Category Archives: walking

The Festival of Walking

In previous blogs we talked about walks in the area and we’ve talked about the Settle-Carlisle railway line, but we haven’t really put the two together. The Settle-Carlisle Walking Festival does exactly that.  An annual event held during April and … Continue reading

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Underground Adventure

If you are looking for adventure near Layhead, we have just the thing. Twice a year it is possible to descend Gaping Gill, a large pothole on the southern slopes of Ingleborough.  Gaping Gill is a 98-metre (322 ft) deep and … Continue reading

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A Walk on the Wild Side

Many of you come and stay at the cottages so that you can take part in a walking challenge many of which are undertaken to raise money for charities.  The most well known of these is the Three Peaks Challenge … Continue reading

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Going Loop the Loop Around Settle

The recent dry weather has meant that a lot of keen walkers staying at Layhead  have made the most of it. Only a couple of weeks ago we had a group walking The Three Peaks – Ingleborough, Pen-Y-Ghent and Whernside.  … Continue reading

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