In a Local Buying and Selling Facebook Group, there was a recent discussion, created by the infamous Mark Rand, about free things to do for locals and visitors. Some more details of these can be found by searching on this website, or via googling.
The facebook post is : https://www.facebook.com/groups/ForSaleinSettle/permalink/1579238868794696/
Besides commercial things like Watershed Mill, the Courtyard etc there are loads of free things to see. Here’s my quick list, some in Settle-wick, others further afield. What have I missed?
The Hoffman Kiln
Giggleswick school & village
Dry Rigg & Arcow quarry viewing platforms
Giggleswick School Chapel
The riverside walk
Trough of Bowland
Bolton by Bowland
Carlisle (by train)
The Thee Peaks
The Plague stone
Lancaster (by train)
Clitheroe & Castle
The Giggleswick, Wigglesworth & Wham signpost
Lots of Local Caves
Malham Tarn, boardwalk and bird hide etc, Catrigg Falls, Settle Loop, Gallery on the Green, Winskill Tree, Vic Hall, Sports Clubs
Settle Market on a Tuesday, the new Cheese Dairy (previously the Falconry Centre)
The geocaching sites all over Settle and The Dales
Settle Water Tower
Settle tourist information centre in the Town Hall in the centre of Settle!
Lots of great cycling routes (road or off-road) – Settle loop, Gisburn forest etc.