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What’s on in Skipton?

Stay at our family run hotel in Skipton

From pumpkin picking and art exhibitions, through to Bonfire Night fireworks and a Christmas market, there’s always plenty going on in Skipton! As regular readers of our blog will know, we’re incredibly proud of our fantastic location on the banks of the pretty Skipton canal, just a short walk from the town centre. Our hotel is a great place to stay if you’d like to explore Skipton and surrounding areas so here’s a couple of examples of what’s happening in our local area…

From Halloween to festive Christmas fun

This time of year is packed full of fun things to do in Skipton, from pumpkin picking at Thornton Hall Country Park through to Skipton Christmas market.

Thornton Hall Country Park is located in Thornton-in-Craven which is just a short drive from Skipton town centre. The perfect day out for the whole family, Thornton Hall Country Park offers a wide range of activities; from farm animals to meet, through to quad biking, a caterpillar ride, egg collecting, rare breed farm animals and an adventure playground. Pumpkin picking is available from 12th to 31st October and is a great way to choose your own pumpkin to carve, whilst enjoying a range of spooky Halloween activities!

Skipton’s annual Christmas market is incredibly popular and offers a great opportunity to find all the presents you need for friends and family. Awarded the UK’s ‘Best Large Speciality Market’, the Christmas market runs the full length of the High Street and features stalls selling gifts, food and more. There are two opportunities to enjoy the Christmas market: Sunday 1st December and Sunday 8 December.

Book your stay at our hotel in Skipton

From Christmas shopping to family fun, Skipton is the perfect place for a short break in beautiful surroundings of the Yorkshire countryside. Whether you’d like to find out more about our Yorkshire hotel, or make a booking, we’d love to hear from you. Getting in touch is easy: simply call 01756 700100.

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