Mountain Weather Information Service for the Yorkshire Dales:
Settle Harriers Running Club
Settle's friendly, local fell running club, which hosts two races each year, "Pen-Y-Ghent Fell Race" and "Settle Hills"!
Yorkshire Dales National Park website:
Personal Training & Coaching with Andy Mouncey
Andy is an accredited personal trainer, strength-conditioning coach, athletics and triathlon coach.
He has worked with a wide range of clients from Olympic champions to weekend warriors, children and young people to business leaders, from people with disabilities to those on the margins of society. He is an accomplished endurance athlete with 30 years experience who continues to compete today and who has, since 2004, developed a specialism for training, coaching and competing in ultra distance events. He is a professional inspirational speaker and published author who lives with his family on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales near Ingleton. http:/www.bigandscaryrunning.com
Great friendly accommodation:
In and around Settle:
Craven Arms Hotel - Giggleswick - Nick and Rebecca Young are wonderful hosts and their restaurant is very popular with us locals! Pop off the train at Giggleswick Station and there they are!
King William IV House B&B - Jacqui and Chris bake fab cakes and are keen mountain bikers! Stunning rooms in the centre of town!
No.3 at Settle Bed & Breakfast in Settle - There's something special about this place! A touch of elegance! Judith & Martin will give you a luxurious and relaxing experience! The perfect escape and yet only a 3 minute walk into town.
In Horton- ideal for the Three Peaks Challenge:
Cynthia and Robert Teal offer visitors to the Three Peaks area a warm welcome in their stunningly converted barn, perfectly situated at the base of Pen Y Ghent.
The Willows Bed & Breakfast in Horton-in-Ribblesdale - Perfect for the Three Peaks Walk, Steve and Joh are always happy to offer advice - Steve knows these hills like the back of his hand! You''ll feel right at home in their very beautiful rooms and cosy lounge/dining room, where you can unwind after a day in the hills.
If self-catering is what you're after, then Beech Tree Cottages in Ingleton offer a great base to start your adventure from, and what's more, they are flexible about the length of your stay, with a choice of 3, 4 and 7 night breaks. You'll really appreciate the treat of 4 Star comfort and a friendly service after a good day navigation on the flanks of Ingleborough! ( 2010-2015 Official English Tourist Board Gold Award.)
Harling House B&B has been beautifully reburbished by Steve & Sue. The rooms combine comfort with luxury, all newly refurbished with stunning, modern en-suite bathrooms. I can recommend staying here as a great base for exploring the Yorkshire Dales but also as a convenient stop off on a cycle tour, with secure storage for your bikes. Whatever your needs you're guaranteed a friendly welcome.
Malham Tarn Field Centre - There are loads of residential courses to choose from! While you're on a navigation course, you'll get to know others enjoying an art workshop or studying sedges, fungi or wildflowers to name a few! Malham Tarn is a haven of peace, with mountain biking and walking possibilities galore!