Walk ny101 The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Horton in Ribblesdale

Easy walking - but very arduous, very long and with 3 big ascents


Route outline for walk ny101:

Horton in Ribblesdale  -  Pen-y-ghent Cafe  -  Brackenbottom  -  Gavel Rigg  -  The Pennine Way  -  Pen-y-ghent  -  Hunt Pot  -  Hull Pot  -  Whitber Hill  -  God's Bridge  -  Brow Gill Beck  -  Nether Lodge  -  River Ribble  -  Lodge Hall (or Ingman Lodge)  -  Ribblehead  -  Blea Moor  -  Whernside  -  Broadrake Farm  -  Chapel-le-Dale  -  Braithwaite Wife Hole  -  Ingleborough  -  Pen-y-ghent Cafe  -  Horton in Ribblesdale.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

The Ribblehead Viaduct's 24 arches carry the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway Line for 400m some 30m above the surrounding countryside. Considered one of the great engineering feats of the 19th Century, there is a museum dedicated to the history of the line housed in Ribblehead Station.


Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
3
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
3
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Whernside at 736m (2416ft). Whernside is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (76th highest in England, 131st highest in England & Wales) Whernside is also known as an English Nuttall (95th highest in England, 162nd highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (25th highest in England, 513th highest in the UK). The summit of Whernside is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point. Whernside is the highest point in The Yorkshire Dales National Park and the highest point in the county of North Yorkshire.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Ingleborough at 724m (2375ft). Ingleborough is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (83rd highest in England, 144th highest in England & Wales) Ingleborough is also known as an English Nuttall (104th highest in England, 178th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (26th highest in England, 540th highest in the UK). The summit of Ingleborough is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

You will also reach the summit of Pen-y-ghent at 694m (2277ft). Pen-y-ghent is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (108th highest in England, 179th highest in England & Wales) Pen-y-ghent is also known as an English Nuttall (142nd highest in England, 233rd highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (33rd highest in England, 606th highest in the UK). The summit of Pen-y-ghent is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The Pennine Way, a 404km (251 miles) linear footpath connecting Edale in Derbyshire, England with Kirk Yetholm in The Borders, Scotland. The Pennine Way is waymarked by a National Trail Acorn. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The Pennine Way.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Yorkshire Dales National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL2 Yorkshire Dales - Southern & Western areas


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

98 Wensleydale & Upper Wharfedale


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Walk ny101 The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Horton in Ribblesdale - Whernside (left), The Ribblehead Viaduct (centre) and Park Fell (right) from the summit of Ingleborough

Whernside (left), The Ribblehead Viaduct (centre) and Park Fell (right) from the summit of Ingleborough

Photo: James Russell (2)

Walk ny101 The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Horton in Ribblesdale - Sell Gill Beck on Whitber Hill

Sell Gill Beck on Whitber Hill

Photo: Paul Harrison (24)

Walk ny101 The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Horton in Ribblesdale - Ingleborough summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Ingleborough summit during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Photo: Kevan Wilkinson (3)

Walk ny101 The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Horton in Ribblesdale - Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Photo: Gary Davis (2)

Walk ny101 The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Horton in Ribblesdale - Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Simon Barnett (19)

Walk ny101 The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Horton in Ribblesdale - Simon Fell from nr Broadrake Farm

Simon Fell from nr Broadrake Farm

Photo: Wayne Hill (53)

Walk ny101 The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Horton in Ribblesdale - Ingleborough and Simon Fell as seen from Pen-y-Ghent during temperature inversion

Ingleborough and Simon Fell as seen from Pen-y-Ghent during temperature inversion

Photo: Mick Johnson (1)

Walk ny101 The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Horton in Ribblesdale - Some of the team at Ribblehead Viaduct on The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Some of the team at Ribblehead Viaduct on The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Photo: Phil Hart (4)

Walk ny101 The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Horton in Ribblesdale - The River Ribble

The River Ribble

Photo: Paul Harrison (31)

Walk ny101 The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Horton in Ribblesdale - Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Photo: Gary Davis (1)

Walk ny101 The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Horton in Ribblesdale - Pen-y-ghent from Gavel Rigg

Pen-y-ghent from Gavel Rigg

Photo: Robert Hardaker (2)

Walk ny101 The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Horton in Ribblesdale - Me on Pen-y-ghent

Me on Pen-y-ghent

Photo: Phil Hart (7)

Walk ny101 The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Horton in Ribblesdale - Hull Pot and a frozen Hull Pot Beck

Hull Pot and a frozen Hull Pot Beck

Photo: Peter Harrison (10)

Walk ny101 The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Horton in Ribblesdale - On the summit of Ingleborough during last Yorkshire Three Peaks walk

On the summit of Ingleborough during last Yorkshire Three Peaks walk

Photo: Chris Squires (1)

Walk ny101 The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Horton in Ribblesdale - Pen-y-Ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale Churchyard

Pen-y-Ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale Churchyard

Photo: David Hayter (320)

Walk ny101 The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Horton in Ribblesdale - Whernside from nr Broadrake Farm

Whernside from nr Broadrake Farm

Photo: Wayne Hill (52)

Walk ny101 The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Horton in Ribblesdale - Ingleborough summit

Ingleborough summit

Photo: David Bentley (6)

Walk ny101 The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Horton in Ribblesdale - Ingleborough summit shelter during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Ingleborough summit shelter during the Yorkshire Three Peaks of Challenge Walk

Photo: Kevan Wilkinson (4)

Walk ny101 The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Horton in Ribblesdale - Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way above Dale Head

Pen-y-ghent from The Pennine Way above Dale Head

Photo: Robert Hardaker (3)

Walk ny101 The Yorkshire Three Peaks from Horton in Ribblesdale - Ribblehead Viaduct

Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Colin Fawcett (5)


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