"Thorir's Hillside or Hill-Pasture"
from the Old Norse personal name 'Thorir',
Tosside is a village that lies on the edge of the Forest of Bowland, straddling the Yorkshire/Lancashire border.
Tosside is the 'highest' village in the Settle area being 870ft (270m) above sea level.
An alternative theory on the origin of the Tosside name is that It can be traced back to two old Scandinavian words
The village has a Holiday Park (Bowland Fell) which includes an Inn, and a thriving Community Centre.
There are 25 listed buildings within the parish.
In and Around Tosside
Welcome to the Settle Area