Sunday 26th October 2011

 

Start Point : Stainforth (SD 820 673)

                   

Distance : 4.6 miles          Height Ascended : 260 metres

 

Route Map

 

 

Overlooking the village of Stainforth from Goat Scar Lane - Smearsett Scar to the left and Ingleborough far right.

 

Ingleborough from Goat Scar Lane.

 

Catrigg Force.

 

Pen-y-ghent over the trees above Catrigg Force.

 

Ingleborough from the top of Goat Scar Lane.

 

Ingleborough and Simon Fell from High Winskill.

 

Attermire Scar.

 

Langcliffe Quarry - now disused.

 

The weir across the River Ribble at Stackhouse.

 

Rich autumnal colours along the river bank.

 

The Ribble.

 

Stainforth Force………………..

 

…………………………in full flow after the recent rains.

 

The sylvan surroundings of Stainforth Bridge.

  

Above Stainforth Force.

 

Stainforth Bridge - a medieval packhorse bridge apparently beloved by Sir Edward Elgar.

 

Looking towards the top of Stainforth Force from the bridge.

 

St Peter church the bright and attractive little church of 1842 stands

in a well kept churchyard in a pleasant corner of the village of Stainforth.

 

Pen-y-ghent