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Settle, BD24 9EJ United Kingdom

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July 2018

Settle Town Trail

July 11 @ 2:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Settle Market Cross, Market Place
Settle, BD24 9EJ United Kingdom
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A short walk exploring the origins of the ancient market town of Settle. Hear how Settle became an industrialĀ centre and how it turned itself around when the turnpike road was built. Discover a man's Folly, a Quaker meeting house, the smallest art gallery in the world and some hidden corners. A level 1 YDNPA walk led by Mark Barnes. This walk is through the town on pavements, itĀ is barrier free, with a couple of steep hills. You may bring your…

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August 2018

The Power and Industry of the Ribble

August 12 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Settle Market Cross, Market Place
Settle, BD24 9EJ United Kingdom
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A 3.5 mile (5.6km) walk alongside the Ribble. We will talk about the industries which depended on the river in the past, discover an Archimedes screw, and visit the site of the Craven Limeworks with its Hoffmann Kiln where quicklime was produced on an industrial scale This is one of the area's best kept archaeological secrets and has to be seen to be believed. We will conclude the walk with a visit to Langcliffe, a quiet village with a violent…

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