Useful Information & Phone Numbers

Tourist Information Centre

Ingleton's Tourist Information Centre is situated inside the Ingleborough Community Centre adjacent to the Main Car Park. It is manned on a rota system by a team of volunteers and is open to visitors daily all year round.

Address: The Tourist Information Centre, Ingleborough Community Centre, Main Street,Ingleton, North Yorkshire LA6 3HG.
Tel: 015242 41049

Opening Hours 

April 1 to October 31 - from 10.00am to 4.30pm each day
November 1 to March 31 - 11.00am to 3.00pm each day

A wide range of maps, leaflets, guide books and souvenirs are stocked for your visit.
Accommodation lists and an Ingleton guide are available free of charge if you telephone, write or email.
The booklet, The Walks Around Ingleton, is available at £1 (plus £1.50 p&p).

Please make cheques payable to IDTA and send with your address to the TIC. 

Local Services

Breakdown Service - 01756 798311 (Craven Recovery)

Cave Rescue - for any cave, crag, or fell rescue, dial 999 and ask for Cave Rescue

Chemist: Ingleton Pharmacy, Main Street, Ingleton. Tel: 015242 41154

Dentist - Ashfield House Dental Practice, 66 High Street, High Bentham, LA2 7HZ. Tel: 015242 64813. Website

Doctor: Bentham Medical Practice, Grasmere Drive High Bentham and Main Street, Ingleton. Tel: 015242 61202. Website

Ingleborough Community Centre Main Car Park, Ingleton  Tel: 015242 41701

Ingleborough Community Centre is the home of most of the area's community activities. At various times you may come across toddler groups, playgroups, toy libraries, indoor bowls, badminton, dance classes, aerobics classes etc. You might even happen upon preparation for the annual village pantomime. (Oh no you won't, oh yes you will!) The Centre also serves the adult educational needs of the community with classes in all aspects of computer studies, languages and painting. An integral part of the Centre is the Ingleborough Gallery which houses a variety of summer exhibitions as well as the Tourist Information Centre. For more information on the Centre's facilities and activities telephone the Centre Manager.

Library - The Library is located within the Ingleborough Community Centre, Main Street, Ingleton, LA6 3HG.

Opening Hours: The Library is staffed during the following times:-
Monday - 10.00 to 12.00 & 15.00 to 19.00
Wednesday - 14.00 to 18.00
Friday - 14.00 to 17.00
Saturday - 10.00 to 12.00
The Library is open on weekdays at other times on a self-service basis.

Telephone - 0845 034 9536 Email:

Nursing Homes: The Ingleborough  Nursing Home, High Street, Ingleton, Carnforth, North Yorkshire, LA6 3AB - Tel: 015242 41593. Website

Police - 999 / 0845 6060247. Also, yellow phone outside new police station on Back Gate Ingleton 

Post Office - Ingleton Post Office is temporarily located in the Ingleborough Community Centre, Main Street, Ingleton, LA6 3HG.
Open: Tuesday & Wednesday 09.30 - 16.30

The nearest alternative is Bentham Post Office, 28 Main Street, Bentham, LA2 7HL.
Tel: 015242 61650
Opening hours:
Monday to Friday – 9.00 – 12.45 & 1.30 – 5.30, Saturday – 9.00 – 12.25

Security, Electrical, Plumbing & Heating Engineers - Howsons Ltd, 13 Main Street, Ingleton, Carnforth, LA6 3EB, Tel: 015242 41422, Mob: 015242 41476, Email:

Swimming Pool - Heated open air swimming pool in Ingleton. Tel: 015242 41147.
Please see the Swimming Pool website for Opening Times

Veterinary Surgeon - Westmorland Veterinary Group, Tithe Barn Veterinary Centre,
Kendal Road, Kirkby Lonsdale, LA6 2HH
Tel: 015242 71221

Other Organisations and Services

Places of Worship

St Mary's, Ingleton (C of E). Rev Charles Ellis. Tel: 015242 41440 Website

Ingleton Methodist Chapel. Tel: 015242 41558

Ingleton Evangelical Church. Tel: 015242 41181


Ingleton Primary School, Low Demesne, Ingleton, North Yorkshire LA6 3DY
Tel: 015242 41592 Website

Settle College, Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 0AU Tel: 01729 822451
For pupils in Years 7 - 11 and Sixth Form

Queen Elizabeth School, Kirkby Lonsdale, LA6 2HJ Tel: 015242 71275
An 11-18, co-ed, non-denominational, comprehensive school.

Rooms for hire

Ingleborough Community Centre: up to 250 people - 41701
(now includes Tourist Information Centre; summer exhibitions in gallery)
Wheatsheaf Inn: up to 80 people - 41275