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Skipton and Airedale

The landscape of Airedale is a mixture of hardy moorland, green pastures and dramatic outcrops, and is very popular with walkers. The Pennine Way long distance footpath passes through this part of Craven. The main town is Skipton with vibrant shopping areas, with loads to see and do.


Skipton Castle,Skipton Castle Displays a larger version of this image in a new browser window High Street, Skipton BD23 1AW (Directions) Open to the public daily except Christmas Day, special events throughout the year.Skipton Museum and Gallery Displays a larger version of this image in a new browser window





Craven Museum The museum offers impressive displays of social history, archaeology, costume and art.

 Pennine Boat Trips Pennine Boat Trips  What better way to discover Skipton than onboard a beautiful traditional canal boat. Skipton is one of the oldest and most stunning market towns in the country.

Pitch and Putt Aireville Park runs a 14 hole pitch and putt, Municipal Golf Course is open seasonally from Easter weekend until October each year.Craven Swimming Pool2 Displays a larger version of this image in a new browser window

 Based in the picturesque Aireville Park, we have the largest pool in Craven, and a teaching pool with a moveable floor and access lifts. The Fitness Centre (Gym) offers state of the art cardiovascular and resistance equipment designed to give you a complete fitness workout.


Thornton Hall Country Park Experience animal encounters, tuck into a special feast of healthy and tasty homemade food, and explore the farm in your own time. Thornton Hall Farm Park


Matrix Super Bowl You'll find a warm atmosphere and sophisticated surroundings, so whatever the occasion; time out with the family, meeting up with friends for drinks, a party for the kids or a private bowling event, Matrix Superbowl has it all.

Plaza Cinema Skipton An original cinema, celebrating its centenary this year, with stalls and circle seating. Now fitted with Digital projection (and 3D for certain films) Pullman seats throughout, Dolby Stereo sound and a new heating system.

The Mart Theatre opened in October 2005 to deliver a developing artistic programme designed to address local cultural and economic needs and is the only theatre placed in a working auction mart in the UK.

Skipton Little TheatreSkipton little Theatre  has been the home of the Skipton Players since 1960. Seating a maximum of 72 people the theatre has a very friendly and personal atmosphere.

Whitehills Driving Range Floodlit, golf driving range, putting green, bunker, 10 acres of fairway. Facilities for the Disabled: Toilets and extra wide driving bays.

Skipton Golf Course Club house with full facilities. Facilities for the Disabled: Toilet and good facilities.