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There are lots of things to do and see in Skipton itself.
In addition to the activities 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 792809
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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).…

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…

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…

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.…

Craven Museum and Gallery
Located in Skipton Town Hall, Craven Museum & Gallery has impressive displays of social history, archaeology, costume and art. The exhibition gallery on the ground floor shows a changing programme…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

Point of Interest Walk
This is an "app" that you can download onto a mobile device to guide you in a 2.5 mile walking tour of Skipton. It is all on hard surfaces and can take up to 1.5 hours, but is very steep in parts…

Shakespeare First Folio
The Shakespeare First Folio. Venue: The Craven Museum. The First Folio is on permanent display and the pages will be turned regularly. In 1623, seven years after William Shakespeare's death, a…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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