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Information About Skipton

Getting Here & Getting Around

The – book your train to Skipton online. Skipton is just a 40-minute train journey direct from Leeds.

Travel Dales – bus timetables & information for the Dales. – book your coach trip or coach holiday to Skipton online.

Get more ideas on what to do on the Skipton Travel Guide


Skipton Woods Cottages – Holiday Cottage in Skipton Woods

Catgill Farm – provides the very best Yorkshire Dales camping and glamping, in a peaceful and beautiful setting.

Websites About Skipton

Skipton Online – an excellent source of information for your visit to Skipton.

Skipton Market – information about Skipton market – including the Skipton Christmas Market

Other Attractions & Places to Visit

The Yorkshire Dales – Yorkshire Dales information

Embsay-Bolton Abbey Steam Railway – This famous attraction takes you through wonderful Dales scenery on board one of its charming historic steam trains. Special ‘Thomas the Tank Engine trips also run.

Skipton Castle – Skipton Castle is one of the best preserved medieval castles in England and well worth a visit any time of year.

Bolton Abbey – A gorgeous riverside setting with over 30,000 acres to explore & enjoy. Great for the whole family.

Haworth Village (in Bronte Country)

The City of Bradford (in Bronte Country)

Saltaire Village (in Bradford)

MTB Dales – Skipton and Yorkshire Dales cycle and mountain bike routes

Websites About the Canal

Waterscape from British Waterways – Huge source of information on Britain’s many waterways.

Wild Over Waterways – Games, resources, and activities for children aged 7-11. Perfect if you’re a teacher or leader planning a school visit or day out.

Steam Boat Association – The Steamboat Association of Great Britain

Electric Boat Association – Clean, quiet boating at the click of a switch

Other Links

Tourism Leaflets Online – View our leaflets online, along with hundreds of other attractions for you to enjoy during your visit to Yorkshire

Skipton & Craven Action for Disability – aim to promote the welfare of people with disabilities and to assist their integration into society thus giving them a better quality of life. Its main core activity is providing wheelchair accessible minibus transportation throughout the Craven Area for disabled people who experience difficulty in using or are unable to use public transport. They also run Canal cruises on board The Endeavour, which can accommodate up to twelve passengers.

Shire Cruisers Narrowboat Holidays – The Yorkshire Narrowboat and canal boat holiday company that works hard to give you an easy time. Explore the Pennine waterways, canals, and rivers in a charming, well-appointed narrow boat.