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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

  • Sophia Foster and Wil Richmond (1)

    March News for Settle and District

    COFFEE MORNING The Coffee Morning at Settle Parish Church, on March 18, raised £454 or the work of Pioneer Projects, who run creative arts sessions in Settle and Bentham for [More...]

  • yorkshire cottages

    Local Settle Job – Caretaker/Cleaner

            We are looking for caretakers in the Settle area… Would you like to look after one of our lovely holiday cottages? We need cheerful,       hard-working caretakers with an eye for [More...]

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    Weekly Settle and District News Updates

    RAILWAY WALKS This week there will be 3 walks. On Saturday, March 25 there will be an 8 mile moderate walk from Horton to Settle via Helwith Bridge. This leaves Horton-in-Ribblesdale [More...]

  • Above Appleby by John Wood, Earby, Lancashire


    ride2stride Settle-Carlisle Walking Festival: 25th April - 1st May 2017 Mainland Britain's Best Walking Festival is Back - Bigger & Better Than Ever! Recently named mainland Britain's best walking festival by The [More...]

  • DalesJam

    The News from Settle and District March 13th 2016

    RAILWAY WALKS This week there will be three walks, all on Saturday 18 March. The first is part of the get walking series and is family friendly although not suitable for [More...]

  • Falcon Event Haworths Accountants Settle

    Local Business Seminar

    Free Business Seminar at The Falcon Manor Hotel, Settle on Tuesday 28th March 2017 from 6-8pm being hosted by Haworths Chartered Accountants.                 Pdf download : Falcon Event Haworths Accountants Settle Reserve your [More...]

  • wirework hare linda hoyle

    Settle and District News March 6th

    RAILWAY WALKS This week there will four guided walks on offer. The first of these is a family walk as part of the "Get Walking" programme. This takes place on Saturday, [More...]

  • Year End Tax Guide Haworths

    Year End Tax Guide

    Haworths, Chartered Accountants of Settle are pleased to make available  their annual tax planning guide. If you would like to explore any of the matters raised in [More...]

  • settle open gardens

    Settle Open Gardens 2017

    Settle + District Open Gardens 2017 Saturday June 24th + Sunday 25th 2017. Gardens open 11-5pm Saturday, 12-5pm sunday. 23 gardens open in and around Settle. Tickets £6 per day £10 both days tickets [More...]

  • four in a bed

    TV Opportunity for your B and B

    Channel 4 is embarking on a brand new series of the  very popular TV programme ‘Four in a Bed’, which celebrates the great British B&B and guesthouse and [More...]

  • Spelmannen Mats Berglund fÃ¥r NWT:s kultupris.

    Scandimoot Festival

    Scandimoot Scandinavian music and dance festival 2017 The 2017 Scandimoot festival will be held from 28th April to 1st May 2017 in Clapham. This small, intimate event has been held annually [More...]

  • yorkshire dales ukelele weekend

    Latest Settle and District News and Events

    RAILWAY WALKS This week there will two guided walks. On Saturday 4 March there will be a 12 mile strenuous Kirkby Stephen Circular via High Dolphinsty  leaving Kirkby Stephen at 10.34. [More...]

  • pancake day

    February 19th News and updates Local to Settle

    RAILWAY WALKS This week there will be two walk on Saturday, 25 February. The first is a 10 mile strenuous walk taking in Rise Hill and Ayegill Pike and leaving Dent [More...]

  • st oswalds thornton in lonsdale

    Art and Craft Fair

    ART & CRAFT FAIR 1ST/2ND JULY 2017 St Oswald’s Church, Thornton in Lonsdale HAVE YOU ANY ART OR CRAFT YOU WOULD LIKE TO DISPLAY & SELL??? We are looking for people who would like [More...]

  • NPG x128497; Tommy Cooper by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield

    Weekly Local News and Events in Settle

    RAILWAY WALKS This week there will be a 9 mile moderate circular walk on Saturday 18 February to take in the snowdrops in Dufton Ghyll. This leaves from Appleby at 9.56. [More...]

  • Indeed local job

    Local Admin/Accounts Job

    Accounts/Office Administrator J D Mounsey Ltd - Settle BD24 We are looking for an experienced Accounts Office Administrator to work as part of a small [More...]

  • Creating Connections Settle

    Local News updates for Settle and District

    RAILWAY WALKS This week there will be a 10 mile moderately strenuous walk on Saturday 11 February from Settle to Malham. Departing from Settle at 9.50 the route takes in the [More...]

  • Creating Connections Settle


    Settle Creates Connections   A definite date should be written into the diaries of business people in Settle and District, as Wednesday 15th February sees an invitation to all to meet in [More...]

  • horton in ribblesdale primary school

    News and Events via Judith Allinson

    Please watch the film for Horton in Ribblesdale Primary School that has just been put on Youtube. You'll enjoy it https://youtu.be/zFtrma1w1dY See also https://www.facebook.com/Friends-of-Horton-in-Ribblesdale-school-1596314207342526/ Article in Craven Herald http://bit.ly/2kXqpgE If you want to write to [More...]

  • jonathan dimblebury

    Latest Settle and District Community News

    RAILWAY WALKS This week there will be a trio of walks over the weekend. On Saturday 4 February there will be two "Dales Combo" walks, one of 5m and one of [More...]

  • settle_swimmimg_pool

    Settle Events in the Area

    Three sets of practical conservation activities: CCG, YWT and Bank Newton Meadow Project Swimming classes on Friday mornings at 8am, with Debbie at Giggleswick School Pool. NB: if there is interest, a 9.15am session [More...]

  • age-uk

    Age UK Fashion Show

    GET a taste for the glamorous at a fashion show in aid of Age UK North Craven at Victoria Hall in Settle on Thursday, April 27. Beautiful preloved outfits and accessories [More...]

  • Ferocious Dog 2017 Press Photo

    Ferocious Dog !

    FEROCIOUS DOG www.ferociousdog.co.uk www.facebook.com/FerociousDog “Ferocious Dog are the new noise on the block – and are surprising everyone with their rapid ascent. There is no way they’re following any hipster templates – fronted [More...]

  • wallace-and-gromit

    Latest Local Settle News

    RAILWAY WALKS This week there will be a circular walk in Carnforth area. This will take place on  Saturday 28 January and depart from Carnforth at 10.00 and take in  Wharton [More...]

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