Ingleton, located against the awe-inspiring backdrop of Ingleborough, one of the famous Three Peaks has to be the outdoor adventure centre of The Dales with a host of activities on offer as well as plenty of welcoming cafes, pubs and restaurants.
Ingleton has a rich and diverse history including mining, railways and textiles, to connections with authors such as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Michael Moorcock.
Three Peaks Challenge
You can make Ingleton your base to take on the 3 peaks.
Starting from Ingleton makes the route slightly longer (29.6 miles) and higher than if you start/end at Horton in Ribblesdale, so if you think that you’ve already ‘done the challenge’, why not take on the Ingleton circuit as your next challenge?
If you are preparing for another challenge event, you can hike up Ingleborough or Whernside directly from Ingleton (the start or end section of the route) and the town offers other walks to help with your training too.
Things to see and do in Ingleton
Events in and around Ingleton