Guided Walk: Sat. 14 July. “KITES, COAL-PITS, AND CARNIVAL”: A BAILDON WALKERS ARE WELCOME SECOND SATURDAY GUIDED WALK. 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Suitable for all ages. Parents and Children-by-age and all children-at-heart welcome.  Meet Chris and Mervyn Flecknoe at The Potted Meat Stick in the centre of Baildon (adjacent to the Ian Clough Hall car park / BD17 6LX) for a leisurely circular walk with a bit of history about our industrial heritage thrown in. Bring a picnic and a kite if …

GUIDED EVENING WALK FOR THE SUMMER SOLSTICE

Some of you asked for an evening walk – and here it is! Celebrate the longest day of the year by joining our two hour guided walk on Thursday 21 June. Meet Walks Leader, Eddie Nash, at the Potted Meat Stick, next to the Ian Clough Hall car park, in the centre of Baildon at 7.00p.m. and return there around …

ALNMOUTH HERE WE COME!! Please book by 4 July 2018

Baildon Walkers are Welcome group is pleased to be able to offer our third short walking break holiday in parthernship with HF Holidays  – this time based in Alnmouth on the Northumberland coast. Monday 23 – Friday 29 March 2019. Initial closing date 4 July. What will be included: Historic Country House Hotel accommodation. Comfortable lounges, bar, drying room, gardens. …

PUBLIC TOILETS ARE RE-OPENED! SATURDAY 12 MAY 2018

Baildon’s public toilets are once again open to the public. They have been painted and decorated with murals of local scenes. Do drop in to see the murals!!! The more people who know the toilets are open, and pop in, the more we will keep them in good condition. The Chair of Baildon Town Council welcomed a crowd of local …

CANCELLED: INTRODUCTION TO MAP READING AND NAVIGATION: BOOK NOW!

This “Introduction to Map Reading and Navigation” day course  WILL NOT NOW TAKE PLACE ON SATURDAY 19 MAY. It seems that we cannot compete with the Royal Wedding and FA Cup, so the course will be postpooned to a later date. If you wish to register and interest for when the course is rescheduled, please email to info@baildonwalkersarewelcome.org T

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 …

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 …

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.

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. …

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 …