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Skipton Castle
High, Skipton BD23 1AQ Route Planner
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Opening hours

Mar-Sep: 10am-6pm (Sun noon-6pm); Oct-Feb: 10am-4pm (Sun noon-4pm)

Description

Although it was built as of the late 11C, this castle is mainly associated with the Civil War, when it withstood three years of siege before surrendering in 1645. It was badly damaged and owes much to the restorations carried out by Lady Anne Clifford (1589-1676).

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