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.


23 July 22 - Garsdale to Kirkby Stephen

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Garsdale 09:21 - Depart: Kirkby Stephen 17:14
Length
13 miles
Grade
Explorer
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Magnificant views and impressive sculpture - The Cut, Outhgill with family history of Michael Faraday.

Route: Garsdale, The Highway, Hell Gill, The Thrang, Outhgill, Kirkby Stephen


30 July 22 - Settle Circular via Catrigg Force

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

Waterfalls and Caves - see more of the natural wonders of the Settle and Stainforth areas.

Route: Settle, Stainforth, Catrigg Force, Jubilee Cave, Victoria Cave, Lambert Lane, Upper Settle


31 July 22 - Great Shunner Fell: Hawes to Muker

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

Alight Ribblehead for bus to Hawes (return fare to Muker) and follow the glorious Pennine Way from Wensleydale to Swaledale.

Route: Hawes, Pennine Way, Great Shunner, Muker

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


06 August 22 - Wild Boar Fell Circular

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

Truly beautiful views from atop the fell and you visit "Hell" twice on this challenging walk.

Route: Garsdale, Swarth Fell, Wild Boar Fell, High Dolphisty, Hell Force & Hell Gill, Garsdale


13 August 22 - Kirkby Stephen Circular

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

Enjoy a long walk around beautiful Kirkby Stephen. Wooded valley. Fields and fells. Cracking views.

Route: Kirkby Stephen, Stenkrith Bridge, Old Railway, Ewbank Scar, Ladthwaite, Tailbridge Hill, Bells, Nateby, Halfpenny Ho, Kirkby Stephen


20 August 22 - Horton to Settle

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

Riverside  woodland walk with a close up view of a working quarry and some fine open vistas.

Route: Horton, Ribble Way, Foredale, Oxenber Woods, Feizor, Stackhouse, Settle


27 August 22 - Long Preston to Settle

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Long Preston 10:15 - Depart: Settle 16:28
Length
11 miles
Grade
Hiker
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Riverbank, interesting architecture and views across the valley on this linear walk from Long Preston over Sugar Loaf Hill.

Route: Long Preston, Ribble Way, Turnpike House, Lambert Lane, Sugar Loaf Hill, Constitution Hill, Settle


03 September 22 - Horton to Ribblehead via Hull Pot

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Horton in Ribblesdale 10:31 - Depart: Ribblehead 16:14
Length
10 miles
Grade
Hiker
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

This low level walk includes potholes and a hidden valley ending at the iconic Ribblehead Viaduct.

Route: Horton, Hull Pot, Old Ing, Ling Gill, Cam End, Ribblehead


04 September 22 - Fremington Edge: Reeth Circular

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

Alight Ribblehead for bus to Reeth (return fare to Reeth). Stunning views of Swaledale, Arkengarthdale and the lead mines.

Route: Reeth, Fremington Edge, Arkengarthdale, Reeth

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


10 September 22 - Gargrave Circular along the Aire

Date
Line
Leeds - Settle - Carlisle
Special Instructions
Arrive: Gargrave 10:04 - Depart: Gargrave 16:45
Length
10 miles
Grade
Hiker
Walk Leaders
Theme
FULL DAY WALK.
Description and notes

Circular riverside walk from Gargrave alongside the Aire, fabulous views and fascinating architecture.

Route: Gargrave, Airton, Calton, Friars Head, Gamsbers Wood, Gargrave