This 13th century market town of Settle is located at the foot of the Pennines in the Craven District of North Yorkshire, England.
It is conveniently located 29 miles from the Leeds Bradford international airport and hardly a mile from the Settle Railway station. The main road B6480 which links to the A65 runs through the city and links it to Skipton.
It lies at the southern end of Yorkshire Dales and is close to Three Peaks. The small town is famous world over for its perfect scenic beauty. The population is around 2,400 as per the 2001 census. It is in a perfect setting among caves, gorges and the river.
It has a sweet blend of modern culture with the relaxed air of the past. The views are mesmerizing with equally comfortable weather. The limestone and grit stone grand waterfalls are spectacular and give a distinct beauty to the area.
It is a great spot for exploring Yorkshire Dales. The rocks were formed between 280 and 350 million years ago.
The forest of Bowland is rich in wildlife and scenic beauty.
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Distance: 15.2 km
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