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 or industrial action 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: 2017-09-21

Horton - Sulber - Crummack - Norber Erratics - Clapham Village -
Clapham Station.

Alight Horton-in-Ribblesdale (11.54), return Clapham. Optional return by service bus from Clapham to Settle (fare payable). Connects with 10.49 train from Leeds.
Grade: M (9 miles)
DW, JD

Visit the restored signal box and for those who want, join a short
circular walk.

Coombs Wood - Longdales - Ainstable - Armathwaite.
 

Alight (12.05), return Armathwaite. Return to 17.09 train to Carlisle. (For signal box visit only return on 15.12 train). Connects with 11.50 train from Carlisle.
Grade: M (7 miles)
JJ&TJ

Garsdale - Cotterdale - Stags Fell - Hawes.

Alight (10.21) & return Garsdale. Service bus from Hawes to Garsdale (fare payable). Possible late train return
Grade: S (13 miles)
AP

Reeth - Maiden Castle - Birks - Crackpot - Gunnerside.

Alight (10.28) & return Ribblehead. Service bus to Reeth, return Gunnerside (fare payable).
Grade: M (8 miles)
St&SuW

Horton - Ingleborough summit - Red Gate Head - Fell End - Ingleton.

Alight Horton-in-Ribblesdale (09.58), return Settle. Service bus from Ingleton to Settle (fare payable).
Grade: S (10 miles)
A&RF

Ribblehead - Whernside - Great Coum - Dent.
 

Alight Ribblehead (10.06), return Dent. Service bus from Dent village to station. (fare payable),
Grade: S (11 miles)
BC/LC

Garsdale - Swarth Fell - Wild Boar Fell - Bullgill - Kirkby Stephen Station
 

Alight Garsdale (10.21), return Kirkby Stephen.
Grade: S (11 miles)
AP

Kirkby Stephen Station - Tommy Road - Ash Fell Ridge - Ravenstonedale - Smardale Bridge - Smardale Fell - Kirkby Stephen Station.

Alight (10.19) & return Kirkby Stephen. Connects with 09.24 train from Carlisle.
Grade: MS (12 miles)
DS&AS

Galloway Gate - Great Knoutberry - Arten Gill - Dent Head - Blea Moor.

Alight Garsdale (10.21), return Ribblehead.
Grade: S (11 miles)
BC/LC

Wharton Cragg - Summer Hill - Storth.
 

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

Dent - Dales Way - Craven Way - Ribblehead.
 

Alight Dent (10.16) return Ribblehead.
Grade: MS (10 miles)
BF, SW

Thorns - Selside - Sulber Nick - Horton - Stainforth.
 

Alight Ribblehead (10.06), return Settle.
Grade: S (15 miles)
BC/LC

Settle - Winskill - Cattrigg Force - Stainforth - Stainforth Foss (Leaping
Salmon?) - Langcliffe Mill - Settle.

Alight (11.46) and return Settle. Connects with 10.49 train from Leeds.
Grade: M (7 miles)
DW, JD

Cock Lakes - Lunds - Shaws - Highway - High Dyke - Moorcock.

Alight (10.33) & return Garsdale. Connects with 09.24 train from Carlisle.
Grade: M (6 miles)
DS, JW

Ribblehead - Park Fell - Ingleborough (summit) - Quaking Pot - Great Douk Pot - Ribblehead.

Alight (10.06), return Ribblehead.
Grade: MS (12 miles)
M&AH

Dent Village - Flinter Gill - Green Coombe - Fellside - Sedbergh.
 

Alight (10.16) & return Dent. Service bus to Dent village and return from Sedbergh, (fare payable).
Grade: S (10 miles)
A&RF

Austwick - Feizor - Hargreaves Barn - Stainforth.

Alight Clapham (09.28), return Settle.
Grade: M (11 miles)
MH&DH

Halfpenny House - Stenkrith - Poetry Path - Franks Bridge - Edenbridge
- Waitby - Croglam Castle - Kirkby Stephen Station.

Alight (10.21) & return Kirkby Stephen Connects with 09.24 train from Carlisle.
Grade: M (8 miles)
BS, DS

Dent Station - Dent - Dalesway - Sedbergh.
 

Alight (10.16) & return Dent. Service bus from Sedbergh to Dent (fare payable).
Grade: M (10 miles)
DW, JC

Langber Lane - Otterburn - Gargrave.
 

Alight Settle (09.50), return Skipton.
Grade: MS (14 miles)
BC/LC

Horton - Sulber Nick - Crummack Dale - Feizor - Settle.
 

Alight Horton-in-Ribblesdale (09.58) return Settle.
Grade: M (10 miles)
BF, SW

Kirkoswald - Old Parks - Viol Moor - Park Head - Raven Beck - Kirkoswald.

Alight (09.47) & return Lazonby. Connects with 09.24 train from Carlisle.
Grade: M (10 miles)
DS&AS

Route to be decided on day.
 

Alight (10.00) & return Carnforth.
Grade: M (10 miles)
PW

Ribblehead - Ingleborough - Gaping Gill - Clapham.
 

Alight Ribblehead (10.06), return Clapham.
Grade: MS (11 miles)
A&RF

Kirkby Stephen station - Birkett Common Wharton Hall - Podgill and Masongill Viaducts - Kirkby Stephen town - Stenkrith Falls - Kirkby
Stephen station.

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