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Skipton is served by trains from Leeds (2 an hour taking approx 40 minutes) and Bradford Forster Square (2 an hour taking approximately 40 minutes). Trains on the Settle to Carlisle route pass through Skipton. The town is served by the A59 Leeds to Kendal Road, and the A65 York to Preston, as well as the A629 from Keighley and Halifax. Access from Skipton into the Dales to Grassington and beyond on the B6265.
The town can be easily navigated on foot.
Regular trains operate on the Aire Valley line from Skipton station, a short walk from the town centre.
Regular buses operate from the central bus station in the town center to the Yorkshire Dales and other surrounding towns/villages.
Busy Lizzies is an excellent fish & chip shop
Skipton has a variety of pubs and bars.
Skipton also has its own brewery: Copper Dragon Brewery.