Skipton

Remaining a lively market town, Skipton offers great local produce and is a wonderful base for exploring the region.

Skipton is a market town and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. it is located on the course of the River Aire. Home to one of the oldest mills in North Yorkshire, historical documents indicate High Corn Mill dates to 1310. Skipton was anciently distinguished by Skipton Castle, constructed in 1090 as a wooden motte-and-bailey by Robert de Romille, a Norman baron. In the 12th century William le Gros strengthened it with a stone keep to repel attacks from the Kingdom of Scotland to the north.
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