The North Craven Heritage Trust was formed to foster interest in and care for the distinctive character and heritage of North Craven by:

- encouraging high standards of planning   and architecture

- stimulating public interest in and care for   the beauty, character and heritage of the   area

- encouraging the preservation, protection   and sympathetic development of   features of historic or public interest




Helping to safeguard the distinctive beauty, character

and heritage of North Craven in North Yorkshire


The Trust’s area of interest covers the following Civil Parishes:

Airton, Arncliffe, Austwick, Bentham, Burton-in-Lonsdale, Clapham cum Newby, Giggleswick, Halton Gill, Halton West, Hanlith, Hawkswick, Hellifield, Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Ingleton, Kirkby Malham, Langcliffe, Lawkland, Litton, Long Preston, Malham, Malham Moor, Nappa, Otterburn, Rathmell, Scosthrop, Settle, Stainforth, Swinden, Thornton-in-Lonsdale and Wigglesworth.




Top Cow Pasture Project:
Saturday 6 June 2015 Langcliffe Institute 9.30am - 4pm
to download programme click here

NCHT Summer Outing:
Thursday 11 June 2015 'Lancashire Gems'
(Pre-booked only)
to download programme click here


Forthcoming Events

Thursday 11 June at 10.00am Meet in Great Mitton village
David Johnson’s 13th SUMMER OUTING to some "Lancashire Gems" - Great Mitton Hall, All Hallows Church and Gawthorpe Dr David Johnson 01729 822915 map

Tuesday 30 June at 2.00pm Meet at the Quarry Car Park on the minor road to the west of the fen: car share because of limited parking
Visit to Malham Field Studies Centre David Tayler 015242 51002 map

Saturday 15 August at 11.00am Settle Quaker Meeting House at 11.00am for talk; 1.00pm in Market Square for walk
Joint event with the RGS: Town and Country - Follow the story of Settle’s development by exploring the historic town and surrounding countryside: talk £2.50 John Asher 01729 825075 map

Wednesday 16 September at 7.30pm Clapham Village Hall
The Farrer Family Ken Pearce

Wednesday 14 October at 7.30pm Victoria Hall
AGM, followed by “The Care and Maintenance of Historic Buildings" Robert Parker

Wednesday 25 November at 7.30pm Long Preston Village Hall
Craven and the Disputed Election at Fountains Abbey 1410-16 Dr Mike Spence

Sunday 13 December at 1.45pm Meet in Market Place outside Settle Town Hall
Mince Pie Walk: Conducted visit to Settle Town Hall, then to Meeting House for short talk on Settle's Conscientious Objectors in WW1 and mince pies John Asher 01729825075 map


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