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Skipton is a town in North Yorkshire in northern England, historically lying within the West Riding of Yorkshire, and 38 miles from York

It was first mentioned in history in 1086 as a market town, a reputation that it still holds today.

Skipton is best known for its canals, river boating, downtown area, and historic architecture.

People Born in Skipton

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Skipton in People's Lives

Ralph FiennesI traveled here in 1991 to film scenes of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights, my first major role in a movie. 

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