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Welcome to our website. Please scroll/swipe down through this page to find out more about us, in addition to the pages linked in the menu, top-left.

Walking group

Rotarians from other clubs are welcome to join us on our walks which are on Wednesdays. They usually start around 09-30 and finish early to mid afternoon. To find out where we are going next use the contact tab on our homepage.


Brooklands Community Special School

Brooklands Community Special School held its first Rotary Festive Fun Day Last Thursday, supported by the Rotary Clubs of Skipton and Skipton Craven. The event coincided with a range of fun days across the UK, initiated by the national Kids Out charity.


Vocational and Youth Opportunities

Providing opportunities for young people. For information on applying for a RYLA or Ocean Youth Trust course click on Details below.


Community Service

The First Great Get Together Luncheon



We sponsor Eric's and Ibrahim's education. Both of them live in Kayole Orphanage. We receive letters from them telling us of their progress.


2017 Great Skipton Santa Funrun

Thank you to all who supported us in 2017. Entries for the 2018 open in May.


About us


I joined Skipton Craven Rotary Club six years ago and it is an honour now to take on the role of President. I realise though, that President is just a title for the figurehead of the Club and, thankfully, I have no end of people to give me advice.

During those six years I have had great fun helping the Club to do what it does so well.  Raising monies for charity. I would like to say a huge thank you to every one of you who donate so willingly when my colleagues and I are out collecting with Santa, and when we are collecting in the local supermarkets. Thank you also to all of you who support our Santa Fun Run.

It is a privilege for me to be President this year when the Fun Run is starting in Skipton High Street on Sunday 25th November 2018, the day the Christmas Lights are being switched on.

The Rotary Motto is “Service Above Self.” To me, that is having fun whilst benefitting others.

If anyone would be interested in seeing how we do this, then please visit our website, www.skiptoncravenrotaryclub.co.uk, and come and dip your feet in at one of our meetings.

Thank You.


John Exley





Registered Charity No. 1126881

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Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Tuesday 2nd October 19.30

Speaker Meeting

Rotarian Alan Hickman - Mayor of Skipton

Tuesday 9th October 19.30

Quiz Night

Visiting team - Colne Noyna.

Tuesday 16th October 19.30

Business Meeting.

Issues of the day.

Tuesday 23rd October 19.30

Speaker Meeting

Connie & Sabrina telling us about their trip to Tanzania.

future events completed calendar

Rotary News

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Family Rotary club use skills to kick-start local charities

Rotary members unite to tackle world hunger

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 19:30
(No meeting following a Bank Holiday. On a 5th Tuesday we usually meet with partners.)
Skipton Golf Club, North Western By-Pass, Skipton BD23 3LF  01756 793922

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