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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.

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 – click on the link text to read – Weekly News Updates and Snippets for Settle Visitors and Residents

  • lions dilgers

    News in Settle 29th September


    POETRY READING Local poet, John Garth Raubenheimer, is once again offering his services to local groups as an entertainer. In his new entertainment entitled " A poetry reading between two [More...]

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    Local Jobs – Domestic Support


    Domestic Support ( 2 posts x 20 hours, contracted) Limestone View, Settle Limestone View is a stylish new extra care housing development in the market town of Settle. We currently have [More...]

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    Latest Settle News – September 21st


    SETTLE COLLEGE OPEN DAY The college will be holding its annual open day today, September 25th. This provides an opportunity for prospective students and their families to find out more about [More...]

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    Settle Events Round up from Judith


    1.  MESSY CHURCH (SETTLE)  (today Sun 21 Sep 3.30pm) for families and individuals who like family activities: Crafts, Celebration and hot meal. Theme this month: "Our Community" - including a visit by Settle [More...]

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    News and Updates for Settle and District


    RACE NIGHT Settle Amateur Operatic Society are holding a race night on 19 September at Langcliffe Institute. This will stat at 7.30pm and admission is £5, accompanied children £2.50. Admission is [More...]

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    Local Care Jobs


    Housing & Care 21 are a national leader in providing innovative, affordable housing for older people. Our new extra care development in Settle [More...]

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    Settle and District News – September 7th


    SETTLE WOMEN’S INSTITUTE At the September meeting award winning Andy Swinscoe gave a fascinating talk on Artisan Cheesemaking which included the history of cheesemaking since Viking times, his own experiences [More...]

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    Local Business Pop up


    More details here : http://www.northcravennetworking.co.uk/event/pop-business-cafe-settle/ via York, North Yorkshire & East Riding Local Enterprise Partnership : A 1-Day-Only Pop-Up Business Advice Cafe is coming to Settle, and will be at the Victoria [More...]

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    Local Settle News September 1st


    POETRY READING Local poet, John Garth Raubenheimer, is once again offering his services to local groups as an entertainer. In his new entertainment entitled " A poetry reading between two [More...]

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    Settle Local News 24th August


    TOT LORD TRAIL The final Tot Lord Trail of the summer will take place this evening, August 28, between 6.30pm - 8.15pm. This local history walk  meets outside the Tourist [More...]

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    News and events for people who live in and visit Settle


    TOT LORD TRAIL The Tot Lord trail will take place every Thursday in August - next walk this evening, August 21 - between 6.30pm - 8.15pm. This local history walk  [More...]

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    Northern Chamber Orchestra at Victoria Hall Settle


    The Northern Chamber Orchestra presents a fantastic concert of Baroque Greats & Romantic Masters at Settle Victoria Hall on Friday 3 October Fresh from its summer success at [More...]

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    More Local News from Judith


    Events this week include * Children's Holiday Club, * Messy Church on Aug 17, * A guided walk (Wed pm) to see wildflowers at Long Preston Deeps * A talk about the Wild flowers [More...]

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    Settle Local News 11th August 2014


    U3A The group are holding their enrollment session on 14 August at 10.30am at Victoria Hall. There will be a chance to chat over coffee and catch up with friends and [More...]

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    Guys and Dolls


    Calling All of Settle’s ‘Guys and Dolls’- S.A.O.S. has some Dates for your Diary. 135 years old this year!  All of us at  Settle Amateur Operatic Society want you to [More...]

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    Local Settle News and Events


    POETRY READING Local poet, John Garth Raubenheimer, is once again offering his services to local groups as an entertainer. In his new entertainment entitled " A poetry reading between two [More...]

  • Andy Kershaw

    Legendary Andy Kershaw in Settle


    "The finest British broadcaster bar none." - Stephen Fry After a break of ten years, Andy Kershaw's live deejaying again and hugely enjoying it, from festivals to village halls, clubs [More...]

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    Photo Group Trail and Display


    Town Trail Settle Photographic Group will once again be organising a Town Trail of framed photographs in local shop windows. This year there are about 90 pictures to [More...]

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    News for Settle and District 27th July


    FLOWERPOT TRAIL A reminder that the Flowerpot trail and quiz sheets are now available from outlets across the town. Sheets cost £1 and are on sale at the Tourist Information Centre, [More...]

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    Local Accountant Views


    Could Easier Cash Flow be Closer than You Think? Paul Spencer, director at Haworths Chartered Accountants, discusses the funding opportunities available to small businesses “It’s been a tough few years for small [More...]

  • rugged face

    Rugged Faces


    Gallery On The Green is pleased to present Rugged Faces - An Exhibition of Travel Portraits by Ray Price - York Photographer of the Year. The exhibition showcases 16 powerful and thought [More...]

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    Settle Bus Timetable


    The new updated local Bus Service for Settle and District is available below - click on the picture to view, and for downloadable pdf. KIRKBY LONSDALE - INGLETON - CLAPHAM - [More...]

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    Settle updates – News for folks who Visit and Residents


    VICTORIA HALL On 25 July Toyah Wilcox will perform here acoustic "close up and personal" show.  The music of the 50s-70s will be on offer when The Nightriders take to [More...]

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    Free Training


    Message below from Superfast North Yorkshire : Just to let you know that we’ve introduced some new half day classes to the SFNY business support programme. The 4 new half day [More...]

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