Did you know…. Giggleswick School in Settle provide many ball boys for Wimbledon?

Driving in to Settle is a dramatic moment, this small market town is overlooked by rolling fells and a spectacular cliff face known as Castleburg Crag. Towards the centre is a small square surrounded by a two storey building known as the Shambles and some wonderful shops selling locally produced goods and artists' wares. Settle is also a great base for walking on the limestone scars and pavements of the Dales, almost always quiet but surrounded by dry stone walls and plenty of….sheep!

The River Ure at Jervaulx Abbey

Now, this walk is a personal favourite of our Yorkshire Dales expert Jonathan, so if you get the chance to walk it then do! Starting at the stunning ruins of one of the Cistercian abbeys, the walk passes through the abbey grounds (look out for deer as you go) before crossing the river Ure and heading up in to the...

Ye Olde Naked Man Cafe

We’re pretty confident that you’ll find yourselves in need of picnic supplies at least once during a Settle holiday and this popular little café has got to be your first port of call. You’ll find the café right in the heart of the town just opposite the market place, so if you manage to grab yourselves a table beside the...
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