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 . . .

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Whernside from Ribblehead

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - approaching Whernside from Ribblehead

Photo: William Ringwood (3)

Heading for Whernside from Ribblehead on The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Heading for Whernside from Ribblehead on The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge

Photo: David Hayter (323)

Rainboow seen from the summit of Ingleborough

Rainboow seen from the summit of Ingleborough

Photo: David Bentley (3)

The Ribblehead Viaduct

The Ribblehead Viaduct

Photo: Craig Carter (69)

*Whernside and The Howgill Fells from Ingleborough summit

*Whernside and The Howgill Fells from Ingleborough summit

Photo: Kevin Lavelle (1)

Ribblehead Viaduct with Whernside beyond

Ribblehead Viaduct with Whernside beyond

Photo: Wayne Hill (51)

Whernside from nr Broadrake Farm

Whernside from nr Broadrake Farm

Photo: Wayne Hill (52)

Admiring the view at the top of a windless Ingleborough

Admiring the view at the top of a windless Ingleborough

Photo: Dean Richardson (7)

Alan, Pete, Stuart, Richard and Jess the Dog on Ingleborough.

Alan, Pete, Stuart, Richard and Jess the Dog on Ingleborough.

Photo: Richard Turner (1)

Ribblehead Viaduct - on an alternative coast to coast walk

Ribblehead Viaduct - on an alternative coast to coast walk

Photo: Patricia Ogden (8)


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