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






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.




David Johnson's latest book published by NCHT! -
Time Please! ’Lost’ Inns, Pubs and Alehouses of the Yorkshire Dales
to download details and online availability click here

Sadly, all talks and events have had to be cancelled until the end of June. Information about the resumption of the programme will be posted here.


Forthcoming Events

Tuesday 14 April 2020 at 7.30pm
Long Preston Village Hall

The Tenant of Stonegap Hall — Georgian Skipton, a former Scosthrop family and the Bront√ęs
David Turner

Saturday, 9 May 2020 at 2.00pm Meet at Bentham car park
A pub crawl with no beer? Some ‘Lost’ Inns of Bentham and Burton
Dr David Johnson

* Pre-booking essential (Carole Beattie 01729 823 497) * Walking boots essential map

Wednesday, 10 June 2020 at 10.00am Meet at Tabley house, nr. Knutsford satnav WA16 0HB
Summer Outing — (North) Cheshire for a change
Dr David Johnson
* Pre-booking essential. For more details see under News opposite
(David Johnson 01729 822 915 evenings only please) map

Wednesday 8 July 2020 at 2.00pm Meet at parking spaces by the church
Visit to Weston Church and Weston Hall
Robin Bundy

* Pre-booking essential (Robin Bundy 01729 825666) map

Monday 7 September 2020 at 7.30pm
Austwick Village Hall

Education in Malhamdale, from the Reformation to 1874
Robin Bundy

Wednesday, 14 October 2020 at 7.00pm (note time)
Victoria Hall, Settle ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (Members only)

The Ingleborough Estate
Philip Farrer

Friday 13 November 2020 at 7.30pm
Langcliffe Village Institute

Droving — the whys and wherefores of a long-distance trade
Dr. David Johnson

Sunday, 13 December 2020 at 2.00pm Friends Meeting House, Settle
Mince Pie Meeting
Curious Tales from the Graveyard, a celebration of Settle’s ancestors

Sarah Lister map


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