Self-catering holiday accommodation in Skipton
If you’re in need of a treat, browse our fabulous selection of Skipton cottages for the finest of holiday escapes to Yorkshire. Set at the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales, Skipton is perfectly placed for families, friends, or couples who love country life and walks from the doorstep while the nearby spa town Ilkley (10 miles) hosts an annual literary festival. Amble Skipton’s cobbled main street towards the medieval fortress of Skipton Castle and discover the ancient priory and fortress. Choose luxury cottages and you can expect that extra attention to detail and elegant period features or contemporary chic in your well-equipped holiday cottage. Whichever property you choose, you’ll enjoy great privacy and comfort in your luxury self-catering accommodation so that you can all focus on relaxing on your best holiday in Yorkshire.
Challenge fellow guests to a round of golf at Skipton Golf Club (1.5 miles). Board the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway for seasonal events from 1940s weekends and festive themes to Thomas the Tank Engine adventures; the 4-mile route leads to the 12th-century Augustinian abbey ruins of Bolton Abbey (6.5 miles) where you can enjoy crossing stepping stones over the River Wharfe. Don’t miss the Kilnsey Park Estate (11 miles), a family-friendly destination offering pony trekking, fishing and nature trails where red squirrels abound; while the Forest of Bowland also beckons from the border with Lancashire (16 miles). Book Skipton holiday cottages and enjoy the most gorgeous of cottages in Yorkshire.