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“Lovely place to stop for a rest!”

The Courtyard, Settle
Ranked #4 of 23 things to do in Settle
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Owner description: The Courtyard opened in May 2012 and was created from a stunning group of traditional barns on the A65 just outside Settle in the Yorkshire Dales.The Courtyard stands apart from the hustle and uniformity of the high street. Visit us to experience true craftsmanship, to be moved by wonderful art, to explore a discerning selection of beautiful things to enhance your home and lifestyle and dine in our Brasserie.The Courtyard is ideally located by the A65 just outside the market town of Settle, with plenty of free car parking and disabled access.Buon Vino - specialist wine retailer - the best from the world's organic, biodynamic and small producersDalesbred - beautifully bespoke furniture, soft furnishings and upholstery - designed and made in the Yorkshire DalesThe Courtyard Dairy - offering the very best local, national and European artisan and small farm produced cheesesThe Lime Gallery - find culture right at the heart of nature with art and objects of beauty to inspire and exciteAbraham Moon - celebrating 175 years of British heritage, British design and find Yorkshire craftsmanship with their exclusive range of menswear, ladieswear and home furnishingsThe Brasserie - offers a tempting mix of classic and modern food served all day, every day with events throughout the year and bookable for private parties and functions
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“Lovely place to stop for a rest!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2013

We understand that the Courtyard has only been operating since 2012 - it's a converted barn located on the A65 road up to the Lake District. It is open for cars but not coaches. It contains (no surprise considering the name) a lovely open courtyard area with little places to sit and have a quick snack and drink but there is also a Brasserie (located inside the buildling and I believe it has a separate TA review) which we didn't use. There is a small cheese/meat shop, a wine shop, a furnishings showroom, a small art gallery selling gifts/prints and jewellery and also a small tailors, Abraham Moon.

We stopped on the way to Bowness and enjoyed a lovely selection of sandwiches and coffee before browing the shops. The small cafe area is reasonably priced and the cheese shop is operated people who know their cheeses! The shops inside the main barn area are exteremly expensive though.

Will certainly be stopping here again and perhaps will take a look at the Brasserie next time.

Visited July 2013
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Emma_Darbyshire, PR & Marketing at The Courtyard, Settle, responded to this review, 4 September 2013
Thank you for calling in and for your review of The Courtyard and its shops, gallery and brasserie - we are really of what we achieved here and look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
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