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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

  • penguins christmas Gallery on the Green

    Around and About Settle


    RAILWAY WALKS This weekend is the annual walkers Christmas dinner walk. This year this will be a circular walk around Settle. This will be an 8 mile moderate walk and take [More...]

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    Local Events Updates from Judith Allinson


    1. 3 Dec Langcliffe Inst  Christmas Coffee Morning 10- 12 Loads of Stalls Raffles, goodies. Do come 2. Sat 3 Dec Settle Catholic Church Christmas Craft Fair 11-pm including demonstration of  a 3D [More...]

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    Les Miserables Review


    Les Misérables (School Edition) : Giggleswick School Richard Whiteley Theatre: 30/11/16 This is a production which simply keeps on giving. Like any first night there were a few technical issues: radio mikes on [More...]

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    The Open Wheel Local Cycling Event


    Bentham News – The Open Wheel West Riding Classic 2017 The Open Wheel In 2010, me and my brother Brendan entered a sportive with some friends in the Peak District. It was [More...]

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    Ghost Stories for Christmas at Settle Library


    Adam Z. Robinson in association with LittleMighty present: The Book of Darkness & Light Three chilling tales. Two ghostly performers. One thrilling night. Legend has it that many years ago a book of [More...]

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    Local Settle and Area News and Snippets of Info


    RAILWAY WALKS There are two walks planned for this weekend. On Saturday December 3 there is a 10 mile moderate walk taking in Birkett Common & the Eden Valley Viaducts. This [More...]

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    Local News updates from Settle and Area


    Photo Credit : Janice Kenyon Ingleborough from Morecambe prom RAILWAY WALKS The walks planned for this weekend include a walk linked with the Newcastle line. On 26 Nov  there will be an 11 [More...]

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    Local Events Updates 16th Nov


    I invite you to try and visit Settle library tomorrow Thursday  - 2pm - 5pm or Friday - 2pm - 6.30pm and not sure about Sat:  They are doing a library  questionnaire [More...]

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    Settle Parking Disc Introduction


    The parking scheme start date is 1st December 2016 Discs are available from 20+ outlets – list below : Full details of the scheme are on the Town Council website : Kind Regards Rebecca [More...]

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    Local Settle News and Info


    RAILWAY WALKS There is only one walk planned for this weekend, taking place on Saturday, 19 November. This is a 15 mile strenuous walk from     Gargrave to Settle via Malham Cove. [More...]

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    Settle Christmas Lights Switch On


    26th November 2pm - 5pm For contacting the team or more details - go to: -  Settle Christmas Lights Switch On

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    Local News and Events Updates 6/11/16


    RAILWAY WALKS pic credit There are two walks planned for this weekend, both taking place on Saturday, 12 November. The first of these is an 8 mile, circular walk around Garsdale, [More...]

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    Settle Snippets


    RAILWAY WALKS There are two walks planned for this weekend. On Saturday 5 November there will be a 10 mile Moderate walk from  Dent to Sedbergh via the Dales way. This [More...]

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    Settle Opera Review


    THE LIKES OF US: SETTLE AMATEUR OPERATIC SOCIETY VICTORIA HALL: 26/10/16 The world in 1965 was a very different place, but fortunately the theatre backers of the time knew their audiences well [More...]

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    Local News from Judith A


    Tonight: choice:  Speakers Club, - or 3 different natural history talks You are welcome at all!!!! 1. Mon 24 Oct Craven Speakers Club, Skipton. "How to Debate" Workshop 2. Mon 24 Oct: Craven [More...]

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    Local Settle News 21 October


    RAILWAY WALKS There are three walks planned for this weekend. The first of these is from Lazonby to Armathwaite via Raven Beck. This is an eleven mile moderately strenuous walk taking [More...]

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    Local Events and Things going on


    1. Book/volunteer for Settle Community Christmas Day Meal: http://bit.ly/2eovIaM 2. Sulphur Dust Lichen on Settle Parish Church tombstone http://bit.ly/2dSWKr5 EVENTS IN BRIEF: 1. Sat 15 Oct: 8.30am: Settle Big Breakfast - Speaker: Sheila [More...]

  • linda hoyle wirework

    Local Settle and Area News and Updates


    SETTLE STORIES: SETTLE ON FILM VICTORIA HALL: 5/10/16 Teaming up with the Yorkshire Film Archive, Settle Stories brought to the town a magnificent mixture of archive footage capturing images of life [More...]

  • Wille And The Bandits

    News from Settle and District


    RAILWAY WALKS There are three walks planned for this weekend. The first on Saturday,  8 October is a Morecambe Line walk from Arnside to Carnforth. This is a 10 mile moderate [More...]

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    Local Marie Curie group


    Team Up with Marie Curie in the Settle & Ribblesdale area Why not get involved in our Fundraising Group to raise money for the local Marie Curie Nursing [More...]

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    Settle and Area News and Snippets – Sept. 26th


    RAILWAY WALKS There  are  two walks scheduled this weekend, both for Saturday, 1st October. The first is a 15mile strenuous circular walk from Kirkby Stephen taking in Stenkrith Bridge - Long [More...]

  • Marisca Trio

    Concerts and Cakes


    We are delighted to let you know first that Concert&Cakes will be back on Saturday 15th October with an exciting programme entitled "from Mahler to McCartney" presented [More...]

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    Judith’s News and Events Updates


    Highlights: * Thurs 12 Sep: Craven Speakers at Skipton: Opne Meeting incl: special Dales Radio workshop: how to speak, interview & send in recorded announcements * Every Day: Lots of super second hand [More...]

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    Settle Folk Gathering


    Settle Folk Gathering 2016 Thursday 1st September – Sunday 4th September   For the third year we will be hosting a weekend of concerts, workshops and sessions in and around the market town [More...]

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