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Canal View

Skipton, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 1068225)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Resting alongside the Liverpool and Leeds canal in the picturesque market town of Skipton, Yorkshire, is Canal View, a traditional stone cottage.

Ideal for two couples or a small family, this eclectic cottage offers an ideal location in the heart of the town and within easy reach to the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Stepping into the property, you are greeted by the kitchen/diner, the perfect spot to concoct tasty meals for your group; hosting a gas oven and hob, along with a microwave and a fridge, the kitchen offers all the appliances you need to assist with your self-catering requirements.

A welcoming sitting room hosts an electric fire and leather armchairs and a sofa you can look forward to snuggling up on after a long day of exploring the local area.

When sleep calls, climb the stairs to the first floor where you will find two bedrooms and a shower room.

The first bedroom hosts a double bed and ample storage for you to unpack your belongings and the second bedroom is decorated in a bright and airy white with another plush double bed.

Prepare for the day ahead in the shower room, home to a walk-in shower, a basin, a WC and a toasty heated towel rail to keep you warm after a winter walk along the canal.

Spend your morning outside in the courtyard, the perfect place to savour a cup of coffee.

Treat your group to a meal out in one of many delicious eateries in the area such as The Royal Shepherd Inn offering homemade food with local produce in a friendly 17th century pub.

For a spot of history while you eat, visit the characterful Le Caveau Restaurant, a former prison from the 16th century with original beams, barrel vaulted ceilings and exposed stone walls, now offering a fresh British and French fusion menu in the heart of Skipton.

Spend an afternoon on the canal where you can hire boats and take tours along the tranquil waters, or even enjoy afternoon tea with your loved ones as you watch the town go by.

Skipton is renowned for its status as a market town and the market is still operates a few times a week on the cobbled high streets, a charming aspect of the town's culture you won't want to miss.

Take a trip to Skipton Castle and wander the well-kept gardens while marvelling at the 900-year-old architecture, before making your way into the Skipton Castle woods to take in the bountiful nature.

Further afield, you can visit the endearing town of Grassington and explore their museum, quaint shops and many more pubs, restaurants and cafés, or if walking is your style of adventure, make your way into the Yorkshire Dales National Park for some excellent footpaths through the rolling dales.

For a pleasant stay in a wonderful area, choose Canal View.


  • Two double bedrooms
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with electric fire
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot available on request
  • Roadside parking
  • Courtyard with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.2 miles

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About the location


Grassington 9 miles; Harrogate 20 miles.

Known as “The Gateway to the Dales”, Skipton is well placed for visiting all that the Dales has to offer, whilst York, the Lake District and the West Coast are also within easy motoring distance. This lovely market town has much to interest the enthusiastic visitor, boasting an ancient castle open to the public, a beautiful old parish church and a colourful market occupying the cobbled setts each side of the high street. In 2008 the Academy of Urbanism voted the High Street the best shopping spot in Britain, and The Copper Dragon/Greyhawk Brewery is highly rated in the CAMRA listings. Steam railways with regular excursions are available at Embsay and Bolton Abbey, and the Leeds to Liverpool Canal passes through Skipton with the 1 mile long Foulridge Tunnel and the 5-rise locks at Bingley within a short travel. Golf, swimming, squash, tennis and snooker are all available locally and the excellent public transport means the car can be left at home!

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas