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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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    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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    Settle’s news


    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...]

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    SETTLE + DISTRICT OPEN GARDENS 2015


    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...]

  • Jo Rhodes Green Party

    Local Elections


    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...]

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    Local News for Settle Visitors and Residents


    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...]

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    Settle Events News 16th April


    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...]

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    Settle Updates 12th April


    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...]

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    Settle News 4th April


    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...]

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