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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

Caving

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

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                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
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                                                                                                      excellent family break, lovely house, very clean, hope to go again sometime

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                                                                                                      very enjoyable, snooker table was popular, relaxing, lovely outdoor area to sit, had a great barbecue, everyone loved the weekend.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017