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Keighley, in West Yorkshire, lies in a sheltered position and is surrounded by wonderful countryside. It is easily accessible by car, bus and train. To visit the many attractions this place has to offer, we advise all of our customers to consider booking car hire in Keighley for the duration of their stay. With your own private vehicle you will be able to travel around freely and in your own time.
Evidence of Keighley's history is present in many of the town's Victorian and Edwardian buildings. Keighley's Cliffe Castle, set in an attractive hillside park just 5 minutes drive from central Keighley, is a museum that specialises in natural history and geology. Visit East Riddlesden Hall and the 17th century merchant's house, which has stood in the center of Riddlesden, Keighley for more than 400 years. The Museum of Rail Travel has a large collection of restored railway carriages and locomotives.
Shopping is excellent, with well-known high street names, specialist shops, an indoor market and Airedale Shopping Centre. Free events and entertainment, including the summer Childers Festival, take place around the town.
The town is well situated to allow easy access to major towns/cities yet is only a short distance from the dales. Among the dales and hills are delightful villages and small market towns with narrow streets and fascinating shops. Haworth, the home of the Brontes, is only a few miles to the south and linked by the famous Keighley and Worth Valley 'Preserved' Railway. Yorkshire is also ideal for outdoor activities like climbing, walking, caving, canoeing, angling, sailing and fishing.
Leeds Bradford International Airport is only a short 20 minutes drive away. Car hire is available at this airport. Suppliers operating from desks in the arrival's hall include Avis, Enterprise, Europcar and Hertz.
Trains leave from Keighley Station every 15 minutes to London Kings Cross Station (duration 3 hours). Most trains go via Leeds, Shipley or Doncaster.
The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, which connects with the National Railway at Keighley. The trains travel through the scenic Worth Valley to all the way up to Haworth and Oxenhope. If you are interested in the history of trains then here you will see some fabulous steam locomotives and historic carriages, with a Museum of Rail Travel nearby at Ingrow.
The roads in and around Keighley are easy to drive, the main route being the Aire Valley road which runs from Skipton to Keighley. Manchester and Preston can be reached within an hour or so by joining the M65 at Colne.