Ribble Way

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Statistics and Files
Start: Longton
Distance: 65 miles (105 km)
Grid Ref: SD458255
 
Climbing: 1,902 metres
Walk time: 25-32 hours
Days: 3-6

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Ribble Way is a long distance footpath between the Lancashire coast and the Yorkshire Dales National Park largely following the course of the River Ribble on its upstream course from the Ribble Estuary to its source on Gayle Moor. The route passes through a variety of landscapes including tidal marsh, open moorland and limestone gorges. From Longton the Ribble Way passes through, or near to Preston, Ribchester, Hurst Green, Stonyhurst College, Great Mitton, Clitheroe, Chatburn, Sawley, Gisburn, Paythorne, Halton West, Wrigglesworth, Rathmell, Settle, Stainforth, Helwith Bridge, Horton in Ribblesdale, Ingleborough, Whernside and Blea Moor before ending at the rivers source near Cam Head on Gayle Moor.


Useful Links:
Ribble Way Guide Books
Wikipedia
Brigantes Walking Holidays
Long Distance Walkers Association


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