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TOUR DE YORKSHIRE: GUIDED WALK TO MEET THE RACE: 4 MAY 2018

Avoid the traffic and the congestion on public transport, and walk with Baildon Walkers are Welcome, over Rombolds Moor, to meet the cyclists as they finish at the Cow and Calf Rocks at Ilkely. Further details of the start time to follow shortly.

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INTRODUCTION TO MAP READING AND NAVIGATION: BOOK NOW!

This “Introduction to Map Reading and Navigation” day course  will run from 9.30a.m. to 3.30p.m. on Saturday 19 May,  and will be led by Mervyn Flecknoe.  The morning session will be indoors at Wesleys, Baildon Methodist Church followed by an afternoon session to practice your learning out on Baildon Moor.  If you wish to book a place or make an …

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COMPETITION RESULT: HOW FAR DID THIS BOOK FLY?

So – the farthest that we know the “Welcome to Baildon” book travelled was to Wellington, New Zealand. In addition, photos were sent in showing the book as far away as India,  USA and Japan. A £20 Trek and Trail voucher will be given to the winnings Baildon resident whose book travelled the farthest. The book, which has been edited …

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WHITBY WANDERINGS

30 members and friends of Baildon Walkers are Welcome enjoyed a 4-night walking holiday on coast paths and moorland, based in Whitby, from 23 – 27 October, in partnership with HF Holidays.  The photo shows some of us enjoying a tour of Whitby sights on the open-top bus. If you fancy joining us when we do another similar trip in …

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LOCAL E-TRAIL: SALT’S WATERS

If you fancy a local walk using modern technology, check our this E-Trail http://http://audiowalk.co.uk/ If you are a whizz at understanding the potential for modern technology to help make our walking routes more widely available or can help us to use social media better to extend the reach of our publicity about our activities – please fet in touch. Our …

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GUIDED AUTUMN WALKS

See our “What’s On” pages for details of lots of Guided Walks and outdoor events taking place in and around Baildon this Autum.

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10th ANNIVERSARY OF NATIONAL WAW SCHEME

Chris Grogan, Bob Davidson, and Chris Flecknoe represented Baildon Walkers are Welcome at the 10th anniversary get-together of reps from Walkers are Welcome towns, held in Hebden Bridge on Saturday 14 October. Lots of interesting ideas were shared about ways in which walkers can support our local economy, whilst enjoying the health and social benefits of walking in the countryside. …

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INTRODUCTION TO MAP-READING AND BASIC NAVIGATION. Saturday 19 May

This day course  will run from 9.30a.m. to 3.30p.m.  and will be led by Mervyn Flecknoe.  The morning session will be indoors at Wesleys, Baildon Methodist Church followed by an afternoon session to practive your learning out on Baildon Moor.  If you wish to book a place or make an enquiry, please email to info@baildonwalkersarewelcome.org There will be a charge …

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WELCOME TO JAPANESE VISITORS

On Monday 14 August, members of local Walkers are Welcome Groups from Baildon, Otley, Burley, and Bingley, welcomed two professors from Japan. Yuko and Suzuki were making a Japanese-government sponsored visit to British Walkers are Welcome towns to learn about the Walkers are Welcome initiative,  as the Japanese government is seeking to learn from other countries about possible ways to …