Train passing Ingleborough, near Clapham along the Bentham Line. Yorkshire & North East UK
Gerald Townson
Train crossing Clapham Viaduct along the Bentham Line. Yorkshire & North East UK
Gerald Townson
Bentham Line
Leeds - Morecambe
2:15
Hours from
LONDON
0:50
Hours from
Manchester

Plan your trip

Take the train from London Kings Cross to Leeds. Trains leave regularly throughout the day (look up times) and the journey takes approximately 2 hour 15 minutes.

 

Attractions along the Bentham Line include:

 

Leeds

Leeds has something for everyone with modern shopping complexes, restored Victorian arcades, art galleries, theatres, concert venues and museums all within easy access of Leeds station. 

Saltaire

Saltaire, a Victorian working community near Shipley created by Sir Titus Salt, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Salts Mill now houses an art gallery, shops and restaurants.

Worth Valley Railway

Take a trip back in time along the Worth Valley Railway behind a vintage steam locomotive at Keighley.

Skipton

Skipton is the largest town in the Craven District of North Yorkshire. Its medieval castle lies at the top of the High Street where a vibrant street market is held four times each week.

The great outdoors

The stations between Skipton and Bentham provide access to the Yorkshire Dales, whilst those between Giggleswick and Wennington are designated gateway stations to the Forest of Bowland AONB (Area Of Natural Beauty).

Rural delights

The livestock market town of Bentham and picturesque village of Clapham are good bases from which to explore the ever-changing rural landscape of the Dales, the Pennines and Bowland.

Carnforth

There are connecting services at Carnforth for Furness line stations. The station buildings house a heritage centre and the Brief Encounter Refreshment Rooms.

Lancaster

A bustling university city, Lancaster with its ancient castle, museums and Williamson Park lies on the banks of the River Lune. Change here for services on the West Coast Main Line.

 

Morecambe

From the promenade at Morecambe there are stunning views across the bay towards the Lake District mountains. Look out for the many bird sculptures of the Tern Project and the celebrated bronze of Eric Morecambe.

More lines to explore nearby



Nearby heritage railways

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