Events at Skipton Castle Woods

Not only do you get to enjoy time in the great outdoors but by attending one of our events you are helping us to protect and maintain ancient woods and trees through your ticket purchase. Our events go on sale six weeks before the advertised event date – add these to your calendar for 2019. Keep checking back as we add more and stay up to date with ticket information on our Facebook page.

Willow Lantern Walk & Fireside Stories - Saturday 12th October 6.10pm-9.30pm. SOLD OUT!

This event has now sold out. Sorry, there are no tickets available on the gate.

Thank you to Alexanders Bar and Kitchen, Skipton for supporting this event. 

Join us by the campfire for stories and marshmallows.

Our willow lantern walk returns. See our trees in a whole new light as we illuminate the wood, discover magical folk and watch out for John the Forester! 

Adults £7, Children, £5, Under 2's Free. 

Bats and Beasts at Dusk – Saturday 19 October 19.00pm.

This event has been rescheduled from 10 August.

Tickets now on sale here

One of our most popular events is back.

Led by nature expert Russ Hedley from Nature Talks and Walks, follow five species of bats in the woodland as they come out to hunt at dusk

Russ will also be on the lookout for other night time creatures including toads and owls. 

Bat detectors are provided or you are welcome to bring your own.

£6.50 per adult and child. 

Photo Fred Rhodes.

Photo, Fred Rhodes.

Nature Photography Workshop with Paul Miguel - Saturday 26 October

ONE remaining ticket! Book here 

Join Yorkshire based international nature photographer Paul Miguel on this two hour photography workshop followed by a sandwich lunch in Skipton Castle Woods.

Suitable for all abilities and experience, Paul shares his knowledge and experience of capturing nature in a friendly and approachable way. This workshop is limited to a small group size enabling each participant time to master that perfect photo.You do not need professional grade cameras; digital, bridge and DSLR camera users welcome.

Time: 10am-12.30 followed by a sandwich lunch in the woodland.

Price: £35.00

Christmas Wassailing & tree dressing day - Saturday 7th December, 10.30am & 2pm.

Sing up! Help us celebrate the the many fruits, nuts and gifts that woods and trees bring with a festive woodland singalong. 

Join our friends at Rusticus Theatre as they make their merry way through the woodland. 

Adults & Children £6.50.

Available to book from September.