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DalesRail Walks

The 2019 DalesRail season will start on Sunday 19th May 2019, the walks programme is now available and can be downloaded using the links below.

The DalesRail Walks Programme is the most comprehensive guided walks programme in the country and the 2019 season will see 72 guided walks over the 17 Sundays and these will all be led by experienced leaders from the Lancashire Rail Ramblers. The programme includes walks graded very strenuous, strenuous or moderately strenuous for the more experienced walkers. For the slightly less experienced there are walks graded moderate or moderately easy and for those who are new to guided walks or like an easier day there are walks graded easy, easy stroll or snail-paced walk.

The 2019 Walks programme can be downloaded using the links below:

DalesRail Guided Walks 2019 – Full Programme

DalesRail Guided Walks 2019 – August

DalesRail Guided Walks 2019 – September

A full DalesRail brochure is available to download on this link: DalesRail Brochure 2019. Hard copies will be available shortly at local booking offices and other outlets, or by contacting and providing an address for posting. 

DalesRail has also produced leaflets for short self-guide circular walks around the historic town of Appleby and the border city of Carlisle.

To downoad the leaflets click the links below:

Historic Appleby

Border City of Carlisle

The Lancashire Rail Ramblers have also produced a series of hand outs that take in places of interest that are accessible from DalesRail.

Alston – England’s highest market town

Barnard Castle – on the River Tees

Brampton – small market town

Carlisle’s nationalised pubs – a walk around the pubs of the Carlisle State Brewery

Carlisle Citadel Station – an insight into the station

Carlisle Edgelands – a walk around the fringes of Carlisle

Carlisle Through the Backdoor – the great train crash of 1984

Carlisle – a tour around this historic city

Dumfries – a ‘border’ town, home of Robert Burns

Hadrian’s Wall – a history of the wall

Rickerby & Stanwix – follow the career of George Head Head (yes two heads!)

Sedbergh – largest town in the Yorkshire Dales National Park

Wetheral & Great Corby – a priory, a railway viaduct and much more!


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