Wednesday, 17th September 2008


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
Accompanied by:


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 . . .


and visitor


Looking back from the Pennine Way


Must be lots of visitors - 2 stiles and a gate

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