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.

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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/

Guided Walks

Format: 2016-12-04

Hellifield - Swinden - East Marton - Thornton-in-Craven - Elslack -
Carleton-in-Craven - Skipton.

Alight Hellifield (10.02), return Skipton.
Grade: S (14 miles)
St&SuW

Settle - Stockdale Farm - Nappa Cross - Langcliffe - Settle.

For details and booking for meal contact Andy Feather on 01729 824 305. Deadline for bookings 1 December 2016 (places limited to 40).

Alight (09.45) & return Settle.
Grade: M (8 miles)
A&RF

Settle - Langcliffe - Stainforth Force - Feizor - Giggleswick Scar - Settle.

Alight (09.50) & return Settle.
Grade: M (10 miles)
M&AH

Bingley - Altar Lane - Coppice Pond - Bingley; possible extension to Saltaire to suit weather and group.

Alight Bingley (09.06), return Bingley or Saltaire.
Grade: M (8 miles)
M&AH

Gargrave - Sharp Haw - Skipton.
 

Alight Gargrave (09.32), return Skipton.
Grade: M (8 miles)
AP

Hellifield - Otterburn - Bell Busk - Haw Crag - Friar’s
Head - Hetton - Cracoe. Alight Hellifield (09.40), return Skipton. Service bus from Cracoe to Skipton

Alight Hellifield (09.40), return Skipton. Service bus from Cracoe to Skipton
Grade: MS (12 miles)
AP

Dry Rigg Quarry - Smearsett Scar - Little Stainforth - Giggleswick Old Quarry - Settle.

Alight Horton-in-Ribblesdale (10.20), return Settle.
Grade: MS (12 miles)
IB, JL

Giggleswick Scar - Feizor - Moughton Nab - Thieves Moss - Sulber Nick - Horton-in-Ribblesdale.

Alight Settle (09.50), return Horton-in-Ribblesdale
Grade: MS (13 miles)
BC/LC

Birkett Common - Lammerside Castle - Nateby - Ladthwaite - Ewebank Scar

Alight (10.34) and return Kirkby Stephen.
Grade: M (11 miles)
BF, SW

Carnforth - Wharton Cragg - Jenny Browns Point - Silverdale.

Alight (10.00) and return Carnforth, (possible return from Arnside).
Grade: M (10 miles)
PW

Morning: 5 miles MS Dent - Cowgill - Arten Gill - Wolds Way - Dent. Alight (10.16) & return Dent for 13.04 train to Horton.

Afternoon: 9m MS Horton - Long Lane - Stainforth - Cat Steps - Winskill - Settle.

Alight (10.16) & return Dent for 13.04 train to Horton.
Grade: MS (5 miles)
A&RF

Cam High Road (Roman Road) - Pennine Way - Gayle - Hawes.

Alight Ribblehead (10.06) & return Garsdale. Service bus from Hawes to Garsdale.
Grade: M (11 miles)
BC/LC

Coal road - Great Knoutberry - Widdale - Appersett - Thwaite Bridge - Moorcock inn - Garsdale station.

Alight Dent (10.38), return Garsdale.
Grade: S (13 miles)
IB, JL

Settle - Ribble Way - Lodge Farm - Stockdale - Langscar Gate - Malham Cove - Malham.

Alight Settle (09.50), return Skipton. Service bus from Malham to Skipton.
Grade: MS (10 miles)
M&AH

Horton - Arcow Quarry - Smearsett - Pot Scar - Feizor - Stackhouse
- Settle.

Alight Horton-in-Ribblesdale (09.58), return Settle.
Grade: S (11 miles)
AP

Dent Station - Ayegill Pike - Sedbergh.

Alight (10.16) & return Dent. Service bus from Sedbergh to Dent Station.
Grade: S (10 miles)
AP, JC

Lancaster - Lune aqueduct - Slyne - coastal route - Morecambe.

Alight Lancaster (10.13), return Morecambe.
Grade: M (10 miles)
PW

Birkett Common - Thang Bridge - High Dolphinsty - Little Fell - Lane Head - Kirkby Stephen Station.

Alight (10.34) & return Kirkby Stephen.
Grade: S (12 miles)
BC/LC

Clitheroe - Worst - Angram Green - High Moor - Clitheroe.

Alight (10.53) and return Clitheroe. Depart Hellifield 10.30 (connects with 09.00 Leeds-Carlisle service). Return for connection to Leeds at 14.47
Grade: M (6 miles)
A&RF

Garsdale - Thwaite Bridge - Cotterdale - Garsdale.
 

Alight (10.21) & return Garsdale.
Grade: M (8 miles)
BF, SW

Hawes circular via Wether Fell and Semerwater

Alight (10.21) & return Garsdale. Service bus to Hawes and return to Garsdale. As numbers will be limited please ring 01943 875445 to book.
Grade: S (12 miles)
BC, JC

Horton-in Ribblesdale - Horton Scar - Pen-Y-Ghent - Long Lane - Stainforth - Settle.

Alight Horton-in-Ribblesdale (10.20), return Settle.
Grade: S (11 miles)
A&RF

Otterburn - Warber Hill - Kirkby Malham - Malham - Stockdale Lane - Settle.

Alight Hellifield (09.40), return Settle.
Grade: S (13 miles)
IB, JL

Horton - Pen-Y-Ghent - Selside - Colt Park - Winterscales - Ribblehead.

Alight Horton-in-Ribblesdale (09.58), return Ribblehead.
Grade: MS (11 miles)
AP

Kirkby Stephen station - Smardale Fell - Smardale Bridge - Smardale Gill (nature reserve) - Smardale Hall - Kirkby Stephen station.
 

Alight (10.34) & return Kirkby Stephen.
Grade: M (9 miles)
M&AH
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