Smardale for the botanists
Kirkby Stephen Station - Smardale nature reserve - Smardale Gill Viaduct - Brownber - Newbiggin - Smardale Fell - Kirkby Stephen Station.
- 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.