Silverdale is a small, side dale of Ribblesdale
lying to the south of Pen-y-ghent.



Silverdale is bounded by the southern slopes of Pen-y-ghent to the west and Fountains Fell to the east. 

Numerous small gills drain water of the surrounding hills into Tongue Gill which flows
in a south-west direction to join Stainforth Beck and then the River Ribble.

A minor road runs through the dale from Stainforth to Halton Gill.

Four miles along the road from Stainforth can be found
the Neolithic burial ground of Giants Graves.


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In and Around Silverdale

Stainforth, a pretty village in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, is situated to the east of the River Ribble with Little Stainforth (or Knight Stainforth) to the west. The village nestles under Stainforth Scar, 2½ miles north of Settle. Population is approx. 230.
Catrigg Force (Waterfall)
Catrigg Force is an absolute gem. The waterfall is hidden from view in a small secluded copse one mile upstream of Stainforth village. The main waterfall has a vertical drop  ...
Stainforth Force (Waterfall)
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The Knights Table
If you are in the Settle area and looking for a bite to eat, look no further than The Knights Table at Little Stainforth. Serving a great selection of main meals, light bites, salads  ...
Woodman's Cottage - Holiday Cottage
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