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"The Settle area is a Mecca for outdoor activities - walking, cycling, mountain biking, climbing, caving, fell running. For those who prefer their activity indoors there is the Settle Swimming Pool and for the kids there is the Settle Play Barn"
Settle Swimming Pool

Welcome to Settle Area Swimming Pool. A 20m x 7m swimming pool in the picturesque town of Settle with wonderful views of the fells of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and Pen-y-ghent one of the  ...

Settle Riverside Walk

Explore the lovely River Ribble on the Riverside Walk. Suitable for wheelchairs, pushchairs and cycles, and within easy reach of the town centre. Stroll past old cotton and snuff mills which were so important in ...

Settle Heritage Trail
The trail is the perfect way to see, smell, hear and touch the beautiful landscape, architecture and wildlife that make up the stunning and historic Yorkshire Dales' town of Settle. ...
Walks - Ribblesdale Geology Trails

Download two FREE illustrated walks that take you on an exploration of the classic Carboniferous geology, and related culture and industrial archeology, of the Settle-Stainforth area ...                                                

Walk - Discover how Settle developed

Follow the story of Settle’s development by exploring the historic town and its surrounding countryside. Begin with a climb to the Craven Fault to discover a coral reef and a cave used by prehistoric animals ...

Walk or Ride the Settle Loop

The Settle Loop was the first section of the Pennine Bridleway to be opened in the Yorkshire Dales National Park in August 2005. It is a 10 mile (16km) circuit which takes in some stunning limestone scenery ...

Geocaching in the Settle Area

Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden ...

Mountain Biking in Gisburn Forest

Located in the North East corner of Lancashire and within the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Gisburn Forest offers fantastic mountain biking with beautiful views. ...

Rock Climbing on Castleberg Crag

Twenty Four climbing routes (sponsored and named after local Settle businesses) have been established on Castleberg Crag, overlooking Settle ...

Cycle the 'Way of the Roses'

This highly popular cycle route runs for 170 miles between Morecambe and Bridlington. It passes through the historic cities of York and Lancaster, and lesser known gems such as Settle, Pateley Bridge  ...

Walks in the Settle Area

A selection of downloadable walks in the Settle Area  ...                                                                                                           

Walk the Three Peaks

The Three Peaks of Pen-y-ghent, Ingleborough and Whernside lie at the head of Ribblesdale within the Settle area. They can be walked all together in one day (for the very fit and adventurous!) or individually ...

Walk the Pennine Journey

The Pennine Journey is a challenging circular walk of 247 miles which starts and finishes in Settle. The walk passes through the wonderful variety of terrain and scenery the north of England offers whilst touching on all the major ...

Walk the Howgills and Limestone Trail

The Howgills and Limestone Trail is a 76 mile long-distance walk from Kirkby Stephen to Settle through this picturesque and, in parts, demanding area of Cumbria and North Yorkshire - with a short diversion into Lancashire ...

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