Aagrah (inactive)


Our passion for food has led to both national and international recognition over the years. Boasting not one, but two, international UK chef’s of the year, Aagrah has recently been awarded “Best Restaurant Group in the UK” at the prestigious British Curry Awards.

Airedale Enterprise Services

Training and Business Support

Airedale Enterprise Services is the centre of excellence and choice for small business support and enterprise in Airedale & Wharfedale. Based in Keighley, we are proud to deliver business support, advice and training to existing businesses, start-ups, colleges, social enterprises and individuals. 

For over 30 years, we have supported more than 15,000 individuals and small business owners to start and run their own business in the Airedale & Wharfedale areas.

AKA PR inactive

Public Relations & Marketing

AKA PR has been established for almost 20 years and represents clients at a National, Regional and Local level.  
The company works on business to business, business to consumer and third sector accounts and has especially strong links with the furniture and furnishings sector.

Alan Northrop Ltd


Alan Northrop Ltd is a long established family business specialising in providing labelling solutions to a wide variety of industries.

We manufacture a vast range of quality labels for many applications.

We have our own Artwork department and manufacture our own Printing Plates.

With this combination of processes, we can produce almost any type of label that may be required. Our main aim is to supply quality products, On time and at sensible prices.
All this is backed up by the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System giving confidence to our expanding customer base.

The business began by supplying consumable products to the Textile Industry some 60 years ago. Whilst some of this remains and will hopefully continue, our main efforts are now put into Label production and development. We appreciate that all people currently using labels will have a supplier. However, if you are currently dissatisfied with either quality, delivery times or price, or if you are expanding your usage and would like an alternative or secondary supplier, why not give us a try!

We look forward to being of service to you.

Amelia's of Skipton inactive

Bridal Boutique

At Amelia’s Bridal Boutique, it’s all about The Dress.  Joanne and Kelly believe it carries a responsibility all of its own. Infusing you with confidence, complementing your style and expressing your personality; it has to do the job that no dress has ever done before… make you feel like you are the most beautiful woman to have ever walked this earth.

An elegant, warm and friendly, family run bridal boutique based in Skipton. Amelia’s offer a luxury bridal shopping experience in beautiful surroundings with customer service and attention to detail that is second to none.

Armstrong Watson


Here at Armstrong Watson, we believe that a close working relationship with our clients is essential. 

As a leading independent accountancy firm, our size means that we are able to deliver the full range of services you’d normally expect from the Big Four, but with the personal delivery of a local firm. 

We have offices in Skipton and Bradford and have been helping clients for over 145 years. 

From tax to accountancy to financial advice and payroll, we’re with you through it all.

Aspire Magazine


Aspire Magazine is completely independently owned and run, and is a local publication aimed at families, which is delivered straight through the letterbox of 27,000 affluent homes in Craven, Airedale, Wharfedale and The Dales every month, by guaranteed distribution through Royal Mail.

Aspire is a free, glossy lifestyle magazine bursting with local news & events, and exciting, fun editorial features that the discerning reader will find of lasting interest; including fashion, health & beauty, travel, dining out, motoring and home improvement.

There are loads of advertising and editorial offers, for all businesses in the Craven Area, so please call for more information. Prices from just £100+vat, cost effective local advertising that really works!

At Your Service inactive

Mystery shopping, Customer Service enhancement

Our goal is to support local business owners in growing their business, through the service they provide customers and in turn help the local economy thrive.

We offer a range of affordable packages in the following areas :

  • Mystery Shopping
  • Customer Service Improvement
  • Staff Satisfaction surveys
  • New Customer Pulse checks
  • Exit Poll Reviews

We like to think our packages are not a cost for owners, but an investment to increase their revenue.

Happy customers are vital to a business succeeding, we want to make sure local business owners have all the support to ensure that happens.


AWB Charlesworth Solicitors Limited


AWB Charlesworth Solicitors aim to make life easier for you by providing expert legal advice for your business and personal life.

Combining the skills and expertise of our dedicated team of lawyers, we are committed to working together to advise and assist you in a comprehensive range of legal services.

As a local firm with offices in Skipton and throughout the Aire Valley, we pride ourselves on our strong community links and ability to combine expert legal advice with a friendly approachable style; delivering efficient, client focused legal support made simple for individuals and businesses alike. 

Barclays Bank PLC


Barclays has more than 325 years of history from our beginnings in Lombard Street.

Long established and supportive of local community - we work closely with our business and personal clients.

We are happy to be supportive members of Skipton Chamber of Trade.

Bellas Office Supplies & Stationery

Office Supplies & Stationery

We have a large supplier base which ensures that stock is available from us when our competitors say no. We also have a much larger range, being able to offer savings not only with cheaper prices but we'll help your company to reduce your costs. We sell warehouse and office furniture, cleaning and janitorial products, office stationery, promotional goods, white goods, rubber stamps and much, much more.

Belmont of Skipton inactive

Retail - Furniture & Homeware

We have over 25 years experience selling cane furniture, oak & pine furniture, accessories, gifts and high-riser chairs to thousands of satisfied customers.

Billy and Berties

Retail - Gifts & Accessories

Specialising in homemade countryside gifts and accessories for you and your home.

Bizzie Lizzie's Fish & Chip Restaurants and Takeaways

Restaurants & Takeaways

Family-run Bizzie Lizzie’s of Swadford Street is the flagship of the Group and represents one of Skipton’s true business success stories.

Established in 1986, the shop has been extended and improved over the years, winning a host of industry-related accolades along the way. Bizzie Lizzie’s, Swadford Street was voted UK Fish & Chip Shop of the Year and became the first Fish and Chip shop in North Yorkshire to gain the prestigious Investors in People, awarded for across-the-board standards of excellence.

As well as there award winning Fish and Chips Bizzie Lizzie's, High Street Car Park provides a tasty Breakfast and scrumptious Cream Teas.


Bluefin Insurance Services Ltd

Independent Insurance Brokers

Bluefin is proud to have been supporting businesses in Skipton and the surrounding area for around 20 years. Ensuring that local businesses thrive is a priority. We believe in offering up to the minute expert insurance knowledge and service combined with an understanding of the local economy. Our approach is to work with you, to understand the characteristics of your business. To make sure that your business gets the protection it needs why not arrange a no obligation visit? We’ll come to you. Give us a call today or visit our website for more information.

Bode Dental Surgery inactive

Dental Practise

Phil Bode has been the principal dentist at the practice for 30 years and still cares for many of the patients he originally saw then.
Everyone at our practice is committed to providing you with the very best in dental healthcare. Our dental team bring a wealth of experience to the practice and have individually obtained high standards of professional qualification.
All of our members of staff carry out continuing professional development in line with GDC recommendations annually.

Brooksbank Valves Ltd inactive


Brooksbank Valves was established in 1953 with the aim of supplying the UK Navy with high quality valve products. 

Over the years, the company has supplied many types of valves & developed new products to meet the developing requirements of the naval service. 
Today, Brooksbank Valves can be found in service throughout the world.  The same expertise applied to the design & manufacture of valves for the Defence Industry extends to our Specialist Ball, Gate & Check Valve Ranges. 
These valves are used in all environments, including corrosive material handling applications & by a wide range of industries worldwide, including among others: •Oil & Gas •Pharmaceutical •Petrochemical •Chemical

Broughton Hall Business Park

Business Park & Estate

A historic country estate with 21st century thinking in business, entertainment and living. LIVE, WORK, PLAY

C & H Brown

Retail - Fashion & Accessories

Established in 1974 C & H Brown in Skipton has an extensive range of high class men's and women's fashion wear, footwear and accessories. Set over two floors, our shop has an enviable reputation locally for our personalised service and regularly updated range of quality fashion wear and accessories; which is varied to suit a broad range of tastes, and caters for both residents and visitors alike. As the 'Gateway' to the Yorkshire Dales, the historic town of Skipton is a very popular tourist destination, which also makes C & H Brown a fantastic place to find gifts and souvenirs.

C V M Construction - inactive


Local building & construction business

Cancer Research UK

Charity Shop

Joanne runs this very busy Charity Shop in the centre of Skipton.

Cancer Support Yorkshire


Cancer Support Yorkshire is a local, independent charity providing practical and emotional support to people affected by a cancer diagnosis, patients, family members, carers or the bereaved.

Carlton House B & B

Guest House

Carlton House is only a 3 minute walk from this historic market town, known as the 'Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales'.  The town boasts a medieval castle, bustling open air market on the cobbled setts, canalside walks and cruises, and offers a wide range of shops, pubs, restaurants and plus other tourist attractions.
Ann and David Harding, very gracious hosts, make you feel like part of their family. The accommodations are lovely and you couldn't ask for a more comfortable beds.  Each morning you can enjoy a delicious home cooked breakfast.
Recent quote from Tripadvisor:
"Everything about our stay was 5 star, very friendly, kind and helpful hosts, food was excellent and the room was spotless and very comfortable. We will definitely recommend to family and friends." 

Christine's Hair Salon - inactive


Long standing and traditional hair salon.

Appointments not always necessary.

Class One Fresh Produce Ltd

Retail - Fresh Food Supplier

Here at Class One our very name sets the standard we strive to achieve, day in - day out. We stake our reputation on the excellence of the producers we work with and the products we supply. It is our strength and one which makes us stand out in the market. Our specialist buyers have a wealth of experience in procuring the finest class one graded quality produce available and continually assess all our suppliers, stringently monitor all our produce to ensure it is top class for freshness, appearance and of course flavour. The chefs supplied by Class One are constantly seeking quality as well as exciting new produce to continue to satisfy the diners' increasingly sophisticated palate. Recognising our customers' needs beyond fresh produce, Class One also specialise in dried goods and dairy produce to provide a complete specialist daily delivery service.

Clean Cut Gardening Services - inactive

Gardening Services

Paul lives in the village of Gargrave with his wife and two young boys, and has quickly become known in the area as someone who delivers a good standard of work for a fair price.


Area’s shingled/barked
Gutter Clearance
Hedge Cutting
House/Rubbish Clearance
Power Washing Patios
Tree Surgery
Weed kill drives/ patios


Computer Support and IT Services

Laptop and Computer Repair Services
Providing local, friendly IT support to the Yorkshire Dales, Craven and Pendle
Cloud1Computing offers a wide variety of computer services, including laptop and computer repairs and services at competitive prices. We do not charge a call out fee and there is no cost if we cannot fix or identify the issue. See what our customers say about our computer and repair services on Yell.

We provide IT support, computer repair services and tuition to home and business in Pendle, Rishton, Blackburn, Harwood, Accrington, Oswaldtwistle, Altham, Padium, Read, Whalley, Ramsgreave, Brockhall, Barrow, Burnley, Nelson, Colne, Barnoldswick, Gisburn, Skipton, Keighley, Grassington, Settle, Ilkley.

Our business is run by committed service orientated professionals, who together have in excess of 50 years experience in computing, telecommunications and engineering. At Cloud1Computing our objective is to provide a great experience to all our customers.

Cloud1computing technicians provide a mobile repair and advice service for all computers and laptops. We will come to your home or business at a time to suit you and sort out whatever computer problems you have. We won’t charge a call out fee, just a simple, competitive and value for money pricing structure. If our technician is not able to provide a solution, you will not be charged.

Laptops Computers, printers, & other devices
Broadband, WiFi
Repairs & service
Website design
Free advice
Custom build computers

Coffee Care (Northern Counties) Ltd

Cafe & Retail coffee supplier

Based at the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales, Coffee Care is ideally placed to serve its customers in North and West Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cumbria. 

It operates from Millfields Hall, an old mill school built in 1853, which is a fabulous old building, if a little chilly in winter! 

With the offices, warehouse and training centre at one end of the building, The Coffee House is set at the other, supplying coffees and teas direct to the general public and showcasing what Coffee Care has to offer to its own customers.

Comprendo Ltd

Consultancy - IT

Comprendo Ltd was formed in 2008 by a group of Computer professionals, to meet a gap in the support market for Small and Medium sized businesses. Our philosophy is that communication and control is of prime importance, so every step of the way we’ll keep you informed and in control of your IT. 
We pride ourselves in being flexible, thus custom-creating services that work for our clients, and not solutions that suit our needs. We aim to offer solutions that work for you, allowing you to focus on running your business. Support is given by fully trained professionals, who will quickly drill down to solve any problems that arise. The Senior Management of Comprendo Ltd have decades of experience in the IT and recruitment industries. As IT professionals and Business Managers, we are confident that we understand the requirements and needs of SME´s. 
We offer a range of services including IT Consultancy, IT Managed Services, Hardware & Software Diagnostics, Upgrades, Maintenance, Certified Hardware Cleaning, Backup & System monitoring, VOIP Installations, Virus Cleaning, Network & Internet Security Support.

Co-operative Funeralcare Skipton (inactive)

Services - Funeral

The Co-operative Funeralcare has helped generations of families through difficult times, providing care support and reassurance when it matters most. The Co-operative Funeralcare has become the country’s leading funeral director because of the high quality of care we deliver through our people working at a local level, who are backed by resources and expertise that only a trusted national organisation can provide. We are members of the National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD), the UK's leading funeral trade association.

Copper Dragon Ltd (inactive)

Restauarant - Brewery & Bistro

Copper Dragon have been brewing quality Yorkshire ales for over 10-years and are now firmly established as on of Yorkshire's premiere regional brewers.
Visitors to the brewery can take a tour of the brewhouse, sample ales in the Bar Bistro and purchase branded gifts and bottles of beer from the brewery shop.

Cornerstone Christian Books and Crafts

Retail - Books and Crafts

Cornerstone stocks a wide range of Christian Books including: Bibles, Commentaries, Theology, Resources for Small Groups, Liturgy, Prayer Books, Biographies and Fiction. Dated bible reading notes, Children’s & Youth Materials, Lectionary based & other seasonal church resources (including candles, communion wafers and non-alcoholic wine) are also available. We sell a selection of C.D.’s and D.V.D.’s plus a range of gifts and cards suitable for Baptisms, First Holy Communion and Confirmation.

Craven Bakery


The Craven Bakery is a growing business situated in the small market town of Skipton.

The Bakery consists of a bakehouse and three town centre shops. The shops attract large amounts of visitors from in and around the local area as well as providing for the vast numbers of tourists that visit Skipton in the seasonal months.

Due to the touristic nature of the town the bakery and shops tend to become extremely busy during in peak periods. The Craven Bakery is highly regarded in the local community for supplying quality freshly prepared products, fresh baked bread and quality confectionary on a daily basis to both wholesale and retail customers travelling as far as The Lake District.

We also provide an outside catering for local events, businesses and private functions. We have a productive and friendly team staffing the Bakehouse and town centre shops who are all highly committed to maintaining the success of The Craven Bakery.

Craven Cattle Marts Ltd

Cattle Mart

CCM Auctions is the trading name of Craven Cattle Marts Ltd based in Skipton in North Yorkshire. Craven Cattle Marts Ltd has a long trading history dating back 130 years to the days when the Skipton Auction Mart Company formalised the marketing of livestock in Craven.

Craven Court Shopping Centre - inactive

Retail - Shopping Centre

Craven Court Shopping Centre is situated in the heart of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. The shopping centre was developed and expanded from a 16th century theatre. Today its original stone walls are partly listed and provide a traditional backdrop to this unique shopping experience. With 28 shops and stores packed full of shopping inspiration ranging from jewellers to coffee shops, you'll find everything you need for that perfect shopping trip.

Craven District Council

Local Government

Craven Heifer Inn (inactive)

Hospitality - Hotel & Restaurant

The Craven Heifer is situated at the Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales and for over 200 years has served the needs of travellers. Its very first customers were the drovers bringing their livestock down the dale to market in Skipton and through to the present day it has retained its reputation for a warm welcome and exceptional hospitality. It retains its Country Inn traditions offering Cask Ales, superb home cooking and full en suite accommodation.

Craven Herald & Pioneer (inactive)


Craven Safety Services Ltd - inactive

Training & Consultancy Services

Craven Safety Services is an established, independent Health and Safety Consultancy service covering North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Lancashire.

Cravendale Guest House

Hospitality - B&B

Ceased trading 06.04.16

Dales Cottage Café & Grill - inactive


Our 80 seat café has a very good reputation for high quality food, customer service and the assurance of a friendly atmosphere.


Publication - Internet

The team at Dales.Net bring together a wealth of experience having worked in the internet industry since the very beginning way back in the 1990's.
Our philosophy is simple, you the client is at the heart of what we do. We realise your website has to work for you and your business and that is what we set out to achieve.
Standards are important to us, standards of presentation and design goes without saying but we also care about the technical details of web standards, compliance and accessibility. We take care of these important aspects of website development so you can concentrate on running your business.
Based in Rylstone we have a strong affinity with our Yorkshire Dales roots and we’re proud to serve the people of this special area, and of course those of you from further afield.
In 1996 we launched the successful Daelnet website dedicated to all things Yorkshire Dales. in the coming months we intend to re-launch the site. In time we hope Daelnet will become your online portal for the dales.
The website will feature news, views, lots of pictures and videos of the stunning scenery and most importantly all of your community blogs.
If you share our passion for the Yorkshire Dales we’d love to discuss how you can contribute.

Dalesman Publishing Co Ltd - inactive


Get inside the ‘real’ Yorkshire with the county’s bestselling magazine. Each issue contains fascinating and thought-provoking stories about the people and the places that make Yorkshire unique.

Dave Ferguson Cycles - inactive

Retail - Cycles

Retailing new and reconditioned bikes, cycling clothing and accessories.

Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel & Spa

Hotel & Spa

Situated on the Duke of Devonshire's 30,000 acre Bolton Abbey Estate in the Yorkshire Dales, The Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel and Spa offers 40 individually designed bedrooms, the relaxing Devonshire Health Barn and extensive conference and banqueting facilities. The refined Burlington Restaurant with a Michelin Star and 4 AA rosettes is the highest rated in Yorkshire, while the Devonshire Brasserie and Bar is lively and colourful, perfect for a relaxing lunch or informal dinner.

Dooley's Furniture - inactive

Retail - Furniture

Dooleys are proud to offer a fantastic selection of quality furniture including white furniture, mirrored furniture, shabby chic furniture and more – all at low prices.

Drake & Macefield

Retail - Butcher

Drake & Macefield are Craven’s longest established traditional independent family butchers. Our award-winning shops in Skipton and Settle attract customers old and new who seek top quality locally produced value for money meat products.

Ellesmere Press Ltd (inactive)

Stationery - Printers

Ellesmere Press, renowned printers, is one of the oldest businesses in Skipton.

Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

Steam Railway

The Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway (E&BASR) is a heritage railway in North Yorkshire, England, (formed in 1968 and re-opened in 1981). The preserved railway was part of the former Midland Railway route from Skipton to Ilkley (which was closed down by British Railways in 1965 over 15 years before). The E&BASR currently runs for a total distance of 4 miles (6 km) from Embsay via Draughton Sidings, Holywell and Stoneacre Loop to Bolton Abbey station. The railway has a long-term objective to extend the line in both directions south to the West Yorkshire village of Addingham and north towards the North Yorkshire market town of Skipton (where the E&BSR could one day interchange with services on the Airedale Line).

Eurotran Despatch Ltd (inactive)


Based in Skipton since 1987, Euro-Tran Despatch is a service driven, environmentally conscious business which has established a reputation for quality of service which is second to none.
We are a customer friendly, local company employing local people and supporting the local economy.
Our Skipton depot is part of award winning APC, the largest Parcel delivery network in the transport industry with 127 delivery depots operating at 99.84% ‘on time’ delivery.
We can deliver your parcels throughout the UK on a Next Day or Time critical basis. Our services also include pallet deliveries and storage.
In addition we have a meeting room available for up to 20 delegates.

Fanticy Cakes - inactive

Retail - Personalised Cakes and Decorations

Fanticy was created in 2010 by Laura Tiplady and Sharon Watson.Our aim is to offer a range of unusual as well as practical items for the decoration of cakes, and also a bespoke Wedding and Celebration Cake Decoration service.

Fever Digital

Web, Graphic & Bespoke Web Application Design

Based in Skipton, Fever Digital is a genuine Yorkshire company providing professional digital media services.

Offering modern and responsive web design, graphic design, company branding and bespoke web application development services in a relaxed and efficient environment, Fever Digital is the only digital media agency your business will ever need.

Forage Delicatessen and Fine Foods Ltd - inactive

Delicatessen and Cafe

At Forage, we take great seasonal ingredients from local
producers and turn them into gorgeous, tasty food with real heart.

Our deli-style breakfast and lunch menus are available
seven days a week in the cafe at the back of the shop
or in our large garden area in good weather.

Our bistro is open Wednesday to Sunday evenings
showcasing the best produce Yorkshire has to offer.

Fortem People Ltd



If you’re wanting a fresh recruitment partner, you have definitely come to the right place.

For a start, we don’t work in the city, we work in open countryside, breathing in the fresh air and enjoying what we do for our client partners.

We work very hard for our customers and we love to enjoy life.

See our website for more information.

Gostling Ltd


Gritstone Computers

Computer Consultancy

We are here to help you see IT clearly. By providing a proactive friendly service from computer repairs, computer support & PC repairs to full IT support, we enable you to get what you want. We believe in real solutions for real people. Using a combination of personal visits, remote management and telephone advice, we can seek out problems before they occur.
Whether you are a home user with a small technical problem such as a computer repair or a business with a large network to support requiring high level IT support, we can provide the technical solutions, and peace of mind to let you get on with your life, with equipment that works for you and not against you.
We are on hand to provide local IT support, PC repairs, computer support & network support to homes and businesses whatever time of the day or night, at affordable rates.
Our services including IT support, computer repairs, computer support, PC repairs & network support cover the North Yorkshire & West Yorkshire area including Skipton, Gargrave, Settle, Ilkley, Otley, Leeds, Keighley, Bingley, Shipley, Bradford, Wakefield, Harrogate & York.

H & M Ltd


Harry Garlick TV Centre Ltd

Retail - TV & Electrical

TV and Electrical appliance retail

Hayfield Robinson - inactive

Property Consultants

Our aim is simple - to be the best.
Hayfield Robinson is a focused practice firmly committed to providing a first class service based around listening to clients needs and applying a depth of knowledge, skill and experience to deliver the best solutions.
With a combined experience of over 30 years Chartered Surveyors Ian Hayfield and Justin Robinson combine with an enthusiastic and valued team to offer best advice combined with personal attention.
With offices strategically placed in Central Bradford and Central Keighley the practice offers unrivalled coverage of the area and excellent meeting facilities. The practice is truly multifunctional with strength in both agency and professional services.
Hayfield Robinson is justifiably proud of what it does and this is why many of our clients have been with us for many years.

Healthy Active Lifestyle Studio - inactive

Health & Fitness

Our unique, personalised, coaching service means you can meet with your Personal Wellness Coach face-to-face each week, at a time that suits you.

Through regular one-to-one consultations, your Coach will develop an understanding of your personal needs and lifestyle, and will provide you with the information; strategies and support you need to overcome any challenges and optimise your success.

Healthy Life Natural Food Centre - inactive

Retail - Health Foods & Cafe

Hemingway's The Tea Shop - inactive

Cafe Restaurant

Herriots Hotel

Hospitality - Hotel

Award winning hotel, restaurant and conference location.

Herriots Hotel offers stylish accommodation and delicious food.

All Chamber members who join our loyalty scheme, will receive 20% off on any food and drinks between 12-8pm daily.

Exclusive for this Christmas 2015 - 20% off the Party Night Menu on Saturday 5th December!

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Highfield Guest House

Hospitality - B&B

House of Fraser/Rackhams (inactive)

Retail - Department Store

House of Fraser is a leading national premium department store, with one of their stores (Rackhams) located on High Street, offering a broad range of high quality premium branded menswear, womenswear, kidswear, beauty and home/electrical goods and furniture offered at competitive prices.

Opening hours are:
Mon: 09.30 - 17.30
Tues: 09.30 - 17.30
Weds: 09.30 - 17.30
Thurs: 09.30 - 17.30
Fri: 09.30 - 17.30
Sat: 09.30 - 17.30
Sun: 10.30 - 16.30

HSBC - inactive


For Personal & Business Banking Services


Insurance Providers

Don’t just protect your business, future proof it

The success of a business is usually a result of hard work, personal sacrifice, and commitment. And with employees, suppliers and customers all dependent on its success, it makes sense to do all you can to protect it.

Jelf provide advice on a full range of insurance products, and according to your particular risk requirements, will create a package incorporating the appropriate covers for you.

Jelf’s aim is simple - to help you feel confident that your business has the processes in place to minimise risk. To create a business where your employees know that you care about them and their working environment and a business that can bounce back with the least amount of disruption if something goes wrong.

Visit jelf.com for more information.

John Mason Printers


John Mason Printers produce high-quality, high-speed Digital and Litho printing.

Although they have many clients in the local area of Skipton, Craven and the Yorkshire Dales, they also reach further afield to mainland Europe, China and Ireland.

A family company established over 60 years ago, John Mason Printers combine three generations of traditional printing experience with 21st-century technology.

John Mason Printers are reliable, versatile, flexible and devoted to customer satisfaction. Their client base ranges from individuals and small companies to household-name multinationals.

Whether you need a letter heading or a multi-colour promotional brochure contact them now for professional results.

John Phillip of Skipton Ltd

Electrical Retail

Electrical Retailers specialising in Television, DVD, Music Systems& Domestic Appliances

Keelham Farm Shop Skipton

Food Outlet

Keelham Farm Shop Skipton opened in June 2015. For three generations, our family of farmers and butchers have been dedicated to celebrating fresh food and making great-tasting affordable, locally-sourced food available to everyone.

We believe in championing the fantastic suppliers and food that the region has to offer with food from more than 400 farmers and suppliers. At Skipton you’ll also find a bakery, juicery, alehouse, flower shop, award winning butchers, and barn stocked with your favourite seasonal produce.

The Keelham Kitchen, our very own café/restaurant is open seven days a week with everything made from scratch everyday using produce that can be bought from the shop. Open for breakfast, lunch and afternoon everyday with dinner served on Friday and Saturday nights.

Call 01756 664170 to reserve your table

Opening times - Shop

Mon-Sat 8am - 8pm
Sun 10am - 4pm

Keelham Kitchen

Mon - Sat 8am - 6pm
Sunday - 8am - 4pm

Ken Vareys Outdoor World/Lady Clitheroe

Outdoor Clothing

Ken Varey's Outdoor World are located in Lancashire and North Yorkshire, with stores in Clitheroe and Skipton. Ken Varey's Outdoor World sell everything from Jackets to Quilts, Breeks to Wellingtons, Gilets to Waistcoats, Walking Shoes to Country Boots and much more.

Keybury Security Systems Ltd

Security Systems

Kooky Nightclub - inactive


The only nightclub for miles around - your destination of choice for music and dance!

Free admission before 12:30am for Chamber members' and their employees.  Contact Chamber Secretary, Wendy, chamber@skiptononline.co.uk

Le Caveau Restaurant - inactive


Le Caveau Restaurant serves excellent English and French Cuisine in the relaxed, intimate atmosphere of a historic 16th century building complete with barrel vaulted ceilings, just off Skipton High Street.

To avoid disappointment reservations are always advised.


HR & Training

Human Resource Consultancy and Training company. 

Lyn, as Managing Director, has over 15 years working experience within the areas of Human Resources and Personnel. 
Her experience is from a wide generalist background with specific expertise in Employee Relations, Effective Communication

Manifest Marketing

PR & Marketing

Based in the Yorkshire Dales, Manifest Marketing offers you professional marketing skills and consultancy, specialising in PR at an affordable rate.

Maple Leaf Images

Photograhpic Images

Marshall & Marshall Ltd

Clothing & Gifts

Fabulous Stuff & Nonsense selling clothing and an extensive selection of gifts.

Me Smarter Mortgage Services

Mortgage Services

me are a firm of mortgage, protection and general insurance advisers based in Skipton, North Yorkshire. 
me provide whole of market advice to both individuals and companies on all aspects of mortgage advice, life insurance, critical illness and income protection through a long term approach of fully understanding our clients' needs, wants and aspirations and then prioritising objectives.
As advisers, me can help you arrange suitable contracts to suit your requirements. Established in 1997 me have many years of experience in finding the most suitable solution for our clients' needs.
me provide advice and help following a personal / business financial review which can take place at a convenient time and place. Usually a review will start with a very broad discussion of your concerns and aspirations. 
Following your initial review, we will take time to consider your situation, needs and priorities before writing a financial report. We will discuss this in a follow up meeting, or call, in which we'll fully explain our recommendations and agree affordable priorities to assist you in achieving your objectives.

Merritt & Fryers Ltd (inactive)

DIY, Building & Construction

Specialists for Timber, Builders, Plumbers, Decorators, Merchants,. Ironmongers. Kitchen, Bathroom, Bedroom and Tile Studios

Mewies Solicitors


Mewies Solicitors provides first rate legal advice and customer service to the people and businesses of Skipton, Craven and the surrounding area. Friendly, modern and progressive, the firm was established in Skipton but is now part of a national network of independent law firms renowned for their customer service excellence.

We offer a full range of legal services from conveyancing to wills and probate, family law to disputes and personal injury. We are also the only firm in Skipton to have a legal aid contract for criminal law. And to make it more convenient for you, we are open on Saturday mornings.

Midgley Motor Cars - inactive

Car Sales

Midgley Motor Cars are a local family run business and been established for over 70 years. We are official main dealers for Mitsubishi, Isuzu and SsangYong and widely recognised as the leading 4 x 4 centre in North Yorkshire.

Moule Media

Marketing & PR

Moule Media is a PR agency based in Skipton, North Yorkshire, run by journalist and former newspaper business editor Robin Moule. Established in 1997.

Narrow Boat - inactive

Bar & Restaurant

Situated just off the canal basin in Skipton, "The Narrow Boat" is named after the type of craft which currently use the adjacent Leeds - Liverpool Canal.

The customer areas are now significantly enhanced and The Narrow Boat now also boasts a 50 cover upstairs function room which also doubles as a dining room at busy times.The original upstairs gallery area with its unique historic canal mural remains unchanged as a quiet haven from the busy  downstairs bar area.

The function room is available for private hire, for example, weddings, office meetings, birthday parties and will also host a variety of music events         

NAT WEST Bank - inactive

Bank Services

Nestegg Financial Services

Independent Financial Planning

Nestegg Financial Services offer a personalised service on financial planning matters. We are wholly independent and so are free to recommend companies, products and solutions that are best suited to our clients needs.

Clients approach us for a variety of reasons, for instance, to appraise their current position, future plans or perhaps how to address a specific objective. For example; maximising investment opportunities, welfare provisions, pensions, Inheritance planning, mortgage matters or *tax planning.

We have adopted a refreshingly new approach to financial planning that puts you, our client, at the heart of our business. A guiding principle at Nestegg is that your interests are paramount. We will always listen to your concerns, take into account your current situation, experience and attitude to risk before advising you the tailored solutions.

At Nestegg, we are committed to treating our customers fairly; in our dealings with you; when we give advice; when things go wrong or where matters arise affecting the delivery of our service.

The level of our involvement in your financial affairs is controlled by you and could range from a basic service to complex financial planning and ongoing reviews.

We use plain English wherever possible to explain financial issues and implications of the decisions you make.


Newton Grange B&B/Holiday Cottages - inactive

Accommodation & Leisure Provider

Newton Grange, is a rural retreat near Skipton and Gargrave in North Yorkshire. Providing luxury bed and breakfast accommodation, holiday cottages, marquee weddings and room hire in an idyllic setting, close to the famous limestone landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales. Stay in this beautifully restored Georgian farmhouse, enjoy home baking and a pot of Yorkshire tea on arrival. With friendly hospitality, spacious bedrooms, hearty breakfasts, complimentary Wi-Fi and wonderful views, our accommodation offers superb comfort and relaxation to all.

North Blinds


We at North Blinds aim to create modern and stylish interiors with our made to measure window blinds.

We are proud of our excellent customer service and honest advice which helps our customers to make the best choice for their homes and offices.

We offer free measuring, quotation and installation service as well as great prices and 2 year warranty.

North2South Training Consultants - inactive

Training & Consultancy Services

First Aid, AED, Food Safety, Health & Safety & Customer ServiceTraining for anyone over the age of 16, whether individuals or groups, personal or company.

North2South Training is a CIEH approved training centre delivering First Aid, Food Safety and a wide range of Health & Safety courses.

Set up by Hayley Thompson, formerly a NVQ Assessor and Internal Verifier with Kingston Maurward College and partner at Wood Nook Caravan Park in North Yorkshire, Hayley is a CIEH approved trainer and has approaching 20 years experience in the Caravan Industry understanding the training needs of holiday parks and the leisure industry.

Hayley is also a Trainer and works closely with CITO (Caravan Industry Training Organisation) which is part of Skills Active and helped to develop and delivers the 1 Day Safe Siting course for parks across the country.

Looking after the needs of over 1000 parks over the last 10 years, Hayley and her team deliver training to either small or large groups, mainly on their premises or at a suitable location nearby, and aims the training at situations that may arise on the holiday park.


1 day Emergency First Aid at Work
3 day First Aid at Work
2 day Refresher First Aid at Work
1/2 day annual refreshers
1 day Level 2 Food Safety
1 day Level 2 Health & Safety
1 day Safe Siting course with CITO

O2 - Telephone Shop - inactive

Mobile Phone Service

Sponsors of the Chamber Mobile

Oldfield Electrical

Electrical Suppliers

Packaging For Retail - inactive

Packaging Solutions

We are a Yorkshire based company offering full and comprehensive packaging solutions for short to medium runs of printed or plain boxes with cardboard sleeves, cartons and other packaging formats. Whatever your needs are, from design and sampling of your bespoke pack, to storage options and delivery, we will always do our best to not only meet, but exceed what you require.

We use the latest technology to create the best possible packaging ideas and products for you in the shortest time. We can also source add-on products, such as vacuum formings, labels and wholesale gift bags and, in addition if you need it, we can offer a storage service with delivery at a later data.

Pearson & Associates

Chartered Accountants

A Question of Balance 
Traditional accountants are limited in their usefulness. We are different.
Future focused, innovative yet utterly dependable. 
We support not just your business but you, the person at the heart of it. 
We provide peace of mind, give you freedom to focus on what your'e best at and help you create the future you aspire to. 
It's all a question of balance.

Pennine Boat Trips

Boat Trips

A unique day out for family & friends
Hire a canal boat for an exclusive full day of freedom for up to 10 people. We show you how to safely skipper yourselves to towpath pub-grub or pie ‘n’ mash picnics.
Everything taken care of for large groups
Bring calm to the chaos of your club outing or coach trip. We spoil up to 50 people with tasty afternoon scones or dinner, drinks and entertainment on a fully-crewed boat that takes care of itself.
Guided tours - just turn up and go!
Award-winning comedian Dave Spikey mixes canal history with humour on a bite-sized boat trip on-demand that fits neatly into your big day out. Trips set sail on the hour every hour.

Pennine Cruisers

Narrowboat holidays and Narrowboat hire

Pennine Cruisers of Skipton
Boat trips, Day boat hire, Short break/weekly holiday hire

A day out with a difference!
Enjoy a single day out on one of our specially built narrowboats with family and/or friends. We give you full boat handling instruction for all our boats so you can then go on to skipper your own boat for the day. You can either take a picnic on board with you or simply stop off at a canalside pub on route to enjoy a lovely pub lunch.

Boat trips running on the picturesque Leeds & Liverpool Canal.
Fancy a boat trip without the hassle of skippering it yourself? We offer 30 minute boat trips down the historic Springs Branch, which leads up to Skipton Castle. Pennine Cruisers also specialises in themed boat trips from; Easter, Halloween and Christmas boat trips for the whole family. Simply contact us for information on these trips.

Short Break/ Weekly Holiday Hire
Pennine Cruisers have five luxury purpose built narrowboats. Your holiday with us will include a top class service which includes full boat handling instruction and lock side instruction meaning we will meet you at the lock to talk you through everything you will need to know. All boats have full headroom throughout, are complete with a fully equipped galley with a full sized cooker, hob, fridge, crockery & cutlery, either a wood burning stove and/or central heating. There are no hidden costs (other than a pet fee for a dog)

Please feel free to contact us for more information or if you’re in and around Skipton why not pop down and see us.

Pennine Motor Services

Bus company

Since 1925 Pennine Motors Orange & Black buses have served the Yorkshire Dales and East Lancashire. Today they operate a comprehensive service from Skipton to Settle, Malham, Embsay, Carleton, Barnoldswick, Earby, Colne, Nelson and Burnley.

They are dedicated to providing a quality bus service with friendly and helpful staff. A full list of their current service can be found at pennine-bus.co.uk  

Take advantage of special offers throughout the year. 

 Further information and enquiries can be made via phone or email.

Contact us at penninemotors@btconnect.com

Peter Watson (Skipton) Ltd

Garage Services and Vehicle Hire

We are centrally located in Skipton, North Yorkshire and we have been here for over 40 years. We are easily accessible for the Yorkshire Dales and surrounding towns and villages including Ilkley, Carleton, Embsay, Eastby, Addingham and Grassington.

We offer a range of vehicle services all under one roof and can offer you everything you need to keep your vehicle safe and reliable.

From servicing and repairs to MoT's, air con re-gassing to diagnostics, exhausts and tyres, our trusted team of technicians will explain the problem and tell you exactly what's needed to put it right.

Also located at our Otley Road Garage is our range of high quality used cars and Skipton Self Drive, our vehicle hire service bringing you car hire, van, wagon and mini-bus hire.   

Phil Dodgson & Partners Limited


Phil Dodgson & Partners Limited is an accountancy practice that acts for a wide range of businesses, providing services ranging from Self-Assessment Tax Returns and VAT returns to Limited company accounts and Management Accounting.

We are ‘Making Tax Digital’ compliant and use QuickBooks and Xero.

Phil Dodgson & Partners Ltd was established in 1987 and has offices in Skipton and Settle. We provide a friendly and efficient service that takes care of all your accounting needs.

Physiofusion Ltd


With highly trained, experienced and specialist therapists, Physiofusion is able to provide you with a comprehensive treatment service.  On average our Physios have in excess of 10 years experience in helping people to overcome back and neck problems, sports injuries, chronic pain, muscle tears, joint problems and a range of musculoskeletal injuries.  This service is provided from our six treatment centres: Burnley, Padiham, Whalley, Lancaster and Barnoldswick in Lancashire, Skipton in North Yorkshire and covering to the border West Yorkshire.

Not sure whether you need physiotherapy? Read our blog for the latest expert advice on the right treatments for common problems.

Present Planners - inactive

Childrens Toys & Games

Our aim at The Present Planners is to make present buying easy! 
The Present Planners offer you a wide variety of traditional wooden toys, puzzles, games and craft kits for all ages. As well as presents to treasure and party gift ideas, we also have party bag and pocket money priced toys too.
The Present Planners has been an established Toy company since 2006 offering both traditional and innovative toys, puzzles and games for all ages.  Lisa has a passion for encouraging children to; interact with each other, be creative, be active and to challenge themselves.  Carefully chosen for quality, fun and longevity, our toys are a refreshing change to what is often found on the high street.
The Present Planners is an independent Toy Shop in Skipton.  
The Present Planners aim to provide excellent service and fantastic product knowledge so that you can choose the perfect present or even celebrate your birthday party here in our Skipton Party Zone.  
Our shop sells quality, traditional childrens toys and gifts alongside puzzles and games for teenagers and adults.  We also have Bear Planet in store which means that you can choose your own bear and watch him being stuffed and then buy clothes and accessories for your new cuddly friend.  Making your own bear is a great activity for children and adults alike.

QX Ltd


QX provides Outsourcing Services to clients in and around the United Kingdom. The high staff retention ratios ensure a stronger and more structured career path for QX’s employees. We work to provide excellent services to both PLCs and privately owned companies. QX is based in the UK and is supported by over 250 professionals in our India office. 
We provide a wide range of Business Processing Services and Solutions that include:
ο  Finance & Accounts
ο  Payroll
ο  Recruitment
ο  IT and other back office functions
QX has its headquarters in Skipton, North Yorkshire and a state-of-the-art office in Ahmedabad, India. Both offices are seamlessly and totally integrated to provide our clients with the highest possible standards of service.
We excel in providing powerful insights and delivering practical solutions relating to the client’s core areas of business. 

Reid Moffat & Co Ltd


Rendezvous Hotel

Family run Hotel

This family run hotel on the outskirts of the delightful market town of Skipton - gateway to the Dales, offers the best in Yorkshire hospitality - with staff who really do care! Guests return time and again, whether it's for business or leisure, because we offer warmth and a genuine professional hospitality.

Dine in our canalside Baby Swan restaurant where a stream of activity keeps you entertained. We are proud of our restaurants, offering straightforward, honest to goodness food, cooked by a dedicated team supporting local suppliers. We've a fantastic gym, swimming pool, sauna, steam room and 1 mile walk on the towpath of the beautiful Leeds-Liverpool canal into the delightful Dales market town of Skipton. 

Rockwood House

Set within the peaceful Yorkshire village of Embsay, Rockwood House has beautiful views of the moors and surrounding countryside. It offers hearty, cooked breakfasts and light, airy rooms.

Each room at Rockwood features an en suite shower room or full bathroom, free Wi-Fi access, and tea/coffee-making facilities. There is also a TV and a hairdryer for guests.

Fresh, full English breakfasts are cooked to order each day, while guests can also enjoy continental and vegetarian options.

Rockwood House is situated on the edge of the idyllic Yorkshire Dales, with numerous scenic walking trails leading from the village. The town of Skipton, with its independent shops and famous market, is just a 5-minute drive away.

Roger Newhouse Motors

Car Sales

Passionate about Volvo

Since 1940 Volvo design has been inspired by the breathtaking landscapes of Sweden and classic Scandinavian design. Rightly famous for building some of the safest cars in the world, even if you don’t drive one you’re probably benefitting from some Volvo safety innovation in your make of car.

In 2008 Roger Newhouse celebrated thirty years association with the Volvo marque. Situated at the foot of the Yorkshire Dales (not without their own scenic splendour) Roger Newhouse live, breathe and dream all things Volvo. We’re passionate about Volvo and, in all we do, strive to mirror the exacting standards set by this marque of quality.

S C A D (inactive)

Local Charity

Skipton and Craven Action for Disability (Known as Scad ) is open to all people with disabilities in the Craven area. Our aims are:
·         to enhance quality of life for people with disabilities
·         to help with access to mainstream activities
·         to campaign at local, county and national level on disability issues
·         to offer financial support in approved cases
In order to fulfil our aims we undertake various activities:
·         accessible transport service
·         accessible canal boat trips
·         trips and outings
·         art
·         indoor bowls
·         photography group
As a voluntary organisation, Scad is run by volunteers and we are reliant on volunteers for all our activities.


Charity Shop

We are all about changing society for the better, so that disabled people and their families can have the same opportunities as everyone else.

Scope charity shops raise millions of pounds to fund our work with disabled people and their families.

We have nearly 250 shops selling a range of good-quality items to suit all budgets. You never know what you might find in our charity shops!

There are lots of ways to help your local Scope shop.

Select Group Security


Select Group are a security company offering a range of services to Leeds, Bradford and surrounding areas.

Our fully SIA (Security Industry Authority) licensed and vetted staff can provide security guards, mobile patrols, event security, certified bailiffs, door security, wedding security, keyholding,alarm response, events security, tour management, retail security, concierge service.

Call us to find out how our professional security services could benefit you

Shepherd Partnership Ltd

Chartered Accountants in Skipton | Settle | Yorkshire

Shepherd Partnership Ltd is a friendly, long-established Chartered Accountants practice with offices in Skipton and Settle, Yorkshire.

We deliver a broad range of services to mainly local small to medium businesses including accounting, tax compliance and planning, auditing, VAT, and payroll services.

Led by Directors Alan Webb, Adam Dutton and Andrew McManus, our 16-strong staff team offers a comprehensive yet personal and good value service.

We pride ourselves on being a firm that is compliant, reliable and trustworthy, and on providing our clients with a professional and approachable service. We genuinely care about the future prosperity of all our clients and have established long standing and solid relationships for over 40 years.

We don't just crunch numbers - we aim to provide support and assistance and to work with our clients to help them grow and prosper. Our core function is to deliver accountancy expertise to businesses throughout Skipton, Settle, the Craven Dales, Keighley and beyond.

To discuss how we can help your business to grow and proper, please contact us.

Silver Box (inactive)


Sitting Pretty Beauty Salon


A dedicated team of fully qualified therapists and receptionists are on hand six days a week to make sure that each salon visit is a wonderful experience. Help is always available to ensure you get the best advice on all our products and services.

We provide an outstanding range of treatments and products from top skincare companies.

Skipton Bed and Sofa Centre Ltd - inactive

Sale of Beds, Furniture & Accessories

Skipton Bed & Sofa Centre is a name synonymous with value for money and excellent customer service.  Situated on Water Street, just off the High Street, the store boasts a massive 3,000 square feet of showrooms on 4 floors.
In our 42 years as an independent family run business we have built up a product portfolio second to none in the area.  Whatever your requirements, be it beds, mattresses, bed frames, sofa beds, bedroom and occasional furniture, wall art or decorative items, we believe you will not find another local retailer with as much to offer in terms of product choice and industry experience.
Our emphasis has always been on value for money.  We offer a Best Price Promise policy and will match the prices offered by another high street retailer on a like-for-like basis.  In addition we can offer you expert advice and information on thousands of products from many leading manufacturers.
We hope you will find a visit to our store an inspiration, somewhere you will find a wealth of ideas to help you style your home and realize your vision.  Skipton Bed & Sofa Centre, 42 years of trading and still going strong!

Skipton Building Society

Building Society

Established in 1853, Skipton was among the first building societies, and we remain true to that rich heritage today by offering people contemporary solutions to their changing financial needs.

The major employer in the North Yorkshire town whose name we share, Skipton has grown from humble beginnings, to become the nation's fourth biggest building society.

Our prudent approach to doing business – coupled with our uniquely diversified Group structure – has ensured the Society's success, for the benefit of our members, through both the good economic times and the more challenging.

Skipton Mill Shop - inactive

Ladies Clothing & Accessories

...no trip to Skipton would be complete without a visit to the town’s ‘Mill Shop’.
Skipton’s popular ‘Mill Shop’ occupies 3,000 sq ft of a former rope making mill which is one of the oldest buildings in the much visited market town known as the ‘Gateway to the Dales’. The Mill, with it’s stone-flagged floors and historical artefacts, is the perfect setting for this unique ‘department store’ offering a vast range of beautiful items to browse and buy. What’s more, everything is conveniently displayed on one floor.
...treasure trove of a shop
From affordable, classic ladies fashion ranges and accessories to traditional crafted wooden toys, from giftware and great Christmas ideas to useful and attractive items for the home, you’ll find them all at the Mill Shop. Shoes, handbags, decorative table-ware, ornaments and greetings cards, not to mention items associated with the local area such as ‘Mitchell’s Original Wool Fat Soap’ and even ‘Kendal Mint Cake’, can all be seen in this treasure trove of a shop.
...celebrating 22 years of fantastic value for money and high quality.
The Mill Shop can be easily found close to Skipton's main car park, just behind Rackham's carpark. Please take a look at ‘Our Location’ for a detailed map.

Skipton Town Council

Town Council

Skipton Town Council came into being as part of the restructuring of local government in 1974. The former Skipton Urban District Council ceased to exist at this time, dividing its resposibilities between the newly created local authorities - of which the Town Council is a part. 

Skipton Town Guide


Skipton Town Partnership (BID)

Business Improvement

Skipton BID Mission Statement is...that Skipton remains:

  1. A vibrant, exciting and successful business community
  2. An attractive, clean and safe destination for residents, clients, shoppers, staff and visitors
  3. A pleasant and welcoming place in which to conduct business

Strategic Objectives 2014-2019 are...to ensure our fine market town is:

  1. Attractive, clean and green
  2. Safe and secure
  3. Marketed and promoted successfully as a high quality visitor destination and environment where businesses continue to prosper
  4. A place where cultural activities and festivals add to the overall experience of both visitors and residents alike

Snape Munroe (inactive)

Commercial Building Surveyors / Chartered Consultancy

Snape Munroe is a regionally based Chartered Building Consultancy. As commercial building surveyors with over a decade of experience within the property and construction industries, we have an extensive knowledge of all commercial property types including retail, leisure, industrial and office accommodation. 
We offer a complete range of services within the commercial building surveying and consultancy field including schedules of dilapidations and condition, building surveys, feasibility studies and the project management of refurbishment, alteration and repair works. 
From our strategic base in Keighley, West Yorkshire, we have the ability to economically and effectively service instructions nationally with a regional focus on Yorkshire, the North West including Central, East and West Lancashire and the North of England including Cumbria, Northumberland and Tyneside.

Sophie's Handbags & Accessories Ltd

Sales of Gifts and Accessories

"Skipton's best kept secret for women"

Sophie Tyas had always dreamed of opening her own boutique selling handbags and jewellery and after having undertaken several months of research, Sophie's handbags & accessories was born.

In September 2007 Sophie's opened its doors selling beautiful and unusual jewellery and really special finds in handbags and accessories - including belts, purses, scarves and hats.

Sophie has built her business on her strict principals of "value and choice".  Nearly every customer that walks through the door is pleasantly surprised at what an aladin's cave of goodies awaits them and by the prices that await them too.

New stock arrives weekly, sales items always available.

Spear Travels

Travel Agency

Independent Travel Agency, locally owned, and with 5 other branches within North Yorkshire.  Specialising in family and long haul holidays.

Specsavers Opticians (inactive)


What began as a small family business more than 25 years ago has grown to over 1,500 optical stores in 10 countries. Still run by the Perkins family, our goals have stayed the same - to offer style, value for money and expertise.

Looking good in glasses doesn’t have to be expensive. We offer the latest designer styles from £99 including exclusive frames from designers such as Gok Wan, Jasper Conran, French Connection, FCUK®, Osiris, Red or Dead and now we're excited to offer BOSS Orange frames too.

Spencer's Café Bistro (inactive)

Café Bistro

Offering a warm, friendly welcome at Spencer's Cafe Bistro on Victoria Square in Skipton.  It boasts retro artwork, decor and comfortable seating whilst serving freshly prepared hot and cold food and drinks with either inside or outside seating.

Sycamore Studios - inactive

Photographic Services

Sycamore Studios is the professional, creative photography studio of Colin Marshall. Based just off Skipton High Street the studio was established in 1990. Over the last 21 years Colin has become widely known for his very modern and natural style of wedding and portrait photography.

In recent years Colin has been joined in the business by fellow photographer Jeremy Richardson who has his own distinctive yet complementary style.

Your wedding day will be one of the most important days of your life and Colin and Jeremy work together to capture the love, fun and romance with their informal style of photography.

Portraits by Sycamore Studios can either be in the studio, at your home or on location. Colin draws on his many years of experience in photographing families to create beautiful portraits you will treasure for years to come.

He has a real passion for photography and can often be seen with a camera when he is not working. Do have a look at the Around the World part of this site to see some of the ‘other’ images he has created.

T N Cook Ltd

Boiler Services

T N Cook - A Family Firm You Can Rely On...

We are an independent family owned and run firm and our AGA experience goes back to the 1930's. There are three generations of the family working together with our competent and committed team to make sure you are properly looked after; we pride ourselves on customer service and product knowledge.

We use the products we sell so we know how good they really are, and can answer any questions you may have.

From the initial choice through to completion, user advice and ongoing service, friendly and experienced help from the same people is constantly at hand.

We have every colour and option of AGA Cooker, and an extensive selection of cookware and other appliances to see in our large converted barn show room.

Parking is easy and the outlook from our inspirational setting just outside Skipton is stunning. 

Taste Delicatessen & Coffee Shop - inactive

Delicatessen & Coffee Shop

Our coffee shop and deli in Skipton serves delicious food including a wide range of local cheeses, meats and preserves, as well as hampers for you to take away and enjoy. Our friendly and polite staff are always happy to help.

The Art Shop - inactive

Art Accessories

A warm welcome to the website of the Art Shop based in the market town of Skipton, North Yorkshire.

Trading for over 20 years, our family run business offers a first class service to the professional, leisure and beginner artist. As a result, The Art Shop Skipton staff are always on hand to offer an excellent, knowledgeable and friendly customer service.

We stock a huge range of the best art and craft materials available and are main stockist of leading brands such as Winsor & Newton, Daler-Rowney, Artmaster, Reeves, Pebeo, Derwent, Loxley and Unison. Behind the scenes we work hard to ensure that we offer these quality brands at the lowest possible prices.

Shopping at the Art Shop Skipton is available both in store and online, whichever option you choose, you will be guaranteed the same outstanding level of service. With fast delivery throughout the UK and international shipping available, you are never far from the quality materials you need.

The Art Shop Skipton is also proud to offer a superb framing service in which we have over 40 years of combined experience. We can, and have, framed just about anything, so whatever you have to display or preserve, just bring it to the shop and our well informed staff will guide you through the framing process.

So whether you require watercolour, oil or acrylic paint, canvas, easels, artist brushes or pencils, The Art Shop Skipton caters for just about every artists needs.

The Bull Inn (inactive)

Local Public House & Restaurant

The Bull at Broughton has long been one of Yorkshire's landmark pubs...famous as much for its hospitality as it is for its beautiful location.

We harvest the finest, freshest seasonal ingredients from the pick of local artisan suppliers, and create a menu inspired by tradition but influenced by contemporary twists. Menus inspired by Nigel Haworth using only the freshest ingredients harvested by our local food heroes. Enjoy regional Cask Ales and an award winning wine list specially chosen by leading wine expert, Craig Bancroft. The Bull is full of atmosphere, character and charm, but above all its relaxing, with al fresco dining in the summer and crackling log fires in the winter.

The Cock & Bottle - inactive

Town Public House & Food

We are situated in the heart of the thriving market town of Skipton on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. If you like traditional home cooked food then you’ll love what we have to offer and if you’re a lover of cask ale then look no further! So please come and visit us at The Cock & Bottle in Skipton where you can enjoy great drinks, fabulous food and good company!

The Coniston Hotel

Country Hotel & Leisure facilities

The Coniston Hotel Country Estate and Spa is a 1400-acre estate, which has been home to the Bannister family for over 50 years. It started life as a farm shop selling produce from the estate and, some 50 years later, has grown to become one of North Yorkshire’s premium destinations. Ideally located in the parish of Craven, North Yorkshire’s Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales countryside, means The Coniston Hotel Country Estate and Spa is only 7 miles from Skipton and 30 miles from Leeds and Harrogate. Whether you stay for just 1 night, visit for the day or hold your wedding or event here, we offer a friendly service in a wonderful location that is truly unique.

The Coniston Hotel itself boasts 71 bedrooms, 3 restaurants, and a multi-million pound state of the art spa, while the Coniston Estate offers country pursuits such as a CPSA Premier Plus shooting ground with lodge, fly fishing and boating lake, a falconry centre and activities such as a 4x4 off road experience and archery. At Coniston there really is something for everyone. The Coniston Hotel Country Estate and Spa offers a wonderful space for you to enjoy, relax, and experience, while the Bannister family and all the team ensure that, like all our guests, you are well looked after.

The Home Company

Retail - Furniture & Homeware

The Home Company is beautifully located within the historic High Corn Mill in Skipton, North Yorkshire. Established in 1981 as Pottery & Pine, we have continually developed to keep pace with the ever-changing designs and fashions in home furnishings.
We have gradually expanded the business to the stage where you can now furnish a complete house from the one store.  Indeed, we have worked with local builders to produce stylish, modern show-homes.
The latest expansion was completed in 2009 with the addition of a fabulous new showroom overlooking the Springs canal to bring total floorspace to over 5000sq.ft. This new area includes a dedicated “Stressless” Studio, where you will find one of the largest collections in Yorkshire of these supremely comfortable recliners, sofas & corner groups.  There is also a large section devoted to contemporary glass and lacquer dining and living room furniture.
A large section of the shop is dedicated to beautiful Oak dining and bedroom furniture. For the Dining Room, there are tables of all shapes & sizes, from a compact kitchen table right up to tables that can seat up to 12 people. And bedrooms of all sizes & styles are also catered for, from a bright modern painted range to leather beds and oak wardrobes & chests.
Whilst you may be able to make your choice from our website, we would always recommend that you visit the store to touch the furniture, feel the fabrics and see the colours – only by experiencing our furniture in reality can you tell the quality and make the right choice.

The Royal Shepherd - inactive

Public House

A warm welcome guaranteed at The Royal Shepherd. With regularly changing guest ales in a prime location just off Skipton's beautiful High Street.

The Royal Shepherd is Skipton’s main canalside pub. The entrance holds a canal themed stained glass window decoration. As you enter the Royal Shepherd, the knowledgeable staff are happy to explain the history of the pub, which is the only pub named “The Royal Shepherd” in England, named after King George 3rd.

The bar offers a selection of real ales including some guest ales and many a chilled lager, Coffee is also served. Food served daily. Children and dogs are always welcome.

To the back of the pub is the games room; consisting of a pool table and dart board and decorated with framed pop music montages. More impressively and slightly more subtly, the games room contains Skipton’s only Bullhook, a very hard game to master and definitely worth a try.

To the right of the bar is the ‘Snug Room,’ with an open fire and comfortable seating for a warm, friendly environment.
Ben, Natasha and team on hand to offer a warm welcome to The Royal Shepherd.

'The Royal Shepherd'  is the only pub with this name in the country! 

Tim Forman Consulting

'Training, Coaching, Consulting, Sales'

Tim Forman is a qualified and experienced Management, Finance and Sales and Marketing Development Trainer and Presenter, Personal and Business Coach and Business Development Specialist who established the Business in 2004 as a sole trader with it subsequently being incorporated in January 2005.

Tim develops, writes and delivers training programmes for a wide range of businesses and organisations, undertakes business development projects, is a qualified coach for The Chartered Management Institute and has attained the diploma in financial planning with the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Described as refreshingly different, inspirational, a catalyst, competent and professional and nominated for a business innovation award Tim also undertakes after dinner speaking engagements and is a regular presenter to local Business groups, clubs and societies.

Trusted Companion

Well being

Trusted Companion is a ONE person business offering a top class support and companionship service for the elderly, founded by myself, Theresa Ingham, I draw on my experience of many years with the ambulance service and working with the elderly. Established March 2014, based in Skipton North Yorkshire and provides Support and Companionship within: Skipton, Craven, East Lancashire, Ilkley and Keighley.

Although originally I set out to help the elderly overcome loneliness, my main client base now deals predominantly with Dementia and Alzheimer’s. 

Tyro Training (Craven College)

Training centre

Expertise across the North of England... and beyond
Tyro is the commercial training division of Craven College and offers an extensive range of training through centres in Skipton and Scarborough. 
The Tyro team promise high quality training from our team who have extensive experience in the 'real world' and can help make a difference to you, your team and your business. Providing a wide range of training and consultancy, from basic legislative courses to developing entrepreneurial staff to grow your business, we can accommodate you in one of our training centres or deliver directly on your premises. 
Attracting external funding to support accredited training programmes, Tyro can offer cost effective solutions to your training needs.
See our training programme here

Urban Living Property Management - inactive

Property Management

Urban Living Property Management specialise in the management of apartment blocks. We provide a comprehensive service from the creation of a resident management structure at new build stage through to taking on well established, perhaps even troublesome blocks.

Urban Living is run by Paula Twist, a lawyer with over eight years block management experience and Peter Twist, an ex-house builder with over 20 years experience in the house building industry.

Verner Wheelock - inactive

Food Industry Training

Verner Wheelock is a leading provider of high quality training for the food & drink industry, specialising in HACCP, Food Safety and Auditing training from basic to advanced level.

Established in 1990, and based at Broughton Hall near Skipton, we have a strong track record with excellent exam pass rates. Our knowledgeable trainers all have wide experience of the food industry, and our clients can expect high levels of service from our friendly, helpful staff. Our main aim is to support companies working to achieve or maintain BRC certification.

We offer courses at our newly refurbished training facility in Yorkshire and also on-site at your own premises for groups of 5 or more delegates, for a cost-effective option. These include accredited qualifications from CIEH, FDQ, HABC or RSPH as well as bespoke training courses tailored to meet the needs of your staff.

Online training in food safety and allergen management is also available.


Verus Solutions Ltd - inactive

IT Services

Providing The Complete Business IT Support Service

IT Support Services Throughout Yorkshire

Verus Solutions offers IT support and network maintenance on a contract basis or an individual 'per incident' ad hoc basis - which ever suits your needs at the time. Our BusinessCover support contracts are by far the most popular of our IT support services, giving you with peace of mind that your IT infrastructure is being monitored 24 hours a day by qualified professionals.

Comprehensive IT Solutions For Business

Verus Solutions provides affordable, honest and effective business IT solutions & services in a single, complete package designed to save you money. From computer systems and server setup through to antivirus deployments and internet delivery to business parks, see how Verus Solutions can transform your business by providing all your IT solution requirements from a single source.

Walker Foster


Walker Foster solicitors was established in 1919 and now has offices in Skipton, likley, Silsden and Barnoldswick and provides expert quality legal services in the specialist areas described.
We act for individuals and business and our business clients range from sole traders to national companies and PLCs.
Our priority and focus is on our clients and we value the relationships and trust that we have built with thousands over the years.We look forward to working with you.

Walkers Bakers & Chocolatiers

Bakers & Confectioners

Wilkinson Electrical

Electrical specialists & Retail

Wilkinson Electrical is a family run business and we are sales and repair agents for AEG, ZANUSSI, ELECTROLUX, KENWOOD, DELONGHI.

We can also provide spares for many makes of white goods, cookers and vacuum cleaners.

Willie Haigh Consulting Engineer Ltd

Consulting Engineer

Willie Haigh is a consulting engineer based in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, but undertaking various projects across the United Kingdom. 
The practice has had extensive experience in the restoration and renovation of old buildings, and its main field of work is in the conservation of existing structures.

Wilman & Lodge

Estate Agents

Established in 1978, Wilman and Lodge is one of the leading Estate Agents in Skipton and the surrounding area. We are very proud to introduce our new services which include: Residential lettings, management and property services, which include: All types of building works, renovations, roofing and general maintenance. Our clients can feel at ease with knowledge that our extensive range of qualified, reliable tradesmen will produce first class workmanship.

Although the main office is in Skipton town centre there are three other offices in nearby towns, all important centres in their own right, namely Grassington, approximately ten miles North of Skipton in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, Silsden, seven miles to the South East and Cross Hills approximately eight miles due South.

Windle & Bowker

Chartered Accountants

Windle & Bowker is a firm of Chartered Accountants and Chartered Tax Advisers with offices in Barnoldswick and Skipton offering accounts, taxation and business advisory and support services to a wide range of businesses and individuals.

At Windle & Bowker we provide a cost-effective, high value solution to meet all of your financial needs. We work hard to get to know you in order to deliver timely, individual advice on how to improve your business and personal wealth. 

Wohlrapp Morris Associates Ltd

Consultant Engineer

Wohlrapp Morris Associates Ldt is a firm of Intellectual Property consultants specialising in the mechanical engineering areas. 

Our wide ranging expertise is of value to patent attorneys who are seeking a flexible resource to help them meet the challenges of evaluating and editing patent applications, EPO office actions, including ESO’s and can be equally valuable to inventors who are seeking professional advice on how to obtain national and international protection with a minimum of expense of time and money.

Wonder in Wood

German Christmas Shop

Wonder in Wood is the only Christmas Shop in England specialising in woodcraft from the Erzgebirge in Germany.
We have the largest selection of genuine German Christmas Decorations in the country with a large selection of items suitable for all year round as well as Easter and other seasonal items.  Based in Skipton, “the Gateway to the Dales”, which is a great place to visit throughout the year. There is always lots going on and things to do, the world famous Skipton street Market on four days a week, great shopping. 

Wright Wine Company Ltd

Specialist Wines, Spirits and Cigars

Located in the oldest part of town, and established over 30 years.

This is perhaps the finest wine and whisky shop you have ever come across.

Serving both trade and wholesale, with around 1,000 wines and something like 800 whiskies, this is a serious business that proudly offers personal service from knowledgeable, friendly staff.

Yorkshire Holiday Cottages Ltd - inactive

Accomodation Provider - Self catering

Established in 1982, we have over 30 years of experience, specialising in self catering holiday cottages in Yorkshire, Lancashire, the Peak District and Lake District.  More specifically we have beautiful holiday cottages in the Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire Moors, Vale of York, Trough of Bowland, Ribble Valley and the Fylde Coast.  
Our properties are as varied as their surroundings, ranging from charming cottages and converted farm buildings to bungalows and town houses.  The choice is endless but we will help you choose something that suits your personal requirements.