The Woolly Sheep

38 Sheep StreetBD23 1HYSkiptonUnited Kingdom
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About The Woolly Sheep

The Woolly Sheep Inn is located in the heart of Skipton, just off the high street. It features exposed wooden beams and the traditional charm of an old English pub. Skipton railway station is a ten-minute walk.

The hotel offers a selection of single, double, twin and family rooms, all recently renovated. An en-suite bathroom, a colour television and tea/coffee making facilities are standard in-room amenities.

Those guests arriving by car can take advantage of the free car park situated behind the Woolly Sheep Inn.

A complimentary daily breakfast is provided and pub meals which use locally sourced ingredients are also served in the on-site restaurant. A wide range of craft beers, spirits and wines are also available in the public bar.

A short walk from the hotel, Craven Court Shopping Centre houses over 20 shops and the medieval Skipton Castle, dating from the 11th-century, is just five minutes away.


38 Sheep Street, BD23 1HY, Skipton, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1756)700966 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Positive Reviews

Great central location with free parking

Guests love The Woolly Sheep Inn's central location in Skipton. There are plenty of shops and restaurants in the area and popular attractions such as Skipton Castle and the Craven Museum are easily reached on foot. Guests also appreciate the free car park located behind the hotel, although it's worth noting that it may be tricky securing a place at busy times.

Welcoming and comfy rooms

The rooms are described as warm and cosy by guests who have stayed here. It seems that the rooms are decorated to a high standard and the beds and bedding are good quality and provide a very pleasant night's sleep.

Friendly staff

According to feedback, the members of staff who work here are very welcoming and keen to provide a high level of service. Guests comment that the housekeeping staff keep the hotel very clean and the members of staff in the restaurant and pub serve patrons with a smile even at the busiest times.

Negative Reviews

Mixed food reviews

There are mixed reviews for the food served at The Woolly Sheep Inn. A few guests were slightly disappointed with the quality of food and felt that there was room for improvement. However, others found the food delicious and enjoyed dining here.

Noisy at times

Since The Woolly Sheep Inn is a popular pub in the centre of town, it isn't surprising that it can get a little noisy at times. Some guests mentioned being disturbed by noise from the bar and also noise outside from the car park and the street at the front.

Rating Overview

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9.1 out of 10 based on 140 reviews