What’s on at Skipton Castle?
Over 900 years old, Skipton Castle is one of the most complete and best preserved medieval castles in England and is well worth a visit at any season of the year. On their website you can now find a full listing of events that take place all year round.
On the 1st and 2nd August 2015 you can be a witness to Trayned Bandes military unit setting up an encampment during the English Civil War.
Saturday 10.00am – Soldiers’ camp open to public, sentries set and soldiers and civilians go about their duties for the day.
11.00am – Drill and firing display on lawn
2.00pm – Drill and firing display on lawn
3.00pm – Skirmish. The garrison is attacked by a party from the advance guard of the Parliamentarian Army.
4.00pm – Drill and firing display on lawn
As above but with cannon drill and firing during displays.
10am – 6pm (Sunday 12 noon – 6pm)
For more details, visit the Skipton Castle website.