Skipton is located in the county of North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, five miles north-west of the town of Silsden, 15 miles north-east of the major town of Burnley, 145 miles south of Edinburgh, 178 miles north of Cardiff, and 187 miles north-west of London. Skipton lies two miles north-west of the West Yorkshire border, and was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Skipton falls within the district council of Craven, under the county council of North Yorkshire. It is in the BD23 postcode district. The post town for Skipton is Skipton.
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Skipton is in the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, the historic county of Yorkshire, and the administrative county of North Yorkshire.
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Skipton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of North Yorkshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of North Yorkshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Skipton is BD23 1QZ.
Skipton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the BD23 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the BD23 postcode district.
The post town for Skipton is Skipton. Skipton is in the BD23 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Skipton.
The centre of Skipton is located at position 53.9602° latitude and -2.01768° longitude.
The centre of Skipton is located at the grid reference easting 398938 and northing 451569 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Skipton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Skipton to the centre of the town.
Position of Skipton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Skipton to the centre of the city.