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A Treat for the Taste Buds: Savoury Afternoon Tea in Yorkshire

Discover the delicious flavour of our brand new, savoury afternoon tea in Yorkshire aboard the Dalesman at Skipton Boat Trips. Cruise along the Leeds and Liverpool canal, while you tuck into a selection of delicious food!  Enjoy a selection of freshly-made sandwiches, a fruit scone with strawberry jam and clotted cream, along with an award-winning pork pie and sausage roll from Stanforth Butchers – a perfect savoury alternative to traditional afternoon tea!

Tour the Leeds-Liverpool Canal Aboard Our Luxury Dining Boat the Dalesman.

On our luxury dining boat the Dalesman, enjoy a two or three hour cruise on the Leeds & Liverpool canal while enjoying the delicious savoury afternoon teas. Experience the beauty of Yorkshire on a leisurely canal trip along the Leeds and Liverpool canal from Skipton. Meander through picturesque countryside and charming villages, taking in the stunning views along the way. This is a journey you’ll never forget and will treasure for a lifetime, a must-do for any traveler visiting the area.

Savoury Afternoon Tea in Yorkshire

Savoury Afternoon Tea in Yorkshire

Indulge in a Savoury Afternoon Tea With Unique Locally-Sourced Ingredients from Stanforth Butchers in Skipton

Indulge in a unique savoury afternoon tea experience in Yorkshire with freshly made sandwiches, fruit scone with jam and cream,  and locally sourced pork pies and sausage rolls from Stanforth Butchers, est. 1930 in Skipton. Our menu offers a creative twist on traditional afternoon tea fare for those who prefer more savoury to sweet . You won’t find a savoury afternoon tea like this anywhere else in the region, so be sure to add it to your travel itinerary.

Take an Interesting History Lesson Through Landmarks Along the Canal near Skipton

While you enjoy your savoury afternoon tea, you will get to explore the area around the Leeds and Liverpool canal. Skipton Castle, the Parish Church of St. Andrew’s and Bank Lane Chapel are just three of the landmarks in this area each with a interesting history that you can take part in during your cruise along the peaceful waters.


The Leeds & Liverpool canal

Explore the historic Leeds and Liverpool Canal, a breathtaking waterway that connects the cities of Leeds and Liverpool in Northern England. As you journey along the canal, take in the breathtaking views of the Pennines and Aire Valley, as well as the charming town of Skipton.

Did you know that the Leeds and Liverpool Canal was originally built in the late 18th and early 19th centuries as a transportation route for goods and commodities such as coal, limestone, and cotton? It was an integral part of the region’s industrialization and today is a popular destination for leisure activities like boat trips. The canal is also the longest canal in England, stretching for 127 miles.

So come and discover the rich history and natural beauty of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, a must-see destination for any traveler visiting the region.