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  1. Going Underground!

    Going Underground!

    The Yorkshire Dales are famous not just for dry stone walls and spectacular countryside and hills, the world underground is just as vast with hundreds of miles of caves. Created by limestone formations over millions of years. We have two main show caves close to Settle, read more

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  2. England’s Most Scenic Mainline Railway

    England’s Most Scenic Mainline Railway

    Mention Settle in Yorkshire to many people and they will say “Settle to Carlisle Railway Line”  As the head line suggests the views are magnificent, and all from the comfort of your seat on the train. rom the iconic Yorkshire Three Peaks of Pen Y Ghent, Ingleborough and Whernside, the dry stone walls and limestone […]

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  3. Local Settle Events from Judith A

    Local Settle Events from Judith A

    1. Mon 28 March: Craven Speakers Club  The Soroptimists Room, 28 Otley Street, Skipton, BD23 1EW Arrive 7.15pm for 7.30pm start.   Ten reasons to come tonight! Come and enjoy an evening out,and improve your speaking skills. You don’t have to speak if you don’t want to – you can just watch. Only £5-00 for Visitors. […]

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  4. Dark Sky Festival

    Dark Sky Festival

    For something different, you wouldn’t think of star gazing in the Yorkshire Dales would be popular but the National Park organise something every year. Last year with restrictions in place you could join on Zoom to learn more about what’s out there in the solar system. Now you can come and visit and maybe participate […]

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  5. Glencroft launches unique Yorkshire Dales wool project with local farmers

    Glencroft launches unique Yorkshire Dales wool project with local farmers

    Countrywear clothing brand Glencroft is to launch a traceable ‘Farm to Yarn’ Dales wool collection in 2022, following a grant from the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority’s Sustainable Development Fund (SDF).  Clapham-based Glencroft was awarded £5,000 in grant funding from the SDF to support the innovative project, which it hopes could pave the way for […]

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  6. JD Haspel partner with YDMT

    JD Haspel partner with YDMT

    Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust – News Release Date of issue: 15 November 2021 JD Haspel partner with YDMT JD Haspel has partnered with Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust to help plant more trees in the Yorkshire Dales. The London-based financial services executive search firm has committed £5,000 to the Yorkshire-based charity to support the planting of […]

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  7. Glencroft launches sustainable Yorkshire flat cap

    Glencroft launches sustainable Yorkshire flat cap

    British countrywear brand, Glencroft, has launched its most sustainable flat cap yet – the Norber. The flat cap has experienced a resurgence in recent years, due in no small part to TV shows like Peaky Blinders which have made the style a fashion must-have for the discerning gentleman. With this in mind, and with over […]

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  8. How to apply marginal gains to your business

    How to apply marginal gains to your business

    ‘Marginal gains’ became well-known terminology after Dave Brailsford – of British Cycling – implemented this innovative concept with huge success. His idea was that if you broke down everything you could think of that goes into riding a bike, and then improved each component part by 1%, then a significant increase would be achieved overall. […]

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  9. Thinking of going self-employed?

    Thinking of going self-employed?

    By Shepherd Partnership – Certified Accountants in Skipton and Settle If you’re considering going it alone, then this article is for you! Self-employment has been on the rise for many years – and with the challenges that Covid-19 has thrown at employers and employees, it looks set to increase even further. So, what do you […]

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  10. Fly Fishing – A Local Gem

    Fly Fishing – A Local Gem For this blog we are featuring a local fishery at Helwith Bridge just under 4 miles from the guest house as it deserves some recognition. Set in the spender of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and close to the Settle to Carlisle railway and under the shadows of Pen-Y-Ghent […]

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  11. Fancy something different? A Dales Dip maybe?

    Fancy something different? A Dales Dip maybe? Les (Dales Dipper) is a friend of ours who, over the years has shared his passion for wild swimming on various social media platforms. Les has now combined his love for this pastime, so has now qualified officially  to take both newbies and experienced wild water swimmers to  […]

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  12. Settle – Your Mountain Bike Destination

    Settle – Your Mountain Bike Destination

    Settle – Your Mountain Bike Destination Mountain Biking in Settle Whether you prefer the natural or a trail centre we have both within easy access of our guest house. You can ride straight out onto the “Settle Loop” a 10 mile circular route which takes in parts of the Pennine Bridleway and with spectacular views […]

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  13. Building Regulation Requirements

    Building Regulation Requirements

    Building regulations are minimum legal requirements regarding the safety and health of people living or working in and around buildings; the conservation of fuel, power, and water; and the provision of access to facilities. Did you know – even changing just one window requires an application to a Building Control Body for building regulation approval.  Alternatively, […]

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