IMPORTANT NOTICE: Skipton Castle Woods is open to local visitors for health and wellbeing - please adhere to the one way system on Springs Canal tow path to ensure social distancing. Skipton Castle Car Park is closed until further notice.
Hidden behind one of Britain’s most popular medieval castles, the Woodland Trust's Skipton Castle Woods is a rare ancient woodland habitat straight off the high street.
With a fascinating history that dates back a thousand years, stunning seasonal displays, amazing wildlife and central location, Skipton Castle Woods is a must-visit if you’re in the area.
One of the Woodland Trust’s most unique sites, there’s lots for nature-lovers and families to see and do, so step off the high street, feel the earth under your boots and come explore.
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