Things to Do

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 :

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
Scaleber Force
Upper Settle
Giggleswick school & village
Dry Rigg & Arcow quarry viewing platforms
Langcliffe village
Settle Hydro
Giggleswick School Chapel
The riverside walk
The Shambles
Castlebergh view
Trough of Bowland
Bolton by Bowland
Carlisle (by train)
The Thee Peaks
The Plague stone
Lancaster (by train)
Stainforth Force
Gaping Gill
Clitheroe & Castle
The Folly
The Wells
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

Pennine way


Gisburn forest

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.

Oxenber wood

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