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.


28 May 22 - Hawes to Garsdale

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Garsdale 09:21 - Depart: Garsdale 17:27
Length
8 miles
Grade
Hiker
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Alight Garsdale for bus to Hawes (single fare to Hawes). Walk back to Garsdale via Hardraw, Cotterdale and Lady Anne’s Way.

Route: Hawes, Hardraw, Cotterdale, Lady Anne's Way, Moorcock Inn, Garsdale

BUS: This walk makes use of the Service bus to Hawes. Purchase a Single Fare to Hawes.


04 June 22 - Spectacular Norber Erratics

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Horton in Ribblesdale 10:31 - Depart: Settle 17:56
Length
11 miles
Grade
Hiker
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

The Norber Erratics are a must see! Walk amongst these huge boulders deposited by a glacier.

Route: Horton, Sulber, Norber, Austwick, Feizor, Giggleswick Scar, Settle


11 June 22 - Horton in Ribblesdale via Pen-y-ghent

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Horton in Ribblesdale 10:31 - Depart: Horton in Ribblesdale 16:20
Length
9 miles
Grade
Hiker
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Peaks and Pots! - a chance to walk one of the famous Yorkshire Three Peaks and see one of the striking Dale's potholes.

Route: Ribble Way, Helwith Bridge, Long Lane, Pen-y-Ghent, Hull Pot, Horton in Ribblesdale


12 June 22 - Gunnerside to Reeth

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Ribblehead 10:24 - Depart: Ribblehead 18:50
Length
7 miles
Grade
Hiker
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Alight Ribblehead for the bus to Gunnerside (return fare to Reeth) A scenic walk via Calver Hill. Bus back from Reeth to Ribblehead.

Route: Gunnerside, Blades, Surrender Bridge, Calverhill, Skelgate Lane, Reeth

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


18 June 22 - Settle Circular via Hoffman Kiln

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Settle 10:22 - Depart: Settle 16:28
Length
8 miles
Grade
Hiker
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Mills and kilns: industrial heritage, then steep climbs to reveal stunning limestone scenery and views across the countryside.

Route: Settle, Langcliffe Weir, Hoffman Kiln, Stainforth, Catrigg Force, Winskill, Attermire Scar, Settle


25 June 22 - Nine Standards Rigg via Nateby

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Kirkby Stephen 09:34 - Depart: Kirkby Stephen 17:14
Length
12 miles
Grade
Explorer
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

After a steep climb, visit nine mysterious cone shaped stones steeped in folklore and enjoy fine views along Mallerstang.

Route: Nine Standards Rigg via Nateby, Tailbridge Hill, Hartley, Kirkby Stephen


26 June 22 - Grisedale. The Dale that died…

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Garsdale 10:40 - Depart: Garsdale 16:28
Length
7 miles
Grade
Walker
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

A remote valley with an interesting tale to tell of the history and area around Garsdale. This walk will be at a relaxed pace.

Route: Garsdale, Blakemire, Moor Rigg, West Scale, Easthouse, South Lunds Pasture, Moorcock Inn, Garsdale


02 July 22 - Horton to Settle via Crummackdale

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Horton in Ribblesdale 10:31 - Depart: Settle 16:28
Length
11 miles
Grade
Hiker
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Visit limestone country with this walk through the enchanting landscape of Crummackdale.

Route: Horton, Sulber Nick, Crummackdale, Wharfe, Feizor, Giggleswick Scar, Giggleswick, Settle


09 July 22 - Appleby to Langwathby

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Appleby 09:48 - Depart: Langwathby 16:46
Length
13 miles
Grade
Explorer
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

A long, tranquil walk through the countryside of the Eden valley incorporating a Roman road.

Route: Appleby, Long Marton, Kirkby Thore, Newbiggin, Culgaith, Langwathby


16 July 22 - Dent to Ribblehead memorial walk

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Dent 10:48 - Depart: Ribblehead 17:42
Length
10 miles
Grade
Hiker
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

A walk in memory of Peter Davies and Ruth Evans. They both volunteered for FoSCL for many years and will be missed by all.

Route: Dent Station, Coal Road, Arten Gill, Dalesway, Blea Moor, Ribblehead