Guided Walks

All FoSCL guided walks are free of charge and there is no need to book in advance.  The current programme is shown below. You can browse through all the walks, or search for specific walks matching your criteria. Walks are automatically removed a day after they take place. Some walks involve the use of an additional bus service. In these cases normal fares and concessions will apply.

To download a printed copy of the current leaflet click here.

For further important information about the walks (including travel details) please click here.

Please note that on days when engineering work causes alterations to the published timetable planned walks are likley to be cancelled.  Please check details of individual walks for up to date information.

Special note summer 2014

Please note that some leaders have reported a significant number of paths are very overgrown - especially around stiles etc.  Walkers are advised to wear long trousers to avoid stinging nettles and brambles etc.

Guided Walks

Format: 2014-09-18

Kirkby Stephen station - Nateby - Tailbridge Hill - Nine Standards Rigg - Hartley - Kirkby Stephen town - Stenkrith - Kirkby Stephen station.

Alight (10.34) and return Kirkby Stephen
Grade: S (12 miles)
M&AH

Settle to Malham

Get walking
Introductory walks using the Settle to Carlisle Railway
Join us on this less strenuous shorter walk that is suitable for all the family. Children welcome, (but no prams or buggies please as there will be stiles to cross).
These walks use later trains than the usual 08.49 from Leeds.

Alight Settle (10.44) and return Skipton. Connects with 09.47 train from Leeds. Service bus from Malham (16.55) to Skipton.
Grade: M (7 miles)
DW, JD

Armathwaite to Carlisle  ** Important travel information **

On Saturday 27 Sept and 4 October there will be a bus replacement service between Leeds and Shipley. The Morecambe and Carlisle trains will originate from Bradford instead of Leeds at 0827 (Morecambe train) and 0857 (Carlisle train). These trains will then run at their normal times from Shipley onwards. People coming from Leeds will need to travel to Shipley by replacement bus services instead which leave earlier than the train normally does. To connect with the Morecambe train, the bus leaves from Leeds at 0745 and to connect with the Carlisle train, the bus leaves Leeds at 0820.
 

 

Please see dedicated web page

http://www.foscl.org.uk/guided-walks/2014-25th-anniversary-walks

Alight Armathwaite 11.15
Grade: S (15 miles)
N/A

Otterburn - Kirkby Malham - Malham - Fair Sleets Gate - Attermire - Settle.

 

** Important travel information **

On Saturday 27 Sept and 4 October there will be a bus replacement service between Leeds and Shipley. The Morecambe and Carlisle trains will originate from Bradford instead of Leeds at 0827 (Morecambe train) and 0857 (Carlisle train). These trains will then run at their normal times from Shipley onwards. People coming from Leeds will need to travel to Shipley by replacement bus services instead which leave earlier than the train normally does. To connect with the Morecambe train, the bus leaves from Leeds at 0745 and to connect with the Carlisle train, the bus leaves Leeds at 0820.
 

Alight Hellifield (09.40), return Settle
Grade: S (13 miles)
BC/LC

Kirkby Stephen Station - Little Fell - Wild Boar Fell - Swarth Fell -
Lunds - Garsdale

 

** Important travel information **

On Saturday 27 Sept and 4 October there will be a bus replacement service between Leeds and Shipley. The Morecambe and Carlisle trains will originate from Bradford instead of Leeds at 0827 (Morecambe train) and 0857 (Carlisle train). These trains will then run at their normal times from Shipley onwards. People coming from Leeds will need to travel to Shipley by replacement bus services instead which leave earlier than the train normally does. To connect with the Morecambe train, the bus leaves from Leeds at 0745 and to connect with the Carlisle train, the bus leaves Leeds at 0820.

Alight Kirkby Stephen (08.47), return Garsdale. Connects with 07.52 train from Carlisle
Grade: S (13 miles)
BS, JW

Skipton - Skipton Woods - Embsay - Eastby - Middle Hare Head - Bolton Abbey - Dales Way - Addingham.

Alight Skipton (09.27). Service bus from Addingham to Ilkley or Skipton for return train.
Grade: MS (12 miles)
PD, SH

Horton - Crummackdale - Wharfe - Feizor - Giggleswick Scar - Settle.

 

** Important travel information **

On Saturday 27 Sept and 4 October there will be a bus replacement service between Leeds and Shipley. The Morecambe and Carlisle trains will originate from Bradford instead of Leeds at 0827 (Morecambe train) and 0857 (Carlisle train). These trains will then run at their normal times from Shipley onwards. People coming from Leeds will need to travel to Shipley by replacement bus services instead which leave earlier than the train normally does. To connect with the Morecambe train, the bus leaves from Leeds at 0745 and to connect with the Carlisle train, the bus leaves Leeds at 0820.

Alight Horton-in-Ribblesdale (09.58) and return Settle
Grade: M (11 miles)
BC/LC

 

Get walking
Introductory walks using the Settle to Carlisle Railway
Join us on this less strenuous shorter walk that is suitable for all the family. Children welcome, (but no prams or buggies please as there will be stiles to cross).
These walks use later trains than the usual 08.49 from Leeds.

 

Please note there is limited capacity on the bus to Dent Station
BOOKING ESSENTIAL for place on bus.
Please ring 07754 993483

Alight (12.12) and return Dent. Connects with 1049 train from Leeds. Service bus from Dent Village (17.05) to station. BOOKING ESSENTIAL for place on bus. Please ring 07754 993483
Grade: M (7 miles)
DW, JD

Clitheroe - Grindleton - Bolton-by-Bowland - Deepdale Head -
Long Preston.

Alight Clitheroe 10.55 (change Hellifield 10.30), connects with 09.00 train from Leeds. Return Long Preston 18.57.
Grade: S (16 miles)
A&RF

Armathwaite to Carlisle
 
Please see dedicated web page
http://www.foscl.org.uk/guided-walks/2014-25th-anniversary-walks

Alight Armathwaite 11.16
Grade: S (15 miles)
N/A
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