Quaker Resources

Wider Organisations

Keighley and Craven Area Meeting

Our “Area Meeting” is made up of a number of local meetings.

The Area Meeting adopted policies may be found here.

Quakers in Yorkshire

Quakers in Yorkshire is the regional association of Quakers to which Settle Quakers belong.

 Quakers in Britain.

Britain Yearly Meeting (BYM) is the charitable organisation which supports and works on behalf of all Quakers in Britain. Most of our work is undertaken by volunteer members with support from BYM’s paid staff.

Find your nearest Quaker Meeting.

Quakers worldwide.

How many Quakers are there in the world and where do they live? Find the answer here!

Quaker study centres

All three hold various courses, but you can also stay there on your holidays! See the websites linked to below for details of the programmes offered.

Glenthorne Guest House and Conference Centre

Glenthorne Guest House and Conference Centre is located in Grasmere in the heart of the Lake District.

Photo of Glenthorne Guest House

Glenthorne Guest House

Glenthorne provides comfortable accommodation in well-appointed single and double rooms and usually en-suite. Most rooms have access to free WiFi. Guests meet together for home cooked breakfast and evening meals. Special diets are catered for and there is a table license. A newly-built meeting room provides space for conferences and group gatherings.

Throughout the year there is a programme of courses to suit a wide range of interests.

Swarthmoor Hall

Swarthmoor Hall is located in Ulverston, Cumbria. From ther website, “Swarthmoor Hall has been described as a hidden gem. The historic, peaceful and beautiful setting of the Hall provides a very special environment whatever the purpose of your visit or stay. We look forward to welcoming you!”


From their website, “Woodbrooke is many things to many people. Our Quaker-based learning informs and motivates; our inspiring venue in Birmingham offers space for meeting or just for staying,” and, “Woodbrooke learning, whether in Birmingham, in Quaker meetings around Britain and beyond and online, is open to all who are interested.”