Stenkrith Bridge - Long Rigg - Howgill Syke - Heggerscales - River Belah - Belah Bridge - Winton - Wingill - Franks Bridge - Bollam Bridge - Halfpenny House.
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/
Garsdale - Garsdale Valley - Sedbergh.
Horton - Churn Milk Hole - Penyghent Gill - Foxup Moor - Horton.
Beetham Fell - Fairy Steps - Wharton Cragg.
Horton - River Ribble - Crag Hill Farm - Helwith Bridge - Wharfe - Crummack Dale.
Kirby Stephen - Wharton Hall - Lammerside Castle - Pendragon Castle - Lady Anne’s Way - Hell Gill - High Dyke - Garsdale. Alight Kirkby Stephen (10.56), return Garsdale. (StW/SuW)
Shipley - Saltaire - Shipley Glen - Rombalds Moor - White Wells - Hebers Ghyll - Ilkley.
Kirkby Stephen station - Halfpenny House - Stainmore Line viaducts - Kaber - Sowerby Mill - Winton - Kirkby Stephen - Kirkby Stephen station.
Dent Village - Flintergill - Crag Hill - Dillcar - Helms Knott - Dent Village.
Cragghill Farm - Austwick - Moughton - Horton.
Garsdale - Turner Hill - Swarth Fell - Holmes Moss Hill - West Baugh Fell Tarns - Knoutberry Haw - East Baugh Fell.
NB: Engineering work means that trains will only travel from Leeds to Ribblehead. A replacement bus service will operate from Ribblehead to Appleby/Carlisle.
This walk is still planned to take place but might have to be amended to meet revised bus times.
Settle - Hoffmann Kiln - Stainforth Force (possible siting of leaping
salmon) - Settle.
Ellerbeck - Twistleton Scar - Chapel-le-Dale.
Clapham - Goat Gap - Ingleborough - Hill Inn - Southerscale - Ribblehead.
Lazonby - Kirkoswald - Raven Beck - Whin Fell - Dale - Ruckcroft - Coombs Wood - Armathwaite.
Lazonby - Kirkoswald - Raven Beck - Whin Fell - Dale - Ruckcroft -
Coombs Wood - Armathwaite.
Sun 30 Oct Pennine Way - Mark House Lane - Haw Crag - Pennine Way - Winterburn Grange - Flasby - Rough Haw - Sharp Haw - Skipton.
Dent Station - Cowgill - Dent - Millthrop - Sedbergh.
Ribblehead - Park Fell - Ingleborough - Gaping Gill - Feizor - Settle.
Hellifield - Stainton Cotes - Conistone Moor - Hellifield.
Garsdale - Ure Force - Lady Anne’s Highway - Cotter End - Thwaite Bridge - Yore House - Moorcock Inn - Garsdale.
Route to be decided on day depending on weather.
Brockabank - Cowper Cote - Calton - Malham - Malham Cove - Watlowes - Nappa Cross - Stockdale - Settle.
Route to be decided on the day. Unfortunately the printed leaflet shows today's walk as a repeat of the one offered on the 3rd September.
Please catch the 09.43 train from Carlisle and alight at Haltwhistle to meet the leader. The exact route will be agreed by the group and be dependent on weather conditions etc. Today's walk will be a maximum of 9 miles and will be graded Medium.
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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.