"Dwelling or (Dairy) Farm of a man called Gikel or Gichel"
Ref: Mills, A. D. (2011) : A Dictionary of British place-names - Oxford: Oxford University Press
Giggleswick is a picturesque village on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
It is located to the immediate north-west of Settle and has a population of approximately 1270.
The village has a couple of inns including the Craven Arms and the Black Horse, a parish church dating back to the 15th Century, a public school dating back to 1512 and the magnificent Giggleswick Chapel built to commemorate the diamond jubilee of Queen Victoria.
There are 48 listed buildings in the parish.