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Skipton: Voted by The Sunday Times as the best place to live in Britain. Photo by Craven Herald  Skipton's Very Popular Sheep Day Skipton Castle - one of the best preserved medieval castles in Britain Skipton's local steam railway line at Embsay Beautiful countryside around Skipton The Tour De France Grand Depart passes through Skipton on July 5th 2014. Photo by Nick Robinson  Skipton Waterways Festival 3th to 5th May 2014  There's a wide range of shops in Skipton, from small independents to well-known high street names


Skipton, including its award winning High Street, is a shoppers delight.

Eat & Drink

With an array of restaurants, pubs and cafes, Skipton caters for all tastes.


Skipton Hotels, Guest Houses, B&B's and Self Catering. Places to stay for everyone.


Find Skipton businesses from Skipton Building Society, to small enterprises and large companies.

Things to do

Spend time in Skipton; you will be surprised how much there is to do.

About Skipton

Sunday Times:
Best Place to Live in Britain

What's On

Spring events in Skipton
Waterways Festival photo by Chris Ibbotson

Skipton BID

Businesses voted "Yes" to second term


Welcome to Skipton Market. Market Days are Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

Skipton BID Mission Statement is...that Skipton remains:

  1. A vibrant, exciting and successful business community
  2. An attractive, clean and safe destination for residents, clients, shoppers, staff and visitors
  3. A pleasant and welcoming place in which to conduct business

Strategic Objectives 2014-2019 ensure our fine market town is:

  1. Attractive, clean and green
  2. Safe and secure
  3. Marketed and promoted successfully as a high quality visitor destination and environment where businesses continue to prosper
  4. A place where cultural activities and festivals add to the overall experience of both visitors and residents alike
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