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Skipton, Gateway to the Western Dales

Skipton is one of the largest Dales towns and has a vibrant market town atmosphere. First recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086, the history can be celebrated at Skipton Castle, one of the most completely preserved casles in the country. There is a thriving market on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays plus special seasonal markets throughpout the year. The Leeds Liverpool canal passes through the town and boat rides are available.
Steeped in history, as well as being a g Skipton has a range of attractions and is a great base for the lower Yorkshire Dales.

Skipton What's On Guide
Skitpon has an active programme of unique events celebrating local history and surroundings and providing fun for all ages..

Skipton Accommodation
As one of the larger towns of the Yorkdhire Dales Skipton has a good range of accommodation options, many muddy boot friendly!