Skipton has been named “Best Place to Live in the UK 2024”

Did you know Skipton has been named as one of The Sunday Times “Best Places to Live in the UK” 2024? It is also a great place to visit while staying at Earby Hostel as it is only a few miles away. So why not carve out a day in your holiday to visit Skipton and see for yourself why Times Magazine has named it a brilliant place to live?

Here are some reasons why we like it!
🌲Many arts and culture events such as Yarndale, Skipton Beer Festival, Skipton Sheep Day and the Skipton Puppet Festival.
🏔Skipton has a rich history, with evidence of human settlement in the area dating back to the Bronze Age. There is also a 900 year old medieval castle which is open to the public
🌈Skipton is known as “The Gateway to the Dales” thanks to its proximity to Yorkshire Dales National Park
🌿The town has a strong sense of community, with several active community groups and organizations.
🍄The town has several unique attractions, including Skipton Castle Woods’ wildflower meadow and the Skipton Boat Trips.

Earby Hostel and adjoining cottage are located on the Yorkshire/Lancashire border with easy access to The Pennine Way, The Yorkshire Three Peaks, Malham Cove and The Yorkshire Dales. At our family-run accommodation, we are passionate about the outdoors and are dedicated to providing a personalised and outstanding experience for our guests.

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