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Moving Around Skipton

Are you thinking of moving around skipton, This historic market town located close to the river Aire is approximately 25 miles west of Knaresborough, and falls within the county of Yorkshire.

Property prices if Moving Around Skipton

House prices have shown an increase over the past 12 months of 3.37% and the average price for a typical 3 bedroomed house is £388,895. Detached homes are currently priced at around £405,731, semi-detached properties for around £234,670; and terraced homes for approximately £166,498.

Local Council if Moving Around Skipton

If you are planning to move to Skipton, and need information on schools, planning permission, parking permits or council tax, council planning permission meetings are held on a regular basis. Simply contact:

Local Schools if Moving Around Skipton

St Stephen’s Catholic Primary School, Skipton (0.1 miles)
Skipton, Water Street Community Primary School (0.3 miles)
Christ Church Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School (0.3 miles)
Ermysted’s Grammar School (0.1 miles)
Skipton Girls’ High School (0.2 miles)
Craven College (0.3 miles)
Brooklands School (0.5 miles)
The Nook School (9.9 miles)
Bradford Grammar School (14.5 miles)

Leisure if Moving Around Skipton

Skipton has its own castle which over 900 years old and is one of the most complete medieval castles still surviving in England today.

There is a wealth of history to be found here. You can explore the whole castle from the dungeons at the bottom to the watchtower at the top, where you can see for miles over the surrounding area.

There is a yew tree which was planted in the middle of the courtyard by Lady Anne Clifford in 1659, which is still flourishing. You can take a picnic or enjoy a slice of homemade cake and a cup of tea from the tearoom.

If you like to shop, you will find that Skipton High Street retains its old world charm. The well-known market is held every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. There is also a range of delightful little individual shops situated through an archway on Sheep Street.

You can wander down the cobbled alleys popping in and out of the shops. Eat in one of the cafes or restaurants which in days gone by were large warehouses, but have now been converted into a mix of shops and restaurants.

Cable and Phone Connections if Moving Around Skipton

If you’re moving around skipton, and need to know the broadband availability, simply visit:

Travel Connections if Moving Around Skipton

Getting to Skipton by road is via the: A629/A59/A65.

If you need to travel by train, you will find that Skipton has its own train station and two further stations nearby: Cononley (3.1 miles) and Gargrave (3.5 miles).

The closest airports are: Leeds Bradford International Airport (16.3 miles), Blackpool International Airport (43.0 miles) and Manchester International Airport (43.2 miles).

Domestic Removals If Moving Around Skipton

This item is brought to you by the removals storage and shipping company serving Skipton and the surrounding area.

If you are looking to move home or move to Skipton, White and Company have been providing a removals service for over 140 years and are members of the British Association of Removers.

White & Company also provide specialist removal services to locations around the UK, Jersey and Guernsey. We work tirelessly to provide the best possible service and peace of mind for those looking to move home.

This service is aimed at people moving in Skipton and for those looking for a local removals, storage and shipping company.

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