Ribblehead - Whernside - Ingleborough Nature Reserve - Sulber Nick - Horton.
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/
Visit the restored signal box and optional short circular walk. Coombs
Wood - Longdales - Ainstable - Armathwaite.
Due to the continued closure of the line north of Armathwaite buses are replacing trains and the following arrangements are in place.
08.49 train from Leeds terminates at Appleby. Transfer to replacement bus for Armathwaite arriving at 11.45 There is also a direct bus to Carlisle - make sure you catch the one going to Armathwaite.
Return on bus to Appleby at either 16.01 (for 17.01 train to Leeds) or 17.49 for train at 18.49
Anyone just wishing to visit the signal box can catch a bus back at 14.04 for the train from Appleby at 15.04
Dent Fell - Arten Gill - Newby Head - High Gayle - Gearstones -
Settle - Lodge Farm - Mearbeck - Cleatop Park Wood - Settle.
Appleby - Long Marton - Dufton - Flakebridge Woods - Appleby.
Kirkby Stephen station - Nateby - Bells - Mallerstang Edge - High Dyke - Moorcock Inn - Garsdale.
Appleby - Clickham - Brampton - Dufton Ghyll Woods - Flakebridge Woods - Stank Lane - Appleby.
Explore the rocks used in railway structures around Ribblehead and the quarries they came from.
Ribblehead - Littledale - Bleamoor Crag - Ribblehead.
Garsdale Station - Thwaite Bridge - Cotterdale - Great Shunner Fell - High Dyke - Moorcock Inn - Garsdale Station.
Nateby - Bullgill - Ash Fell Edge - Smardale Fell - Kirkby Stephen station.
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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.