Welcome to The Courtyard!

Visit us for lovely treats, perfect gifts, scrumptious eats, happy memories.


A destination for connoisseurs of rural quality

From traditional beginnings

Our charming space used to be an old farmstead, with milking parlour and hayloft.....

To an inspiring transformation

.... we're the finest rural shopping destination in Yorkshire 


Our story is all about artisan food & crafts, individual makers, the original & beautiful


We have the most delightful cafe-brasserie, serving delicious food all day long


We look forward to welcoming you.


It may occasionally rain .....


                                         ...... but that doesn't put our visitors off!


The Gallery holds meet the artist events for major shows


Here Sarah and David Cemmick impress The Prince of Wales with their work


Simon Robinson, one of the originators of The Courtyard, welcomes The Prince of Wales to our award winning rural destination.

Upcoming events at The Courtyard ...


Moon's Autumn / Winter Sale

up to 50% off clothing & accessories 


Discover our world of difference in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales

We've a treasure trove of beautifully crafted furniture, fashion, art and design, alongside a wonderful all-day café-brasserie... plus tasty delights from one of the world's greatest cheese shops and our fantastic specialist wine merchant.  

"One of our favourite shopping destinations"  The Sunday Telegraph, Stella

Dalesbred • Moon •  The Brasserie  •  The Roaming Hen  •  bellezza dentro

Rural shopping and dining with a difference: five true independents & a welcoming café-brasserie, gathered around our beautiful courtyard.

We are easy to find, on the A65 just outside Settle, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. 

Opening hours
The Courtyard is open all day, every day except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.


Contact individual businesses for opening hours.


The Brasserie is open from 8.30 am every day.  It closes at 5.30 pm from Sunday to Wednesday.  On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, the Brasserie closes at 5 pm and opens again 6 - 9 pm for dinner.