Destination guide

The friendly area of Skipton awaits your stay

Enjoy the churches and other features of Skipton. Travelers appreciate the spas in this welcoming city. Bolton Abbey and Bronte Parsonage Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Skipton

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Skipton a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Turkish Baths and Health Spa (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
  • Hesketh Farm Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Ilkley Golf Club (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Ilkley Pool and Lido (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Ben Rhydding Golf Club (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Kilnsey Park Estate (9.9 mi / 16 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Skipton

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Skipton. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Thornton Hall Farm Country Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Parcevall Hall Gardens (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Millenium Maize (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Wycoller Country Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Ilkley Moor (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Gordale Scar (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Skipton

Fly into Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), the closest airport, located 15.9 mi (25.5 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, Skipton Station, Gargrave Station and Skipton Hellifield Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay near Skipton?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 799 house rentals near Skipton. From 577 Cottages to 577 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Skipton for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Skipton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Skipton. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Malham Cove: 1,054 home rentals
  • Bolton Priory: 1,050 home rentals
  • Kilnsey Park Estate: 1,173 home rentals
  • Craven Museum and Gallery: 956 home rentals
  • Parcevall Hall Gardens: 1,205 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Skipton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Skipton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 577 Cottages in Skipton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Skipton include:

  • Cabins: 577 lodging choices
  • Houses: 154 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 577 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Barns and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Skipton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation homes with pool available in Skipton.