SATURDAY 2 SEPTEMBER. 9.50 start at Baildon station, or join us at 10.05 at Burley station. BURLEY TO BAILDON VIA BURLEY MOOR.
Harder. 7 miles. Linear. Finish approx. 14.00: centre of Baildon.
Meet Richard Freeman at Baildon Station to catch the 09.56 Metro train from Baildon to Burley. This interesting walk on urban paths and peaty moorland, will follow “The Welcome Way” over Burley Moor; past the Great Skirtful of Stones (with great views over Wharfedale and Airedale); on to Horncliffe Well and Little London Farm; and back to Baildon via Sconce. One long uphill stretch and a few stiles. Picnic lunch needed. Not suitable young children.
TUESDAY 10th OCTOBER. FULL DAY-COURSE:
“INTRODUCTION TO MAP-READING AND BASIC NAVIGATION.”
Meet Mervyn Flecknoe from 10.00 – 15.00, starting in Wesleys with a classroom-based navigation update for two hours followed by lunch in Wesleys café (allow £5 for a main course and sweet or bring a picnic), followed by a two-hour walk with practical navigation opportunities in the afternoon on Baildon Moor to observe those features and techniques identified in the morning session. Advance booking required and there will be a £3 charge, payable on the day, for room hire. Bring a compass and a notebook (maps provided). To book a place, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 07825 299144.