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Skipton Castle

Skipton Castle High St. | The Bailey, Skipton BD23 1AW, England
+44 1756 792442
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Impressive, very well preserved and presented historic building. One of the oldest in UK... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tatyana T
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beautiful location

lovely extra to visiting market town with so much to see. dont miss canal walk where you can see... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lynne c
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Stockton on the Forest, United Kingdom
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Skipton Castle High St. | The Bailey, Skipton BD23 1AW, England
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+44 1756 792442
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"guide sheet"
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"yew tree"
in 60 reviews
"self guided tour"
in 45 reviews
"well worth a visit"
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"civil war"
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"gift shop"
in 67 reviews
"free guide"
in 20 reviews
"re enactment"
in 18 reviews
"tea room"
in 68 reviews
"interesting visit"
in 24 reviews
"per adult"
in 28 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 53 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 37 reviews
"information boards"
in 27 reviews
"interesting history"
in 23 reviews
"staff were very friendly"
in 18 reviews
"town centre"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Impressive, very well preserved and presented historic building. One of the oldest in UK. Definitely worth to visit. Very reasonable entrance fee.

Thank Tatyana T
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Reviewed 2 days ago

lovely extra to visiting market town with so much to see. dont miss canal walk where you can see narrow boats and pop into cafe/pub for a drink. at the rear of the castle beautiful walk a hidden gem.

1  Thank lynne c
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday afternoon with the Mrs. Firstly the staff are lovely, really friendly and make you feel welcome straight away. I enjoyed the castle visit, following the picture map made the tour more interactive and enjoyable. Well preserved venue with great views.

1  Thank Soulsy24
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located right in the town, just a short stroll from the top of the High Street. I've been to a few castles in my time, but this one is exceptional. The castle is very well preserved and is a pleasure to walk around. The history...More

Thank graymole
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited when there were several parties of young school children visiting and I must say and congratulate the guides who took them round the castle. We tag behind some of them and they were brilliant,entertained the children made me laugh a wonderful sense of...More

Thank generation60s
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A little gem of a castle nestled in Yorkshire. Full of history and proper historical events happened there. Well preserved with good access. The coffee shop with real home bakes is a nice way to end the visit. People running castle are friendly and enthusiastic....More

Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

How refreshing to visit an historic building that has been so well looked after that provides the individual visitor with enough detailed information to get a real feel for its heritage and historical background. Also fairly priced and overlooking the lovely town of Skipton.

Thank claretcolin
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Skipton Castle is extremely well preserved. Staff were very helpful when we arrived and we were handed a written guide which took us through the various rooms. Great history, particularly the 3 year siege during the English Civil War. Nice tea room.

Thank KP11347
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing Castle, with a good guide to allow you to wander at your own pace. A fascinating piece of history and nicely restored

Thank 123xxx321
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved Skipton Castle! What a beautiful place. When we arrived we were handed a guide so that we could follow the correct route around the castle. We were amazed at the history. The gentleman at the door was very helpful, and we followed his...More

1  Thank lawelch17
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Hiljane
15 July 2018|
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Response from Traci M |
Yes you can. We took our shih tzus all through the castle and grounds. Very dog friendly.
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Pammyjo8
14 June 2018|
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Response from Lorri855 | Reviewed this property |
Not when I was there. Never heard of that happening
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alan b
27 April 2018|
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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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