We travel to the Yorkshire market town of Skipton – ‘Gateway to the Dales – and today is market day. We begin with an interesting and entertaining cruise to the outskirts of Skipton and back. Our audio-guide is award-winning comedian Dave Spikey, of Phoenix Nights and 8 Out of 10 Cats fame. With his characteristic Northern patter, Dave takes you on a whistle-stop tour of Skipton and canal history that’s refreshingly different to your average commentary.
The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the town’s cobbled streets, unique shops and cosy cafes.