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Skipton Castle Woods

A Woodland Trust wood
Skipton

Skipton Castle Woods

Size:
14.88 ha (36.77 acres)
Grid ref:
SD990525
OS map sheets:
Explorer 2
OS Landranger 103
Get directions
Wood map

Features and attractions

  • Broadleaved woodland
  • Parking less than 500m away
  • Good views
  • Special wildlife interest
  • Well worth a visit
  • Bluebells
  • Spring colour

These ancient woods have a fascinating history and lie alongside Skipton Castle in the heart of the town. They contain a wide variety of plants and amazing wildlife such as kingfishers, bats and deer, with some excellent pathways which follow the canal and the castle ramparts. Walk into a different world straight off the High Street.