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Location and Parking
Just off High Street in Skipton
For those with Sat-Nav – use the postcode BD23 1LH.
We are on Coach St, which is just off the main High Street.
From the train station
Follow the signs to the town centre (turn right once out of the station and keep walking).
Go past Morrisons, straight over the mini roundabout, and up and over the canal bridge.
Take the first left onto Coach Street (one-way street).
Turn left into the courtyard, and ta-da! You have arrived at our wharf!
We are by the Ultimate Outdoors shop, Skipton Pie & Mash Shop, and the Aagrah Restaurant.
From the bus station
Come out onto the main road, and keep left. Walk down past the zebra crossing and take the first road on the left (Swadford St).
Take the first turning to the right, and that’s Coach St.
Turn into the cobbled courtyard, and we are down by the water’s edge.
The nearest car park is Coach Street Car Park.
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We do! We are happy to cater to vegetarian and gluten free, just let us know upon booking any dietary requirements!
You have to go down around 4-5 steps to get onto the boat. Wheelchair users can be wheeled right up to the boat entrance and you must be able to get down and up the steps. The staff will do everything they can to help you getting on and off and we can give you extra time if needed. As for wheel chairs or walkers, we will happily store those safely in our office.
Yes, dogs are welcome on board the Cobbydale for the one hour trips, as well as our day boats. They are not, however, permitted on the Dalesman when we serve food.
All of our boats are built with easy access in mind.
We can store any mobility aids ashore here at our wharf. There are four solid steps down to the boat, with crew at the top to help and crew at the bottom to provide further assistance.
If you are unsure, please ring us 01756 790 829 for further information.