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There are lots of things to do and see in Skipton itself.
In addition to the things listed below, you can download these two leaflets to guide you around town.

Skipton map Jan2015
Skipton Adventure Trail

Further details are available from Skipton Tourist Information Centre in the Town Hall, tel: 01756 79280
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Airedale Cruising
Airedale Cruising provides gentle skippered day cruises on narrowboat Lizzie-Jean along the Leeds & Liverpool Canal, starting and ending at Skipton Canal Basin (or one of the local canalside hotels).…

Craven Classic Car Hire
Few cars evoke the glamour and nostalgia of motoring in a bygone age like a Morgan which combines classic styling and traditional construction with up to date performance, reliability and safety.…

Skipton Town Hall
Please note that the Town Hall will be closed until Spring 2015 when we hope the redevelopment work will be complete. Skipton Town Hall is at the top of the High Street. It has a large hall which…

Millennium Walk
The Skipton Millennium Walk, opened in 2000, starts at the Springs Branch of the Leeds-Liverpool Canal. The whole course is marked by bronze waymarkers set into the pavements and footpaths.…

Craven Swimming Pool and Fitness Centre
We have the largest pool that is based in Craven, with a smaller teaching pool with a unique moveable floor and access lifts. The pool is available for hire and as a party venue. The Fitness…

Coffee and Clay
Coffee and Clay combines an imaginative paint-a-pot studio with a delicious cafe and party venue. We're a welcoming and fun place for decorating pottery, whether you're aged one, or a ninety one! We…

High Corn Mill
Fully renovated, the mill provides fabulous premises for a number of independently owned shops and businesses - all just a stone's throw from Skipton High Street, which was recently voted 'High…

Skipton Little Theatre
Skipton Little Theatre has been the home of the Skipton Players since 1960. Seating a maximum of 72 people the theatre has a very friendly and personal atmosphere. The Players usually put on five…

The Plaza Cinema
The Plaza is a traditional cinema located in the market town of Skipton, North Yorkshire, the "Gateway to the Dales". The building was originally a temperance hall until converted to a cinema in…

Skipton Castle
One of the most complete, fully roofed medieval castles in England. Surviving 900 years of turbulent history and besieged for three years during the English Civil War. It became the last Royalist…

Pennine Boat Trips
The Leeds- Liverpool Canal is Britain's longest at 127 miles and completed in 1816. It was originally used for transporting coal, stone, cloth and other cargo. The canal's busy industrial heyday has…

Aireville Park
Stroll along the canal tow path to reach Aireville Park and take advantage of 20 acres of parkland. Once part of the Aireville Estate owned by the Dewhurst family, it is now managed by Craven…

Strata
Nightclub…

The Mart Theatre
The Mart Theatre is the world's only theatre residing in a working cattle auction. The site sells cows and sheep through the week and is then transformed at the weekend into a 300-seat venue…

Skipton Castle Woods
Take a walk in a magical land in the heart of town That's one way to describe Skipton Castle Woods, a woodland haven by one of Britain's best preserved, most popular medieval castles. The woods…

The Shakespeare First Folio
Please note that the Museum will be closed until Spring 2015 when we hope the Town Hall redevelopment work will be complete. The Shakespeare First Folio. Venue: The Craven Museum. The First Folio…

Craven Museum and Gallery
Please note that the Museum will be closed until Spring 2015 when we hope the Town Hall redevelopment work will be complete. Located in Skipton Town Hall, Craven Museum & Gallery has impressive…

Skipton Library
Library opening hours: Monday - 9.30am - 7pm Tuesday - closed Wednesday - 9.30am - 7pm Thursday - 9.30am - 7pm Friday - 9.30am - 5pm Saturday - 9.30am - 1.30pm Sunday - closed…

Pennine Cruisers
Pennine Cruisers is a family run business of 12 years, situated down in the canal basin and we pride ourselves on great customer service. We have on offer, boats for up to 4 people and boats for up…

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