Category Archives: Go Outdoors


A good pair of running shoes Fell Running A SENSE OF ADVENTURE... ...And FrESH AIR  If you like running, then why not try fell racing? Fell running is one of the oldest and most traditional sports there is, with the first recorded race dating back to 1040. And, despite long being popular throughout the north [read more]

Fusion Jewellers

Jewellery shop in Skipton

Fusion Jewellers are a leading independent jewellers in Skipton, with an enviable array of vintage diamond rings and antique jewellery at competitive prices. We carry out jewellery repairs, benefitting from an experienced goldsmith working on site specialising in bespoke designs, remodelling and remaking jewellery to your requirements. We also buy gold and unwanted/broken diamond jewellery [read more]

Chevin Cycles

Monday to Friday: 9am – 6pmSaturday: 9am – 5.30pmSunday: 10am – 4pm Bank holidays: 10am – 5pm Website: Phone number: 0800 0234 146 Address: 11 High Street, Skipton                     BD23 1AJ

Ingrid Flute’s Yorkshire Cottages

Ingrid Flute’s Yorkshire Holiday Cottages is a household name on the Yorkshire Coast and beyond, having provided expert advice and fantastic customer service since 1970. Yorkshire Holiday Cottages has 5 cottages to choose from in Skipton!  o The Lodge   o Bobbin Cottage  o Craven Cottage  o Southey Street  o Bay Horse Yard Please follow this link for further information [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]


This popular route takes in the three Yorkshire “peaks” of Penyghent, Whernside and Ingleborough. It is a hard walk not to be undertaken by inexperienced walkers. It is popular with charity fund raisers and those who wish to take a personal challenge. The following link will take you to a website giving information and good [read more]

Goredale Scar from Malham walk

An impressive walk in the Southern Dales, this route takes in some impressive scenery including Janet’s Foss, Malham Cove and Gordale Scar. Much more than a walk, this is a feast for the eyes and senses, and a must for history enthusiasts. Stunning limestone scenery awaits, as does evidence of early settlements, medieval fields and [read more]

Malhamdale – Skipton to Settle walk

Part of the Dales Highway The Dales Highway is an exhilarating and challenging 90 miles of high level walking, beginning in the World Heritage village of Saltaire, before crossing the glorious high country of the Yorkshire Dales. Our part stretches from Skipton to Settle, with a climb up to Sharp Haw and Weets Top, covering [read more]


The magnificent Skipton Castle has been well served by the woods that surround it. Its natural resources were the main source of fuel, building supplies and food for hundreds of years. The waterways running through the woods powered local wool, corn and saw mills for centuries. Today the woods can be enjoyed for their beauty [read more]