The route to the summit of Ingleborough is a popular walk for visitors to the Carnforth region. The summit is a broad plateau around half a mile in circumference and features an Ordnance Survey trig point at the highest point.

Along the northern and eastern edges of the plateau you’ll find the tumbled remains of a wall that was once part of an Iron Age hill fort. Ingleborough is geologically significant with a belt of carboniferous limestone as well as layers of harder limestone sandwiched between softer rocks.

The view from here is spectacular and includes Manod Mawr in Snowdonia in the distance.

Image Credits: AndrewCC BY 2.0

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