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Skipton

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Skipton is an historical town in the English county of North Yorkshire, forming the southern gateway to the Yorkshire Dales.

Skipton as seen from the castle.

Skipton is served by trains from Leeds (approx 50 minutes) and Bradford (Forster Square station). Trains on the Settle to Carlisle route pass through Skipton.

Get around

See

  • Skipton and Craven Tourist Information Centre, 35 Coach Street, Skipton, tel 01756 792809, fax 01756 700709, mailto:skipton@ytbtic.co.uk
Skipton Castle
  • Skipton Castle [1], tel 01756 792442, fax 01756 796100, mailto:info@skiptoncastle.co.uk - one of the best preserved medieval castles of England, dating back to the 12th century

Do

Buy

Eat

Drink

Skipton has a variety of pubs and bars,if you really enjoy somewhere slightly different with an excellent selection of real ale try the Narrow Boat on Victoria Street.http://www.markettowntaverns.co.uk/narrowboat.htm

Sleep

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