The Ribble Way Long Distance Path

The Ribble Way is a 73 mile footpath following the River Ribble along the beautiful Ribble Valley from its mouth to its source. The footpath traverses the counties of Lancashire and North Yorkshire and is divided into 7 sections each approximately 10 miles long.

The Ribble Way starts at Longton to the west of Preston and follows a gentle course through Ribchester and Clitheroe before reaching Gisburn. The Ribble way then crosses from Lancashire into North Yorkshire and continues to its source at Gavel Gap near Horton in Ribblesdale.

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The Ribble Way Long Distance Path

Possible Stages

1. x 7 (6 o/night)

Day One - Longton to A6 Preston - approx. 9 miles / 14 km
Day Two - A6 Preston to Ribchester - approx. 10 miles / 16 km
Day Three - Ribchester to Clitheroe - approx. 11 miles / 18 km
Day Four - Clitheroe to Gisburn - approx. 10 miles / 16 km
Day Five - Gisburn to Settle - approx. 12 miles / 19 km
Day Six - Settle to Horton in Ribblesdale - approx. 8 miles / 13 km
Day Seven - Horton in Ribblesdale to Gavel Gap - approx. 12 miles / 19 km

2. x 4 (3 o/night)*

Day One - Longton to Ribchester - 19 miles / 30 km
Day Two – Ribchester to Gisburn – 21 miles / 34km
Day Three – Gisburn to Horton in Ribblesdale – 20 miles / 32 km
Day Four – Horton in Ribblesdale to Gavel Gap – 12 miles / 19km

 

Foxhill Barn Bed and Breakfast

Ribble Way access from Foxhill Barn .

SD837464 Lat: 53:54:52N (53.9144) Lon: 2:14:53W (-2.24812)

Ribble Way walkers at Foxhill Barn
Ribble Way walkers at Foxhill Barn