1. Yorkshire
  2. West Yorkshire
  3. Huddersfield

Attraction Information

Nestled amidst the scenic beauty of nature, Cliffe House stands as a captivating haven for families seeking an unforgettable escape. Situated in the heart of a lush countryside, this charming retreat promises an array of delightful experiences that cater to both the young and the young at heart.

Whether you're drawn to outdoor adventures, historical exploration, or simply a peaceful getaway, Cliffe House has something special in store for every member of the family.

Things To Do

Cliffe House is set on 10 acres of beautiful gardens and gorgeous grounds. Not forgetting their excellent adventure playground for the little ones to enjoy!

A Glimpse of Cliffe House's History

Cliffe House is more than just a destination; it's a living piece of history that has evolved over time to cater to the needs of today's families. Originally built in the 19th century, this historic house has been lovingly restored and transformed into a welcoming venue for visitors. The blend of old-world charm with modern amenities sets the stage for a unique and memorable stay.

School Trip Accommodations

It's quite common to stay here for a residential school trip! From cosy rooms overlooking the breathtaking landscape to spacious suites designed to accommodate larger groups, every option ensures a restful night's sleep after a day of exploration. Modern conveniences are seamlessly integrated into the traditional setting, offering the best of both worlds for families seeking comfort and nostalgia.

Educational Exploration

Learning becomes an exciting journey at Cliffe House, as the property offers educational experiences that ignite curiosity in both young and old. Engage in hands-on activities that teach about local flora and fauna, eco-conservation, and even traditional crafts.

History comes alive through interactive workshops that delve into the past, and exciting activities making it an enriching experience for all ages. This blend of entertainment and education creates lasting memories while fostering a love for learning.

Whether they come here for a day visit, discover events for school or a residential trip!

Outdoor Adventures

For families with a love for the great outdoors, Cliffe House is a true paradise. The sprawling grounds provide an array of activities that promise endless fun and adventure. Embark on picturesque nature trails, perfect for leisurely strolls or more challenging hikes. The kids will be enthralled by the opportunity to explore, discover hidden gems, and maybe even catch a glimpse of some local wildlife. Don't forget to pack a picnic – there are plenty of inviting spots for a family feast surrounded by nature's beauty.

Let your kids loose on the huge playground! Watch them zoom down the giant tyre tunnel, wave down from the cool tree-top walkways and whizz across the scary zip wire. Next head over to the slimy Snake Garden, home to a giant snake, fortunately only made of stone so you needn't brush up on your Parseltongue! This area includes den building facilities, a fire pit and a picnic area.

Huge beautiful gardens to explore

Fab summer house and outdoor playground

Adventure Activities 

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Opening Times

Regular Times
  • Monday, 10:00 - 16:00
  • Tuesday, 10:00 - 16:00
  • Wednesday, 10:00 - 16:00
  • Thursday, 10:00 - 16:00
  • Friday, 10:00 - 16:00
  • Saturday, Closed
  • Sunday, Closed

Adventure Playground

Please note the adventure playground is only available for access during to Kirklees School holiday periods 10.00am - 4.00pm Monday to Friday.

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Pricing & Tickets

General Admission
  • Adult (17-18+) : Free
  • Child (6-17) : Free

Free admission to the Adventure Playground

Bookable & Chargeable Activities - Family Trail, Archery, Bushcraft, Woodcraft, Pond Dipping, Climbing Wall. Copy & paste booking link into your browser for tickets:

Our activities are for children aged 6+yrs.


Book in advance for cheapest tickets

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Yes, there is parking onsite.

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Contact Details

140 Lane Head Rd, Shepley
West Yorkshire

Access to the site is via Cliffe Road. Exit is out onto Lane Head Road. If you must park on the road please park considerately, avoid blocking access to roadways, driveways & footpaths.

Tel: 01484225083

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