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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 News Updates


    GUIDED WALKS There will be a number of  guided walks arranged by Friends of Settle-Carlisle line this week. No reservation is necessary these walks but all participants should ensure that they [More...]

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    Marie Curie Dad Dancing Event


    SETTLE AND RIBBLESDALE FUND RAISING GROUP OFFER YOU; STRICTLY GOT TO DANCE FOR…………… Our member Ronnie (pictured) is convinced he will win the Dad dancing competition, so much so he has [More...]

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    Settle Snippets 18th July 2015


    CREAM TEAS Celebrate Yorkshire Day with a cream tea at St Mary and Michael Church on 1 August, between 2-4pm. All proceeds will go to the Church Restoration [More...]

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    News and Updates for Settle and Area


    GUIDED WALKS There will be a number of  guided walks arranged by Friends of Settle-Carlisle line this week. No reservation is necessary these walks but all participants should ensure that they [More...]

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    Settle photo hunt


    Find the Photos! Settle Photographic Group will once again be organising a hunt around the town for framed photographs in local shop windows from 14-26 August. This year ‘Find The Photos’ [More...]

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    Memories of an Indian Childhood


    Be transported to Bombay- dusty, crowded and vibrant. Welcome to Sita’s world of large families, stubborn hairdos and romantic train journeys. Slowly the light-hearted stories about friendships and games give way to darker more painful [More...]

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    Local News and Events July 4th


    GUIDED WALKS There will be a number of  guided walks arranged by Friends of Settle-Carlisle line this week. The first walk on July 11th  is from Kirkby Stephen to Appleby and [More...]

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    Local Settle News and Events 20th June


    GUIDED WALKS There will be 2  guided walks arranged by Friends of Settle-Carlisle line this week. The first on June 27 is a circular 13 mile strenuous walk via High Cup [More...]

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    News and Events around Settle and District


    1.)This June, can you do something wild every day and make nature part of your life? -  30DaysWild - Do a wildlife thing every day for a month www.mywildlife.org.uk/30dayswild 2.) FOUR EVENTS YOU [More...]

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    News and Events In Settle and Area


    GUIDED WALKS There will be  two guided walks arranged by Friends of Settle-Carlisle line this weekend. The first on June 20 is a circular 15 mile strenuous walk via High Cup [More...]

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    Settle News and Events 8th June


    CHRISTIAN AID A huge thank you to everyone who donated to Christian Aid during the events held during the recent Christian Aid week. This year's grand total is  £2853.90. This is [More...]

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    Settle Local News for Visitors and Residents May 31st 2015


    VICTORIA HALL On June 4th Keith James takes to the stage to present his interpretations of the songs of Nick Drake. Singer/songwriter Drake recorded three cherished Albums between 1969 and [More...]

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    News from Judith – May 29th


    HIGHLIGHTS: LICHEN WORKSHOP for BEGINNERS: 20 June at Ingleton Churchyard 9.45am; More events 19-21 June at www.ogug.co.uk SLIMMERS WORLD: now 2 classes a day on Tuesdays at Settle Social Club: 9.30am and 7 pm: INGLETON [More...]

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    Settle News and a Review


    GUIDED WALKS Friends of Settle-Carlisle line have arranged an accompanied 16 mile very strenuous circular walk from Horton-in-Ribblesdale on 30 May. This leaves Horton In Ribblesdale at 9.58 and the route [More...]

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    Ferocious Dog!


    FEROCIOUS DOG www.ferociousdog.co.uk www.facebook.com/FerociousDog Creating their own take on Traditional Celtic folk, Ferocious Dog takes the traditional instruments; fiddles, whistles, mandolins and mixes them up with a bit of, raw, buzz saw rock n' roll [More...]

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    Ribblehead Tours


    FRIENDS OF THE SETTLE AND CARLISLE LINE RIBBLEHEAD HERITAGE TOURS 2015. The very successful Ribblehead Heritage Tours will be taking place again this year.   Members of the public who wish [More...]

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    The Latest Local News and Events for Settle and District


    GUIDED WALKS On May 23 there are two walks planned. The first is a 10 mile moderate walk to Smardale Nature Resers. This will depart from Kirkby Stephen Station at 10.34am. [More...]

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    Lay of The Land


    Lay of the Land Garden Centre and Cafe They say the best things come in small packages; our family run garden centre located in the Yorkshire Dales town of Settle [More...]

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    Settle and District News and Reviews


    VICTORIA HALL: 3/5/15 FIRST SUNDAY FOLK SESSION: MEGSON The evening opened with the houseband "The William Small Small Orchestra" who were as ever on fine form performing a wide range of tunes [More...]

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    Flamenco treat


    What a treat and coup for Settle's Victoria Hall to host a visit from flamenco maestros Juan Martin and El Chaparro de Malaga this Thursday, May 14. This concert would [More...]

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    Settle Meeting


    Discussion and Updates : The Fair Parking Public Transport Christmas Lights Website OPEN TO ALL BUSINESSES IN THE SETTLE DISTRICT Meeting poster

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    Around Settle – by Judith


    UPCOMING EVENTS:- 1. Wed  6  May  Settle Eco-Night - 7pm - 9pm Royal Oak 2. Thur 7 May GIGGLESWICK PARK FIT - Serious circuits FOR GIRLS - 3. Thur  7 May 7.30p: Talk [More...]

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    Tai Chi


    ‘Looking at the Way of Tai Chi’ is the title of a talk organised by Age UK North Craven at Limestone View in Settle this Thursday, May 7. Qualified [More...]

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    Settle Local News for Visitors and Residents


    CANTORES SALICIUM A concert of music and readings will take place at Giggleswick School chapel on 9 May, at 7.30 in aid of Cave Rescue Organisation. Entitled "And [More...]

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