Local Information

Tourist information

Settle, Skipton and Clitheroe

Public Transport

Railway: Long Preston (4.19mi, 6.75km)
Bus services: Tosside village, Long Preston, Slaidburn and Bolton by Bowland.

Travel information: Traveline Timetable Finder and Journey Planner

Food Shopping

Forest of Bowland Local Food Directory (PDF 6.8mb)

Supermarkets and food shops in Settle Clitheroe and Skipton. There is a market in Settle every Tuesday, with regular stalls including organic veg.

Cowman’s Butchers Clitheroe (The Famous Sausage Shop)

Roy Porter Butchers Chatburn (organic butcher)

Growing with Grace organic fruit and veg. Farm shop web site

The Ribble Valley Food Trail (PDF 3.0mb)

Lancashire cheese trails

Creamy Lancashire Cheese trail leaflet (PDF 865kb)
Crumbly Lancashire Cheese trail leaflet (PDF 752kb)
Tasty Lancashire Cheese trail leaflet (PDF 745kb)

Places to Dine

Dog & Partridge (Tosside) for good homecooked food

The Plough (Wigglesworth) - restaurant food

Maypole Inn (Long Preston) - for family pub with good food

Riverbank Tearooms (Slaidburn) good for a snack

The Spread Eagle at Sawley

The Inn at Whitewell - for more special occasions

Farmers Markets

Bentham – High Bentham Market Hall – 1st Saturday in the month, 9.30am to 1.30pm

Settle – Market Square – 2nd Sunday in the month, 9am to 3pm

Browsholme Hall 1st Sunday in the month

Skipton – Canal basin – 1st Sunday in the month

Church Services

Tosside, Slaidburn, Settle, Longpreston, and Dunsop Bridge (Catholic)

Banks Post Offices

Barclays, HSBC, Nat West and Lloyds TSB have branches in Settle plus Post Office.

Essential Services

In Settle there are Doctors, Dentist, Vets, Pharmacy, and Opticians.

Places to visit click here


The Ye Old Naked Man Cafe Settle


Farmers Markets
Farmers Markets



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