Explore Old Skipton Online

Explore Skipton’s past online. ┬áHere are some links.

We regularly post photos from our own collections on our Facebook page

Welcome to Skipton has a What’s On and a Town Trail with some information about interesting sites

Watkinson Collection of old photos of Skipton (Copyrighted) and their modern equivalents

Virtual Tour of Old Skipton

Rowley Collection has photos of Old Skipton

Facebook page Old Skipton Pics

Craven Museum

Aerial views of Skipton from the early 1900s

Skipton Library Local History section

Francis Frith photos of Old Skipton

Skipton Castle history page

Guide to walking Skipton’s canals at http://www.mikeclarke.myzen.co.uk/Skipton.pdf

Leeds and Liverpool Canal

Red Lion, High Street history page

Castle Inn, High Street history and poem on old local pubs

Local family history with Wharfedale Family History Group

Skipton Building Society history page

Ermysted’s School history page

Books by Ella Hatfield on Skipton in local shops, from Skipton Civic Society or from online booksellers

Skipton Union Workhouse (Gainsborough Court in Gargrave Road) history

Thomas Spencer of Marks and Spencer was a Skipton lad

Dewhurst Cotton’s Belle Vue Mill

Aireville Park and its facilities

Little Theatre in Cavendish Street history

Christchurch (Keighley Road) history

Stirton with Thorlby village

Carleton village