What’s On

We’ve lots going on in the Ingleton area with something to interest you throughout the year. Main annual events include

 1940’s Weekend, Overground Underground Festival, Ingleton Gala & Mountain Race and Sheafstock. Ingleton also hosts its very own cycle sportive, Escape to the Dales.

From family friendly to more specialised, you’re bound to find something to take part in and enjoy. Browse through the calendar for regular events, weekly, monthly and annual, welcoming locals and visitors. Please see the details for advance booking requirements and accessibility.

2019 events include – 

Great Easter Egg Hunt (19th – 28th April)

Sheafstock live music festival (19th – 21st April)

Overground Underground Festival of the Ingleborough Dale (From early May to Sept 2019)

Escape to the Dales Cycle Sportive (30th June)

1940s Homeguard Weekend (5th – 7th July)

Ingleton Gala (20th July)

Mountain Race (20th July)

Ingleton’s Golden Snitch Trail (9th November)

2020 Events – 

Escape to the Dales Cycle Sportive – 28th June 

1940s Homeguard Weekend (3rd – 5th July)

Please check back often as the calendar is updated regularly with new and exciting things to see and do here in the Ingleton area, including regular village events.

 

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Events by Date Order

Aug
3
Wed
Overground Underground Festival – Ingleborough National Nature Reserve Limestone Walk @ Broadrake
Aug 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Organised by Natural England and Broadrake.

Join Ingleborough NNR Manager Colin Newlands on a guided walk from Broadrake exploring the wildflower habitats of Philpin Sleights, Southerscales, High Lot and Scar Close.  This scenic route passes through species-rich limestone pastures, limestone pavements and blanket bogs on the north-west slopes of Ingleborough.

Wednesday 3 August 10am – 4pm
Ingleborough NNR Limestone Walk Broadrake/Natural England
Colin Newlands, Senior Reserve Manager, will lead the Limestone walk from Broadrake, via Philpin Sleights, Southerscales, High Lot and back across Scar Close to Broadrake for tea and cakes. Bring a packed lunch, stout footwear and warm waterproof clothing as necessary. Dogs on short leads allowed.
Meet: Broadrake, Chapel-le-Dale, Ingleton, LA6 3AX. SD740792. Parking available, but please share cars where possible.
Grade: Moderate – 6 miles Age: All (accompanied children) Booking: Essential
Cost: Adults £15, children free All proceeds to Natural England

For full details please see – Overground Underground Festival Programme page 49.

May
21
Sun
Overground Underground Festival Event – Spring Flowers in Oxenber and Wharf Woods Walk @ Knight Stainforth Camp Site
May 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm

A walk to ancient Oxenber and Wharfe Woods taking in classic limestone scenery with extensive views and wild woodland owers. We will discuss how the landscape came to be as it is and visit the mysterious Celtic Wall mentioned by Alfred Wainwright.
Date: Sunday 21st May 2017 Time: 11:00am – 3.30pm Where: Meet at Knight Stainforth Caravan and Camping Site
Little Stainforth, Settle, BD24 0DP. Cost: £5 per adult. Free for age 16 and under
Age: All ages
Access: Unsuitable for wheelchairs and buggies
Booking: Contact Malham National Park Centre 01729 833200 malham@yorkshiredales.org.uk or just turn up.
Special Instructions: This 6
mile (10km) walk starts at Little Stainforth and follows good paths to Feizor. After visiting Oxenber and Wharfe woods the return route runs below Smearsett Scar back to Little Stainforth. There are some stiles and some uneven ground but conditions underfoot are mainly good. There is one steep climb into Oxenber Wood. Sorry, no dogs.

Sep
10
Sun
Ingleborough National Nature Reserve Archaeology Walks @ Meet at The Old Quarry, Ribblehead. (See details)
Sep 10 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

A great opportunity to join Natural England and Ingleborough Archaeology Group to discover some of the many hidden archaeological and historical treasures on Ingleborough National Nature Reserve. Set in the heart of the famous Three Peaks area of the Yorkshire Dales National Park there will be a choice of two guided walks. One walk will head south from Ribblehead down Ribblesdale, through Colt Park towards Selside (8km/5 miles). The other will head south-west along Chapel-le-Dale to Southerscales (9km/5.5 miles). Both walks start and finish at Ribblehead Quarry.

Pre-booking: Required
Ingleborough NNR may be visited throughout the year, but for these archaeology walks on the 10th September 2017 pre-booking is required. Please note that because of the upland location both walks are weather dependant.
Booking Contact: Colin Newlands
Call: 01524 242021
Email: colin.newlands@naturalengland.org.uk
Booking opens: 1 July 2017 09:00
Booking closes: 6 September 2017 17:00

Access
Both walks are moderate difficulty over open fell and uneven ground but have no steep ascents or descents. The routes go through areas of limestone pavement, which becomes very slippery in wet weather. The walk along Chapel-le-Dale is boggy in places. Please wear appropriate outdoor clothing/footwear. Stout walking shoes/boots with a good grip are advised. Mobile phone coverage in the area is very patchy and should not be relied upon. The nearest public toilets are located in the main visitor car park in Ingleton.

Additional information
Max 20 people per tour/session. Livestock, including cattle, may be present on the walk routes. Dogs must be kept under close control at all times. Please bring food and drink with you as refreshments will not be provided.

Directions
Meet at the entrance to Ingleborough National Nature Reserve at Ribblehead Quarry (SD7660 7886) at 1300 hours (1pm). There is limited car parking available close to the quarry entrance. Please do not block the gates into the quarry or the railway sidings as vehicle access may be required to these areas at any time. There is also lay-by parking at Ribblehead on the B6255 Ingleton-Hawes road. The nearest railway station is Ribblehead, a short walk from the NNR entrance. From the station walk down the access track to the B6255, turn left, walk under the railway bridge and turn first left again up the track running parallel with the railway line. The entrance to the NNR is on the right after 300m. Walks will return to Ribblehead Quarry by 1700 hours (5.00pm).

Website
www.gov.uk/government/organisations/natural-england
www.ingleborougharchaeologygroup.org.uk/

Organised by
Natural England & Ingleborough Archaeology Group

Aug
23
Thu
Overground Underground Festival Event – Insect Day @ Broadrake
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Organised by Craven Conservation Group and Broadrake
A chance to identify a wide range of insect species on a small site with an upland hay meadow, young native tree planting and a wildlife pond. Late summer flowering species provide an important food source for a wide range of insect life, including bumblebees and butterflies.
Bring a packed lunch.
Date: Thursday 23rd August 2018
Time: 10.00am – 2.00pm
Where: Broadrake, Chapel-le-Dale, Ingleton, LA6 3AX. SD 740792
See www.broadrake.co.uk/directions for map and directions
Cost: Free – Donations to OGUG
Age: All welcome, children to be accompanied by an adult
Access: Unsuitable for wheelchairs and buggies
Booking: Advisable; call or email if you plan to come along
Special instructions: Any questions, please email info@broadrake.co.uk or telephone 015242 41357
Camping and overnight accommodation at Broadrake Bunkbarn is available with a
10% discount for all workshop participants. A packed lunch can also be provided from Broadrake.
www.broadrake.co.uk