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Denton Hall

Thanks to our rich heritage, we have been recognised as one of Yorkshire's architectural gems for more than two hundred years.

Located in an elevated position high above the historic spa town of Ilkley, our Grade 1 listed Georgian country house is home to the finest examples of 18th century décor and elegance.

The original estate dates back to 1253. However, the hall was burned down around 1734. It was rebuilt by Henry Ibbetson, only to be destroyed by fire again in 1743.

It was Sir John Ibbetson who, in 1776, commissioned John Carr, of York – renowned as the leading architect of his era in the North of England – to create the Denton Hall we know today. Carr also designed Harewood House and the stable block of Castle Howard.

The hall is set in the heart of 2,500 acres of colourful & secluded grounds, which feature their own manicured lawns, mature woodlands, working farms and two lakes – bringing a picturesque blend of tranquillity and sophistication.