Getting to Settle

Settle is an idyllic Yorkshire Dales town in a land of rolling hills, cobbled streets and a population of more sheep that people. It is within easy reach of the major hubs of Leeds, Manchester, Lancaster and York. Scroll down for a map of the area. You can download the Settle Storytelling Festival 2014 map here which marks the railway station, main carparks and all the festival venues.

By Train

The best way to get here is by train. Settle lies at the beginning of the famous Settle-Carlisle line, the most beautiful railway in England. The two nearest train stations are:

  • Settle - on the Leeds to Carlisle line. 
  • Giggleswick - on the Leeds to Morecambe line

Details of train times can be got from National Railway Enquiries.

By Car

Settle is situated just off the A65 on the B6480 between Skipton and Kendal. It is readily accessible from the A1, M1, M6 and M65.

Sat Nav BD24 9EJ

There are three pay for carparks in Settle. These are:

By Air

The two nearest airports are:

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