Welcome to Skipton's "Home on the Internet"

The welcoming structures at each of the four main Town Entrances to Skipton provide a warm welcome to everyone.

The design encaptures the two major agricultural industries "Wool and Grain", of this well known and respected farming community, affectionally known as "The Heart of the Western District".

Stay for a while and enjoy a break

Travellers are frequently spotted taking a 'photo opportunity' in front of one of the Town Entrances.  A favourite stopping place for photographs is at the Eastern Entrance to Town, where the local Garden Club members have planted some colourful succulants and plants to add to your welcome.

On the corner is the Anglican Church "Christ Church" start your historical trip around Skipton here.  Marked with information boards the "Historical Walk" is well worth taking time to follow.

Brochures are available at The Roadhouse at in the Town Centre to guide you on your way.

We hope you stay and enjoy a cuppa and maybe a meal, as you come through Skipton.

Fantastic picnic spots and parks. Skipton has the best picnic spots for you to dine - There is the Rotundra in the Town Centre, the lovely parkland in Stewart Park, maybe if you are lucky you might see platypus at play.

There are tables in Anderson Street under the shady elm trees, and along the Mount Emu Creek there are lovely areas for a picnic.  

Great lunches are available in Skipton and are always delicious. Skipton Roadhouse serves hot food all day.  They don't close until late.

"Dine-In, or Take-Away" at "Emu Creek Deli & Gifts,  With an extensive menu Kim and her friendly staff provide a wonderful selection of pastries, and home made delicasies, toasties, and "Daily Specials"; and starting early each day Skipton Roadhouse are just the place for a lovely lunch, "Dine-In, or Take-Away", for pizzas, cakes,hot pastries, fish'n'chips, hamburgers, sandwiches, etc. 

Or why not select from the range of rolls and breads available at "Country Grocers" and make your own combinations filling from their selection of deli meats, cheeses, sauce and fresh salads.

Better still, whilst at the supermarket why noy buy some chops, eggs or steaks and onions, or some of "Rohan's famous Sausages" they're  second to none for a Barbecue at Jubilee Park. 

There is a Playground there, Walking Path around the Lake and also Amenities Block. Maybe even a game of tennis before you continue on your journey.