WALKS

HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE – YORKSHIRE DALES

The Yorkshire Dales offers some of the best walking routes in the United Kingdom. With Ribblesdale Pods ideally located within the centre of the national park, we have a number of walking routes right on our doorstep, all of which, can be explored during your stay with us.

We have picked a handful walking routes, suited for various levels of walker, but there are many more to be found within the Yorkshire Dales – for additional routes, just simply ask us during your arrival!

Explore some of the best Yorkshire Dales walks below now and get ready to stay at the number one luxury glamping accommodation in the Yorkshire Dales – Ribblesdale Pods.

STAINFORTH & CATRIGG FORCE

This walk starts in the village of Stainforth and visits Catrigg Force, where you’ll find a hidden waterfall.

The walk then heads over to Winskill, and finishes off on a path above Stainforth Scar, providing superb countryside views.

Distance 2.4 miles

Time 1 – 2 hours

Climb 160 metres

Rating easy

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STAINFORTH & CATRIGG FORCE

This walk starts in the village of Stainforth and visits Catrigg Force, where you’ll find a hidden waterfall.

The walk then heads over to Winskill, and finishes off on a path above Stainforth Scar, providing superb countryside views.

Distance 2.4 miles

Time 1 – 2 hours

Climb 160 metres

Rating easy

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INGLETON WATERFALLS TRAIL

For those who love waterfalls this walk is a connoisseurs delight. The waterfalls on the trail are all spectacular and each have their own individual characteristics.

There are two rivers to follow on the trail, with both riverside walks being set in a lovely managed woodland.

Distance 4.3 miles

Time 2 – 3 hours

Climb 300 metres

Rating moderate

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INGLETON WATERFALLS TRAIL

For those who love waterfalls this walk is a connoisseurs delight. The waterfalls on the trail are all spectacular and each have their own individual characteristics.

There are two rivers to follow on the trail, with both riverside walks being set in a lovely managed woodland.

Distance 4.3 miles

Time 2 – 3 hours

Climb 300 metres

Rating moderate

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PEN-Y-GHENT & HULL POT

Setting off from our site’s doorstep, you will walk the classic ascent of Pen-y-ghent mountain.

Once you reach the impressive summit, you will then continue on to Hull Pot. This is a walk with a definite wow factor.

Distance 6.1 miles

Time 3 hours

Climb 500 metres

Rating moderate

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PEN-Y-GHENT & HULL POT

Setting off from our site’s doorstep, you will walk the classic ascent of Pen-y-ghent mountain.

Once you reach the impressive summit, you will then continue on to Hull Pot. This is a walk with a definite wow factor.

Distance 6.1 miles

Time 3 hours

Climb 500 metres

Rating moderate

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RIBBLEHEAD VIADUCT & WHERNSIDE

This walk is the classic way to climb the highest mountain in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

The walk is a long climb to reach a wonderful approach ridge, which after summiting the mountain, is followed by a steep descent.

Distance 7.9 miles

Time 3 – 4 hours

Climb 490 metres

Rating moderate

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RIBBLEHEAD VIADUCT & WHERNSIDE

This walk is the classic way to climb the highest mountain in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

The walk is a long climb to reach a wonderful approach ridge, which after summiting the mountain, is followed by a steep descent.

Distance 7.9 miles

Time 3 – 4 hours

Climb 490 metres

Rating moderate

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KINGSDALE, WHERNSIDE & YORDAS CAVE

This walk begins in the remote valley of Kingsdale and then climbs to the south-side approach fells to Whernside, before returning down the summit.

This less trodden enigmatic route can then include a slight detour to visit the beautiful Yordas Cave.

Distance 8.7 miles

Time 3 – 4 hours

Climb 539 metres

Rating moderate

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KINGSDALE, WHERNSIDE & YORDAS CAVE

This walk begins in the remote valley of Kingsdale and then climbs to the south-side approach fells to Whernside, before returning down the summit.

This less trodden enigmatic route can then include a slight detour to visit the beautiful Yordas Cave.

Distance 8.7 miles

Time 3 – 4 hours

Climb 539 metres

Rating moderate

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SKIRWITH, INGLEBOROUGH & CHAPEL-LE-DALE

This classic route up to Ingleborough avoids the bustle of Ingleton by starting from Skirwith.

After reaching the summit, the descent to Chapel-le-Dale leads on to Beezleys, before crossing the stepping stones over the River Doe to take us back.

Distance 9 miles

Time 4 – 5 hours

Climb 575 metres

Rating hard

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SKIRWITH, INGLEBOROUGH & CHAPEL-LE-DALE

This classic route up to Ingleborough avoids the bustle of Ingleton by starting from Skirwith.

After reaching the summit, the descent to Chapel-le-Dale leads on to Beezleys, before crossing the stepping stones over the River Doe to take us back.

Distance 9 miles

Time 4 – 5 hours

Climb 575 metres

Rating hard

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SETTLE, CATRIGG FORCE & SCALEBER FORCE

This magical walk visits waterfalls and caves in the centre of limestone country.

Starting at the beautiful town of Settle, this walk takes us to various hidden gems, including Catrigg Force, Jubiliee Cave and Scaleber Force.

Distance 9.6 miles

Time 4 – 5 hours

Climb 564 metres

Rating moderate

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SETTLE, CATRIGG FORCE & SCALEBER FORCE

This magical walk visits waterfalls and caves in the centre of limestone country.

Starting at the beautiful town of Settle, this walk takes us to various hidden gems, including Catrigg Force, Jubiliee Cave and Scaleber Force.

Distance 9.6 miles

Time 4 – 5 hours

Climb 564 metres

Rating moderate

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YORKSHIRE 3 PEAKS

Starting at Ribblesdale Pods, this is the most formidable challenging walk in the Yorkshire Dales.

It is approx. 25 miles in length and involves the climbs of Pen-y-ghent (694m), Whernside (736m) and Ingleborough (723m).

Distance 25 miles

Time 8 – 14 hours

Climb 1672 metres

Rating strenuous

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YORKSHIRE 3 PEAKS

Starting at Ribblesdale Pods, this is the most formidable challenging walk in the Yorkshire Dales.

It is approx. 25 miles in length and involves the climbs of Pen-y-ghent (694m), Whernside (736m) and Ingleborough (723m).

Distance 25 miles

Time 8 – 14 hours

Climb 1672 metres

Rating strenuous

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PENNINE WAY (1 SECTION)

The Pennine Way trail runs 268 miles (431 km) from the Peak District, through to the Yorkshire Dales and all the way to the Scottish border.

Our selected section starts at our own farm and finishes at Malham.

Distance 14.5 miles

Time 7 – 9 hours

Climb varies

Rating moderate / hard

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PENNINE WAY (1 SECTION)

The Pennine Way trail runs 268 miles (431 km) from the Peak District, through to the Yorkshire Dales and all the way to the Scottish border.

Our selected section starts at our own farm and finishes at Malham.

Distance 14.5 miles

Time 7 – 9 hours

Climb varies

Rating moderate / hard

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SOUTHERSCALES NATURE RESERVE

This stunning nature reserve is owned and managed by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.

It is particularly important for its large areas of spectacular limestone pavement and provides a lovely moderate walk and some interesting sightseeing.

Distance 42 hectares

Time as much or as little as you like

Climb varies

Rating easy / moderate

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SOUTHERSCALES NATURE RESERVE

This stunning nature reserve is owned and managed by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.

It is particularly important for its large areas of spectacular limestone pavement and provides a lovely moderate walk and some interesting sightseeing.

Distance 42 hectares

Time as much or as little as you like

Climb varies

Rating easy / moderate

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