School and Youth Groups
Young visitors can explore every corner of this splendidly preserved medieval castle, which withstood a three-year siege during the Civil War. They will find out about the individuals and events that have shaped the castle from Norman times to the present day.
Skipton Castle offers National Curriculum related activities and worksheets for History, Science, Technology and Geography and a Teachers' Resource Pack.
Teachers Resource Pack
The teachers resource pack (70 pages) is available from the castle £5.80 postage paid to the UK.
Interactive guided tours for primary and secondary groups
Our experienced guides lead tours to stimulate pupils' imagination, sharpen their observational and deductive skills and increase their enjoyment of the past. Talks span many areas of the curriculum and include discussions on:
Services for schools
School parties (all ages) £4.40 per head. One free supervising teacher with every five children. Guides are available for pre-booked parties of 15 or more at no extra cost .
To arrange a visit and book a guided tour, please contact