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Settle & Attermire Scar


Settle & Attermire Scar

Hidden behind the town of Settle is the beautiful area of Attermire Scar with the important site of Victoria Cave.

Attermire Cave entrance. Stephen Oldfield

Distance: 6km (4 miles)
Time: a minimum of 11/2 hours
Accessibility: a strenuous walk with a long steep climb to start, parts of the route are rocky and can get muddy and slippy.

Parking: several car parks in Settle (street car parks; SD 81911 63829. Settle station road car park; SD 81861 63540)

Other transport:

  • direct trains from Leeds and Skipton

Toilets: Settle car park

Refreshments: shops, cafés and pubs in Settle

Closest National Park Centre: Malham National Park Centre BD23 4DA (call 01729 833200)