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The extertior of Skipton Town Hall. Stone building with cgreen bush in the forground.

Plan Your Visit

Plan your visit in advance. Here you can find travel information on opening times, parking, accessibility and family visits.

Opening Times

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Craven Museum, Exhibition Gallery, Visitor Centre & Shop

FREE ENTRY

Open Monday to Saturday, 9.30am – 4.30pm
Closed Sunday

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Events & Performances

Please check our What’s On page for opening times for specific Events & Performances.

What’s On

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The Hub Bar

Our theatre bar opens one hour before most of our Events and Performances. We serve a selection of wines, beers and spirits as well as soft drinks and snacks.

Getting Here

Address

Skipton Town Hall
High Street
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 1AH

Public Transport

By Train – Skipton Train Station is a 10 minute walk from Skipton Town Hall. Regular trains run from Leeds, Bradford, Carlisle, Morecambe and connections beyond. There is a taxi rank at the train station.

By Bus – Skipton Bus Station is a 5 minute walk from Skipton Town Hall. Please check travel infomation for the latest bus routes and times. There is a taxi rank at the bus station.

Parking

High Street Carpark is situated behind Skipton Town Hall. It offers short stay parking (up to 4 hours), toilet facilities including RADAR accessible toilet, two electric vehicle rapid charge points and coach parking (up to 9 hours). Parking is free from 6pm till 9am.

Coach Street & Cavendish Street Carparks are both around 5 minutes walk from Skipton Town Hall and offer long stay parking.

Blue Badge Holders must pay for a ticket on arrival, which will then allow for an additional hour on top of the usual time, and an extra 30 minutes in pop-and-shop spaces.

More information on parking in Skipton

Accessibility

Side entrance of Skipton Town Hall

We have a firm commitment to providing the best possible experience for all users of our venue and strive to make everything we do as inclusive as possible.

Our venue has been designed with accessibility in mind. Features include a level entrance, lift access to the first floor, a hearing loop, disabled and Changing Places toilets.

Find out more

Families

Our friendly staff want to make your visit as enjoyable as possible – Just ask if you need anything.

  • We are a Breastfeeding Friendly Venue
  • Baby changing facilities in the women’s toilets in the main foyer
  • All gender baby changing facilities in the toilets by the stage door (please ask)
  • All areas of the building are accessible with a pushchair
  • We have plenty of space to park your pushchair
  • Free family friendly museum & gallery with lots of fun interactive elements
  • Free family museum trails
  • Free sensory bags available to borrow – includes ear defenders, fidget toys, and finger puppets
  • Family events & activities programme – some events are free entry
  • Relaxed museum sessions and performances
  • Pocket money toys available in our shop

Covid 19 Information

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It’s our top priority that all our visitors and staff are happy and safe.

Please follow our Covid Safe Procedures when you visit us.

  • If you are showing symptoms of Covid 19 please postpone your visit.
  • Our team will be completing regular and enhanced cleaning throughout the day and between performances.
  • Hand sanitising stations are available throughout the building.
  • Our procedures will be reviewed in line with any changes to government guidance. Please check our website or social media for the latest advice before your visit. If you have any questions, please contact us.
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