Known affectionately as 'the gateway to the Dales', Skipton provides a great base for a Yorkshire break. Here at Sykes Cottages, we offer a superb range of Skipton holiday cottages for any party size and budget, so scroll down and find your favourite now, or read on for our guide to this fascinating Yorkshire town.
Things to see and do on a Skipton Cottage Holiday
'Gateway to the Dales'- they mean it! This charming, stone-built town is just a hike from the evocative countryside that makes Yorkshire such a popular destination year on year, making it a great base for wayfaring types looking to strap on the walking boots and take in the area on foot, or by bike. Think long strolls beside ancient dry-stone walls. Peaceful cycle rides along quiet country lanes. Or thrilling white water kayak rides. Rent a cottage in Skipton, and the choice really is yours.
But what can you look forward to in the town itself? With a high street oozing timeless charm, and a number of fantastic eateries and pubs to choose from, there's certainly plenty to keep you occupied. Peruse the independent shops in the town's Historic Quarter. Stop off for a proper Yorkshire pint at The Royal Shepherd. Catch an intimate show at Skipton Little Theatre. Cruise the canal in a traditional narrowboat. Explore Skipton Castle's 900 year old keep, or simply relax with a good book in your Skipton holiday cottage- what could be better?
So go on, treat yourself to a cottage holiday in Skipton today; we're confident this historic town will have you coming back for more.