BAILDON WaW COMMITTEE PLANNING FOR 2020 PROGRAMME

On Friday 17 January, the Committee of Baildon Walkers are Welcome, and some of our new walks leaders, met for the morning at Bracken Hall B&B to review our 2019 activities and plan for 2020. Thanks to Sally for the excellent hospitality.

TO BINGLEY: SAT 8 FEBRUARY. GUIDED WALK. THE BINGLEY LOOP (WELCOME WAY).

Join us for our February Guided Walk “To Bingley and Back along THE WELCOME WAY LOOP”. Meet Jan Thom and Chris Flecknoe at The Potted Meat Stick in the centre of Baildon at 10.00am. Lunch at Five Rise Locks Cafe (or bring a picnic to eat outside). Return to Baildon on public transport  from centre of Bingley straight after lunch  …

GUIDED WALK: SAT. 11 JANUARY 2020

17 walkers set off on our first guided walk of 2020 – and the sun shone on us!! Watch out for updates soon about our guided walk programme for 2020. The Committee will be meeting this Friday to plan for the year ahead. We look forward to lots more delightful walks in great company.  

SAT 27 APRIL: BIRDSONG GUIDED WALK.

Meet Baildon Walkers are Welcome walks leader, Bob Davidson, and Richard Smyth, local Saltaire writer on birdsong, at Bracken Hall Countryside Centre at 10.00a.m. for a gentle walk of up to 3 miles. Walk will finish by 12.30. Some of the walk may be over rough ground, so please wear footwear with good grip soles. For information about this and …

NAVIGATION DROP IN THIS SUNDAY (17TH MARCH)

Baildon Walkers are Welcome, in co-operation with Bracken Hall Countryside Centre, is providing two more opportunities for you to brush up on map-reading and navigation. SUNDAY MARCH 17TH. 1.00P.M. TO 4.00P.M. NAVIGATION DROP-IN AT BRACKENHALL. For beginners or to brush up your skills. Paul Robinson and Mervyn Flecknoe will be on hand to answer your questions, and there will be, …

TOP TIPS FOR WALKING AND TALKING

Click here to read about this new Ramblers initiative to spread the news about the benefits of walking and talking for mental health.

PEDESTRIAN RAILWAY BRIDGE TEMPORARY CLOSURE

PEDESTRIAN railway bridge linking two parts of Baildon is to be replaced, closing the footpath that uses it for several weeks. The footbridge between Upper Fyfe Lane and Hawthorn View is being dismantled and replaced with a new structure. The project will also see the footpath reconstructed and repairs to the masonry. Network Rail will be using road rail cranes …

HISTORICAL GUIDED WALK: CENTRE OF BAILDON, Saturday 9 February 2019

A Baildon Walkers are Welcome Second Saturday Walk. Meet at the Potted Meat Stick at 10.00a.m.  Please note earlier time. Well-known local historians, Mike and Tish Lawson, will lead a leisurely guided walk around the centre of Baildon, visiting and telling you about locations of historical interest. We are sorry that we cannot accept dogs other than assistance dogs on …

BINGLEY TO HOST NATIONAL WALKERS ARE WELCOME NORTHERN GET-TOGETHER

Saturday 11 May 2019 at Bingley Arts Centre, main Street, Bingley. BD16 2LZ from 10.00 – 16.00. Guest speakers, including the Chair of Baildon Walkers are Welcome, Bob Davidson; information stalls; and a local guided walk. Buffet lunch provided. £10 registration fee to include all refreshments and lunch. To register to attend: email: northern.get-together@bingleywalkersarewelcome.org.uk Click here for more information about the …