The Richard Whiteley Theatre is easily accessible by Road and Public Transport. The village of Giggleswick is a mile from the market town of Settle, easily accessible from the A65 which runs from Leeds to Kendal. For Sat Nav users our Post Code is BD24 0DE.
The theatre is located within the main school campus with various parking areas available. Giggleswick & Settle are served by public transport until 21:00 daily.
Click here to visit the Northern Rail website for timetables to Settle & Giggleswick
Settle & Giggleswick stations are reached from Carlisle/Leeds & Morecambe/Leeds respectively along with stations in between. Connections from these stations are available to all corners of UK and Internationally with Eurostar. Both stations are approximately 20 minutes walk from the theatre, if you would like to arrange a taxi please contact
Click here to visit to see Kirkby Lonsdale Coaches timetables for the Skipton – Settle service*. Details of connecting services from Skipton can be found on the North Yorkshire County Council website. This service stops in Settle Market Place. The Richard Whiteley Theatre is a 15 minute walk from here.
The No 11 bus service operates from Horton in Ribblesdale to Tosside via Settle.
Kirkby Lonsdale Coaches operate the 581 bus service from Kirkby Lonsdale to Settle stopping in both Giggleswick & Settle. This service calls at all villages in between and details can be found here*
National Express Coaches operate a twice daily service to and from Skipton via Leeds and terminating in London. Details of this service can found here*
There are three main taxi firms serving the Settle area. Pre-Booking is always recommended:
· Stainforth Private Hire – tel: 01729 824888
· Austwick Taxis – tel: 015242 51364
· Settle Taxis – tel: 01729 822219
If your visit will mean you miss the last return transport you can read more about our local accomodation here
If you plan to dine out before your show you can find out more here.
Incorporating many areas of outstanding natural beauty Malhamdale makes for a full day of exploration and discovery. The stunning Malham Cove and Tarn a short walks from the village of Malham itself. Featured in the last Harry Potter adventure this unique landscape makes for an interesting visit for all the family! A haven for climbers, cavers, walkers. mountain bikers, relax in and refresh in the many local pubs and cafes after a hard day on the fells!
Walking In The Dales
The Yorkshire Dales is a fabulous place to go walking whether you are looking for a gentle stroll besides one of the many rivers, or you are looking for a hike on a wild and empty moorland. If you find walking a challenge or your group includes a wheelchair or buggy then don’t be put off there will be something for you! If your navigation is not up to scratch or you are not a confident walker, you can always join a guided walk or take one of the suggested short walks which are based around village centres.
Settle Victoria Hall
Running a varied mix of community, amature and proffesional events throughout the course of a year, Settle Victoria Hall sits right at the heart of the community.
If your at a loose end why not check out the weekly Indoor Market from 9.00-3.30 every Tuesday.
Visit the Settle Website for more ideas of things to do!
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