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Cross, Graham

Dawson, John

Evans, Allan

Gallivan, Dave

Marklew, Chris

Maudsley, Chris [caravans] [remedial]


Mills, Andrew

Mills, Vivienne

Peacock, Martin

Harrison, John and Aaron

Rider, Betty

Rider, Cliff

Sharp, Andrew and Louise

Wildsmith, Mark


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Caravan park

Knight Stainforth Hall, Little Stainforth, Settle North Yorkshire

Chris Maudsley, 01729 822200

fax 01729 823387

email: info@knightstainforth.co.uk

visit: www.knightstainforth.co.uk

Camping/caravanning and holiday homes. Open March-mid-January.


Holiday cottages

Mrs Vivienne Mills, Bridge Cottage, Stainforth, Settle, N Yorks, BD24 9PG 

Tel: 01729 822649 
Mobile 07970 206002

email: vivmills30@hotmail.com

visit: www.stainforth-holiday-cottage-settle.co.uk

2 Hollies Cottages, Stainforth BD24 9PQ.
Open all year, pets very welcome, short breaks available. 


Public house

Craven Heifer, Main Road, Stainforth, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 9PB

John and Aaron Harrison

Tel: 01729 822435

Bedrooms and meals available

Web: www.CravenHeiferStainforth.co.uk

Contact: Contact@CravenHeiferStainforth.co.uk


The Craven Heifer Hotel offers 6 en suite letting rooms with flat-screen TVs as well as tea and coffee making facilities and free Wi-Fi in public areas. A hearty English breakfast menu is provided in the morning. The spacious restaurant serves quality home made food daily, much from local ethical sources. A selection of permanent and guest Thwaites Ales are available along with a specially selected Wine & Gin Menu. With three real fires, covered beer garden with flowing stream feeding into the River Ribble, you are guaranteed to be in the heart of many scenic walks.


Self-catering holidays, Scotland

Betty Rider, Lower Croft, Stainforth, Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 9PJ

Tel: 01729 822750

email: rider@theoldbrewerygatehouse.co.uk

visit: www.theoldbrewerygatehouse.co.uk

Located close to Solway coast and Galloway Forest - 10% discount for Stainforth residents.




Bike and motor



Cliff Rider, Lower Croft, Stainforth, Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 9PJ

Tel: 01729 822750

email: rider@boxerbits.co.uk

Parts for classic BMW and other early European motorcycles

Fitness and remedial


Alexander Technique

Mark Wildsmith MSTAT, Townhead House, Stainforth, Settle BD24 9PJ

Tel: 01729 825841

email: AT@markwildsmith.com

visit: www.markwildsmith.com

The Alexander Technique can give enormous benefits to people with postural problems, back ache, stiff necks, breathing difficulties, RSI and many other conditions. It can improve poise, balance and confidence.

Rather than a therapy or treatment, the Alexander Technique is a skill that anyone can learn. As you learn it you learn to help yourself so you become less dependent on a teacher.


Dental laboratory

Skipton Dental Laboratory, 10a Cavendish Street, Skipton

John Dawson, 01756 793198 (answer machine service)

Assistance with denture-related problems. New dentures made, home visits for fittings.


Sports remedial treatment

Knight Stainforth Hall, Little Stainforth, Settle North Yorkshire

Chris Maudsley, 01729 822200

Remedial treatment for muscular-skeletal injuries and sports related injuries.



Musical instruments and tuition

Settle Music

Allan Evans, 01729 825838

email: settlemusic@gmail.com

visit: www.settlemusic.co.uk

We sell musical instruments and accessories, scores, books, CDs and gifts. We can arrange repairs and tuition.

Property services and maintenance


Carpentry and joinery

C Marklew Joinery and Carpentry Ltd, Cammock Lane, Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 9BH

Chris Marklew, 01729 822826

All joinery and carpentry work undertaken by local and experienced craftsmen. A family-run business, well established in the area.


Electrical contractors

Harrison & Cross Ltd, Unit 6, Sidings Industrial Estate, Settle BD24 9RP

Tel/fax: 01729 823423

email: harrisoncross@cooptel.net

Electrical contractors and white goods retailers. Visit our new TV and lighting showroom.


Painter and Decorator

Sharp & Sharp, Blashy Nook, Stainforth, Settle, BD24 9PE

Andrew and Louise Sharp, 01729 825259
Mobile: 07999 928006

email: inspired@sharpandsharp.co.uk

visit: www.sharpandsharp.co.uk

Decorating by design.

Technical and Professional


Architectural services

Martin Peacock MCIAT, The Old Reading Room, Main Street, Stainforth, Settle BD24 9PE

Martin Peacock, 01943 816082
Mobile: 07765 224261

email: mp-as@btconnect.com

visit: www.mp-as.co.uk

From your space planning ideas, mpas can develop an architectural project and take it all the way to its successful completion.

Martin Peacock Architectural Services can prepare conceptual, schematic, working and as-built drawings using both AutoCAD and traditional drawing board techniques.


Residential surveying & property consultancy

Andrew Mills & Co. Ltd, Townhead Cottage, Stainforth, Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 9PY

Andrew Mills, 01729 822255/824018
Mobile: 07850 631219

email: millsco@btconnect.com

Residential surveying and property consultancy. House surveys and home buyer reports undertaken by A.D. Mills FRICS

Training and group work


Caving, climbing, guided walks and team building

Yorkshire Dales Guides, Hornby Laithe, Stainforth, Settle, BD24 9PB

Dave Gallivan, 01729 824455

visit: www.yorkshiredalesguides.co.uk

Explore the beauty of the Dales above and below ground.

Caving, climbing, navigation skills and GPS, Three Peaks safety cover, guided walks and team building. Facilities on site to teach vertical caving techniques and run indoor team building activities.



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