Tag: Skipton

Walks

Autumn Walks in the Yorkshire Dales

Autumn is one of my favourite times of the year and what better way to see it in all its glory then to get out and about in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. The Yorkshire Dales at this time of year shows off the Dales to its full potential. It comes alive and take on a […]

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Halloween events in Yorkshire 2021

For a round up of the latest halloween events in Yorkshire (or more specifically within an hour of Skipton) then look no further! This year, more than ever before, Halloween and October half term events are being advertised earlier with lots already selling out. Here though you will find a mix of some of those […]

Walks, Wellness

Little Miss Yorkshire’s Wellness Walk

In association with Skipton Wellness Week I am hosting a Wellness Walk on Global Wellness Day – 12th June. The walk will be free to attend and you can do it anytime throughout the day. Where is the Wellness Walk? Skipton Woods located behind the Castle at the top of town is the ideal place […]

Walks, Wellness

Wellness and Walking

Wellness – the act of practicing good physical and mental habits to achieve a sense of wellness. Walking can do both of those! To celebrate Global Wellness Day on the 12th June, Skipton is hosting a full week of activities – Skipton Wellness Week. I’m getting involved as I want to promote walking as a […]

Days out, Walks

Aireville Park, Skipton – not just a park

Location: Aireville Park, BD23 1QR Aireville Park in Skipton is an amazing park, the best in the town by a long way. The park is the heart of the town and you can easily spend a few hours here. Playground Obviously the main highlight is the playground. The wooden playground equipment was built in the […]

Walks

Broughton Hall Estate circular, near Skipton

Location: The Bull, Broughton, BD23 3AE distance: Short route 3.5km, full route 6.5km Broughton Hall Estate on the outskirts of Skipton is a great place to explore. There are two walks detailed here, a longer and a shorter route. The longer loop does a full loop of the Estate whereas the shorter one misses out […]

Walks

Pinhaw Beacon, near Skipton

Location: Off road parking by the cattle grid on Carleton Moor Distance: 2km Pinhaw Beacon located on the tops of Carleton Moor above Elslack is a pretty easy trig point to bag. The views are unreal. Parking is in the makeshift car park just before the second cattle grid (coming from Carleton). The walk starts […]

Walks

Sharphaw, Skipton

Location: Parking off road on the sharp bend of Bog Lane Distance: 4.5km Sharphaw is the peak that offers great views over Skipton whilst bagging yourself a trig point! The walk up Sharphaw is usually boggy in places so with little ones that can significantly slow you down. From the lay-by on Bog Lane follow […]

Walks

Skipton Moor

Location: Road parking on Shortbank Road, BD23 2TX Distance: 4.5km A local one for us this week was up onto the moors above Skipton. We did a circular to bag a trig point and it was worth the climb. The route follows the Dales High Way from the top of Shortbank Road. The path winds […]

Days out, Walks

Skipton – the Gateway to the Dales

Skipton, the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales is a beautiful market town. You can spend the day wandering around or basing yourself here to sample the delights of what is on our doorstep. The town is bustling every day especially on market days as there is so much to see. Local pubs and cafes serving […]