Yarndale is held at:

Skipton Auction Mart, Gargrave Road, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1UD

Please consider using public transport.

Skipton has excellent public transport links with buses connecting to Skipton from across the north and regular trains from Leeds, Bradford, Morecambe and Carlisle.

Yarndale Buses From The Railway Station

Double decker buses will run from the railway station from 9.30am each day and will shuttle between the railway station and Yarndale until the show closes. 

These double decker buses are wheelchair accessible.

Or you can take a delightful 15 minute (approx.) stroll from the railway station through the yarn bombed Aireville park to Yarndale. Follow the Rainbow of Hope to a woolly pot of gold (fingers crossed!) at the show!

Please note this route is not accessible for wheelchairs or pushchairs. The walking route ends at the Mart with a long flight of steps. 

For details of trains running to and from Skipton, visit National Rail Enquiries.

Numerous bus services run to Skipton’s bus station from around the country.

Please check with your local bus station for details.

Ever considered organising your own trip?

For parties of 16 or more travelling by coach or minibus we offer the facility to book tickets online (without a per ticket booking fee).

To book, please click here

Coaches or minibuses can park on site free of charge and passengers can make their way back to the coach at the end of the day or at any time during the day.

Should any of your party prefer a trip to Skipton town centre during the day there are shuttle buses running from the show to the town centre during show opening hours.

Minimum of 16 to qualify for a coach ticket. Tickets are priced at £15 each plus a coach booking fee of £20 in total.

We will send you booking confirmation and payment upon form submission.

Contact Emma at [email protected] if you have any questions. 

Parking for cars on site is extremely limited.

Parking is available for those with access requirements. 

The Mart is a short walk from the town centre. Please use town centre car parks where possible. 

Coach Street Car Park is the closest, use postcode BD23 1LE.

Public toilet facilities are available, including a RADAR accessible toilet. Parking for cars and motor cycles.

The buses running from the railway station can pick up from the Coach Street car park on request. Please make your way to the bus stop on Gargrave Road and flag them down.

Please note these buses are wheelchair accessible.

For other town centre car parks please see: https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/roads-parking-and-travel/car-park-directory

Park and ride shuttle buses from the Rotary Charity Car Park will run from 9.30am on Saturday and Sunday until the end of the show.

PLEASE NOTE: The Mart car park opens at 9:30am

Taxi Services in Skipton

Crown Taxis 01756 797969
Dalesman 01756 794757
Skipton Taxis 01756 701122
Star Taxis 01756 700505
Station Taxis 01756 798811

Taxis to the mart cost around £5-6 from the town centre or railway station.

Park and Ride

We are really pleased to offer alternative parking if you are driving into Skipton for Yarndale.

We will be operating a Park and Ride service with kind permission of Skipton Building Society. We are working with the Rotary Club of Skipton so that you can park for a small fee of £3.00 at Skipton Building Society, on the Bailey (A6131), just past the Castle at the top of the High Street.

The Rotary Charity Car Park is clearly signed on the Bailey – follow the white signs.

Address for sat nav:
Skipton Building Society
The Bailey
North Yorkshire
BD23 1AP

Car parking at the Rotary Charity Car Park is £3 per day. Please note that the Rotary Charity Car Park gates close at 6pm so please ensure your car is removed in plenty of time.

Buses will run from 9.30am on Saturday and Sunday. They aim to depart every 20 minutes throughout the Yarndale weekend.

These buses are free of charge. If you can, please do contribute to this year’s charity: Yorkshire Air Ambulance. Thank you. 

  • The nearest toilets (including a RADAR accessible toilet) are in the High Street Town Hall car park behind the Town Hall off the High Street. 
  • This is a charity car park, run by volunteers, with all monies being managed by the Rotary Club and used to help local good causes.
  • Once you have parked your car hop on the bus to continue to Yarndale.
  • The buses will drop off and collect at the bus stop outside the Wharfedale entrance to the show which has level access.
  • The buses will run from 9.30am on Saturday and on Sunday and shuttle back and forth each day.
  • The gates at the car park close at 6pm so please ensure your car is removed in plenty of time.