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There are an abundance of places to visit and things to do near Skipton. We have put together some useful links to ensure you get the most from your time in this picturesque part of the world.
Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway
This charming steam railway has a quaint gift shop, café, picnic area and extensive collection of tank engines. There are also regular "Thomas the Tank Engine" events which are a favourite with children.
Visit the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway website...
Bolton Abbey Estate
Explore the beautiful Yorkshire estate of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire. 12th Century Priory ruins, Barden Tower, scenic moorland, riverside walks, gift shops and picnic sites provide a full day out for the family.
Visit the Bolton Abbey website...
Situated just 11 miles from Skipton, Malham is quite simply a place of outstanding natural beauty with this tiny Dales village nestling under Malham Cove. The views are stunning and the surrounding walking territory is very popular.
Visit the Malham website...
In addition to the impressive Crag. Kilnsey plays host to a variety of activities including a trout farm, fly fishing, pony trekking, squirrel and nature trail and freshwater aquarium.
Visit the Kilnsey Crag website...
Haworth - Bronte Country
The inspiration for Wuthering Heights makes Haworth and the Parsonage Museum a must for all Bronte fans.
Visit the Bronte Country website...
For something a bit more "Up tempo"...
You can get too much of a good thing of course, so if you start to miss the hustle and bustle of city life there’s no need to fear! Herriots Hotel is situated opposite Skipton train station, where a 40 minute journey will take you right into the heart of Leeds. With lively bars and fantastic shopping it’s the perfect place to spend a day.
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Situated opposite the railway station our 3 night break allows you to discover all the great walks on our doorstep and a little further. Package includes 3 nights bed breakfast and 3 course dinner in Rhubarb restaurant and a packed lunch for your daily adventures. From £215 per personSee more great offers >
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