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Format: 2018-05-25

Due to the RMT strike the Guided Walks scheduled for Saturday May 26th to relaunch the FOSCL Guided Walks have been cancelled.

The programme will now relaunch on SUNDAY MAY 27th

The  FREE 10 mile Explorer walk starts at Horton Station at 1016 upon the arrival of the 0859 train from Leeds. It will be a Moderate walk through Arcow, Oxenber Wood and Feizor before traversing Giggleswick Scar and descending into Settle for the 1644 train to Leeds. Fine views all the way with moderate climbs and descents and several stiles.

Purchase an Off Peak Day Return to Horton. Your guides will be Stephen and Susan Way.

 

Grade: M (10 miles)
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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 by train from Garsdale to Ribblehead/Leeds.

For more information and to download a leaflet which includes information about the Ribblehead Heritage Tours please click here

Meet at the Riblehead Station Visitor Centre at 12.15. Connects with the 10.49 train from Leeds. Return on the 15.59 train from Garsdale to Ribblehead/Leeds.
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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 by train from Garsdale to Ribblehead/Leeds.

For more information and to download a leaflet which includes information about the Ribblehead Heritage Tours please click here

Meet at the Riblehead Station Visitor Centre at 12.15. Connects with the 10.49 train from Leeds. Return on the 15.59 train from Garsdale to Ribblehead/Leeds.
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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.

For further information and to download a leaflet which also includes details of the Real Jericho Experience tours please click here
 

All tours are free of charge but donations will help the development of tours in future years.

Meet at the Ribblehead Station Visitor centre at 12.15 (connects with the 10.49 train from Leeds. Tours will end in time to catch the 16.14 return train to Leeds
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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 by train from Garsdale to Ribblehead/Leeds.

For more information and to download a leaflet which includes information about the Ribblehead Heritage Tours please click here

Meet at the Riblehead Station Visitor Centre at 12.15. Connects with the 10.49 train from Leeds. Return on the 15.59 train from Garsdale to Ribblehead/Leeds.
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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.

For further information and to download a leaflet which also includes details of the Real Jericho Experience tours please click here
 

All tours are free of charge but donations will help the development of tours in future years.

Meet at the Ribblehead Station Visitor centre at 12.15 (connects with the 10.49 train from Leeds. Tours will end in time to catch the 16.14 return train to Leeds
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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.

For further information and to download a leaflet which also includes details of the Real Jericho Experience tours please click here
 

All tours are free of charge but donations will help the development of tours in future years.

Meet at the Ribblehead Station Visitor centre at 12.15 (connects with the 10.49 train from Leeds. Tours will end in time to catch the 16.14 return train to Leeds
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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.

For further information and to download a leaflet which also includes details of the Real Jericho Experience tours please click here
 

All tours are free of charge but donations will help the development of tours in future years.

Meet at the Ribblehead Station Visitor centre at 12.15 (connects with the 10.49 train from Leeds. Tours will end in time to catch the 16.14 return train to Leeds
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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.

For further information and to download a leaflet which also includes details of the Real Jericho Experience tours please click here
 

All tours are free of charge but donations will help the development of tours in future years.

Meet at the Ribblehead Station Visitor centre at 12.15 (connects with the 10.49 train from Leeds. Tours will end in time to catch the 16.14 return train to Leeds
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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.

For further information and to download a leaflet which also includes details of the Real Jericho Experience tours please click here
 

All tours are free of charge but donations will help the development of tours in future years.

Meet at the Ribblehead Station Visitor centre at 12.15 (connects with the 10.49 train from Leeds. Tours will end in time to catch the 16.14 return train to Leeds
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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 by train from Garsdale to Ribblehead/Leeds.

For more information and to download a leaflet which includes information about the Ribblehead Heritage Tours please click here

Meet at the Riblehead Station Visitor Centre at 12.15. Connects with the 10.49 train from Leeds. Return on the 15.59 train from Garsdale to Ribblehead/Leeds.
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