Guided Walks and Tours

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

If you've not already done so (recently), please read the notes on the 'Important Information' page.

The forthcoming walks and tours are listed below. If desired, use the filters to display a subsetted list of matching walks / tours. To view information about a walk grade or leader, click / tap on the relevant code.

To view definitions for grades, walk leader and themes, click / tap on the relevant code or refer to the code lists on the 'Important Information' page.

For a brief introduction to the 'Ribblehead Heritage Tours' and the 'Real Jericho Experience Tours', see the 'Heritage Tours' page.

PDF versions of the full programme(s) can be downloaded from the 'Guided Walks and Tours: Downloads' page.


Hawes to Bainbridge: 10m moderately strenuous

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight Garsdale (0921) and LWB service bus to Hawes. Return from Hawes (1657) using LWB service bus for train at Garsdale (1727). Please advise participation in advance 01943 875445 or GuidedWalks@settle-carlisle.com
Length
10 miles
Grade
Moderately Strenuous
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Hawes to Bainbridge: Hawes - Bainbridge - Askrigg - Burtersett - Hawes

Note: EARLY MORNING TRAIN


Chapel-le-Dale Circular: 8m easy

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight and return Ribblehead (1207) and (1742)
Length
8 miles
Grade
Easy
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Ribblehead - Viking age settlement - Greak Douk cave - Chapel-le-Dale - Broadrake - Ribblehead

Note: LATE MORNING TRAIN


A Ribblehead Circuit

Altered route / timing - Route altered due to World Cycling Championship
Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight and return Ribblehead (1024) and (1628)
Length
12 miles
Grade
Strenuous
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Ribblehead Station - Ivescar - Ellerbeck - Scales Moor - Twistleton Hall - Chapel le Dale - Great Douk Cave - Gauber High Pasture - Ribblehead


MORECAMBE LINE: Ireby Fell: 14m strenuous

Date
Line
Leeds - Lancaster - Morecambe
Special Instructions
Alight Giggleswick (0921) for 581 service bus to Cowan Bridge. Return Ribblehead (1742)
Length
14 miles
Grade
Strenuous
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Cowan Bridge - Ireby Fell - Ewes Top - Chapel-le-Dale – Ribblehead


Horton to Settle: 8m moderate

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight Horton (1031) and return Settle (1628)
Length
8 miles
Grade
Moderate
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Horton - Ribble Way - Helwith Bridge - Ribble Way - Stainforth - Hoffmann Kiln - Langcliffe - Settle


Long Preston to Settle: 9m moderate

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight Long Preston (1015) and return Settle (1628)
Length
9 miles
Grade
Moderate
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Long Preston - Wigglesworth Hall - Cappleside - Rathmell - Settle


Gargrave Circular: 11m moderately strenuous

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight and return Gargrave (0950) and (1646)
Length
11 miles
Grade
Moderately Strenuous
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Gargrave - Pennine Way - East Marton - Stainton Cotes - Coniston Cold - Bell Busk - Gargrave


Horton to Ribblehead: 10m moderate

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight Horton (1031) and return Ribblehead (1742)
Length
10 miles
Grade
Moderate
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Horton - Sulber Nick - Borrins - River Ribble - Middle Pasture - High Birkwith - Ling Gill - Cam End - Gearstones - Ribblehead


Settle-Malham via Attermire Cave: 7m moderate

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight Settle (1022). Return Malham (1630) using 75 service bus to Skipton for train (1734)
Length
7 miles
Grade
Moderate
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Settle - Attermire Cave - Stockdale - Pikedaw Hill - Malham


Norber Erratics: 11m moderately strenuous

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight Horton (1031) and return Settle (1628)
Length
11 miles
Grade
Moderately Strenuous
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Horton - Sulber Nick - Long Scar Erratics - Austwick - Feizor - Stackhouse - Settle