Coordinates: 54°33′43″N 0°59′15″W / 54.5619°N 0.9874°W
Skelton-in-Cleveland is a small town in the civil parish of Skelton and Brotton in the unitary authority of Redcar and Cleveland and the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire in the North East of England. It is situated at the foot of the Cleveland Hills and about 10 miles (16 km) east of Middlesbrough. Skelton is made up of North Skelton, Skelton Green and New Skelton. The first real mention of Skelton is in the Domesday Book, which talks about taxes collected. Skelton Castle was built in 12th century by the de Brus (Bruce) family. The population of Skelton-in-Cleveland is 6396 (2001 census).