SETTLE – CARLISLE RAILWAY Board a train and take one of the classic rail journeys, said to be the most scenic in England. This 72 mile journey winds through moorland scenery and over the 24 arch Ribblehead Viaduct before plunging into the longest tunnel on the line at Blea Moor, all the way to Carlisle.
CARLISLE a border city steeped in history! Amid an abundance of historic buildings, the imposing castle and England’s smallest cathedral are a must see. Carlisle has a bustling, vibrant atmosphere and the unique ‘historic quarter’ enjoys many art galleries, boutique shops, department stores, restaurants and cafes.
SKIPTON is an attractive market town, known as ‘Gateway to the Dales’. Explore the historic town with its cobbled streets, alleyways and ‘ginnels’, the bustling market and the impressive medieval castle.
LEEDS – LIVERPOOL CANAL From Skipton enjoy a cruise on a traditional barge along the longest canal in Northern England passing charming buildings, spectacular scenery, old mills and through many swing bridges along the way.