Holy Trinity church is at the top of the
Main st near to the castle. A church has been on the site
since the 13th century. It suffered during the civil war,
and was rebuilt in the 1650's by Lady Anne Clifford. The church
has had the misfortune to be hit twice by lightening, in 1853
it damaged the tower and in 1925 it caused a fire destroying
Skipton holds a market on Monday, Wednesday,
Friday and Saturday with stalls on the High st.
Picture right is of Skipton Town Hall which
are the local council offices. On the first floor is the Craven
museum which has a collection of local artifacts subjects
include: archaeology, art, costume, geology, industrial, natural
and social history.
The Town Hall has a variety of craft fairs
and flea markets throughout the year.
Picture right is the staue of Sir Mathew
Wilson. Baronet. M.P. for the West Riding of Yorkshire. (Northern
Division) 1874 to 1885. First M.P. for the Skipton Division
of Yorkshire 1885 - 1886.
For more information about Skipton: www.skiptonweb.co.uk