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Welcome to Settle


Settle District is a bustling market town surrounded by delightful villages, ideally situated between the scenic Yorkshire Dales and the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that is the Forest of Bowland.

Settle Market is held on Tuesdays – further information here : http://www.settlemarket.co.uk/

With a wealth of interesting shops, welcoming cafes and historic buildings to visit, Settle District is a great place visit and to relax and enjoy the scenery. Alternatively its the perfect base to get out into the scenery and enjoy walking, riding, cycling, caving and a host of other outdoor activities.
Home of the famous Settle-Carlisle Railway we have easy access by road and rail to visit Settle and a host of things to do, see and enjoy when you get here.

As a place to live Settle District offers an enviable lifestyle in a wonderful environment. We have easy rail and road links together with excellent schools, housing and medical care.
As a place to do business you’ll find a thriving arts & crafts ethos, practical business support, a booming tourist industry and an active Chamber of Trade.


Settle News

Most recent news at the top left – click on the link text to read – Weekly News Updates and Snippets for Settle Visitors and Residents

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    Settle and District Local Events and News

    RAILWAY WALKS Forthcoming walks this week include  on Saturday 21 January a 13 mile   Settle to Horton-in-Ribblesdale moderately strenuous walk leaving Settle at 9.50. On Wednesday 25 January there will be [More...]

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    King Arthur

    Michael Morpurgo's King Arthur - Monday 13th March 2017 -1:30pm - Tickets: £7 -Suitable 7+ The Richard Whiteley Theatre, Giggleswick School, Settle. -Description   An epic tale of magic, heroism, love and betrayal adapted from the novel Arthur: [More...]

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    Settle Phone Box Art

    NEWS from THE GALLERY ON THE GREEN, SETTLE Probably the world’s smallest art gallery FOCUS ON PHONES The former BT telephone box, which now houses the Gallery on the Green in Settle, has featured many [More...]

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    News Updates for Settle and District

    RAILWAY WALKS The first walks of the new year will take place on the weekend of 14 & 15 January. The walk on Saturday 14 will be a 12 mile moderately [More...]

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    Established in 2009, Megaslam   are one of the premier Wrestling promotions in Europe and for the first time ever in January, the company are bringing their unique show [More...]

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    Local News and Events from Judith for Settle and Area

    Here's a short list ready for the New Year. All the best with making your New Year's resolutions to get fit, learn to identify more wild plants, improve speaking skills, have fun, [More...]

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    Settle News January 2017

    RAILWAY WALKS The first walks of the new year will take place on the weekend of 14 & 15 January. The walk on Saturday 14 will be a 12 mile moderately [More...]

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    End of December News and Events around Settle

    NEW YEAR CHARITY DANCE There will be a  New Year's eve Charity Dance in aid of Victoria Hall.  The venue will be St Mary and St Michael Catholic Church Hall, and [More...]

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    Settle at Christmas – Info

    SERVICE OF LESSONS AND CAROLS GIGGLESWICK SCHOOL CHAPEL: 14/12/16 Having last year chosen to change from their "Festival of Words and Music for Christmas" to a far more conventional service of [More...]

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    Settle News – December 2016

    RAILWAY WALKS There will be two walks in the run up to Christmas. The first is on  Saturday 17 December and will leave Settle at 9.50 for a 10 mile circular [More...]

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    Settle and District Local Business Awards Award Categories Best Food and Drink Provider – café’s and pubs Employee of the Year Best Accommodation Provider – includes hotels, pubs, self-catering cottages, B&B’s Best Leisure Provider – includes [More...]

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    Around and About Settle

    RAILWAY WALKS This weekend is the annual walkers Christmas dinner walk. This year this will be a circular walk around Settle. This will be an 8 mile moderate walk and take [More...]

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    Local Events Updates from Judith Allinson

    1. 3 Dec Langcliffe Inst  Christmas Coffee Morning 10- 12 Loads of Stalls Raffles, goodies. Do come 2. Sat 3 Dec Settle Catholic Church Christmas Craft Fair 11-pm including demonstration of  a 3D [More...]

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    Les Miserables Review

    Les Misérables (School Edition) : Giggleswick School Richard Whiteley Theatre: 30/11/16 This is a production which simply keeps on giving. Like any first night there were a few technical issues: radio mikes on [More...]

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    The Open Wheel Local Cycling Event

    Bentham News – The Open Wheel West Riding Classic 2017 The Open Wheel In 2010, me and my brother Brendan entered a sportive with some friends in the Peak District. It was [More...]

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    Ghost Stories for Christmas at Settle Library

    Adam Z. Robinson in association with LittleMighty present: The Book of Darkness & Light Three chilling tales. Two ghostly performers. One thrilling night. Legend has it that many years ago a book of [More...]

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    Local Settle and Area News and Snippets of Info

    RAILWAY WALKS There are two walks planned for this weekend. On Saturday December 3 there is a 10 mile moderate walk taking in Birkett Common & the Eden Valley Viaducts. This [More...]

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    Local News updates from Settle and Area

    Photo Credit : Janice Kenyon Ingleborough from Morecambe prom RAILWAY WALKS The walks planned for this weekend include a walk linked with the Newcastle line. On 26 Nov  there will be an 11 [More...]

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    Local Events Updates 16th Nov

    I invite you to try and visit Settle library tomorrow Thursday  - 2pm - 5pm or Friday - 2pm - 6.30pm and not sure about Sat:  They are doing a library  questionnaire [More...]

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    Settle Parking Disc Introduction

    The parking scheme start date is 1st December 2016 Discs are available from 20+ outlets – list below : Full details of the scheme are on the Town Council website : Kind Regards Rebecca [More...]

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    Local Settle News and Info

    RAILWAY WALKS There is only one walk planned for this weekend, taking place on Saturday, 19 November. This is a 15 mile strenuous walk from     Gargrave to Settle via Malham Cove. [More...]

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    Settle Christmas Lights Switch On

    26th November 2pm - 5pm For contacting the team or more details - go to: -  Settle Christmas Lights Switch On

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    Local News and Events Updates 6/11/16

    RAILWAY WALKS pic credit There are two walks planned for this weekend, both taking place on Saturday, 12 November. The first of these is an 8 mile, circular walk around Garsdale, [More...]

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    Settle Snippets

    RAILWAY WALKS There are two walks planned for this weekend. On Saturday 5 November there will be a 10 mile Moderate walk from  Dent to Sedbergh via the Dales way. This [More...]

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