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Skipton Castle - Quality Assured Visitor Attraction

Activities for You to Do at Home

See how life would have been in the principal rooms of the castle over 500 years ago. Print your own colour pictures. Simply click on a picture or one of the links to view the larger printable version. Use the coloured pictures below as a guide to colouring the black and white pictures.

Banqueting Hall - Skipton Castle

The Banqueting Hall

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Medieval Kitchen - Skipton Castle

The Medieval Kitchen

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The Withdrawing Room - Skipton Castle

The Withdrawing Room

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Colouring Cards

Print out and colour the pictures below. You may like to use the pictures above as a guide to colouring. You may need Adobe Acrobat document viewer to view .PDF files. If you don't already have it installed, you can download it by clicking on the button below. PDF files will give a better quality printout than a GIF image.

Banqueting Hall - Skipton Castle

The Banqueting Hall

Medieval Kitchen - Skipton Castle

The Medieval Kitchen

he Withdrawing Room - Skipton Castle

The Withdrawing Room

Clifford Knight at Tournament

Civil War Siege

Royalist Musketeer

Colour and Make

Print out, colour and make the models below. Simply click on a picture or one of the links to view the larger printable version. You may need Adobe Acrobat document viewer to view PDF files. If you don't already have it installed, you can download it by clicking on the button below. Adobe.com

Gatehouse Model - Skipton Castle

Gatehouse Model

Colour, cut out and assemble - glue required.

Skipton Castle - kitchen scene

Castle Kitchen scene

Colour, cut out and assemble - glue required

George Clifford, Third Earl of Cumberland - Face Mask - Skipton Castle

George Clifford, Third Earl of Cumberland - Face Mask

Colour, cut out and wear!

Lady Anne Clifford - Face Mask - Skipton Castle

Lady Anne Clifford - Face Mask

Colour, cut out and wear!

Lady Anne Clifford - Face Mask - Writing Paper

Lady Anne Clifford - Writing Paper

Write your own letter

 

Letter dated Jan 31st 1598 written by Lady Anne to her father when she was just eight years old.

Lady Anne Clifford - Face Mask - Envelope

Lady Anne Clifford - Envelope

Make your own matching envelope


A Wordsearch of Skipton Castle related words

Discover these words in the box below
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BANNER
DUNGEON
DESORMAIS
PORTCULLIS
ARROWLOOP
TOWER
GATEHOUSE
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NORMAN
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COURTYARD
WEATHERVANE
 
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Skipton Castle Badges

Badge - I have explored Skipton CastleSince 1974 Skipton Castle has given a badge to every visitor under the age of 18. Over one million badges have been given away. Our very young visitors have to show that they can stand up unaided to qualify! The badges change every year.

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Design Your Own Badge

Badge Collection

View the Entire Collection 1974 - date

Spot and circle the differences between the Castle in 1320 and the Castle today

Skipton Castle - 1320
Skipton Castle - today
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Print one of the above images and compare the castle you see today with the drawing of the castle as we think it looked in 1320. Write down or circle as many differences as you can.