Skipton Castle - Red wyvern

Skipton Castle - A Complete Medieval Fortress

Tour Sheets - Available in Ten Languages
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Skipton Castle - Quality Assured Visitor Attraction

Admission Details  - ONLINE BOOKINGS ONLY

Skipton Castle is open every day  from 10am - 4pm  Monday to Sunday 
Last admission is at 4pm 

This is as part of a phased return to normal operations. Your safety is our priority. Admissions /Booking are taken online only for a guaranteed time slot

Adults: £8.70
Children (5-17): £5.50
Children under 5: free
Over 60s and students: £7.70
Family Ticket for two adults and up to 3 children over 5: £28.50 (saves up to £5.40).
Guides are available for pre-booked parties at no extra cost (reduced rate of £7.40 per head for adult parties of 15 or more).

Free Tour Sheets in a choice of ten languages
(English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Russian or Esperanto)
This Year's Castle Explorer's badge for all under 18s.

Skipton Castle makes special arrangements for school parties



Please note that there is no wheelchair access to the ancient castle ~ grounds, tearoom & shop accessible over a cobbled surface. Full access details here

Dogs are allowed within the Castle and grounds but must be kept on a lead.



There is a shop within the castle grounds selling souvenirs and refreshments. The shop specialises in books relating to the castle's history and also has an attractive choice of prints, cards, souvenirs and gifts.

Clifford Tearooms

Clifford Tearooms
The Clifford tearooms have built their reputation on carefully chosen teas and coffees and home made products all served with a smile.

Picnic Area
There is a beautifully secluded picnic area in the grounds with views over the town and Skipton Woods

The Friends of Skipton Castle
Enables Friends to visit the castle regularly for no repeat cost. Plus a 10% discount on purchases from the gift shop and Clifford Tea Rooms.

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