Ribblehead Viaduct Tours
A guided walking tour of the Ribblehead Viaduct site and an optional visit to view the southern entrance to Blea Moor Tunnel.
The tour of the viaduct site lasts approximately 2 hours. For those who want a full day tour of the viaduct and visit Blea Moor Tunnel please bring a packed lunch and suitable outdoor (waterproof) clothing.
For additional information please click here.
Trains from Leeds arrive at 10.06, trains from Carlisle arrive at 10.17
Please note: This visit does not allow participants to walk across the viaduct or enter the tunnel. Both tours use only public rights of way and other land where the public has access.
This walk is part of the Ride2stride walking festival www.ride2stride.org.uk
Come and enjoy a day out and guided walk in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales
- History of FoSCL
- Building the line
- Historic operations
- Historic Structures
- Guided Walks
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.