A Wonderful Celebration Venue in Ilkley

Ilkley Manor House is a medieval Grade 1 listed building on the banks of the River Wharfe, offering you a beautifully intimate venue for your special day.

Welcome to Ilkley Manor House

If you are looking to tie the knot or celebrate in a historic, quirky and unique surroundings in the heart of Yorkshire, Ilkley Manor House is the perfect place for you.

A medieval Grade I listed building in a conservation area, overlooking the Riverside Gardens and set within the footprint of a Roman fort, Ilkley Manor House offers you the perfect backdrop for your special day.

  • Licensed to hold civil ceremonies
  • Available on exclusive basis
  • Event space for up to 60 guests for ceremony and drinks reception
  • Ideal for intimate sit-down meal with guests
  • Use of Courtyard and access to Riverside Gardens on the banks of the River Wharfe
  • Flexibility to create the event you want

Wedding Services

Whilst intimate midweek daytime and twilight weddings are our speciality, we can make Ilkley Manor House available for selected weekends.

  • Exclusive use of the venue, including the Courtyard and access to Riverside Gardens
  • Flexibility to decorate and style the house with your own personal theme and colours

About Ilkley Manor House

Ilkley Manor House is a medieval Grade I listed building in a conservation area, set alongside Riverside Gardens on the banks of the River Wharfe.

Said to be one of the oldest surviving buildings in West Yorkshire, Ilkley Manor House is a heritage, arts and community space, now fully licensed as a venue for marriages, civil partnership formations and other celebratory events.

Ilkley Manor House offers you enchanting spaces and backdrops

  • The Western Gallery with its vaulted ceiling and Courtyard views
  • The main Housebody with its walk-in fireplace
  • Spectacular Solar Gallery with its large windows bathing the space in natural light
  • Flagstone Courtyard and lawns overlooking the Riverside Gardens

Click here to enquire about hiring the Manor  House for your celebration

or email occasions@ilkleymanorhouse.org. Please include the type of celebration (e.g. wedding, civil partnership, naming ceremony, etc.), the proposed date(s) and the number of attendees.

Photography:

Wedding, groom in blue suit : Jane Beadnell Photography 

Other photographs (wedding and naming ceremony) : Sam Chipman Photography 

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