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Lovely renovation

we took friends here to get a look at this place as we had discovered it last year and the owner... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
sharpking
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
A Quick Look

We were filming the railway for our YouTube channel Campervan Tales and I realised that I had seen... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
RumTor
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Private house. The conversion was the subject of two one-hour episodes of TV's Restoration Man. This gets shown all over the world and we have been privileged to welcome people who have seen the programme in their home countries. During 2018 we...more
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Settle Railway Station Station Road | Settle Railway Station, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Settle BD24 9AA, England
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

we took friends here to get a look at this place as we had discovered it last year and the owner had let us walk around the back in the gardens and he has a little shed which had a letter from Michael Portillo as...More

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MarkRand, Owner at Settle Station Water Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

Thank you for those kind words. We are, we hope, about to embark on some building work to the rear of the tower so have had to close off the grounds to the public but we are delighted to see how many people are interested...More

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We were filming the railway for our YouTube channel Campervan Tales and I realised that I had seen the water tower previously being converted on a TV programme. We didn't realise we were allowed to wander around the garden, but what a great my idea...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Got off the train at Settle and walked passed the old Water Tower and thought I recognise this, I’ve seen it being renovated on Grand designs or some such. A great pleasure to see it in the flesh and to look around the garden. I...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

This old water tower has lovingly been restored into a private house(2011). Located on the Settle to Carlisle railway line the very proud owners share their garden with the public by providing a short walk with boards illustrating the history of the Tower. The short...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

found this while waiting for our train. Very nice gentleman greeted us, allowed us to tour. Interesting collection of old train related things.

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

The tower has been very imaginatively converted into a private home, and the owner has developed the land immediately around it to provide a short walk with boards telling the history of the site. Would be wonderful to see the internal conversion, it looked fantastic!...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Clearly the owners of this house are very proud of what they have achieved, and rightly so. And well done to them for inviting the public to share much of what they have done by allowing them to visit the garden etc. I particularly like...More

1  Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Nice to step back in time and see the addition to the Settle train station. It's not a long trip or so, but it's a nice building/collection. Would be great if there was someone to explain what it all was/isMore

Thank Wil283
MarkRand, Owner at Settle Station Water Tower, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

We are sorry that you missed the illustrated information boards around the tower which explain what it all was/is. There are also lots of photographs and explanations alongside the visitors book. Two examples of the signs are among the photographs that others have been kind...More

Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely of the owners of this restored gem to share a little bit of their private paradise with passers by. Especially chuffed as I had enjoyed watching the programme that documented their renovation project and this happened to be one of my favourite episodes.

1  Thank Andare48
Reviewed 21 June 2017

On a trip to Settle we decided to go and see the train station (an odd thing to do perhaps). On our way up the slope to the station we noticed the Settle station Water tower, which we had seen being renovated on TV and...More

2  Thank pierrebleu
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