East Riddlesden Hall - National Trust

East Riddlesden Hall - National Trust
Bradford Road
Keighley
West Yorkshire
BD20 5EL
England

logo: Heritage Open Days 2014

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/east-riddlesden-hall

E-mail

General Information

eastriddlesden@nationaltrust.org.uk

Telephone

General Information

01535 607075

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
A view of the hall and formal garden
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Awarded Yorkshire's Small Visitor Attraction of the Year 2011, this National Trust owned property boasts an attractive 17th-century manor house, delightful gardens, tearoom and shop.

The house with its distinctive architectural features sits within mature grounds containing beech trees and a duck pond.

The ruined façade of the Starkie wing covered in clematis, honeysuckle and roses provides a dramatic backdrop to the garden. Wild flowers, perennials, and fragrant herbs provide changing swathes of colour throughout the year.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Heritage site, Museum

Opening hours

House, shop and tea room
11 Feb -15 Feb, 10.30 16.30
18 Feb - 18 Mar, 10.30 - 16.30
19 Mar - 4 Nov, Mon, Tues, Weds, Sat & Sun, 10.30 - 16.30

Shop & Tearoom remain open weekends during 10 November & 23 December 11.00 - 16.00

Open Good Friday. On certain times, entry to the house may be by guided tour.

Admission charges

Gift Aid Admission: (Standard Admission prices in brackets): adult £5.70 (£5.10), child £2.90 (£2.60), family £12.90 (£11.60). £1 off admission when arriving via Keighley & District Transport buses

Discounts

  • National Trust

Additional info

Shop and tearoom open with house

The wonderful ambience within the interior of East Riddlesden Hall is partly due to the different collections it is home to. There is a fine collection of Yorkshire oak furniture and pewter, together stunning examples of textiles and 17th-century embroidery. There is also an exciting hands on collection for visitors to discover.

Collection details

Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
East Riddlesden Hall

Walking for Health - Tuesday Stroll

  • 2 September 2014 2-3pm
  • 9 September 2014 2-3pm
  • 16 September 2014 2-3pm
  • 23 September 2014 2-3pm
  • 30 September 2014 2-3pm

Come and try out a free walk for health, led by our very own team of specialist walking for health volunteers. We have a weekly walking for health group which runs from the hall, so here is your chance for a taster session to find out what we do every week.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/whats-on/

Bee on lavender

Herb Border Tours

  • 31 August 2014 11am-3:30pm

Jane will be holding costumed walks of the herb border talking about the culinary and medicinal properties of the herbs including how they were used traditionally and how they are used today. There will be a display of herbal products showing how they are used to make syrups and salves as well as cosmetics. The tours will take place on 10 and 31 August at 11:00, 12:00, 14:00 and 15:00.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/whats-on/

East Riddlesden Hall

Art in the Garden

  • 2 September 2014 11am-2pm
  • 9 September 2014 11am-2pm
  • 16 September 2014 11am-2pm
  • 23 September 2014 11am-2pm

Sue will be ensconced in our garden helping you to create art inspired by East Riddlesden Hall and the nature surrounding it.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/whats-on/

Heritage Open Days 2014: East Riddlesden Hall, National Trust

  • 13 September 2014

Come and explore East Riddlesden Hall, home of 17th century cloth merchant James Murgatroyd. See the changes he made and discover why his work was never completed.

Today our friendly room guides help to bring the house to life and share the fascinating stories that have made this place a special, award-winning attraction.

The romantic gardens are the perfect place to relax and unwind, while active families can enjoy our natural play areas and let off steam in our playground - there's even a Hobbit House to hide away in when things get too much.

Admission

Please refer to the Heritage Open Days website for booking details and timings.

Website

http://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/directory/east-riddlesden-hall-national-trust

Nettles

Greener Gardening - An Easy Walk

  • 15 October 2014 1:30-2:30pm
  • 22 October 2014 1:30-2:30pm

Jill will take you on a walk through our gardens, explaining how we keep it all going throughout the year. She will share tips for greener gardening, and will try to answer any questions you may have about your own garden. This is a real treat for anyone with green fingers.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free event, normal admission charges apply.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/east-riddlesden-hall/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Sun and moon

Astrofestival! A Star Party

  • 19 October 2014 12:30-11:30pm

Taking place in the grounds and Airedale Barn at East Riddlesden Hall. There will be: Solar observing, Night time observing, Junior foot-pump rocket competition, RSPB Walk on the Wild Side!, Face painting, Raffle, Pony Club, Trade stands, Scout astronomy badge and even a bar!

Talks by Paul Money (FRAS, Sky at Night Review Editor) Julian Onions (FRAS) Paul Neaves (Bradford Astonomical Society) Entrance to the event is FREE. Admiussion to talks £4.00 for all four speakers.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Normal admission charges apply. Talks £4.00 for all four.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/east-riddlesden-hall/things-to-see-and-do/events/

photograph of squirrel in tree

Flora and Fauna Walk

  • 23 October 2014 2:30-3:30pm

This will be a great walk for anyone interested in finding out more about some of the wonderful plants that grow in this area, along with discovering how we have had to battle with some of the less desirable species!

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free event, normal admission charges apply.

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/east-riddlesden-hall/things-to-see-and-do/events/

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Homes: Then and Now

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-findaplace/w-eastriddlesdenhall.htm

Guided and costumed tours of this 17th century manor house are available by prior arrangement. Learn about how people lived in the past.

How to obtain

Call 01535 607075 or email eastriddlesden@nationaltrust.org.uk for more information.

Art and Design

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-findaplace/w-eastriddlesdenhall.htm

Investigate different art and craft media within the house.

How to obtain

Call 01535 607075 or email eastriddlesden@nationaltrust.org.uk for more information.

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