What’s on

Below you will find details of forthcoming guided walks and events related to walking, in and around Baildon, organised by a variety of local organisations.

All walks listed are in the immediate proximity of Baildon or can be easily reached by public transport from Baildon. Public transport links to and from Baildon are great, with regular bus routes and a train station only a short walk from the village centre. You can also find links to local walking groups on our website, including Bradford Ramblers, who offer guided evening walks.

We are not responsible for the accuracy of the walks below and suggest you always contact the organiser for full details and to check the walk is going ahead.

Diary of events

Aug
23
Wed
Wednesday walk (Baildon Walking Group)
Aug 23 @ 10:45 am

Gentle guided walks around Baildon. Every week on Wednesday mornings Baildon Walking Group offers a gentle one-hour walk. Meet at bottom of Springfield Road at 10.45am and then return to Wesleys for refreshments. All welcome.

Wild Wednesdays at Bracken Hall @ Brackenhall Countryside Centre
Aug 23 @ 2:00 pm

Wild Wednesdays, organized by Friends of Bracken Hall and Baildon Town Council, offer a range of outdoor activities aimed primarily at youngsters, enabling them to experience nature close-up!

Drop in family activities using Shipley Glen, linked to nature and the local environment. Activities change through the year to suit the seasons and the weather. For example:

• Investigate – use magnifiers to see more detail, be creative – paint or draw what you can

  see, make a model.

• Learn about bats, owls or butterflies.

• Find out how tree seeds travel and make a model you can play with.

• Use recycled and natural materials to make a bug home for your garden.

• Make your senses work – explore the rocks blindfolded.

• Look to the skies and launch a rocket!

• Or join a short guided walk

   • through the woods looking at trees, flowers, fungi or minibeasts, listening to birds.

   • along Brackenhall Green, exploring the rocks and grassland, finding signs of animal

     activity and evidence from history.

   • up to the moor to search for fossils from ancient seas or dip in the ponds.

Aug
25
Fri
BRACKEN HALL FAMILY WALK @ Start at Brackenhall Countryside Centre
Aug 25 @ 10:30 am

Date

25-08-17

Day

Friday

Activity type

Guided Walk!

Route type

Circular

Start time

1030

Distance

7.2km / 4.5mi

Walk name

Bracken Hall family walk

Start location

Bracken Hall

Leader

John Dallas

Bracken Hall family walk. 25 August @ Meet at Brackenhall Countryside Centre
Aug 25 @ 10:30 am

Details of this walk will be confirmed nearer the time.

Aug
30
Wed
Wednesday walk (Baildon Walking Group)
Aug 30 @ 10:45 am

Gentle guided walks around Baildon. Every week on Wednesday mornings Baildon Walking Group offers a gentle one-hour walk. Meet at bottom of Springfield Road at 10.45am and then return to Wesleys for refreshments. All welcome.

Wild Wednesdays at Bracken Hall @ Brackenhall Countryside Centre
Aug 30 @ 2:00 pm

Wild Wednesdays, organized by Friends of Bracken Hall and Baildon Town Council, offer a range of outdoor activities aimed primarily at youngsters, enabling them to experience nature close-up!

Drop in family activities using Shipley Glen, linked to nature and the local environment. Activities change through the year to suit the seasons and the weather. For example:

• Investigate – use magnifiers to see more detail, be creative – paint or draw what you can

  see, make a model.

• Learn about bats, owls or butterflies.

• Find out how tree seeds travel and make a model you can play with.

• Use recycled and natural materials to make a bug home for your garden.

• Make your senses work – explore the rocks blindfolded.

• Look to the skies and launch a rocket!

• Or join a short guided walk

   • through the woods looking at trees, flowers, fungi or minibeasts, listening to birds.

   • along Brackenhall Green, exploring the rocks and grassland, finding signs of animal

     activity and evidence from history.

   • up to the moor to search for fossils from ancient seas or dip in the ponds.

Sep
2
Sat
BURLEY TO BAILDON VIA BURLEY MOOR. Part of Baildon WaW Summer Guided Walks Programme @ Meet at Baildon Railway Station (or Burley Station)
Sep 2 @ 9:45 am – 3:00 pm

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.

Sep
6
Wed
Wednesday walk (Baildon Walking Group)
Sep 6 @ 10:45 am

Gentle guided walks around Baildon. Every week on Wednesday mornings Baildon Walking Group offers a gentle one-hour walk. Meet at bottom of Springfield Road at 10.45am and then return to Wesleys for refreshments. All welcome.

Sep
10
Sun
Monthly guided walk (Bingley Walkers are Welcome)
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am

Bingley Walkers are Welcome run a guided walk on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 10am. Meet outside Bingley Arts Centre, Main Street, Bingley, BD16 2LZ. For further information visit their website.

Sep
13
Wed
Wednesday walk (Baildon Walking Group)
Sep 13 @ 10:45 am

Gentle guided walks around Baildon. Every week on Wednesday mornings Baildon Walking Group offers a gentle one-hour walk. Meet at bottom of Springfield Road at 10.45am and then return to Wesleys for refreshments. All welcome.