Living in Settle

The district consists of the town of Settle and 17 surrounding parishes Together they are home to around 9000 people living amid some of the most beautiful landscapes in the UK.

As a place to live Settle District offers an enviable lifestyle in a wonderful environment and is currently working to make itself the Greenest in the Dales with a high profile ‘Going Green’ campaign. Excellent rail and road links together with excellent schools, housing and medical care are all cited as major factors when people come to live here.

We have a thriving local theatre, good pubs, restaurants and a cafe style wine bar. Numerous societies, church groups and other social events are more than enough to rival our larger neighbours.

Unemployment is virtually nil and with a huge range of local food outlets, weekly market, monthly farmers’ market and a top rated Booths store the district attracts visitors from
far afield.

One Response to Living in Settle

  1. Karen Settle Khalaf says:

    My father’s name was David Walter Settle and he grew up in Weehawken New Jersy, USA; His father, Walter Settle and mother Mildred Peirce raised him there.
    Do you have any contacts that may help me to locate my ancestors? Is there a local historian or Settle family that may have a family ancestry links?
    Thank you,
    Karen Settle

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