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Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)
Preferred arrival day: Saturday
The Red House is a comfortable, Yorkshire stone cottage that is perfect for people who enjoy unspoiled countryside yet having the convenience of a small historic market town on their doorstep. Within a short walk you can explore the space and fantastic geology of North Yorkshire, or simply find a quiet spot to sunbathe and enjoy the peace and quiet. The Three peaks walk is easily accessible by public transport, as are many of the local walks.
You will find geology and archaeology to interest you in upper Ribblesdale dating back to the Stone age. In summer there are ancient meadows full of wildflowers The landscape echoes at night to the calls of curlews and flocks of peewits can be seen in the summer on the moors. In fine weather the sound of skylarks will accompany you while you walk. Or simply explore the surrounding area in the car. You will find many country pubs who do great food and Settle itself has good pubs for both beer and food.
If you want to explore further afield then have a day out to Kendal (30 miles away) and the Lake District. You can catch the train to Carlisle from Settle Station, travel over the famous Ribblehad Viaduct and be stunned by the views of Pen y Ghent, Ingleborough and Garsdale. Settle has very good public transport links. Please see the locality page for these.
The cottage has a double and a single bedroom plus a comfortable and easily set up double sofa-bed and can accommodate up to 5 adults. It's two minutes walk from the market square where on every Tuesday there is a a market which has existed in the same place since 1249. There are restaurants and pubs to suit most tastes and three supermarkets and other excellent food shops so you can prepare your favourites in the well equipped kitchen.
Guests will appreciate that the cottage is within a short walk of the town centre without being noisy or overlooked. Settle is a friendly place and is in the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it is close to some of the most beautiful scenery in the north of England, as well as a host of lovely towns and villages. There is an excellent Tourist Information Office in the Town Hall that will give you help and information including advice on guided walks and events on the Settle-Carlisle Line.