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How to find us

Banks Ghyll Kennels and CatteryThe premises are situated off Skipton Old Road/West Road. (Narrow road linking Carleton and Colne)

Our postcode BD20 8HN is not always a reliable tool, as it is also the postcode of nearby farms!


Travelling from SKIPTON direction

  • At the Tesco garage, turn right at the Lothersdale/Carleton sign.
  • Proceed into Carleton Village and up over Elslack Moor, crossing the two cattle grids.
  • You will see a radio mast ahead on the left – we are ½ mile on the left after the mast (you will see the Banks Ghyll Kennels sign).

Travelling from BURNLEY, NELSON or COLNE direction

  • At the end of the M65, turn left along Vivary Way (passing Boundary Mill on your right).
  • Follow the Keighley sign until you pass The Morris Dancers pub on the left, take the first turn off at the roundabout signposted Lothersdale.
  • Lidgett Road becomes Skipton Old Road/West Road – continue on this road for three miles, passing Colne Golf Club and Black Lane Ends pub on the left.
  • After the Black Lane Ends pub, continue for two miles until you see our Banks Ghyll Kennels sign on the right-hand side.
  • Please remember not to be tempted to turn off this road towards Lothersdale village.
  • If you reach the radio mast, you have gone too far.

Travelling from BARNOLDSWICK, EARBY direction

  • Drive along the main shopping street in Earby, turn right at the end and stay on that road .
  • Pass ‘Cottages For You’ on the right. This becomes Stonybank Road. Stay on this road for about two miles.
  • At the end of this road, turn left onto Skipton Old Road (Shawdale Farm on the left).
  • Continue for ½ mile and you will see our Banks Ghyll Kennels sign on the right-hand side of the road.
  • If you reach the radio mast, you have gone too far.

Travelling from BRADFORD, KEIGHLEY or CROSS HILLS direction

  • Turn right at the Police Station in Cross Hills, and continue up Lothersdale Road to the crossroad.
  • Turn left and drive through Lothersdale Village eventually reaching Mitton Lane on the right (Winter Gapp is on the left).
  • Turn up Mitton Lane and continue to the end.
  • Turn left onto Skipton Old Road, pass the radio mast and we are ½ mile beyond on the left (you will see the Banks Ghyll Kennels sign).

We recommend you have our phone number with you (01535 636701), just in case!

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Contact details

Call: 01535636701 Email: Address: Off Skipton Old Road, Lothersdale, BD20 8HN

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Banks Ghyll Kennels are proud supporters of the Mary Wood Trust