Guided Walks

Format: 2017-05-30

Jericho shanty town experience at Ribblehead.

Meet at the Ribblehead Visitor Centre for a talk about the shanty towns. Following this a stroll will be taken to the Ribblehead Viaduct to hear how the railway was built and how the navvies lived and worked in the shanty towns.  Return to the station for a short train journey to Garsdale (fare payable) passing the sites of the shanty towns.  Return on the 15.13 from Garsdale to Ribblehead/Leeds.

Please bring a packed lunch and waterproof clothing.
The event is not suitable for people with limited mobility.
No booking necessary.

For further information www.sandctrust.org.uk/Jericho or email ruth.evans@settle-carlisle.com or phone 01524 811 492
 

Alight Ribblehead (12.02). Connects with the 10.49 train from Leeds. Return on the 15.13 train from Garsdale to Ribblehead/Leeds.
Grade: E (3 miles)

Grange over Sands circular via Cartmel

Meet Carnforth (10.00) for onward connection . to Grange.
Grade: M (10 miles)
PW

Kirkby Stephen station - Nateby - Tailbridge Hill - Nine Standards Rigg
- Hartley - Kirkby. Stephen town - Stenkrith - Kirkby Stephen station.

Alight (10.34) & return Kirkby Stephen.
Grade: S (12 miles)
M&AH

Lazonby - Eden Bridge - Glassonby - Old Parks - Kirkoswald - Lazonby

Alight (09.45) & return Lazonby. Connects with 09.24 train from Carlisle.
Grade: M (7 miles)
JW, MT

Geology Walk: The Sedgwick Trail.  Follow the trail dedicated to the famous Dalesman and Geologist.

Alight (10.38) & return Dent. Service bus from Dent station to Millthrop and return.
Grade: E (6 miles)
BF, SW

Giggleswick - Giggleswick Scar - Feizor - Stainforth - Hoffman Kiln - Langcliffe - Settle.

Alight Giggleswick (09.20), return Settle.
Grade: M (10 miles)
PD, SH

Grisedale - Swarth Fell - Wild Boar Fell - Little Fell - Bull Gill - Wharton Hall - Kirkby Stephen station.

Alight Garsdale (10.21), return Kirkby Stephen.
Grade: S (13 miles)
BC/LC

Muker - Kisdon Hill - Crackpot Hall - Gunnerside Gill - Gunnerside.

Alight (10.28) & return Ribblehead. Service bus to Muker & return from Gunnerside.
Grade: S (8 miles)
St&SuW

Ribblehead - Park Fell - Ingleborough (summit) - Little Ingleborough - Gaping Gill - Sulber Gate - Horton.

Alight Ribblehead (10.06), return Horton-in-Ribblesdale
Grade: MS (12 miles)
M&AH

Ribblehead - Twistleton - Ingleton

 

Get Walking: Introductory walks from the Settle to Carlisle Railway

Join us on one of these less strenuous shorter walks that are suitable for the whole family. Some of these walks use later trains from Leeds.
Children welcome (but no prams or buggies please - there will be stiles to cross).

Alight Ribblehead (12.02), return Settle. Service bus from Ingleton to Settle. Connects with 10.49 train from Leeds.
Grade: M (8 miles)
DW, JD

Muker - River Swale - Crackpot Hall - Keld - Kisdon - Muker.

 

Get Walking: Introductory walks from the Settle to Carlisle Railway

Join us on one of these less strenuous shorter walks that are suitable for the whole family. Some of these walks use later trains from Leeds.
Children welcome (but no prams or buggies please - there will be stiles to cross).

Alight (10.28) and return Ribblehead. Service bus to and return from Muker. Connects with 09.00 train from Leeds.
Grade: M (6 miles)
DW, RE

Ribblehead - Ellerbeck - Twisleton - Ingleton - Bentham.
 

Alight Ribblehead (10.06), return Bentham.
Grade: M (12 miles)
MH&DH

Smardale Hall - Smardale Gill - Newbiggin on Lune - Will Hill - High Cocklake - Ravenstonedale - Ash Fell End - Kirkby Stephen station

Alight Kirkby Stephen station (10.34) & return Kirkby Stephen station.
Grade: S (13 miles)
BC/LC

Wharton Hall - Pendragon Castle - Hazelgill - High Dolphinsty -
Stennerskeugh - Tarn House - Lane Head.

Alight (08.47) & return Kirkby Stephen. Connects with 07.52 train from Carlisle.
Grade: MS (14 miles)
DS, JW

Gunnerside - Calver Hill - Reeth.

Alight (10.28) & return Ribblehead. Service bus to Gunnerside and return from Reeth.
Grade: S (10 miles)
AP

Jericho shanty town experience at Ribblehead.

Meet at the Ribblehead Visitor Centre for a talk about the shanty towns. Following this a stroll will be taken to the Ribblehead Viaduct to hear how the railway was built and how the navvies lived and worked in the shanty towns.  Return to the station for a short train journey to Garsdale (fare payable) passing the sites of the shanty towns.  Return on the 15.13 from Garsdale to Ribblehead/Leeds.

Please bring a packed lunch and waterproof clothing.
The event is not suitable for people with limited mobility.
No booking necessary.

For further information www.sandctrust.org.uk/Jericho or email ruth.evans@settle-carlisle.com or phone 01524 811 492
 

Alight Ribblehead (12.02). Connects with the 10.49 train from Leeds. Return on the 15.13 train from Garsdale to Ribblehead/Leeds.
Grade: E (3 miles)
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Garsdale - High Dyke - Hell-Gill - Lady Anne’s Highway - Pendragon Castle - Kirkby Stephen station

Alight Garsdale (10.21), return Kirkby Stephen
Grade: MS (13 miles)
M&AH

Wharton Hall - Pendragon Castle - Lady Anne’s Highway - Hell Gill - Ure Force - Garsdale station.

Alight Kirkby Stephen (10.21), return Garsdale. Connects with 09.24 train from Carlisle.
Grade: MS (12 miles)
BS, DS

The Ribblehead Viaduct is the highlight of the route with its magnificent 24 arches spanning Batty Moss over 100 feet below. Join the Ribblehead Heritage Tours to look at the archaeological sites and the history of the Viaduct. Hear how the navvies lived and built this tremendous structure with assistance from steam cranes and muscle power. Places of interest that will be visited are the site of the Batty Green Shanty Town including the site of the hospital, the narrow-gauge tramway, the maintenance shed for the steam locomotives, the brickworks, lime kilns, the stone sorting area and the Viaduct itself.

To join a tour, meet at the Heritage Centre on Ribblehead station at 10.25 a.m. for a tour of the Viaduct site which lasts about 2 hours. The tours cross rough moorland and all participants should wear stout footwear and bring warm and waterproof clothing.

Trains from Leeds arrive 10.06 and trains from Carlisle arrive 10.17.
Participants who wish to undertake an extended tour of the Ribblehead Viaduct site and visit Blea Moor Tunnel should also meet at 10.25 a.m. Participants wishing to visit Blea Moor Tunnel should bring a packed lunch. All tours are free of charge but donations will help the development of tours in future years.

Groups of ten or more can be accommodated by arrangement at times other than those advertised.  Please telephone 01524 811492 (answerphone) if you wish to arrange a tour.

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The Ribblehead Viaduct is the highlight of the route with its magnificent 24 arches spanning Batty Moss over 100 feet below. Join the Ribblehead Heritage Tours to look at the archaeological sites and the history of the Viaduct. Hear how the navvies lived and built this tremendous structure with assistance from steam cranes and muscle power. Places of interest that will be visited are the site of the Batty Green Shanty Town including the site of the hospital, the narrow-gauge tramway, the maintenance shed for the steam locomotives, the brickworks, lime kilns, the stone sorting area and the Viaduct itself.

To join a tour, meet at the Heritage Centre on Ribblehead station at 10.25 a.m. for a tour of the Viaduct site which lasts about 2 hours. The tours cross rough moorland and all participants should wear stout footwear and bring warm and waterproof clothing.

Trains from Leeds arrive 10.06 and trains from Carlisle arrive 10.17.
Participants who wish to undertake an extended tour of the Ribblehead Viaduct site and visit Blea Moor Tunnel should also meet at 10.25 a.m. Participants wishing to visit Blea Moor Tunnel should bring a packed lunch. All tours are free of charge but donations will help the development of tours in future years.

Groups of ten or more can be accommodated by arrangement at times other than those advertised.  Please telephone 01524 811492 (answerphone) if you wish to arrange a tour.

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The Ribblehead Viaduct is the highlight of the route with its magnificent 24 arches spanning Batty Moss over 100 feet below. Join the Ribblehead Heritage Tours to look at the archaeological sites and the history of the Viaduct. Hear how the navvies lived and built this tremendous structure with assistance from steam cranes and muscle power. Places of interest that will be visited are the site of the Batty Green Shanty Town including the site of the hospital, the narrow-gauge tramway, the maintenance shed for the steam locomotives, the brickworks, lime kilns, the stone sorting area and the Viaduct itself.

To join a tour, meet at the Heritage Centre on Ribblehead station at 10.25 a.m. for a tour of the Viaduct site which lasts about 2 hours. The tours cross rough moorland and all participants should wear stout footwear and bring warm and waterproof clothing.

Trains from Leeds arrive 10.06 and trains from Carlisle arrive 10.17.
Participants who wish to undertake an extended tour of the Ribblehead Viaduct site and visit Blea Moor Tunnel should also meet at 10.25 a.m. Participants wishing to visit Blea Moor Tunnel should bring a packed lunch. All tours are free of charge but donations will help the development of tours in future years.

Groups of ten or more can be accommodated by arrangement at times other than those advertised.  Please telephone 01524 811492 (answerphone) if you wish to arrange a tour.

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The Ribblehead Viaduct is the highlight of the route with its magnificent 24 arches spanning Batty Moss over 100 feet below. Join the Ribblehead Heritage Tours to look at the archaeological sites and the history of the Viaduct. Hear how the navvies lived and built this tremendous structure with assistance from steam cranes and muscle power. Places of interest that will be visited are the site of the Batty Green Shanty Town including the site of the hospital, the narrow-gauge tramway, the maintenance shed for the steam locomotives, the brickworks, lime kilns, the stone sorting area and the Viaduct itself.

To join a tour, meet at the Heritage Centre on Ribblehead station at 10.25 a.m. for a tour of the Viaduct site which lasts about 2 hours. The tours cross rough moorland and all participants should wear stout footwear and bring warm and waterproof clothing.

Trains from Leeds arrive 10.06 and trains from Carlisle arrive 10.17.
Participants who wish to undertake an extended tour of the Ribblehead Viaduct site and visit Blea Moor Tunnel should also meet at 10.25 a.m. Participants wishing to visit Blea Moor Tunnel should bring a packed lunch. All tours are free of charge but donations will help the development of tours in future years.

Groups of ten or more can be accommodated by arrangement at times other than those advertised.  Please telephone 01524 811492 (answerphone) if you wish to arrange a tour.

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The Ribblehead Viaduct is the highlight of the route with its magnificent 24 arches spanning Batty Moss over 100 feet below. Join the Ribblehead Heritage Tours to look at the archaeological sites and the history of the Viaduct. Hear how the navvies lived and built this tremendous structure with assistance from steam cranes and muscle power. Places of interest that will be visited are the site of the Batty Green Shanty Town including the site of the hospital, the narrow-gauge tramway, the maintenance shed for the steam locomotives, the brickworks, lime kilns, the stone sorting area and the Viaduct itself.

To join a tour, meet at the Heritage Centre on Ribblehead station at 10.25 a.m. for a tour of the Viaduct site which lasts about 2 hours. The tours cross rough moorland and all participants should wear stout footwear and bring warm and waterproof clothing.

Trains from Leeds arrive 10.06 and trains from Carlisle arrive 10.17.
Participants who wish to undertake an extended tour of the Ribblehead Viaduct site and visit Blea Moor Tunnel should also meet at 10.25 a.m. Participants wishing to visit Blea Moor Tunnel should bring a packed lunch. All tours are free of charge but donations will help the development of tours in future years.

Groups of ten or more can be accommodated by arrangement at times other than those advertised.  Please telephone 01524 811492 (answerphone) if you wish to arrange a tour.

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The Ribblehead Viaduct is the highlight of the route with its magnificent 24 arches spanning Batty Moss over 100 feet below. Join the Ribblehead Heritage Tours to look at the archaeological sites and the history of the Viaduct. Hear how the navvies lived and built this tremendous structure with assistance from steam cranes and muscle power. Places of interest that will be visited are the site of the Batty Green Shanty Town including the site of the hospital, the narrow-gauge tramway, the maintenance shed for the steam locomotives, the brickworks, lime kilns, the stone sorting area and the Viaduct itself.

To join a tour, meet at the Heritage Centre on Ribblehead station at 10.25 a.m. for a tour of the Viaduct site which lasts about 2 hours. The tours cross rough moorland and all participants should wear stout footwear and bring warm and waterproof clothing.

Trains from Leeds arrive 10.06 and trains from Carlisle arrive 10.17.
Participants who wish to undertake an extended tour of the Ribblehead Viaduct site and visit Blea Moor Tunnel should also meet at 10.25 a.m. Participants wishing to visit Blea Moor Tunnel should bring a packed lunch. All tours are free of charge but donations will help the development of tours in future years.

Groups of ten or more can be accommodated by arrangement at times other than those advertised.  Please telephone 01524 811492 (answerphone) if you wish to arrange a tour.

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The Ribblehead Viaduct is the highlight of the route with its magnificent 24 arches spanning Batty Moss over 100 feet below. Join the Ribblehead Heritage Tours to look at the archaeological sites and the history of the Viaduct. Hear how the navvies lived and built this tremendous structure with assistance from steam cranes and muscle power. Places of interest that will be visited are the site of the Batty Green Shanty Town including the site of the hospital, the narrow-gauge tramway, the maintenance shed for the steam locomotives, the brickworks, lime kilns, the stone sorting area and the Viaduct itself.

To join a tour, meet at the Heritage Centre on Ribblehead station at 10.25 a.m. for a tour of the Viaduct site which lasts about 2 hours. The tours cross rough moorland and all participants should wear stout footwear and bring warm and waterproof clothing.

Trains from Leeds arrive 10.06 and trains from Carlisle arrive 10.17.
Participants who wish to undertake an extended tour of the Ribblehead Viaduct site and visit Blea Moor Tunnel should also meet at 10.25 a.m. Participants wishing to visit Blea Moor Tunnel should bring a packed lunch. All tours are free of charge but donations will help the development of tours in future years.

Groups of ten or more can be accommodated by arrangement at times other than those advertised.  Please telephone 01524 811492 (answerphone) if you wish to arrange a tour.

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