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Skipton and Beyond

Celebrating the best of Skipton and beyond - October 25th 2019 At The Coniston Hotel with Northern Energy family-run suppliers of oil and LPG

The 'Stray FM Best Of Skipton & Beyond Awards' proudly sponsored by Northern Energy, are back for the third year! The awards will encapsulate everything that's great about the area and the people that live and thrive there.

See all the categories below. and get nominating. We'll be announcing the winners at the ceremony, which takes place at The Coniston Hotel, Country Estate & Spa on Friday 25th October.

Voting closes on Sunday the 29th of September.

Building A Better Society Award with Skipton Building Society

An award designed to recognise a group or individual who have made a significant contribution to helping others in the local area. Where people are put first and their lives are improved.


Steep & Filter

The Talk Scheme

Samuel’s Rainbow

The Unsung Hero Award with Walker Foster Solicitors

Do you know someone who truly deserves to be recognised for what they do?  A passionate person who works hard and represents Skipton in all they do, and truly believes in what they do.

The Best Customer Service Award With Tyro Training

Do you know someone who deserves recognition for the customer service they give in their role?  Whether it's in a restaurant, shop or office, let us know who deserves to win. 


Lowe Maintenance

Chris Cummins, Crossfit

Bizzie Lizzie’s

The Best Shop Award With The Masons Arms Gargrave

Do you know a shop that stands out from the rest?  Makes you want to go back again and again.  Someone that puts the customer first?


E shoes

The Skipton Barbers

Let’s Make Something Beautiful

The Best Pub Or Bar With Bizzie Lizzie's

What venue in Skipton or the surrounding area stands out for you?  Somewhere with real character, great customer service and makes you come back for more.


The Old Swan Inn

The Albion

The Railway, Skipton

The Best New Business With Jelf

Which new business has already made its mark in the Skipton area?  Whatever business they are, if they started within the last 12 months and you think they deserve recognition nominate them now!

Out of the ORDinary

Siren Fitness (sy-ren)

The Growling Shrew

The Best Community Project With Luxor Upholstery

Help us to recognise a community project or initiative that has really made a difference to the people of Skipton and the surrounding area.


Skipton Castle Woods


Skipton and Craven Parents Group

The Lifetime Achievement Award With The Yorkshire Cruise Club

We want to recognise a person who has truly made a difference in the Skipton area.  They've lived and breathed the town and surrounding area.  A Skipton legend.

Nominations to be announced on the night.

The Best Place To Eat with Individual Inns

If you could go to one place to eat in the Skipton area where would it be?  Is it your favourite Italian, an amazing local pub or a takeaway? 


The Railway, Skipton

Wine by Slow Food Kitchen

Thai Basil Restaurant

The Best Event or Attraction with Mewies Solicitors

Where would you nominate as the best event or attraction in Skipton and beyond?  Tell us who deserves to win.


Skipton Car Show

Skipton Sheep Day

Skipton Castle Woods

Host Venue The Coniston Hotel

Thank you for your nominations for The Best Of Skipton and Beyond Awards. which are proudly supported by Northern Energy 

Nominations are now closed - Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your entries!  Judging will now take place and winners will be announced on the 19th of October.

Terms and conditions

Nominations for The Skipton & Beyond Awards are open from Wednesday the 1st August 00:01 until Sunday the 23rd of September 23:59.  Judging will take place between the 24th September and 10th October 2018.  All submissions will be read and if a nomination is shortlisted they will be contacted before the ceremony.  The event takes place at The Consiton Hotel on the 19th of October and all ceremony details will be confirmed with attendees.  Stray FM Standard Terms Apply.