Cliffe Castle Park

Cliffe Castle Park surrounds Cliffe Castle Museum and is a beautiful park, with plenty of space to play games or ride bikes. There are some stunning trees throughout the park, and it really is a great place to spend a few hours exploring.

Visitor photos

For more visitor photos check out our Bradford Parks flickr group

Useful Information

View Larger Map (external link)


Cliffe Castle Park, Spring Gardens, Keighley, BD20 6LH

Opening times

All Bradford District Parks are open 365 days a year, 24 hours.


Access is available via Spring Gardens Lane and Skipton Road.


By Car

From Keighley Town Centre take the A629, travel up Spring Gardens Lane and Cliffe Castle is on the right hand side, or follow the signs for the museum. Approximately 12-25 minutes walk from the railway station, 6-15 minutes walk from the bus station.

By Bus

Buses frequently travel up Skipton Road. From the main bus station catch the 21, 25, 66, 78A, 762, 765. Bus number 903 travels up Spring Gardens Lane past the entrance to Cliffe Castle Museum. For bus timetable information contact..
Metro website or tel 0113 2457676
Keighley and District buses website or tel 01535 603284


Car Park

Car parking is available free of charge off Spring Gardens Lane, outside Cliffe Castle Museum, and includes disabled parking spaces. The car park is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Fenced in Play Area

Free to use, open 24 hours. No entry allowed to persons over 14 unless supervising a child.


The cafe is closed due to refurbishments.  

Cliffe Castle Museum

Wheelchair access is limited to the ground floor - about three quarters of the displays. There is ramped access to the cafe and some of the hillside park. There are disabled parking spaces and toilet facilities.

Opening Times

Tuesday - Friday -  10am - 4pm
Saturday & Sunday  - 11 noon - 4pm
Last Admission 3.30pm 

Closed: Mondays (except Bank Holidays), Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day & New Years Day

Telephone 01535 618231 for more information or visit


Toilets are available in Cliffe Castle Museum.


Cliffe Castle Park contains an aviary, with rabbits and guinea pigs all year round 24 hours, and with oriental birds from May to September.

Cliffe Castle Park Conservation Group

Secretary: 01535 667001  Email:   Website:

If you would like to know more about progress and the aim and the activities of the Group please come along to one of our meeings, which are held on the last Thursday of each month (except August and December) from 7pm in the Cafe in Cliffe Castle Park (phone/email to confirm time/date).





You can download a leaflet detailing four walks around Cliffe Castle (or contact Leisure Services on 01274 437789 to request a leaflet).
Walks in Parks and Woodlands - Cliffe Castle

Sport Keighley have designed a number of routes that take in parks across the north of Bradford District.  Download the route that includes Cliffe Castle Park (PDF 428kb).

For all the Walkways maps please go to the Sport Keighley website


Help us to maintain this area by reporting any problems to