Things to see and do - Skipton
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Skipton Travel guide
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The town is an ideal base from which to explore the Yorkshire Dales, either by car or by taking a cruise on the Leeds-Liverpool Canal, which crosses the Pennines. Its High Street leads up to the castle and hosts a traditional market four times a week.
Tourist attractions Skipton : Things to see and do
st. High GB - Skipton BD23 1AQ
Robert of Clifford fortified it in the early 14C. The fine Conduit Court was built by the 10th count but the current castle owes much to the restoration undertaken by Lady Anne Clifford (1589-1676) after the ravages of the civil war. She added a para..
Bolton Abbey GB - North Yorkshire BD23 6EX
Bolton Priory was founded by the Augustinians in around 1154 in a setting of great beauty on a bend in the River Wharfe. On the Dissolution of the Monasteries in 1534, the lead was stripped from all the roofs except for the nave of the church and the..
Rectory Lane GB - Skipton BD23 1ER
The church was enlarged in the 15C; its fine roof dates back to 1488 and the rood screen from 1533. After the Dissolution of the monasteries, the members of the Clifford family were buried not in Bolton Priory , where they were previously buried, but..
Devonshire Place, Keighley Rd GB - Skipton BD232LP
Prix Prices from : 35 £
The Unicorn Hotel offers accommodation and a restaurant and bar in the centre of Skipton. This North Yorkshire hotel provides free Wi-Fi and luggage storage, and is within 2 minutes’ walk of a cinema, and the town’s shops and restaurants. Each room ..
Burnsall GB - Burnsall BD23 6BT
Prix Prices from : 69 £
The Devonshire Fell is a boutique hotel set in an enviable location among beautiful scenery, with stunning views across the River Wharfe, Yorkshire Dales and the village of Burnsall. The bedrooms have all been named after local villages, with local ..
25 Newmarket Street GB - Skipton BD23 2JE
Boutique 25 is a contemporary hotel offering stylish accommodation in the North Yorkshire town of Skipton. It has free Wi-Fi throughout, and an elegant wine and cocktail bar in its vaulted cellar. The individually designed rooms have sleek modern dé..
Summers Fold GB - Grassington BD23 5AE
GB - Hetton BD23 6LT
Formal restaurant comprising two smartly laid dining rooms with an intimate, romantic feel; now something of a local institution and surprisingly busy considering its rural location. Classically based cooking displays a few modern touches. Attentive,..
GB - Burnsall BD23 6BU
Appealing stone inn on the riverbank with a cosy bar, laid-back lounge and a formally dressed dining room. Extensive menus offer pub favourites and local meat, fish and game, along with daily specials. Classic bedrooms have modern overtones; the anne..
GB - Burnsall BD23 6BT
GB - Hetton BD23 6LT
18C stone inn, its characterful interior featuring old beams, wood-burning stoves and log fires. Despite its rural location, it's a popular place, and the staff cope well with the numbers. Seasonally changing menus offer hearty dishes of local produc..
GB - Broughton BD23 3AE
Part of Ribble Valley Inns, a burgeoning pub company which proudly promotes local and very British ingredients and dishes. This solid, sizeable pub boasts log fires, beams and stone floors.