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Skipton facilities

What improvements have been made at Skipton?

The four-platform Skipton Station has been serving the town of Skipton since 1847, which, known at the ‘Gateway to the Dales’, sees nearly 1.5 million visitors arriving by train annually.

The architecturally beautiful station has kept the curling Victorian canopy, with its glass panes and wrought iron frame. Giving a sense of glamour and grandiose charm to the platforms, it has been granted a Grade II listing. Opening into the heart of this charming North Yorkshire market town, there are plenty of things to do and see here all year round.

How far is Skipton Station from Leeds Bradford Airport?

It takes around an hour and fifteen minutes by train to get from the station to Leeds Bradford station.

How far is the walk from Skipton Station to Skipton town centre?

Going via the High Street, it takes around ten minutes to walk from the station to Skipton town centre.

Does Skipton Station have car park facilities?

The station has 100 car parking spaces, including Blue Badge spaces.

Are there secure bike storage facilities at Skipton Station?

Skipton Station has spaces for 20 bikes.

What facilities are available at Skipton Station?

  • Toilets - including baby changing facilities
  • Station Buffet
  • Postbox
  • Telephones - coins and card
  • Disabled Access - the whole station is step-free and has wheelchairs, ramps and induction loops always available

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