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.


Long Preston to Settle: Explorer walk

New date (Not in leaflet) - Walk rescheduled from 19th Jan due to RMT action.
Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight Hellifield (0959) and return Settle (1644). Connects with 0859 train from Leeds. FoSCL apologises for the change which is outside its control
Length
9 miles
Grade
Moderate
Walk Leaders
Theme
EXPLORER WALK.
Description and notes

Long Preston - Hellifield Moor - Scaleber Force - Settle.


Kirkby Stephen circular via High Dolphinsty: Full Day walk

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight (09.34) and return (15.46) Kirkby Stephen. Connects with 07.48 train from Leeds.
Length
12 miles
Grade
Strenuous
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Kirkby Stephen Station - Wharton - Tommy Road - High Dolphinsty - Moor Pot - Green Gate - Kirkby Stephen Station.


Kirkby Stephen circular via Stainmore Viaducts: Full Day walk

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight (11.06) and return Kirkby Stephen (15.46). Connects with 09.19 train from Leeds.
Length
8 miles
Grade
Moderately Strenuous
Walk Leaders
Theme
RAILWAY THEMED WALK.
Description and notes

Kirkby Stephen Station - Stainmore Viaducts - Winton - Riverside path - Halfpenny House - Kirkby Stephen Station.


Appleby circular via Flakebridge Woods: Full Day walk

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight (11.19) and return Appleby (17.03). Connects with 09.19 train from Leeds.
Length
10 miles
Grade
Moderately Strenuous
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Appleby - Flakebridge Woods - Dufton - Long Marton - Church House - Appleby.


Settle circular via Jubilee Cave: Full Day walk.

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight (10.22) and return Settle (16.28). Connects with 09.19 train from Leeds.
Length
11 miles
Grade
Moderately Strenuous
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Settle - Stockdale - Gorbeck - Jubilee Cave - Langcliffe - Settle.


Helwith Bridge circular: Explorer walk

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight (11.59) and return Horton-in-Ribblesdale (16.20). Connects with 10.49 train from Leeds.
Length
6 miles
Grade
Moderate
Walk Leaders
Theme
EXPLORER WALK.
Description and notes

Horton - Helwith Bridge - Horton.


Garsdale to Hardraw: Full Day walk

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight (10.54) and return Garsdale (17.30). Service bus from Hardraw to Garsdale (departs Hardraw 17.05)
Length
9 miles
Grade
Moderately Strenuous
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Garsdale - Moorcock - Mossdale - Cotterdale - Hardraw.  Return from Hardraw to Garsdale by service bus.

Limited space on bus.  Please advise participation in advance by ringing 01943 875445 or by emailing aucu61@dsl.pipex.com

 


Settle circular: Explorer walk

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight (10.22) and return Settle (15.32). Connects with 09.19 train from Leeds.
Length
9 miles
Grade
Moderately Strenuous
Walk Leaders
Theme
EXPLORER WALK.
Description and notes

Settle - Stainforth - Feizor - Nevison's Nick - Settle.


Grisedale & Hell Gill: Full Day walk

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight (10.54) and return (17.30) Garsdale. Optional return from Moorcock to Garsdale Station by service bus. Connects with 09.19 train from Leeds.
Length
8 miles
Grade
Moderately Strenuous
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Garsdale - Grisedale - Hell Gill - Moorcock - Garsdale.


Stainmore Viaducts & Kaber: Railway walk

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight (11.06) and return (17.17) Kirkby Stephen. Connects with 09.19 train from Leeds
Length
12 miles
Grade
Strenuous
Walk Leaders
Theme
RAILWAY THEMED WALK.
Description and notes

Kirkby Stephen Station - Stainmore Viaducts - Belah Bridge - Kaber - Winton - Kirkby Stephen - Halfpenny House - Kirkby Stephen Station.