6 great walks near Ingleton
PUBLISHED: 10:00 16 October 2018 | UPDATED: 18:41 13 November 2018
Thousands of people come through Ingleton every year to tackle the famous Yorkshire Three Peaks, but there are plenty of other walking options available in the area.
The Waterfalls Trails
0 miles from Ingleton
The circular route around arguably Yorkshire’s most famous waterfall is one of the most popular attractions in the Yorkshire Dales. There is an entrance fee for this one and opening times vary by season.
Kingsdale is far more familiar to cavers than hikers this walk in surrounding fells takes you by famous local landmarks such as Rowten Pot and Yordas Cave.
Head north into Cumbria, where you can take a walk around the famous markey town of Kirkby Lonsdale and witness famous local landmarks such as Ruskin’s View and Devil’ Bridge.
This walk sets off from Horton-in-Ribblesdale, the traditional start and finish points for most attempts on the Three Peaks, heading off across the lower slopes of Penyghent before crossing the Ribble to return via the lower pastures of Ingleborough.
This walk isn’t for the novices, it’s a high fell walk over rough terrain and with steep climbs to the top of Simon Fell and descents best avoided in poor visibility.
Barbon is one of the newest parts of the Yorkshire Dales after the expansion of the national park in 2016. This will probably mean that this will not be a hidden gem for much longer.