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.
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.
Public Relations & Marketing
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.
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.
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 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!
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 :
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 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 Keighley, 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Brooksbank Valves was established in 1953 with the aim of supplying the UK Navy with high quality valve products.
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.
Local building & construction business
Long standing and traditional hair salon.
Appointments not always necessary.
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.
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.
Power Washing Patios
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
Repairs & service
Custom build computers
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.
Consultancy - IT
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.
Restauarant - Brewery & Bistro
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Publication - Internet
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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
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
Mon - Sat 8am - 6pm
Sunday - 8am - 4pm
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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
HR & Training
Human Resource Consultancy and Training company.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Narrowboat holidays and Narrowboat hire
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 email@example.com
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.
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.
Childrens Toys & Games
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.
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.
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 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
Chartered Accountants in Skipton | Settle | Yorkshire
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.
Sale of Beds, Furniture & Accessories
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.
Ladies Clothing & Accessories
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 BID Mission Statement is...that Skipton remains:
Strategic Objectives 2014-2019 are...to ensure our fine market town is:
Commercial Building Surveyors / Chartered Consultancy
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.
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.
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 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 - 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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Retail - Furniture & Homeware
'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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
Wohlrapp Morris Associates Ldt is a firm of Intellectual Property consultants specialising in the mechanical engineering areas.
German Christmas Shop
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.
Accomodation Provider - Self catering