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.


Wainwright's Pennine Journey & Dales High Way: Full Day walk

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight (09.47) and return (17.03) Appleby. Connects with 07.48 train from Leeds.
Length
12 miles
Grade
Moderately Strenuous
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Appleby - Bandley Bridge - Hoff - Rutter Force - Heights - Great Ormside - Appleby.

This walk uses an early train.  Check details above.


Dent to Sedbergh via Dalesway: Full Day walk

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight (10.48) and return (17.35) Dent. Return from Sedbergh to Dent on service bus (dep 16.50)
Length
10 miles
Grade
Moderate
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Dent Station - Dent village - Dalesway - Sedbergh.

Return from Sedbergh at 16.50 using Western Dales Bus to Dent Station for train at 17.35.  Limited capacity on bus so please advise participation by ringing 01943 875445 or email aucu61@dsl.pipex.com


Thursday Special - Ribblehead circular: Railway themed walk

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight (10.39) and return (16.14) Ribblehead. Connects with 09.19 train from Leeds.
Length
7 miles
Grade
Moderate
Walk Leaders
Theme
RAILWAY THEMED WALK.
Description and notes

Ribblehead - Chapel-le-Dale - Ribblehead


Whernside from Ribblehead: Full Day walk

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight (10.39) and return (17.45) Ribblehead. Connects with 09.19 train from Leeds
Length
11 miles
Grade
Strenuous
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Ribblehead - Viking Farmstead - Chapel-le-Dale - Bruntscar - Whernside - Force Gill - Blea Moor - Ribblehead.


Murton Pike: Full day walk

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

Appleby - Murton - Murton Pike - High Clints - Ellerholme - Appleby.


Dent to Ribblehead: Full Day walk

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight Dent (10.46), return Ribblehead (17.45). Connects with 09.19 train from Leeds
Length
9 miles
Grade
Moderately Strenuous
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Dent Station - Whernside Manor - Great Wold - Rough Hill Brows - Littledale - Ribblehead.


30th anniversary Thursday special: Wonder and Wander walk

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight (10.22) and return (16.28) Settle. Connects with 09.19 train from Leeds.
Length
7 miles
Grade
Moderate
Walk Leaders
Theme
WONDER & WANDER WALK.
Description and notes

Settle - Hoffmann Kiln - Stainforth - Settle.

Start may be delayed until 11.00am if there are celebratory events at Settle station.


Horton circular via Foxup: Full Day walk

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight (10.310 and return (17.51) Horton-in-Ribblesdale. Connects with 09.19 train from Leeds.
Length
13 miles
Grade
Strenuous
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Horton - Hull Pot - Foxup Moor - Foxup - Hesleden Bergh - Pen-y-ghent Gill - Churn Milk Hole - Dub Cote - Horton.


Kirkby Stephen Easter classic vehicle rally: Wonder and Wander walk

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight (12.35) and return (17.17) Kirkby Stephen. Connects with 10.49 train from Leeds.
Length
6 miles
Grade
Moderate
Walk Leaders
Theme
WONDER & WANDER WALK.
Description and notes

Kirkby Stephen Station - Wharton - Stainmore Viaducts - Kirkby Stephen.

Walk ends in Kirkby Stephen with an opportunity to see the classic vehicle rally.  Return to Station on vintage bus (fare payable) for 17.17 train.

Note: Outbound journey is on later train - see above for details.


Settle circular via Malham: Easter Saturday Full Day walk

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight (10.22) and return (17.59) Settle. Connects with 09.19 train from Leeds.
Length
15 miles
Grade
Strenuous
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Settle - Gorbeck - Malham Cove - Malham - Nappa Cross - Settle.

Note: Option to end walk at Malham and return to Skipton on service bus (fare payable).