People interested in the paranormal are being invited to join tourist guide Malcolm Hanson to explore the backwaters of Skipton as part of the town's Waterways Festival over the May Bank Holiday.

He will be exploring areas near the Leeds-Liverpool canal, Springs canal, Skipton Castle and Holy Trinity Church.

The walks begin at 8pm on Saturday from the canal basin. Tickets are £3.50 in advance and £4 on the night and can be reserved by calling Mr Hanson on (01756) 709275.