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Visited on a cold windy January Sunday. The attraction does not open until 11 on Sundays but 10... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
pjr2200
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Hucknall, United Kingdom
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Skipton Castle—A Well-Preserved Piece of History

While staying in Leeds this winter just after Christmas, one of our day trips was a train trip from... read more

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Footpathsforall
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All reviews guide sheet yew tree self guided tour well worth a visit civil war gift shop re enactment free guide tea room interesting visit per adult couple of hours entrance fee information boards interesting history really enjoyed our visit town centre
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited on a cold windy January Sunday. The attraction does not open until 11 on Sundays but 10 every other day. The castle is immaculately kept especially the grounds. Some of the best lawns I have seen especially in winter. The tour revolves around a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While staying in Leeds this winter just after Christmas, one of our day trips was a train trip from Leeds to Skipton, a small Yorkshire town boasting a fully intact castle open for visiting. The local parish church is just next to the castle, so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A well-preserved castle with a fantastic self-guided tour. Highly recommend. Be sure to visit the Trinity church while there.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well preserved castle from the 1300s. Lovely shop and cafe. Worth a visit when in Skipton. Located in the heart of the town.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Took my Dad round here for his 73rd B.day as he'd never been before+family came along too...really interesting time looking around+reading all the wall plaques,its certainly worth the visit and the guides were helpful too we'll definately be going back.....

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

You only see the a very small part of the castle as most is occupied by its owners Once you have seen it that's it nothing to back for.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

This is a well preserved castle. Visited on a wet Sunday so few people about. 7 year old grandson loved exploring the corridors. Gave a good impression of what it would have been like but it would have been nice to have had more interpretation...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

Nice castle with an easy to follow informative route plan. Nice cafe with nice food. Nice shop with good price souvenirs.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank peterpeewee48
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Strangley homely castle.You can really imagine people living there in a different age.The huge fireplaces are wierdly fascinating.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank sarah joanne C
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

One of the oldest intact castles in the country, this castle has beautiful views of the town and surroundings from all sides. Information about the family who lived here is in every room. A picture guide is given to visitors on arrival to help navigate...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Hiljane
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Response from AndreaDibley | Reviewed this property |
As far as I'm aware yes, but probably best to contact before going
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Response from Lorri855 | Reviewed this property |
Not when I was there. Never heard of that happening
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Response from CRTsTravels | Reviewed this property |
Here you go, Skipton Castle is open daily from 10am (Sunday from 11am) Last admission is at 5pm (October - March 4pm) Closed 23rd, 24th & 25th December Adults: £8.30 Children (5-17): £5.20 Children under 5: free Over 60s... More
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