|Walk:||Horton-in-Ribblesdale, Ribble Way, Helwith Bridge, Pen-y-Ghent, Pennine Way|
|Start Point:||Lay-by at entry to village||Grid Ref:||SD 811 720|
|Distance:||9 mls||Ascent:||1,400 feet|
|Weather:||A dull but dry day|
|Comments:||Walking along the Ribble Way it wasn't long before we reached Helwith Bridge. It was then a steady climb to the base of the Pen-y-Ghent and then a short steep climb with a bit of a scramble to reach the summit. From here we continued to follow the Pennine Way, a very easy descent to Tarn Bar. A clear but stony track led us back to the car.|
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An unusual mechanism to close the gate
Bridge over the River Ribble
Perhaps they are tired!
A diesel train on the Settle to Carlisle line
Pen-Y-Ghent summit . . .
Looking back from the Pennine Way
Must be lots of visitors - 2 stiles and a gate
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