Voted as Sunday Times Best Place to Live in Britain in 2014, Skipton is an ideal place to make home with it’s convenient location connecting you to Leeds, Bradford and Harrogate. Known as the Gateway to the Dales, the town is right on the doorstep of the Yorkshire countryside, providing you with remarkable landscapes and plenty of nature.
Skipton is the perfect location for those who enjoy the outdoors. The vast landscape that The Dales has to offer provides many fascinating walks including, the Skipton Castle Woods Walk, Sharphaw Walk and the famous Three Peaks.
Skipton is a thriving market town with an award-winning high street and a market that is open 4 days a week. Full of diversity, interesting independents and one-off boutiques, the high street offers clothes homeware, deli, foods and souvenirs, for both residents and tourists to enjoy.
Food and drink
With an array of restaurants, pubs and cafes, Skipton caters for all tastes. Local favourite restaurants include The Alma Inn, Napiers Steakhouse and The Bull, cafés include The Leaf and Bean, The Three Sheep Tea House & Kitchen and Hetties Café Bistro and friendly pubs, serving good beer include The Wholly Sheep Inn and The Albion Inn.