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Stainforth — a village in the Yorkshire Dales




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General advice

Stainforth is surrounded by many outstanding landmarks and natural features. You can make these the destinations of walks or rides to suit your taste or skill: easy or demanding.

Walks from Stainforth

Several routes lead out of Stainforth, some generally flat like the path along the Ribble, others steep and more strenuous like the one to Moorhead Lane, and Cat Steps up to Winskill. Many paths have YDNP finger posts to help you find the way, otherwise refer to a good map.

North, towards Pen-y-Ghent or Horton-in-Ribblesdale.

East, to such features as Catrigg Force and the Settle Loop.

South, towards Settle and the Hoffmann Kiln.

West, over the Packhorse Bridge to Stainforth Force.

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About the Pennine Bridleway

About the Settle Loop

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