“A walk in a waterfall wonderland” and they are not wrong! This Yorkshire Dales four and half mile walk through some of the most spectacular woodland made even more special as we went on a glorious sunny autumn day! The walk takes you up & down with “quite a few steps” involved along the route […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Saturday Chris & Jackie visited the Settle Signal Box next to the station this is a small working museum. The “Friends of the Settle to Carlisle Line” volunteers will show you the workings of the mechanical-era of the railway signalling and you even get to have a go! It’s open to the public most Saturdays […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
On a lovely warm autumn afternoon take a walk along the River Ribble to the bridge near Stainforth, and then watch in awe the effort of salmon leaping up the force! We were so pleased to get some great shots (using a non-professional camera!) This certainly is a special time of the year and does […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
‘Guys and Dolls’ is 135 years old this year! Settle Amateur Operatic Society want you to join in the celebrations by coming to see ‘Guys and Dolls’ in October. Starting on the 27th there will be a performance each night, finishing with a matinee and evening performance on Saturday November 1st at the Victoria Hall […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
To mark the 25th Anniversary today a very special locomotive hauled train of nine carriages ran from Leeds to Carlisle via Settle carrying hundreds of people, many of whom were involved in saving the line, in government, British Railways etc. In other words both ‘sides’ of a heroic campaign. There has not been a significant […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
King Billy has contributed a recipe to the hot off the press cookery book called “Recipes Down the Line: A Taste of the Settle-Carlisle Railway”. The book launch is Carlisle station on Tuesday 3rd December from 11:30 until 14:00 and in Settle station between 10:30 and 14:00 on Wednesday 4th They are going to cook […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today we took Chris’s Mum Jenny and Lucas the Labradoodle to Bolton Abbey for a stroll along the river and into the woodland at Bolton Abbey near Skipton. There were times Lucas had to be on the lead (i.e when we walked through the conservation area) and if livestock was present. The trails were clearly […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We took ourselves down to Victoria Halls to watch a very entertaining show of story telling by Usifu Jalloh The Cow Foot Prince this is the first time we have been to one of the festival productions in this special weekend. This is the fourth year that Settle has hosted these wonderful events all over […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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