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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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: 2015-01-29

Long Preston - Ribble Way - Turnpike House - Lambert Lane - Settle

Alight Long Preston (09.45), return Settle
Grade: MS (11 miles)
BC/LC

Kirkby Stephen Station - Stenkrith Bridge - Nateby - Greengate - Smardale Hall - Sandwath - Kirkby Stephen Station

Alight (10.34) and return Kirkby Stephen
Grade: MS (13 miles)
BH, SW

Ribblehead - Ingleborough - Sulber Nick - Horton-in-Ribblesdale

Alight Ribblehead (10.06), return Horton-in-Ribblesdale
Grade: S (14 miles)
A&RF

Join us on this less strenuous short walk that is suitable for all the family (no prams or buggies please - there will be stiles to cross).

Alight (10.55) and return Skipton. Service bus from Skipton to Blubberhouses and return. Connects with 10.19 Leeds to Morecambe train
Grade: E (6 miles)
DW, JD

Armathwaite - Coombs Wood - Longdales - Ainstable - Towngate - Armathwaite

Alight (09.40) and return Armathwaite
Grade: M (7 miles)
DS, JW

Arnside - Arnside Tower - Waterslack - Hawes Water - Leighton Beck - Slack Head - Beetham Fell - Storth - Arnside

Alight Arnside (10.44), change Carnforth. Return Arnside, change Carnforth
Grade: MS (11 miles)
JL, SB

Kirkby Stephen Station - Kirkby Stephen - riverside path - Hartley - Rookby Scarth - Long Rigg - Birketts - Nateby - Kirkby Stephen Station

Alight (10.34) and return Kirkby Stephen
Grade: MS (12 miles)
AP, IM

Kirkby Stephen Station - Birkett Fell - Wharton Hall - Podgill & Merrygill Viaducts - Kirkby Stephen town - Stenkrith - Kirkby Stephen Station

Alight (10.34) and return Kirkby Stephen
Grade: M (10 miles)
M&AH

Grange - Humphrey Head or Cartmel - Grange

Alight (10.24, change Carnforth) and return Grange over Sands
Grade: M (10 miles)
PW

Kirkby Stephen Station - Stenkrith - Merrygill & Podgill Viaducts - Hartley - Whingill - Winton - Kirkby Stephen - Croglam Castle - Kirkby Stephen Station

Alight (10.21) and return Kirkby Stephen
Grade: M (9 miles)
BS, JW
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