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Settle is a town in North Yorkshire surrounded by the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Get in[edit]

The railway line from Leeds becomes the Settle–Carlisle railway, which has been threatened with closure many times. It's a popular tourist route and massive pressure has kept it open.

If approaching by road, it is necessary to turn off the main A65 road from Leeds to the Lake District, which now by-passes Settle.

Get around[edit]

Map of Settle


1 The Folly.

2 Victoria Cave, Langcliffe Scar. Cave with history going back centuries. The roof is dangerous and access is limited, but you can walk up to the entrance. Victoria Cave, Langcliffe Scar (Q17650408) on Wikidata

3 Town Hall. Settle Town Hall (Q26425305) on Wikidata Settle Town Hall on Wikipedia


1 Victoria Hall. Concert hall built in 1852, which now shows drama, comedy, music and films. Victoria Hall (Q15979594) on Wikidata Settle Victoria Hall on Wikipedia


shop in Settle Market Place
  • 1 Settle Market. Tu 9AM-16PM. Settle was granted a market charter by Henry III in 1249. The weekly outdoor market usually has about 27 stalls selling food and fashions.
  • 2 Courtyard Dairy, Address: Crows Nest Barn Near Settle, Austwick LA2 8AS (6 km (3.7 mi) northwest of Settle). Cheese shop and museum, run by the 2013 World Cheese Awards Cheesemonger of the Year. Shop stocks about 50 British and European cheeses.


1 The Fisherman, 16 Church St, BD24 9JE (opposite the car park and Co-op Petrol Station), +44 1729 823 297. 11:30AM-9PM. An ethical fish restaurant with takeaway, serving beautiful Haddock and Pies in recyclable paper/card.

2 Ye Olde Naked Man Café, 2 Market Pl, BD24 9ED, +44 1729 823 230. 8Am–5PM. A shop, bakery and café. Ye Olde Naked Man Cafe (Q26425306) on Wikidata


1 Talbot Arms, High St, BD24 9EX, +44 1729 823 924. Noon-10PM. A hotel with a good bar and friendly staff.



  • 3 The Traddock, off Clapham Rd, Austwick LA2 8BY, +44 1524 251224. Splendid country house hotel, great comfort and cuisine, dog-friendly. B&B double £100.
  • 4 Austwick Hall, Townhead Lane, Austwick LA2 8BS, +44 1524 251794. Sumptuous B&B, stylish decor and warm welcome. No children under 16 or dogs. B&B double £130.


1 Public Toilets, Whitefriars Mews, 5 Church St, BD24 9JD (park in car park next to the Co-op Petrol Station).

Go next[edit]

Into the Yorkshire Dales.

Routes through Settle
Lake DistrictKirkby Lonsdale  NW  SE  SkiptonLeeds

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