| Settle and
Malham, The Craven AreaTo
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Also see Wharfedale Walk 10 - Arncliffe to Malham Tarn - 12 miles
Map reading is essential for these walks. The relevant map is OS Outdoor Leisure 2 Southern & Western areas (double sided map)
Information: Equipment: All walks have significant exposure even in Summer. Full equipment including boots, waterproofs, map and compass would be advisable
Maps: Ordnance Survey Outdoor Leisure 2 -Yorkshire Dales- Southern and Western Areas 1:25,000
Train services - Normal morning (Mon -Sat) departure is the Leeds 0849 and 0900 (Sunday). There are various return services to Skipton, Gargrave, Hellifield, Long Preston, Settle and Gigglewick. www.northernrailway.co.uk- Leeds-Settle-Carlisle timetable - National Rail enquiries Tel 08457 484950
Settle Carlisle Partnership a useful website run by the Settle Carlisle Development Company. Also, the Friends of the Settle and Carlisle Line have their own website. This cover the historical facts as well as other useful information on guided walks etc. The Friends of the Settle Carlisle Line have two shops located on Settle and Appleby Stations.
Buses:-There are several useful bus services serving Settle. See www.dalesbus.org for service updates.
Weather: The weather forecast and current weather conditions (including cloud level) can be obtained from Metcheck which gives the forecast and current conditions for the nearby Whernside range of hills. Also see Ribblehead weather station up to the minute status of the local weather at nearby Ribblehead. Another useful forecast service for the Yorkshire Dales is provided by the Met Office
Important note:- Whilst the author has taken every care in assembling the information on this site, no responsibility can be accepted for any error or omission herein. If in any doubt walkers should consult the relevant OS map.
This page was last updated on 25-May-2020
©John Carey 2010