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.
Most recent news at the top left – click on the link text to read – Weekly News Updates and Snippets for Settle Visitors and Residents
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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
Discussion and Updates : The Fair Parking Public Transport Christmas Lights Website OPEN TO ALL BUSINESSES IN THE SETTLE DISTRICT Meeting poster
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...]
‘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...]
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...]
YORKSHIRE HOUSING BUS The Yorkshire housing bus will be in Whitefriars car park between 10-12 noon every Tuesday, offering a range of free advice. On May 5 the focus [More...]
SETTLE + DISTRICT OPEN GARDENS 2015 Saturday June 20th Open 11am -5pm Sunday June 21st Open 12pm -5pm 18 gardens in and around Settle and District- all proceeds to Settle swimming [More...]
We asked for the 3 candidates to send us information about themselves etc for the website: Here is the Info: JO Says: I suspect many of you are sick of seeing posh men [More...]
CRICKET CLUB Settle Junior Cricket Club registration is now underway and members are invited to come along and register on Friday evenings from 6.30pm. The junior club is open to both [More...]
This is a short version to includes special NOTES FOR TODAY: 1. Give your question to John Diggles by today (Thursday) by 6pm for the Settle "Meet our Candidate MPs" evening on Friday (Tomorrow). [More...]
BLOOD DONOR SESSION There will be a blood donor session at St John's Hall on 20 April. The afternoon session will run from 2.30-4pm and the evening session will [More...]
HUSTINGS With the commencement of the electioneering, Churches Together in Settle and District have arranged a hustings event on Friday 17 April, 7 - 9pm at St [More...]
Happy Easter! See my note at the end of this email on Mansergh's second hand book shop, the Lichens morning at Horton, And Swimming Pool and classes. (And I'm off now [More...]
THE WIZARD OF OZ: VICTORIA HALL (26/3/15) SETTLE AMATEUR OPERATIC SOCIETY JUNIORS This is without doubt a wonderful, enthusiastic production of a popular family show. It is bright, cheerful and colourful with [More...]
Scandimoot, 1st to 4th May If you wanted to learn from the very best performers and teachers of traditional Scandinavian music and dance, you might book a flight to Oslo or [More...]
A Huge amount of listings for Events etc - compiled by Judith Allinson - thank you! Barn Dance (Fri 20th March); Facebook-for-business & WordPress workshops (Thur 18 Mar); Swimming Classes: Fridays and Tuesdays; [More...]
GUIDED WALKS A guided walk from Settle Station has been arranged for 21 March. This is a moderately severe 12 mile circular walk from Settle taking in Catrigg Force and Smearsett [More...]
GUIDED WALKS A moderate 7.5 mile circular walk around Dent and Whernside Manor has been planned for 14 March. The walk is suitable for all the family (no prams or buggies [More...]
GUIDED WALKS A circular Settle walk to Welp Stones is planned for 7 March. Departing from Settle Station at 9.50 am this is a moderately strenuous 13 mile walk.Booking in advance [More...]