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Ribblehead Viaduct

Ribblehead, Ingleton, Yorkshire Dales National Park LA6 3AS, England
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Longest viaduct on the Settle & Carlisle

Straddling a valley at the foot of all 3 Yorkshire Peaks, Pen-y-Ghent, Ingleborough and Whernside... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
J S
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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
Lovely find.

Found the viaducts when out and about. We were lucky enough to see train go over too. Free parking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
anetteward
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Ribblehead, Ingleton, Yorkshire Dales National Park LA6 3AS, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Straddling a valley at the foot of all 3 Yorkshire Peaks, Pen-y-Ghent, Ingleborough and Whernside, the long and imposing viaduct makes a perfect location to watch the steam trains that make regular trips on the Settle-Carlisle Railway Line. Whenever a train does go through, Ribblehead...More

Thank J S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found the viaducts when out and about. We were lucky enough to see train go over too. Free parking close by,also a pub (the station inn) which has very good meals.

Thank anetteward
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you get your first glimpse if this amazing structure you have to wonder how they achieved it all those years ago. It is a fantastic sight and a great photo opportunity!

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had often seen pictures of the Ribblehead Viaduct and always thought it stood alone out on the moorland. I was surprised to discover that at one time there were locomotive sheds and sidings beneath its towering arches too. There are some great walks most...More

Thank Andy and Kath M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At the end of the day it's a railway bridge so not a lot to say about it. But it is an incredible feat of engineering especially as it was built long before they had todays heavy equipment. Is it worth visiting, certainly.

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the most amazing engineering achievements ever. I am so pleased it has been maintained so well in recent years.

Thank Charlie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it's very impressive to look at, but it's just a bridge. looks amazing from the top of the nearby Ingleborough hill.

Thank PhillKentUK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ribblehead viaduct is a masterpiece of Victorian engineering. Dominating the landscape of Ribblehead, to truly appreciate this structure you have to get up close and marvel that this structure was build in an era that predates modern equipment and technology. And if you think the...More

Thank MD-FatDonkey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a recent trip to the Dales...one of our visits was to see the Viaduct. We were extremely fortunate that we were there to watch the Flying Scotsman crossing this wonderful structure.... definitely made our day

Thank Dorsethill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see this after watching the TV Drama Jerico i found it to be very moving imagining all the construction work going on particularly in the middle of winter living and working up there quite a feat of civil engineering

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robinburns99
August 29, 2017|
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Response from Tim S | Reviewed this property |
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robinburns99
August 29, 2017|
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Response from Ruth5757 | Reviewed this property |
Originally there were two tracks over the viaduct, but during repair and reconstruction this has been reduced to a single track, reverting to double at each end of the structure. Ruth.
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mritim
July 19, 2017|
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Response from 973SimonR973 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, a firm called Statesman rail run a weekly trip on a Wednesday in the summer. The train is called 'The Fellsman' and we travelled on it a couple of years ago. The times are on the firms website, I think we crossed late... More
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