Skipton Tips:

"The church of the Holy Trinity is a special place...more


Attraction in Skipton

Skipton Castle, Skipton, North Yorkshire

Skipton Castle
North Yorkshire

BD23 1AQ
Click for phone

Write a review

For over 900 years Skipton Castle has stood firm through wars and sieges at the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales. Once home to the famous Clifford Lords, it is one of the best preserved and most complete medieval castles in England. Fully roofed, it is a fascinating and delightful place to explore in any season - from the atmospheric Dungeon to the great Watch Tower, from the Chapel to the beautiful Conduit Court - a free Tour Sheet (avaiable in 8 languages) in your hand. You may relax in the peaceful Chapel Terrace with its fine views over the town and woods, and enjoy traditional fare in the new Tea-rooms. The Castle stands at the head of the bustling High Street of this lively unspoilt town with its popular market.


Months Open: All year
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Discount for Groups: Yes
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Licensed tea rooms

More Attractions nearby

Craven Museum (0.14 miles)

Pennine Boat Trips of Skipton (0.27 miles)

Broughton Hall (3.20 miles)

Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway (4.33 miles)

Bolton Abbey (5.10 miles)

Today's best hotels deals

This page viewed on 8,466 occasions since Oct 16th 2005

Brit Quote:
Punctuality is the virtue of the bored. - Evelyn Waugh
More Quotes

On this day:
Battle of Naseby - 1645, Babbage Proposes Proto-Computer - 1822, End of Falklands War - 1982
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages