Walking from the Settle to Carlisle Railway

Walks from the train on the most scenic rail route in England. Ride the railway each day – the last major civil engineering project built entirely by navvies.


  • Yorkshire

  • 4 nights

  • Half Board

  • Rail & Walk

  • 12th Sep 2021 – 16th Sep 2021

  • See website for other dates

Tour code: 71254

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Last Modified: 12th September 2021

Holiday Highlights

See what's planned

  • The route runs through 14 tunnels and over 20 viaducts including the iconic arches of the Ribblehead Viaduct – a triumph of Victorian civil engineering
  • View magnificent wild moorland scenery
  • Walk in the shadow of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks
  • Overnight in Settle, a small market town in Ribblesdale on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park

Our holiday walking grades


Grade 5

Full day walks with moderate amounts of ascent and descent.

The paths are mostly good, but there may be some steep and rough ground.

Walks will last up to 6 hours and could involve as much as 750m of ascent and descent. Some walks will be less demanding.