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  1. Skipton

Where is Skipton?

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.

COVID-19: Skipton coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the North Yorkshire case numbers. This Skipton coronavirus map shows the position of Skipton within North Yorkshire, along with the number of cases in North Yorkshire and each of the surrounding areas.

Skipton on a map

Map showing extent of Skipton as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Skipton
Map showing location of Skipton within the UK
Location of Skipton within the UK

Which county is Skipton in?

Skipton is in the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, the historic county of Yorkshire, and the administrative county of North Yorkshire.

Ceremonial CountyNorth Yorkshire
Historic CountyYorkshire
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire

Where is Skipton in North Yorkshire?

Skipton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of North Yorkshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of North Yorkshire.

Map showing location of Skipton within North Yorkshire
Location of Skipton within North Yorkshire

What is the postcode for Skipton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Skipton is BD23 1QZ.

Where is Skipton in BD23?

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.

Map showing location of Skipton within BD23
Location of Skipton within BD23

What is the post town for Skipton?

The post town for Skipton is Skipton. Skipton is in the BD23 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Skipton.

What is the latitude and longitude of Skipton?

The centre of Skipton is located at position 53.9602° latitude and -2.01768° longitude.

Latitude53.9602°
Longitude-2.01768°

What is the easting and northing of Skipton?

The centre of Skipton is located at the grid reference easting 398938 and northing 451569 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting398938
Northing451569

What are the nearest towns to Skipton?

Position of Skipton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Skipton to the centre of the town.

north-west
5m
Skipton is 5 miles north-west of Silsden
north-east
6m
Skipton is 6 miles north-east of Earby
north-east
8m
Skipton is 8 miles north-east of Barnoldswick
north-west
8m
Skipton is 8 miles north-west of Keighley
west
8m
Skipton is 8 miles west of Ilkley
north-east
9m
Skipton is 9 miles north-east of Trawden
north-east
9m
Skipton is 9 miles north-east of Colne
north-west
11m
Skipton is 11 miles north-west of Bingley
north-east
11m
Skipton is 11 miles north-east of Barrowford
north-east
12m
Skipton is 12 miles north-east of Nelson

What are the nearest cities to Skipton?

Position of Skipton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Skipton to the centre of the city.

north-west
16m
Skipton is 16 miles north-west of Bradford
north-west
22m
Skipton is 22 miles north-west of Leeds
south-west
24m
Skipton is 24 miles south-west of Ripon
north-west
29m
Skipton is 29 miles north-west of Wakefield
north-east
31m
Skipton is 31 miles north-east of Preston
east
33m
Skipton is 33 miles east of Lancaster
north
35m
Skipton is 35 miles north of Manchester
north
35m
Skipton is 35 miles north of Salford
west
38m
Skipton is 38 miles west of York
north-west
46m
Skipton is 46 miles north-west of Sheffield

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