Category Archives: Clubs and Societies


Skipton Golf Club, one of the most scenic and tranquil golf courses in the North of England, was founded in 1893 on the outskirts of this popular and historic market town, nestled among the stunningly beautiful Yorkshire Dales. Golfers are captivated by the magnificent views of Sharphaw, Crookrise and Embsay Crag, while Eller Beck provides [read more]

Craven Swimming Pool & 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 Centre (Gym) offers state of the art cardiovascular and resistance equipment designed to give you a complete fitness workout. [read more]


Skipton’s club for all road cyclists, whether just getting into cycling as a sport, experienced racer or anything in between! Here you will find news updates on club events and activities as well as an introduction to riding with the club.     CONTACT   Skipton Cycling Club Committee Chair – Caran Stephenson (email: – Cath Wightman (email: [read more]


Northern Dance Centre is Yorkshire’s longest established dancing school, founded in 1948 by Margaret Allenby-Jaffe. We offer classes for all ages in ballet (R.A.D. and I.S.T.D.), Modern, tap, folk dance, drama and musical theatre. Ages 3+. We also offer adult classes and Pilates. Principal Amy Addison is a fellow and examiner of the I.S.T.D. And [read more]


Venue: Sandylands One of the oldest rugby clubs in the world, Skipton RFC boasts a rich and colourful history. Formed in 1874 just three years after the Rugby Football Union. The club was founded by Sir Matthew Wilson Baronet, M.P and enjoyed plenty of early success, winning the coveted Yorkshire Cup 3 times between 1903 [read more]


Skipton cemented its place as the heart of Yorkshire Dales cycling at this year’s Tour de Yorkshire with the town featuring on the race route for the fourth year running, while it also played host to the 2014 Grand Depart of the Tour de France. Set on the very edge of Yorkshire Dales National Park, [read more]