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The view from the wonderful Holy Trinity church that dominates Skipton's High Street. Photo by Craven Herald Yuletide Festival. Sundays 7th and 14th of December 2014 Skipton Castle - one of the best preserved medieval castles in Britain Skipton's local steam railway line at Embsay Beautiful countryside around Skipton  Skipton Waterways Festival  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 shopper's delight.

Eat & Drink

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


Skipton Hotels, Guest Houses, B&Bs 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

Skipton has a wide range of services and facilities for residents, businesses and visitors

What's On

Events in Skipton and the immediate area

Skipton BID

Skipton BID working as the Skipton Town Partnership

Our Market

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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