Ribblehead - Whernside - Ribblehead.
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.
Some walks use additional bus journeys. Normal fares and concessions apply on these journeys, though North Yorkshire is withdrawing subsidies from some leisure bus services from April 2015.
FoSCL supports the 564A service from Dent Station to Dent and Sedbergh, for timetable details see http://westerndalesbus.co.uk/
For details and booking for meal contact Andy Feather on 01729 824305. Deadline for bookings 1 December 2015, (places limited to 40).
Via Dales High Way and Stockdale Lane.
This walk is being organised and led by Dalesbus Ramblers.
Alight Skipton Station and catch 09.48 service bus 75 to Malham (arrive 10.25).
Return by train from Settle
Settle - Stainforth Force - Catrigg Force - Settle.
Route to be determined by group and weather conditions on day.
Garsdale Station - East House - Shaw Paddock - Hell Gill - High Dyke - Ure Force - Moorcock Inn - Garsdale Station.
Route to suit the weather, the underfoot conditions, and the ‘fragility’ or otherwise of the participants.
(Note: If trains are not running due to Bank Holiday please meet at Bingley railway station 09.00 - walk will still go ahead).
Bingley ‘Lucky dip’ for the New Year 8-12m MS. Route to suit the weather, conditions underfoot, and the ‘fragility’ or otherwise of the participants.
Note: If trains not running due to Bank Holiday please meet at Bingley railway station 09.00 - walk will still go ahead.
Kirkby Stephen station - Birkett Common - Wharton Hall - Podgill & Masongill Viaducts - Kirkby Stephen Town - Stenkrith Falls - Kirkby Stephen station.
Gargrave - Airton - Kirkby Malham - Malham.
Walk starts at Gargrave Square at 1005 (after arrival of 09.48 No. 75 bus from Skipton Station).
(This walk organised & led by Dalesbus Ramblers)
- Guided Walks
Travel notes for guided walks
All walks are free of charge and begin and end at one of the stations along the line. The start time is determined by the arrival time of the relevant train at the start station. For details of the connecting trains please click here
Some walks involve additional service bus journeys on which normal fares and concessions apply.
Guided walk grades...
E: Easy - Short walk on well defined paths with ample time for stops etc.
M: Moderate - may involve small hill climb(s)
MS: Moderately strenuous with a hill climb(s)
S: Strenuous - lengthy with hill climb(s)
VS: Very strenuous - long with many hill climbs and time constraints to meet train times.