Skipton is a classic market town with a market on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday so it always feels busy. It has lots of eating places and individual shops and it really makes a feature of its’ canals.

Skipton centre canal

The Leeds & Liverpool canal at the Springs canal junction

Skipton Castle

Skipton Castle gateway The wording is Desormais which means henceforth. It was the last royalist castle in the north to surrender after a seige of some three years.

Springs canal walk Skipton castle

Skipton Woods walkway from the castle

Woodland walk springs canal Skipton castle

The walkway along the springs canal with a view of the castle

Zita & Ruth 17 Aug 2016 Skipton

Sisters: Zita & Ruth  17 August Skipton Matilda moored 100 yards from the park, Morrisons (not visible from the canal) and 200 yards from the canal junction

Ruth & David 17 Aug 2016 Skipton

Ruth & David Howard

Zita & Tony 17 Aug 2016 Skipton

Zita & Tony

 

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