friendly Independent Shops

Shopping in the Settle Area is like travelling back in time before the emergence of the chain stores
 that now dominate most High Streets and make it almost impossible to distinguish one town centre from another.

Scroll down the page for brief descriptions of the Settle Area shops, and click on the links to find out more

Use the Search Box at the top of the page if you are looking for something specific

Ahernes of Hellifeld  (& Settle)

Beautiful, stylish and wearable fashion for both women and men

Ahernes started as a family firm in 1895 and is, to this day, a well-loved destination for those seeking beautiful, stylish and wearable fashion. The tradition of “family” is held ...

The Clothes Cabin

Ex-Chainstore Ladies Fashion

Ex chainstore ladies fashion at hugely discounted prices up to 90% off the RRP! We stock brands such as M&S, Zara, New Look, Monsoon, River Island, H&M, Next, ASOS,  ...


Countrywear, Sheepskin Rugs

A range of classic British countrywear and accessories made from natural fibres including British Wool, Harris Tweed and sheepskin.

Watershed Mill

Outlet Store selling a wide variety of products and brands

Settle's Fabulous Shopping Experience in a 19th Century Weaving Shed on the banks of the River Ribble


Quality Pre-Owned Clothing, Accessories, Hat Hire

Quality pre-owned Clothing for Sale - Beautiful Hats for Hire - Extensive range of Fashionable accessories - "An Aladdin's Cave of Fashion"

Castleberg Outdoors

High Quality Outdoor Clothing and Equipment

We're specialists in what we do - we have an unrivalled range in the high quality brands we stock and our team are all outdoor enthusiasts who know how to use it: We cater for  ...

The Courtyard Dairy

Multi-Award-Winning, Specialist Cheese Shop

The Courtyard Dairy is a unique, specialist cheese-shop and cheese-maturer, that prides itself on championing and supporting traditional farmhouse cheese.  And has been   ...    

Seddon and Davison

Homewares, Gifts, Accessories

Our own brand of homewares, gifts and accessories inspired by our love of wildlife and nature - beautifully stylish and beautifully British made.

Ye Olde Naked Man


Dates back to 1663. Situated in the heart of Settle, overlooking the market place. Something for everyone to enjoy; from hot breakfasts to lunches, drinks, fresh  ...

Drake & Macefield

Award-Winning Family Butcher

We are Craven’s longest established traditional independent family butchers. Our award-winning shops offer top quality meat from local farms. Whilst in Settle, make sure you  ...

Forage & Feast

Artisan Food, Gifts

Forage & Feast is a family-run business which prides itself on sourcing and stocking locally produced artisan food and ingredients alongside producing fresh sandwiches, coffee ...

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Wholesome Bee

Wholesome, Healthy Food, Natural Skin Care, Nutritional Supplements

At Wholesome Bee we have a passion for ethically sourced, wholesome, healthy food, fresh organic fruit and veg (local where possible), natural skin care products and quality ...

Town End Farm Shop & Tea Room

Enjoy traditional home-baked cooking and a wide range of refreshments at our farmhouse tea room, and delight in the splendid views of Malhamdale. Food is prepared daily from  .

Warren & Wright

Jewellery, Watches, Border Fine Arts

We specialise in Border Fine Arts, gold, silver and diamond jewellery as well as Royal London and Sekonda ladies and gents watches. Jewellery repairs and remounts are  ...

Studio Vault

Craft Gallery and Jewellery Studio

Contemporary Craft Gallery and Jewellery Studio nestled in the basement floor of Settle Town Hall - Offering of range of handmade products, a bespoke jewellery service and ...

Cottontail Crafts

Knitting Yarn, Fabrics, Haberdashery, Craft Kits

A true 'paradise for crafters' selling a wide range of inspirational crafting products for knitting, sewing, needle craft, cardmaking, felting, toymaking and much more ...

Settle DIY at Ashfield

DIY Products and Housewares

A traditional DIY store, supplying quality DIY products and housewares to the general public and trade customers ...      

Andrew Mounsey Floor Coverings

Domestic and Commercial Flooring

For all your Domestic and Commercial Flooring. We pride ourselves in providing a professional and individual service - from your initial enquiry through to final fitting ...

Peter Allen

Floor Coverings & Home Furnishings

Floor Coverings  .   Carpets   .   Vinyls   .   Hard Flooring   .   Rugs   .   Furniture   .   Blinds   .   Curtains   .   Home Furnishings

Dalehead Veterinary Group

Dalehead Veterinary Group Ltd is an independent practice providing companion animal and agricultural services for the local community. Our main surgery is based in Settle ...

Age UK

Second-Hand Clothes, Books, Bric-a-Brac

We are a Charity shop selling second-hand clothes, books, bric-a-brac etc. We also have a Fancy Dress department from which an extensive range of costumes are available  ...

Dacre, Son & Hartley

Estate Agents

Whether you are looking to buy a detached in Giggleswick, rent a semi in Stainforth or looking at homes ideal for first time buyers in Settle, our friendly team can help! ...

HRH at the Vintage Corner

Bygones, Gifts, Collectables

Bygones, Gifts, Collectables, Interiors, Gardenalia.   House, Garage and Shed Clearances.

Limestone Books

Independent Book Shop

New Books   Artistic Greetings Cards   Gift Wrap   Maps   Guide Books

The House that Jack Built

Traditional Toys

A toy shop stocking a huge range of traditional toys that are bright and engaging for children of all ages. Over two floors Jack stocks a huge range of traditional toys and is  ...

Lamberts News

Newspapers, Magazines, Stationery, Toys, Games, Greeting Cards

Newspapers & Magazines, Greeting Cards, Stationery, Toys & Games, Household Products. News & more delivered to your door. ...

Lay of the Land

Garden Centre

A family-run ‘pocket’ garden centre - a green and pleasant oasis, crammed with interesting plants. We stock Perennials, Alpines, Roses, Shrubs, Conifers, Vegetables, Pots &  ...


Colour Printing, Digital Copying, Business Cards, Flyers, Posters

From Design to Print and everything in-between!  Design / Artwork, Colour Printing, Digital Copying, Business Cards, Flyers, Instant Photoprints, Posters, Large Photo Prints, Lamination ...