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Settle is a town in North Yorkshire.

Get in[edit]

The rail 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.

A tourist train [dead link] runs three times a day until 12 Sept 2020 between Skipton, Settle and Appleby. The train uses diesel-hauled first class coaches and an adult day-trip is £29. This is in addition to the timetabled service by Northern Rail.

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. Cave with history going back centuries. The roof is dangerous and access is limited, but you can walk up to the entrance.
  • 3 Town Hall.


  • Walk to Malham
  • 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 [dead link] Settle Market. Tu 9:00 - 16:00. Settle was granted a market charter by Henry III in 1248. THe weekly outdoor market usually has about 27 stalls selling food and fashions.





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