Things to Do Near Hipping Hall Skipton Castle

If you’re looking to discover the history of the area, then there’s no better place than Skipton Castle. This well preserved 900-year-old medieval fortress, is teeming with history, which means that visitors can find out about how the castle was used and who lived in it over the centuries.

Visitors to Skipton Castle are in for a treat, as they discover one of the most well-preserved castles in England. They’re able to access many areas of the castle including the courtyard, the banqueting hall, gatehouse, medieval kitchen and an example of a Norman fighting chamber.

All visitors are treated to a tour sheet, pointing out interesting features of the castle and a map to get around. The castle also has indoor and outdoor picnic areas, an easy to access car park and a shop to purchase memorabilia of Skipton Castle.

A Great Day Out near Kirkby Lonsdale

  • Visit Skipton Castle during your stay at Hipping Hall

Key Information

  • Open all year round 10am-5pm (Opens 11am Sundays)
  • Closes at 4pm between October-March
  • Adults £8.10, Children £5.10. Under 5s are free
  • Good for families
  • 44 minutes from Hipping Hall

Prices and Booking

Skipton Castle


Prices range between £5.10 per child, £8.10 per adult, and £29.50 for a family ticket (2 adults, 3 children). Children under 5 also go free.

Please use the contact details here to purchase tickets.


Skipton Castle,
North Yorkshire,
BD23 1AW


Tel: 01756 792442