Guided Walks and Tours

Welcome to FoSCL's Programme of Guided Walks and Tours.

We look forward to welcoming you on one of our walks!

Make sure you bring adequate food and drink; waterproofs and spare dry warm clothing; walking boots or strong shoes for shorter summer walks.

Please read the 'Important Information' page. You will find some good advice on what to expect and what you need to know before you come on a walk.

For a brief introduction to the Footsteps in Time Ribblehead Heritage Tours see the 'Heritage Tours' page.


25 May 24 - Carlisle Circular

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Carlisle 10:30 - Depart: Carlisle 16:18
Length
10 miles
Grade
Hiker
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

With a Castle and Cathedral, the snaking river Eden and a bit of the Hadrian’s Wall Path, there’s lots to enjoy at the end of the line!

Distance: 10mi / 16km


01 June 24 - Craven Roam

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Settle 10:20 - Depart Settle 16:30
Length
10 miles
Grade
Hiker
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Marvellous views of limestone country and the Yorkshire Dales on this meandering route close to Settle.

Distance: 10mi / 16km


02 June 24 - Ivelet Moor: Gunnerside Circular

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Ribblehead 10:36 - Depart: Ribblehead 18:50
Length
9 miles
Grade
Explorer
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Alight Ribblehead for bus to Gunnerside (return fare to Gunnerside). Walk from Gunnerside taking in the spectacular scenery of lead mines and superb views of Upper Swaledale.

Route: Gunnerside, Gunnerside Gill, Ivelet Moor, High Kisdon, Gunnerside

Distance: 9mi / 14.5km

BUS: This walk makes use of the Northern Dalesman Bus to Gunnerside. The bus fare is payable.


08 June 24 - Horton to Settle via Studrigg Scar

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Horton 10:30 - Depart: Settle 16:30
Length
11 miles
Grade
Hiker
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

You will be surrounded by the Yorkshire Three Peaks as we walk via Studrigg Scar and Stainforth to Settle.

Route: Horton, Sulber Nick, Moughton  Nab, Wharfe Wood, Stainforth, Settle

Distance: 11mi / 17.6km


15 June 24 - Impressive Norber Erratics

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Horton 10:30 - Depart: Settle 17:58
Length
11 miles
Grade
Hiker
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

A walk from Horton to Settle through spectacular limestone scenery dotted with boulders deposited by glaciers.

Route: Horton, Sulber, Norber, Austwick, Feizor, Stackhouse, Settle

Distance: 11mi /17.6km


22 June 24 - Langwathby to Lazonby via Long Meg

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Langwathby 10:01 - Depart: Lazonby & KO 16:39
Length
10 miles
Grade
Hiker
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Enjoy the beautiful countryside of the Eden Valley and be awed by the impressive Long Meg and Her Daughters stone circle.

Route: Langwathby Station,Winskill, Hunsonby, Long Meg Stone Circle, Glassonby, Old Parks, Kirkoswald, Lazonby

Distance: 9.5mi / 15.3km


29 June 24 - Appleby Circular via Great Rundale Tarn

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Appleby 09:48 - Depart Appleby 17:00
Length
13 miles
Grade
Explorer
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Walk through beautful Dufton village before climbing a miners' path to Great Rundale Tarn.

Distance: 12.5mi / 20.1km


30 June 24 - Fremington Edge: Reeth Circular

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Ribblehead 10:36 - Depart: Ribblehead 18:50
Length
8 miles
Grade
Explorer
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Alight Ribblehead for bus to Reeth (return fare to Reeth). Stunning views of Swaledale, Arkengarthdale and the lead mines.

Route: Reeth, Fremington, Fremington Edge, Storthwaite Hall, Arkle Beck, Reeth

Distance: 8mi / 12.8km

BUS: This walk makes use of the Northern Dalesman Bus to Reeth. Bus return from Reeth. The bus fare is payable.


06 July 24 - In Search of Flora

New date (Not in leaflet) - This walk has changed date from 13 to 6 July
Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Settle 10:20 - Depart: Settle 16:30
Length
5 miles
Grade
Walker
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

A slower paced walk through the Craven countryside around Settle with some wildflower spotting!

Distance: 5mi / 8km

Please note that the date of this walk has changed from the original advertised in our leaflet.
It will now take place on 6 July not 13 July.


13 July 24 - Settle Dawdle

New date (Not in leaflet) - This walk has changed date from 6 to 13 July
Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Settle 10:20 - Depart: Settle 15:06
Length
6 miles
Grade
Walker
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Splendid views of the Ribble valley on this leisurely paced circular walk from Settle.

Distance: 6mi / 9km

Please note that the date of this walk has changed from the original advertised in our leaflet.
It will now take place on 13 July not 6 July.