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Spent the weekend in Skipton ,(pass thru a lot , never stopped). good weekend and great castle to visit if your up this way ever. www.skiptoncastle.co.uk

I have been a few times to Skipton castle it is well preserved a very good day out, I live at Farsley ,NR Leeds no to far away

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Oliver Cromwell went there as well, but they wouldn't let him in. He, and his men laid seige but to no avail. The castle has its own internal water supply. After the war he ordered that the tower walls be thinned out from the inside so that it could never be defended like that again.

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