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.


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).


Kirkby Stephen circular via Stainmore Viaducts: Easter Monday Full Day walk

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Alight (11.06) and return (19.20) Kirkby Stephen. Connects with 09.19 train from Leeds. Return train arrives Leeds 21.06
Length
11 miles
Grade
Strenuous
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Kirkby Stephen Station - Stainmore Viaducts - Hartley - Long Rigg - Two Birketts - Nateby - Kirkby Stephen Station.

Note: Return on later train.  See above for details.