Where to stay around Settle?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 216 holiday lettings near Settle. From 184 cottages to 16 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Settle for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Settle?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Settle. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Settle Victoria Hall: 722 holiday lettings
  • Settle Station: 721 holiday lettings
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park: 835 holiday lettings
  • Forest of Bowland: 487 holiday lettings
  • Malham Cove: 791 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Settle listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent cottages in Settle?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 184 cottages in Settle. Our other popular types of Settle holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 16 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Settle?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Settle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Settle, Yorkshire your home away from home

    Settle is a delightful place to use as a base for exploring this lovely area, located in the notoriously beautiful region of Ribblesdale on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales. It is a small market town with a population of just over 2,400 and is a delightful village to explore on foot or by car. Settle has a local market every Tuesday and many family-owned businesses are arranged around the market square.

    Things to Do in Settle, Yorkshire


    The limestone area has an extensive network of caves which attract cavers from all over the country. The White Scar Caves are some of the best known, along with Gaping Gill where Fell Beck drops 361 feet (110m) down a pothole into one of the largest caves in Britain.

    Walking and Climbing

    The area around your Settle holiday rental is ideal for exploring on foot with many tiny lanes and way marked footpaths leading to river valleys and scenic viewpoints. The Three Peaks are a challenge for hill-walkers and are Whernside (2415 feet), Ingleborough (2372 feet) and Pen-y-Ghent (2277 feet). The Three Peaks Challenge is to complete all three hills within 12 hours. Both the Pennine Way and the Ribble Way pass close to Settle. Golf

    Settle Golf Club is ideal for those who want to enjoy the beautiful countryside with the challenges of a hilly fairway. It is less than a mile from your Settle holiday rental.

    Places to Visit Near Settle, Yorkshire Gawthorpe Hall

    This imposing building was built in 1600 near Padiham for the local Shuttleworth family. It was restored in the 1850s by leading architect, Sir Charles Barry. A tour of the stately home also has the national textile collection on display.

    Malham Cove

    This unique limestone formation is a well known beauty spot. The huge curved limestone cliff is topped with a cracked limestone pavement formed by a waterfall long ago. There are about 400 irregular steps which lead down the side of the cliff to Malham Tarn below. Skipton

    The delightful small town of Skipton is just 13 miles away and has a delightful church, an open-air market and Skipton Castle, one of the most well-preserved medieval castles in England. It endured a three-year siege during the Civil War and was a Royalist stronghold.

    Weather in Settle, Yorkshire

    Settle has a fairly cool summer with light showers and winters are cold with occasional snow. Average highs in the summer months are 65°F (18°C) and January highs are around 42°F (5°C) with frost at night. Rainfall is consistent throughout the year at a couple of inches per month.

    Travel to Settle, Yorkshire

    Settle is easy to reach by car from the A65 and the main M6. There is a railway station at Settle near the town centre and another at pretty Giggleswick, just a mile or so away. The Leeds Bradford International airport is 29 miles away

    Activities and attractions in Settle

    Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Settle a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Yorkshire Dales Falconry and Conservation Centre (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
    • Kilnsey Park Estate (9.4 mi / 15 km)
    • Bentham Golf Club (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
    • Docker Park Farm (16.1 mi / 25.8 km)
    • Hesketh Farm Park (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
    • Bowland Wild Boar Park (18 mi / 29 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Settle

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Settle is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Pen-y-Ghent (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
    • Ingleborough Cave (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
    • Malham Cove (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
    • Gordale Scar (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
    • Ingleborough National Nature Reserve (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
    • White Scar Caves (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)