Public Transport based walk with John Ireland.
On for the Limestone Lovers amongst you - an early start for a long walk taking advantage of the Dalesrail service to start at Hellifield, going to Malham, up Malham Cove and taking the high route over to Settle, passing through Attermire Crags near the end.
Meet & Travel arrangements - Public Transport
We’ll use public transport from Manchester to travel to and return from the walk start/end.
Itinerary is below - click station links for map and further information.
07:30: Meet at Manchester Piccadilly for the train at 07:58. You will need to purchase a ticket prior to meeting.
Dalesrail Return to Settle £TBA, changing at Clitheroe.
07:58: Train departs for the walk start at Hellifield Train Station.
10:20: Walk starts at Hellifield Train Station.
Return from Settle Train Station. 19:37, Change at Clitheroe.
Waypoints: Hellifield Haw, Wenningber Plantation, Otterburn, Warber Hill, Kirby Malham, Aire Head, Malham Cove, Watlowes, Langscar Gate, Nappa Cross, Caves & Dales High Way, Crutching Close, Attermire Scar, Barr
Shop and Toilets at Hellifield Station.
Lunch in Malham just after 1300, walk arriving in Settle between 17.30 and 18.00.
If driving, park at Hellifield at Hellifield and then get the train back to Hellifield from Settle (Fare £4.10). If you are driving you must aim to be there to meet the walkers arriving by train.
Evening meal options in Settle to be advised nearer the time.