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Kilnsey Park

#7 of 41 things to do in Skipton Features Animals
Skipton BD23 5PS, England
+44 1756 752150
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Lovely Afternoon for all

I visited here with my boyfriend this month, we were staying nearby. The grounds are really well... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
laurahinch
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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overpriced

overpriced, understaffed, poor selection of food.Buy food to feed their fish, hire a rod catch... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LairdGeraldNewton
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Keighley
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Kilnsey Park is a family visitor attraction in the heart of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. Spend a day with us exploring and having fun – you can catch a fish, watch our red squirrels play and then enjoy a meal in our cosy cafe/restaurant! Kilnsey Park offers activities for all the family including fun fishing, friendly farm animals, an adventure playground and a nature trail with butterfly garden and rare orchids. We also offer high quality angling in two spring fed lakes for those wanting to catch a fish in this stunning location. Seasonal events and treasure trails mean that there’s always something going on.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“red squirrels” (24 reviews)
“trout” (45 reviews)
“nature trail” (18 reviews)
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Skipton BD23 5PS, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited here with my boyfriend this month, we were staying nearby. The grounds are really well maintained with wonderful views of the dales along the nature trail, which isn't too long, but quite hilly. There are lots of animals to see and pet, as...More

Thank laurahinch
Reviewed 1 week ago

overpriced, understaffed, poor selection of food.Buy food to feed their fish, hire a rod catch their fish and then throw them back WHAT A COMPLETE WASTE OF MONEY>More

Thank LairdGeraldNewton
KilnseyInfo, Manager at Kilnsey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We take a great deal of pride in looking after our customers. We are proud to have achieved a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for the past 4 years and recently received a Green Tourism Gold award. We always strive to improve in everything we do...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely setting even in the rain. Didn't go round the park but the cafe food is just great. Fabulous homemade cakes everyone should try!

Thank John52-Angie62
KilnseyInfo, Manager at Kilnsey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks we're really glad you found the cafe food is 'great' and enjoyed our home-baked cakes. Jimmy loves his baking so there will be new delights for you to sample on your next visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited yesterday with our grandson and his friend and got there about 20 minutes after the park opened. We decided to fish first but no staff to be found to get us set up. Went to the café/shop to enquire and were sent somewhere...More

1  Thank KarenR2907
KilnseyInfo, Manager at Kilnsey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi we've worked hard to improve signage around the site and the entry signs at the Family Fishing pond clearly direct customers to the shop to purchase their tickets. We're sorry that you didn't immediately find a member of staff behind the shop counter and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The park is set in a lovely location and has lots to occupy the whole family but it might become quite expensive if you do the trout fishing as you have to buy all the fish you catch! On this occasion we were staying in...More

Thank TriciaBishop
KilnseyInfo, Manager at Kilnsey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're glad you enjoyed our beautiful location and found that there were lots of activities to keep the family happy. Also thanks for your kind words about the cafe and shop.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nestled in the shadow of Kilnsey Crag, Kilnsey Park and Nature Reserve is great for families. A large fishing lake, nature trail, shop, restaurant, picnic areas, woodland walks. All set out very well. Popular. Well worth a visit if you have children of any age...More

Thank MD-FatDonkey
KilnseyInfo, Manager at Kilnsey Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're so glad that you found Kilnsey Park to be 'great for families' as we have a wide range of attractions to interest visitors of all ages. Did you know that our Go Wild bushcraft weekends start on the 5-6 August?

Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

We will return - this is a marvellous place, thoughtfully planned to offer a variety of interest around it's core activity. First the fishing: my husband wants to return for the proper lakes, around which he had a good explore. Our visit was for Father's...More

Thank Tista C
KilnseyInfo, Manager at Kilnsey Park, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2017

Hi we're so happy that you had a great day out with us and we're particularly glad that your 9 year old really enjoyed the fishing - we pride ourselves on being the friendly home of fishing and it's so important that we encourage the...More

Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing place for adults, children and dogs. We didn't go fishing but did enjoy a walk round the nature trail with our puppy. It is well thought out, informative and fun. The views of North Yorkshire are beautiful and there are some...More

Thank Nicolak1976
KilnseyInfo, Manager at Kilnsey Park, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2017

Thanks for recommending Kilnsey Park so highly and rating us as 'amazing'. Over the past twelve months we've invested in improving the nature trail and interpretation so we're really happy you found it well thought out, informative and fun. I know the cafe team will...More

Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

Very good fly fishing for Brown, blue and rainbow trout with sizes ranging from 2 to 20lbs+. Fishing is sometimes difficult but if it was easy then it would be called catching and not fishing! There is plenty to see and do, wonderful scenery and...More

Thank jccolling
KilnseyInfo, Manager at Kilnsey Park, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2017

We're glad you enjoyed the fishing at Kilnsey Park. We keep the lakes really well stocked with hard fighting fish which have been reared by us to give the best fishing experience. Thanks for complimenting the wide range of facilities we have on site including...More

Reviewed June 25, 2017

We stopped here for a walk round and had a good time. We did the trail and fed the fish. We stopped off for a drink and a bite to eat and it was a good afternoon in all. I took my camera too, and...More

Thank DawnPickering
KilnseyInfo, Manager at Kilnsey Park, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2017

Thanks for letting us know about your enjoyable afternoon here. As you discovered Kilnsey Park is a good base for exploring the Yorkshire Dales and there are some outstanding walks nearby. We particularly enjoy walking to Malham Tarn along the ancient green lane and the...More

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jackiejones114
May 12, 2017|
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Response from KilnseyInfo | Property representative |
Hi we offer fly fishing on the main lakes but we also provide bait fishing on our family pond (the bait is sweetcorn or bread) because we want everyone who visits to catch a fish.
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jop1989
September 27, 2016|
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Response from KilnseyInfo | Property representative |
Hi dogs are welcome at Kilnsey Park Estate but need to be kept on leads as we have chickens, alpacas and other animals wandering about
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marseybandit12
September 20, 2016|
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Response from Zah1r | Reviewed this property |
I think you can camp on the park. Best to call them and ask. I know they definitely have some Glamling going on. The park is in such a nice spot I would imagine there are many camp sites within walking distance.
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