A Pennine Journey - Wharton Hall to Moorcock Inn

2019-10-12 09:40:00 2019-10-12 16:00:00 Europe/London A Pennine Journey - Wharton Hall to Moorcock Inn

A walk from Kirkby Stephen Station to Garsdale Station. Mostly following the Pennine Journey trail. The walk begins by staying close to the River Eden in the valley, before edging up the hillside a little for views of Wild Boar Fell, the trail then drops down in to Upper Wensleydale, then briefly head in to Garsdale where we'll finish at the station.

Public Transport: 

7:47am Train from Leeds arrives at Kirkby Stephen at 9:33am

For those arriving by car to a staion en route, other main calling points are (there are other calling points along the line, please see timetable);

Shipley 8:00am – Keighley 8:10am – Skipton 8:25 am -Settle 8:48am – Garsdale 9:20am

Aiming to be at Garsdale Station for 16:45 for the 17:14 train back to Leeds. Or for those driving to Kirkby Stephen, or caught a train from the north, the 16:52 in the direction of Kirkby Stephen.

There's no pub at Garsdale Station, but we'll be able to stop at the Moorcock Inn for a drink/toilets. This is just over a mile from Garsdale Station.

Please bring food/drink for the walk and check weather beforehand bringing wet wether gear and/or layers if needed. 

54.45496,-2.3688 David Stubley stubleydavid@hotmail.com
date
Saturday 12 October, 2019
distance
12.5 miles
grade
Moderate
starts
09:40
description

A walk from Kirkby Stephen Station to Garsdale Station. Mostly following the Pennine Journey trail. The walk begins by staying close to the River Eden in the valley, before edging up the hillside a little for views of Wild Boar Fell, the trail then drops down in to Upper Wensleydale, then briefly head in to Garsdale where we'll finish at the station.

Public Transport: 

7:47am Train from Leeds arrives at Kirkby Stephen at 9:33am

For those arriving by car to a staion en route, other main calling points are (there are other calling points along the line, please see timetable);

Shipley 8:00am – Keighley 8:10am – Skipton 8:25 am -Settle 8:48am – Garsdale 9:20am

Aiming to be at Garsdale Station for 16:45 for the 17:14 train back to Leeds. Or for those driving to Kirkby Stephen, or caught a train from the north, the 16:52 in the direction of Kirkby Stephen.

There's no pub at Garsdale Station, but we'll be able to stop at the Moorcock Inn for a drink/toilets. This is just over a mile from Garsdale Station.

Please bring food/drink for the walk and check weather beforehand bringing wet wether gear and/or layers if needed. 

starting point
Kirkby Stephen Railway Station. Meeting in car park behind main building from 9:30am for a 9:40am start.
starting grid reference
NY761066
post code
CA17 4LF

Start point

Kirkby Stephen Railway Station. Meeting in car park behind main building from 9:30am for a 9:40am start.

54.45496, -2.3688

contacts
name
David Stubley
telephone 1
07874385475
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