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 – 

Sheafstock (Live music) – 10th – 12th April

Escape to the Dales Cycle Sportive – 28th June 

1940s Homeguard Weekend –  3rd – 5th July

Ingleton Gala  – 18th 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

Mar
16
Mon
Ingleton Y3P Route, 12 hour challenge route with Saaig Outdoors
Mar 16 all-day

If you thought you’d done the Yorkshire 3 Peaks, maybe re-think. Join Craig on THE Ingleton Challenge – 

Yorkshire’s Three Peaks form a triangle and cover a distance of 29.6 miles when tackled from Ingleton. 

The route begins at Ingleton’s Community Centre where there is plenty of parking.  A short walk up the road leads you to Fell Lane and the beginning of the route up Ingleborough.  The route to the summit is approximately 3.5 miles with an elevation gain of 2,339ft.  Ingleborough’s summit has a long broad plateau and on clear days it definitely worth pausing to take in the stunning views.  From the summit the route heads down to Horton-In-Ribblesdale where there are public toilets and a couple of public houses.

Leaving Horton-In-Ribblesdale the route then tackles Pen-y-ghent, the smaller of the Three Peaks standing at 694m/2277ft.  There is a bit of a scramble towards the top followed by a lovely paved path to the summit.  Once at the summit pop through the hole in the wall and follow the Pennine Way sign – Horton in Ribblesdale.  From here the route is then signposted Yorkshire 3 Peaks – High Birkwith.  Eventually the route meets the B4679 – turn right onto the road and continue until reaching Ribblehead viaduct.  Be aware, this road is extremely busy at weekends with walkers, cyclists, motorbikes and cars.

At Ribblehead you will find a mobile tea van for refreshments.  Whernside whilst being the tallest of the Three Peaks at 736m (2415ft) is, you will be pleased to hear, the easiest to climb.  Once at the summit there is a 3.5 downhill section bringing you out on the B6255 and opposite The Old Hill Inn Pub where walkers are always welcome (check website for opening times).  At the road turn right and walk approximately 1.8 miles before turning right into Chapel-le-Dale.  From here it is a flat/downhill 4 miles back to the village of Ingleton and the Community Centre.

Apr
6
Mon
Guided walks & talks of the Yorkshire Dales – Half Day @ Leaves from Ingleton area
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Guided walks & talks of the Yorkshire Dales - Half Day @ Leaves from Ingleton area

A great way to enjoy the outdoors safely on this guided walk, learning more about the area too.  Book your place now on one of these planned walks. 

Due to the limestone that runs throughout the Yorkshire Dales, we have extensive cave systems across the area, making it one of the major areas for caving in the UK.  However if you fancy staying above ground then a visit to one or two of the three highest peaks in Yorkshire is a wonderful day out. Starting in Ingleton this walk takes you up Ingleborough the highest flat top mountian in Europe at 723m.  You’ll see some excellent examples of the surface limestone pavement with its “clints” (the limestone blocks) and “grikes” (the fissures between). The views from Ingleborough are superb, stretching as far as the west coast and the Lake District, and it is worth walking the short distance to the northern edge of the plateau for a fine view of the famous Ribblehead Viaduct on the Settle Carlisle railway line.

One thing to bear in mind is that Ingleborough can have a cap of cloud. This can appear without warning on an initially clear day. The top of Ingleborough is a strangely disorientating place in cloud/mist. If the cloud does descend, there is a marked drop in temperature, so be prepared! Then depending on the group and the day a option to walk Whernside at 728m is the tallest of the three Yorkshire peaks, with it’s tarns at the higher levels and at the start it gives you the chance to get up close and personal to that masterpiece of Victorian engineering, the Ribblehead railway viaduct. Plus the views from the summit are also magnificent.

Night Navigation Skills with Saaig Outdoors
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The primary aim of this is to experience night navigating.  Therefore the start time will vary throughout the year and will be confirmed during the pre-course communications so this is a typical course.

 

Meet in the centre of Ingleton (unless otherwise informed), have a brew while your instructor outlines the skills you will use and go over the route for the evening. Our location in the yorkshire dales means we never need to travel far to find a suitable location.

Start Navigating – You will get a couple of hours of walking in before the sun goes down, to ensure we practise a range of skills and identify areas for improvement as we move into more challenging terrain. Once it gets dark expect to use a range of compass and contour feature techniques as we work on the strategies that will allow you to navigate effectively in conditions of poor visibility. Don’t worry as at all times your instructor will be on hand to provide advice and reassurance as your confidence in your own ability increases. Eventually your route will take you back down off the hill and back to the start.

Debrief back to the village and a local establishment, for a well earned refreshment, chat, relax and review the evening

Apr
8
Wed
Introduction to Rockclimbing Outdoors (half day) @ Ingleton Area
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Introduction to Rockclimbing Outdoors (half day) @ Ingleton Area

A half day introduction to rock climbing with the safety of being with a qualified instructor.  Get in touch to book your place. 

The rock climbing we offer at Saaig Outdoors is an experience that will stay with you. Whatever routes you climb it is sure to be a great adventure in a beautiful landscape. This is available to anyone, from complete novice to the competent indoor climber just wanting to try the outdoors.  Our guides are fully qualified and used to tailoring the time to suit you and the group. Most of our locations it’s possible to watch, encourage each other for parties of mixed abilities and ambition and are particularly suitable for families and friends
Apr
20
Mon
Ingleton Y3P Route, 12 hour challenge route with Saaig Outdoors
Apr 20 all-day

If you thought you’d done the Yorkshire 3 Peaks, maybe re-think. Join Craig on THE Ingleton Challenge – 

Yorkshire’s Three Peaks form a triangle and cover a distance of 29.6 miles when tackled from Ingleton. 

The route begins at Ingleton’s Community Centre where there is plenty of parking.  A short walk up the road leads you to Fell Lane and the beginning of the route up Ingleborough.  The route to the summit is approximately 3.5 miles with an elevation gain of 2,339ft.  Ingleborough’s summit has a long broad plateau and on clear days it definitely worth pausing to take in the stunning views.  From the summit the route heads down to Horton-In-Ribblesdale where there are public toilets and a couple of public houses.

Leaving Horton-In-Ribblesdale the route then tackles Pen-y-ghent, the smaller of the Three Peaks standing at 694m/2277ft.  There is a bit of a scramble towards the top followed by a lovely paved path to the summit.  Once at the summit pop through the hole in the wall and follow the Pennine Way sign – Horton in Ribblesdale.  From here the route is then signposted Yorkshire 3 Peaks – High Birkwith.  Eventually the route meets the B4679 – turn right onto the road and continue until reaching Ribblehead viaduct.  Be aware, this road is extremely busy at weekends with walkers, cyclists, motorbikes and cars.

At Ribblehead you will find a mobile tea van for refreshments.  Whernside whilst being the tallest of the Three Peaks at 736m (2415ft) is, you will be pleased to hear, the easiest to climb.  Once at the summit there is a 3.5 downhill section bringing you out on the B6255 and opposite The Old Hill Inn Pub where walkers are always welcome (check website for opening times).  At the road turn right and walk approximately 1.8 miles before turning right into Chapel-le-Dale.  From here it is a flat/downhill 4 miles back to the village of Ingleton and the Community Centre.

Apr
27
Mon
Y3Peaks Training & Recce Day – 1 Peak – HALF DAY
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

09:00-09:15 – Arrive at the meeting point. Probably in Ingleton.

09:30-13:00 – Summit the chosen peak, via a pre selected route. Careful attention will be paid to the choice of route, weather conditions and ground underfoot. We track pace and performance during these sessions, analysing your condition as we train on 1 peak. 

13:00-14:00 – Return to base, de-kit, relax, have a brew and review how the journey has gone

Y3Peaks Training & Recce Day – 2 Peaks – FULL DAY
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm

09:00-09:15 – Arrive at the meeting point. Probably in Ingleton.

09:30-17:00 – Summit the chosen peak, via a pre selected route. Careful attention will be paid to the choice of route, weather conditions and ground underfoot. We track pace and performance during these sessions, analysing your condition as we train on 2 peak. 

17:00-17:30 – Return to base, de-kit, relax, have a brew and review how the jounrey has gone

May
4
Mon
Guided walks & talks of the Yorkshire Dales – Half Day @ Leaves from Ingleton area
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Guided walks & talks of the Yorkshire Dales - Half Day @ Leaves from Ingleton area

A great way to enjoy the outdoors safely on this guided walk, learning more about the area too.  Book your place now on one of these planned walks. 

Due to the limestone that runs throughout the Yorkshire Dales, we have extensive cave systems across the area, making it one of the major areas for caving in the UK.  However if you fancy staying above ground then a visit to one or two of the three highest peaks in Yorkshire is a wonderful day out. Starting in Ingleton this walk takes you up Ingleborough the highest flat top mountian in Europe at 723m.  You’ll see some excellent examples of the surface limestone pavement with its “clints” (the limestone blocks) and “grikes” (the fissures between). The views from Ingleborough are superb, stretching as far as the west coast and the Lake District, and it is worth walking the short distance to the northern edge of the plateau for a fine view of the famous Ribblehead Viaduct on the Settle Carlisle railway line.

One thing to bear in mind is that Ingleborough can have a cap of cloud. This can appear without warning on an initially clear day. The top of Ingleborough is a strangely disorientating place in cloud/mist. If the cloud does descend, there is a marked drop in temperature, so be prepared! Then depending on the group and the day a option to walk Whernside at 728m is the tallest of the three Yorkshire peaks, with it’s tarns at the higher levels and at the start it gives you the chance to get up close and personal to that masterpiece of Victorian engineering, the Ribblehead railway viaduct. Plus the views from the summit are also magnificent.

May
11
Mon
Navigation Refresher (half day) @ Ingleton area
May 11 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

You will refine your understanding and hone the techniques required to develop a better understanding of navigation strategy – Distance, Direction, Check Off and Overshoot.  Practice 

measuring distances using, Timing and Pacing.  Hone your technique for following a bearing in poor visibility.  Improve your  routefinding skills and route planning – Using natural features, hazard avoidance.

May
13
Wed
Introduction to Rockclimbing Outdoors (half day) @ Ingleton Area
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Introduction to Rockclimbing Outdoors (half day) @ Ingleton Area

A half day introduction to rock climbing with the safety of being with a qualified instructor.  Get in touch to book your place. 

The rock climbing we offer at Saaig Outdoors is an experience that will stay with you. Whatever routes you climb it is sure to be a great adventure in a beautiful landscape. This is available to anyone, from complete novice to the competent indoor climber just wanting to try the outdoors.  Our guides are fully qualified and used to tailoring the time to suit you and the group. Most of our locations it’s possible to watch, encourage each other for parties of mixed abilities and ambition and are particularly suitable for families and friends