Skipton is an area of North Yorkshire, which you'll find 30 miles (45 kilometers) to the southwest of the city center.
You won't have issues finding something to do in North Yorkshire. Check out a few of the area's most visited tourist attractions, like the York Minster, Fountains Abbey and Whitby Abbey.
In Skipton, you and your family have the option of staying at the YHA Malham - Hostel and The Buck Inn, which are all a brief walk from the Gordale Scar.
Skipton has a few inexpensive accommodation options. The Warren House B&B and The Boars Head are popular examples.
If you would like to visit North Yorkshire and after a room in Skipton, you might also like to consider options in our Cracoe hotels guide and Travelocity's Wigglesworth hotels guide.
Are you planning a vacation in North Yorkshire? You'll like to know Travelocity has a nice selection of short and long stay accommodations.