Tempting treats from Skipton market and years of juicy history at the castle. Kids can take a dungeon dare. Back home, fire up the firepit and pop a cork or two.
Come and explore one of England’s most complete medieval castles. Skipton Castle has over 900 years of turbulent history. Climb to the top of the Watchtower; descend to the dungeon.
Thornton Hall Farm Country Park is the perfect place to make friends with the farm animals and take part in a range of seasonal hands-on activities and demonstrations. Climb aboard the 4WD Farm Safari to the Deer Park, hitch a ride in a giant caterpillar and let the kids loose in the Wizzick Play Barn. Join in with lamb and calf feeding – or let rip on the Junior Quad Bikes.
Love riding? Whitemoor Riding Centre offers pony treks, horse riding lessons – and even show jumping.
For the Grown Ups
Eden House is a couple of miles outside Skipton, a friendly market town on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales.
The market in Skipton dates back to medieval times, when a royal charter granted consent to ‘The Lord of the Honour of Skipton Castle’ to hold a fair on Skipton High Street. It’s famous for freshly picked fruit and vegetables and freshly baked bread. Voted the Best Market and Day out in Yorkshire.
When you fancy a break, drop in on The Bull at Broughton. One of Yorkshire’s top gastro-pubs, with a great range of real ale.
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