Guided Walks

Format: 2017-04-25

Settle - Giggleswick (visit chapel) - Stainforth - Settle.
(Arrive on earlier trains for visits to Settle Water Tower and restored signal box).

 

Ride 2 Stride: Settle-Carlisle Walking Festival Tuesday 25 April to Monday 1 May
For full programme details visit the web site www.ride2stride.org.uk

Alight (11.46) & return Settle. Connects with 10.49 train from Leeds.
Grade: M (5 miles)
DW, JD

Visit Appleby Castle (£5 entry) and then explore the town with a guided town trail.

 

Ride 2 Stride: Settle-Carlisle Walking Festival Tuesday 25 April to Monday 1 May
For full programme details visit the web site www.ride2stride.org.uk

Alight (10.47) & return Appleby.
Grade: E (2 miles)
DW

Kirkby Stephen station - Stenkrith - Ladthwaite - Long Rigg - Hartley - Kirkby Stephen.

 

Ride 2 Stride: Settle-Carlisle Walking Festival Tuesday 25 April to Monday 1 May
For full programme details visit the web site www.ride2stride.org.uk

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

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.
Returning 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

 

Ride 2 Stride: Settle-Carlisle Walking Festival Tuesday 25 April to Monday 1 May
For full programme details visit the web site www.ride2stride.org.uk

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 (2 miles)
RE

Garsdale - Grisedale Valley - Garsdale.
Join us on a 6 mile walk around the Grisedale Valley accompanied by a local resident who will talk about the history and archaeology of some of the properties.  At the end of the walk there will be an opportunity to have a cup of tea in the restored Methodist chapel.

Planned RMT strike

Due to a planned strike by members of the RMT Union it is unlikely that any trains or replacement buses will operate between Settle and Carlisle on Friday 28 April.

At the present time this walk will still take place but participants will need to make their own alternative travel arrangements.  Please meet at the entrance track on the northbound platform at Garsdale Station at 10.20am

 

For more information about the industrial action see

https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/news/latest-news/1164-northern-response-to-announcement-of-rmt-strike-on-friday-28th-april
 

Ride 2 Stride: Settle-Carlisle Walking Festival Tuesday 25 April to Monday 1 May
For full programme details visit the web site www.ride2stride.org.uk

No trains due to strike. Please make own travel arrangements using private vehicles. Meet Garsdale Station 10.20am
Grade: M (6 miles)
AP

Planned RMT strike

Due to a planned strike by members of the RMT Union it is unlikely that any trains or replacement buses will operate between Settle and Carlisle on Friday 28 April.

As a result this walk has been amended and the new details are below.

 

Originally advertised as Horton to Settle, this walk has been amended and will now start and end at Settle Station.  Please meet at Settle Station at 10am.  The new route will still visit the quarry viewing areas and return via the Hoffmann Kiln.  The distance will be about the same as the original planned walk.

Apologies for any inconvenience.

Ride 2 Stride: Settle-Carlisle Walking Festival Tuesday 25 April to Monday 1 May
For full programme details visit the web site www.ride2stride.org.uk

Meet Settle 10.00am, return Settle.
Grade: MS (11 miles)
A&RF

Dent station - Dent Fell - Widdale - Snaizeholme - Roman Road - Gearstones, Ribblehead.
Please note; very steep climb out of Snaizeholme to Roman Road.

 

Ride 2 Stride: Settle-Carlisle Walking Festival Tuesday 25 April to Monday 1 May
For full programme details visit the web site www.ride2stride.org.uk

Alight Dent (10.16), return Ribblehead.
Grade: S (14 miles)
IB, JL

 Horton - Moughton Scar - Sulber Pot - Long Churn Cave - Colt Park - Ribblehead.

 

Ride 2 Stride: Settle-Carlisle Walking Festival Tuesday 25 April to Monday 1 May
For full programme details visit the web site www.ride2stride.org.uk

Alight Horton-in-Ribblesdale (11.54), return Ribblehead (for 17.42 train). Connects with 10.49 train from Leeds.
Grade: MS (8 miles)
DW, JC, JD

Gauber (nature reserve & Viking farmstead) - Great Douk Pot - Chapel-le-Dale church - Winterscales - Batty Green (navvy settlements).

(Note; grade will be MS if ground very wet).

 

Ride 2 Stride: Settle-Carlisle Walking Festival Tuesday 25 April to Monday 1 May
For full programme details visit the web site www.ride2stride.org.uk

Alight (10.06) & return Ribblehead.
Grade: MS (10 miles)
M&AH

Horton - Ribble Way - Hull Pot - Horton.
 

 

Ride 2 Stride: Settle-Carlisle Walking Festival Tuesday 25 April to Monday 1 May
For full programme details visit the web site www.ride2stride.org.uk

Alight (10.20) & return Horton-in-Ribblesdale.
Grade: M (6 miles)
BH, DW

Settle - Stackhouse - Feizor - Oxenber Wood - Stainforth - Langcliffe - Settle)

 

Ride 2 Stride: Settle-Carlisle Walking Festival Tuesday 25 April to Monday 1 May
For full programme details visit the web site www.ride2stride.org.uk

Alight (10.44) & return Settle. Connects with 09.47 train from Leeds.
Grade: M (10 miles)
St&SuW

Appleby - Esplandhill - Dufton - Keisley - Shepherds Cottage - Appleby.

Alight (10.46) & return Appleby.
Grade: M (11 miles)
MH&DH

Dent Village - Flinter Gill - Birkin Top - Barbon - Casterton - Kirkby Lonsdale.

Note: Limited bus capacity from Dent station. Ring 01729 824305 to book a place.

Alight Dent (10.16), return Settle. Service bus to Dent Village and from Kirkby Lonsdale to Settle.
Grade: S (12 miles)
A&RF

Stenkrith falls - Bullgill - Lammerside Castle - Lockthwaite - Hartley -Bollam Bridge - Kirkby Stephen station.

Kirkby Stephen circular via Lockthwaite 11m MS
Grade: MS (11 miles)
BH, SW

Horton - Sulber Nick - Crummackdale - Norber Erratics - Clapham - Clapham station.

Alight Horton (09.58), return Clapham
Grade: M (10 miles)
PD, SH

Dent station - Dentdale - Great Coum - Whernside - Ribblehead.

Alight Dent (10.16), return Ribblehead.
Grade: VS (15 miles)
IB, JL

Long Preston - Hunter Bark - Attermire Scar - Victoria Cave - Catrigg Force - Langcliffe lime kiln - Settle

Alight Long Preston (09.43), return Settle
Grade: MS (11 miles)
M&AH

Appleby - Brampton - Dufton Ghyll Woods - Flakebridge Woods - Stank Lane - Appleby.

Alight (10.06) & return Appleby. Connects with 09.24 train from Carlisle.
Grade: M (8 miles)
BS, JW

Sedbergh - Winder - Arant Haw - The Calf - Crook - Sedbergh. 

Bus numbers limited.
Please email walksinfo@settle-carlisle.com to confirm a place.

Alight (10.38) & return Dent. Service bus to and from Sedbergh. Bus numbers limited.
Grade: VS (10 miles)
St&SuW

Armathwaite - Ainstable - Croglin Fell - Newbiggin - Ainstable - Armathwaite.

Alight (08.57) & return Armathwaite. Connects with 06.19 train from Leeds
Grade: S (16 miles)
AP

Winskill - Little Salkeld - Long Meg Stone Circle - Kirkoswald - Ruckcroft - Longdales.

Alight Langwathby (11.07), return Armathwaite.
Grade: M (13 miles)
BC/LC

Settle - Stockdale - Malham

 
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 Settle (10.44), return Skipton. Service bus from Malham to Skipton. Connects with 09.47 train from Leeds.
Grade: M (8 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 17.15 train to Carlisle. (For signal box visit only return on 15.15 train). Connects with 11.50 train from Carlisle. (J&TJ)
Grade: M (7 miles)
JJ&TJ

Dent - Coal Road - Arten Gill - Dent Head - Blea Moor - Ribblehead.

Alight Dent (10.16), return Ribblehead
Grade: MS (11 miles)
M&AH

Hawes - Great Shunner Fell - Muker
 

Alight (10.28) & return Ribblehead. Service bus from Ribblehead to Hawes and return from Muker.
Grade: S (10 miles)
AP, JC
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