Surrounded by villages and sandwiched by the Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland, the historic market town of Settle attracts thousands of visitors every single year. Despite being small in size, Settle certainly has a lot to offer – whether you’re looking to shop, eat or embrace the local history – Settle is bursting with things to do! Many visitors to Settle wonder where on Earth to begin so we’ve unearthed five hidden gems that you simply must visit while in Settle.
5/6 The Shambles, Market Place, Settle, BD24 9EH
Looking for your own little piece of Italy? Well, look no further than Settle Italian located in the market square! Small and friendly, Settle Italian specialise in Italian food and drinks. With an extensive menu filled full of your Italian favourites such as pizza, pasta, meats and fish dishes, as well as an extensive Italian dessert menu, Settle Italian restaurant can cater to any dietry requirement and offer gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options. The perfect place to refuel after a busy day exploring Settle, they can also create meals for you to take home and freeze – perfect for when you fall in love with their delicious food!
Warren and Wright Jewellers
12 Duke Street, Settle, BD24 9DW
Treat yourself to a sparkling present or surprise a loved one with a special gift from Warren and Wright. An established family jeweller nestled in the heart of this Yorkshire Dales market town, Warren and Wright is owned by Carrie Wright. She’s in the shop most days and can help you choose that all important diamond ring, watch, gift or simply fit you a new strap or battery to your existing watch. Warren and Wright stock a fine selection of 9ct and 18ct yellow and white gold rings, silver jewellery including silver Marcasite pendants and earrings new and preloved diamond and coloured gem rings as well as an array of Sekonda and Royal London bracelet and watches, Pearl Jewellery and even Beswick figures as well as much more! One thing is for sure, there is nowhere that knows more about jewellery, and Warren and Wright guarantee to offer you the best advice, choice and value.
The Courtyard, A65, Settle, BD24 9JY
Situated in the picturesque converted barn, The Courtyard, The Brasserie is simply a must visit for those of you looking for the ultimate culinary experience Settle has to offer. Head chef, Richard Wright cooks up local, seasonal British food with a twist. With an open plan kitchen, beautiful art and open all day, The Courtyard Brasserie is the perfect place to enjoy quality Settle produce. Passionate about every detail, The Brasserie cure their own salt beef (from local Dales cows), smoke their own salmon and bake all their cakes from fresh! They even forage for their own wild garlic and admit sweet talking local farmers to sell them the best produce! So whether it’s a delicious breakfast to get your day off to the best possible start, an indulgent afternoon tea, a light bite or a divine Sunday Roast, The Courtyard is the perfect place to visit no matter what time of day.
Home Barn, Feizor, nr Settle, LA2 8DF
If you’re in Settle then you simply must visit this award winning tearoom! Run by Elaine Knowles, this licensed farmhouse tearoom is situated right in the heart of rural Yorkshire and serves delicious homemade food. Whether you’re looking for tea and cake or a hearty, Yorkshire meal, Elaine is the perfect place to go. Excellent value for money with generous portion sizes, Elaine’s Tea Room is also fully licensed meaning you can enjoy your meal with a beer, wine or other beverage of choice! There’s plenty of seating indoors and out but be warned, news has spread about how good it is and booking is recommended at weekends! But one thing is for sure… it’s well worth a visit!
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Ashfield Car Park, Station Road, Settle, BD24 9AA
A treasure trove of everything for your home and garden, Settle DIY is situated in the Ashfield car park on Station Road. Established in 1991, they are a traditional DIY and decorating centre, supply quality DIY products, paint, and Leyland paint tinting with over 15,000 colours to choose from and houseware to both the general public and the trade. Looking for some advice on your next DIY project? Head to Settle DIY. Their cheerful, knowledgeable and well trained staff will always be happy to share their pearls of wisdom. No matter what you need for your home or what your next DIY project will be, Settle DIY are sure to be able to kit you out at a competitive price! There’s no better place to start!