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Enjoy a 60 minute Boat Trip on a traditional canal boat, which has many facilities and passes by the 19th Century mills and spectacular scenery of the Leeds-Liverpool Canal.

The canal's busy industrial heyday may have passed but, today it is enjoyed by people looking to explore the area in a most relaxing way as the world drifts slowly by.

Pennine Boat Trips
Wharf Office, Waterside Court, Coach Street, Skipton
BD23 1LH
Telephone: 01756 790829
Email: info@canaltrips.co.uk

Pennine Boat Trips

Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

Run by volunteers, you can travel between Embsay station, built in 1888, and the new award-winning station at Bolton Abbey in Wharfedale.

Your journey will take you through picturesque Yorkshire Dales scenery where you can picnic on the banks of the River Wharfe or enjoy one of the many walks through Strid Wood where you will find the Cavendish Pavillion for refreshments.

Steam trains run every Sunday and there are alos Diesel services, Stately Trains and Special Events.


Located in Skipton North Yorkshire and with the Dales on the door step you can’t ask for a better location for a fine bike shop.

Stuart Rider is a real cycling fan. He commutes every day from Haworth to Skipton, rides his bike for fun and races whenever the occasion arises.

A Cytech qualified mechanic, you are guaranteed a 1st class repair service.

With in house maintenance courses and cycling skill coaching, Riders Cycle Centre brings back that friendly and welcoming feel to your bike shop.


Riders Cycle Centre

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The Mart Theatre, Skipton opened in October 2005.

A non-traditional theatre that is the world’s only theatre situated in a working cattle auction mart.

A 300 seater, it offers a mixed programme of professional touring productions along with local workshops and events that help to link the arts and agriculture in a most novel way.

The Mart Theatre
Skipton Auction Mart, Gargrave Road, Skipton
BD23 1UD
Telephone: 01756 709666

The Mart Theatre

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