Visit Skipton - an excellent base for a Yorkshire tour

Discover Skipton

As the gateway to the magnificent Yorkshire Dales, people travel the length and breadth of the country to visit this charming market town.

With its famous 900 year old castle, romantic ruined priory and historic cobbled High Street, Skipton is endlessly rich both in history and outstanding natural beauty. Check out the hotels in Skipton, holiday cottages in Skipton and B&Bs.


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Where to Stay

Sample some of the terrific places to stay in and around Skipton, below. Whether it’s camping and caravans, amazing lodges, a B&B, Inn or hotel you’re after, this North Yorkshire market town has great examples of all types and styles of accommodation, to suit all tastes and budgets.

Nethergill Farm

Nethergill Farm, Skipton, BD23 5JS, United Kingdom

The George Inn

Dubb’s Lane, Hubberholme, Skipton, BD23 5JE, United Kingdom

The Woolly Sheep Inn

38 Sheep Street, Skipton, BD23 1HY, United Kingdom

The Gamekeeper’s Inn

Gamekeeper’s Inn, Long Ashes Park Threshfield, Skipton, BD23 5PN, United Kingdom

The Tennants Arms Hotel

Mastiles Lane, Kilnsey, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 5PS

Bowland Fell Park

Tosside, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 4SD

Broughton Hall

The Estate Office, Broughton Hall, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 3AE

Catgill Campsite

Bolton Abbey, Nr.skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6HA

Catgill Farm

Bolton Abbey, Nr.skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6HA

Sykes Cottages – Skipton

Skipton, North Yorkshire

The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa

Bolton Abbey, Skipton, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6AJ

Craven Country Camp Site

Pot Haw Farm, Coniston Cold, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 4ED

Newton Grange B&B

Newton Grange Farm, Bank Newton, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 3NT

Hotel Rendezvous – Skipton, North Yorkshire

Keighley Road, Skipton, BD23 2TA, United Kingdom

The Coniston Hotel Country Estate & Spa – Skipton

Coniston Cold, Gargrave, BD23 4EA, United Kingdom

Canal View

Skipton, BD23 1PP, United Kingdom

Skyfell

Skipton, BD23 5ED, United Kingdom

Angel Cottage, Skipton

Skipton, BD23 1RX, United Kingdom

Crag View Cottage

Skipton, BD23 6RE, United Kingdom

Katie’s Cottage

Skipton, BD23 6RQ, United Kingdom

Sandywood

Skipton, BD23 6BX, United Kingdom

Wayside Cottage

Skipton, BD235HY, United Kingdom

Town Head Cottage

Skipton, BD23 5BL, United Kingdom

Town Cottage

Skipton, BD23 1JQ, United Kingdom

The Warren

Skipton, bd23 4qf, United Kingdom

The Shippon

Skipton, BD23 5BQ, United Kingdom

The Old Cobblers

Skipton, BD23 6BP, United Kingdom

The Kerr

Skipton, BD20 9BH, United Kingdom

Wren Lodge

Skipton, BD23 3NN, United Kingdom

Woodpecker Lodge

Skipton, BD23 3NN, United Kingdom

Woodman Cottage, Skipton

Skipton, BD23 1PX, United Kingdom

The Barn

Skipton, BD23 6DW, United Kingdom

Sunny Mount Cottage

Skipton, BD23 5AA, United Kingdom

Squirrel Lodge, Skipton

Skipton, BD23 3NN, United Kingdom

Squint Cottage

Skipton, BD23 5AL, United Kingdom

Snave Cottage

Skipton, BD23 5ED, United Kingdom

What to Do

Browse attractions in and around Skipton, below.

Cavendish Pavilion

Bolton Abbey, Skipton, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6AN

Malham Tourist Information Centre

National Park Centre, Malham, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 4DA

Skipton Boat Trips

Waterside Court, Coach Street, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1LH

Bolton Abbey

Estate Office, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6EX

The Devonshire Spa

Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6AJ

Due North Events Ltd

3 Clover Court, Clover Hill, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1BD

Keelham Farm Shop

Keelham Farm Shop , Gargrave Road , Skipton , North Yorkshire, BD23 1UD

Town End Farm Shop

Town End Farm, Malham, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 4BE

Yorkshire Dales Sailing Club

Grimwith Reservoir, Hebden, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 5ED

Riders Cycle Centre

Unit And Gate 3,, Engine Shed Lane, Sidings Business Park, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1UP

The Coffee Mill

9 Otley Street, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1DZ

The Tea Cottage

The Green, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6EX

Bean Loved

17 Otley Street, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1DY

Yockenthwaite Farm

Buckden, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 5JH

Walkers Bakers & Chocolatiers

18 Newmarket Street, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 2HR

Skipton Castle

The Bailey, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1AW

Skipton Castle Woods – Woodland Trust

Off Mill Bridge, Skipton, North Yorkshire

River Wharfe Car Park

Wharfe House Farm, Hartlington, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6BY

Perrinn Limited

Unit 3, Sunhill Laithe, Fleets, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD236NA

Kilnsey Park

Kilnsey Park, Kilnsey, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 5PS

High Corn Mill

High Corn Mill, Chapel Hill, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1NL

Handpicked Hall Skipton

Main Street, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 4JY

Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

Bolton Abbey Station, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6AF

Yorkshire Trike Tours

Yorkshire Dales National Park, Skipton, BD23 2TA

The Coniston Falconry Centre

Coniston Cold, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 4EB

The Coniston Off-Road Centre

The Cabin, Coniston Hall Estate, Coniston Cold, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 4EA

Skipton Golf Club

Short Lee Lane, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 3LF

Pennine Cruisers

19 Coach Street, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1LH

Nàdarra Spa

The Coniston Hotel Country Estate & Spa, Coniston Cold, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 4EA

Long Ashes Leisure Club & Pure Spa

Long Ashes Park, Threshfield, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 5PN

Land Rover Experience North Yorkshire

Yellison Farm Barns, Broughton Hall Estate, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 3HS

Fly Fishing in Yorkshire

Apple Tree Cottage, 9 Coniston Cold, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 4EA

North Yorkshire Open Studios

Organiser: Art Connections, Eshton Rd, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 3SE

Mill Bridge Gallery

3 Mill Bridge, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1NJ

Kitty North

Prospect Gallery, Arncliffe, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 5QE

Where Next?

Skipton is a terrific gateway into the Yorkshire Dales, journey to Grassington, HQ of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority, nearby, or go a little further “over the tops” on the amazing drive across to Kettlewell. There’s so much to see and do in North Yorkshire, you will need to explore those pages too!