Walk ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead

Fine views of Whernside and the magnificent Ribblehead viaduct


Route outline for walk ny171:

Ribblehead  -  (The Old Hill Inn)  -  Ingleborough Nature Reserve  -  Humphrey Bottom  -  Ingleborough  -  Simon Fell  -  Park Fell (Ribblehead)  -  New Close Farm  -  Ribblehead  -  Gunnerfleet Farm  -  Ivescar Farm  -  Broadrake Farm  -  Ellerbeck Farm  -  Jingle Pot  -  Chaple-le-Dale  -  The Old Hill Inn  -  Ribblehead.



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.


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
2
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Ingleborough at 723m (2372ft). Ingleborough is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (84th highest in England, 145th highest in England & Wales). Ingleborough is also known as an English Nuttall (105th highest in England, 179th highest in England & Wales). Ingleborough is also classified as an English Marilyn (26th highest in England, 540th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Simon Fell at 650m (2133ft). Simon Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (145th highest in England, 248th highest in England & Wales). Simon Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (194th highest in England, 332nd highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Park Fell (Ribblehead) at 563m (1847ft). Park Fell (Ribblehead) is also known as an English Dewey (49th highest in England, 112th in England & Wales)

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL2
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 98
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ny171 Ingleborough and Simon Fell from The Old Hill Inn, Ribblehead

In no particular order . . .

Me at Ribblehead Viaduct

Me at Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Christine Shepherd (102)

Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Photo: Gary Davis (2)

The long haul back to Horton in Ribblesdale from Ingleborough

The long haul back to Horton in Ribblesdale from Ingleborough

Photo: David Hayter (330)

Ribblehead Viaduct

Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Christine Shepherd (101)

*Whernside and The Howgill Fells from Ingleborough summit

*Whernside and The Howgill Fells from Ingleborough summit

Photo: Kevin Lavelle (1)

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)

Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Sunset from the summit of Ingleborough

Photo: Gary Davis (3)

Nearing the summit of Ingleborough

Nearing the summit of Ingleborough

Photo: David Bentley (2)

On Ingleborough in the snow

On Ingleborough in the snow

Photo: Mike Knipe (211)

Park Fell (Ribblehead) summit in mist

Park Fell (Ribblehead) summit in mist

Photo: Christine Shepherd (100)


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