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CliffeCastle, Site representative at Cliffe Castle Museum & Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review - we really do appreciate it!. We will pass on your complements to the cafe. We think the house is pretty fantastic too - and we're glad to hear it kept the kids entertained! We...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here on my trip to Keighley and it was just a shame I didn’t spend enough time here. I had arrived at 3:15pm thinking it closed at 5pm but it closes at 4pm. I had a mad dash round the museum in 45min...More

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CliffeCastle, Site representative at Cliffe Castle Museum & Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're sorry that you didn't get as much time to spend here as you'd hoped, but we hope we'll welcome you back again in the future for a proper wander around (rather than a mad dash), but we're glad to see that you enjoyed what...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Cliffe Castle expecting to spend the morning there. We ended up staying most of the day! What an interesting variety of exhibits, excellently curated. The grounds are lovely, the restoration continuing as we walked around. The cafeteria was very busy but then it...More

Thank Christopher D
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CliffeCastle, Site representative at Cliffe Castle Museum & Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow, that's a lovely review - thank you so much for the glowing compliments about the site and the staff- we will pass that onto the team. We're glad you enjoyed the stay (even if it was longer than planned - there's certainly enough to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

cliff castle has been renovated and is a lovely place, only negative was went to the cafe at 13:20pm and they had no food left, it was busy and the food that was being served looked lovely so such a shame, had coffee and scones...More

Thank oscar d
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CliffeCastle, Site representative at Cliffe Castle Museum & Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. The Park and cafe have been renovated and we're glad to hear you've enjoyed the results. We will pass on your remarks to the cafe team , but we agree the scones are pretty good!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took our 2 young granddaughters just to get some fresh air! What a pleasant surprise! The recent grant has been used very well to refurbish the whole park. The house museum is full of treasures and interest but may be a little much for...More

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CliffeCastle, Site representative at Cliffe Castle Museum & Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a lovely review, thank you for taking the time to do so. We're glad you enjoyed all the work on the park that has taken place courtesy of the HLF grant. You are right about the fountains - until this project they were last...More

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charlotteread86
5 April 2018|
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Response from CliffeCastle | Property representative |
Hi, just to confirm - access to the park is available 24 hours a day. It's just the Museum and the Cafe that have 'opening hours', so you can still enjoy the park even when they're shut.
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Denbmb53
11 February 2018|
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Response from CliffeCastle | Property representative |
Hi, yes, the Cafe is now open (and proving popular). The cakes are rather tasty!
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Dbr85
19 January 2018|
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Response from CliffeCastle | Property representative |
Hi, the Animal houses aren't yet open, as we are waiting for spring and the warmer weather. We will answer again when they are though!
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