FORGET THE TENT, REAL GLAMPING IS ON A CANAL BOAT. DISCOVER THE PERFECT FESTIVAL ACCOMMODATION ALL YEAR AROUND.
Conquer unpredictable weather and enjoy litres of cider, gallons of gin, the chance to see your favourite acts, a weekend of great arts, crafts and music, unique experiences and even great food all while enjoying a life onboard a narrowboat.
Skipton is a top tourism destination for the rolling hills of the Yorkshire dales, a 900-year-old castle, cobbled streets, independent shops and a popular canal. Named Britain’s happiest place to live, discover its many charms with a festival visit and Blue Otter canal boat holiday.
Here is a selection of just a few events you might like to combine a visit to the Yorkshire Dales and a local festival with a canal holiday. Whether you choose to simply stay in Skipton on the boat or journey along the canals to the festival destination, there is no shortage of reasons throughout the year to enjoy a narrowboat experience.
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This year’s waterways festival celebrates the theme Swinging Sixties, so bring out the flower power and join us for some otterly good times! Blue Otter Skipton will once again be participating in the illuminated boat procession with our decorated boat! We’ll also be sharing information and collecting donations for the International Otter Survival Fund – Look out for us if you are visiting!