SALTAIRE FESTIVAL, 7-16 SEPTEMBER 2018

Why not take a stroll (or ride the Shipley Glen Tramway) down to enjoy this year’s Saltaire Festival (some of which takes place on Roberts Park (on the Baildon side of the river)? For more information go to the Saltaire Festival website at Homepage

FANCY A CHALLENGE? GUIDED WALK TO SKIPTON ALONG THE DALES HIGHWAY ROUTE

Fancy a Challenge?  Can you walk from Baildon to Skipton? SATURDAY 1 SEPTEMBER Join Paul Robinson for the first Baildon Walkers are Welcome CHALLENGE event which will take you on a 17 mile walk over the moors of Baildon, Bingley, Ilkley, Addingham, Draughton and Skipton, following the initial part of the route of The Dales Highway long-distance walk (devised 10 …

WORRIED ABOUT TICKS??

Following a question raised about ticks at our AGM, we consulted Baildon Medical Practice, and the Practice reports that he has not found any colleagues who have treated a tick-born infection nwhich originated in our area. The Practice feels that we live in a low risk area. Ticks can be particularly prevelant where there are wild deer. Unless attended to …

VISITORS FROM THE EAST!!

On Wednesday 11 July, Baildon Walkers are Welcome Committee were delighted to welcome 50 members of the Windmill Walkers Group from Cottingham, East Yorkshire, who came to walk in our lovely surroundings. Baildon Walkers are Welcome walks leaders offered our visitors a choice of two walks – and easier one alongside the canal and river; and a harder one, curcuiting …

Guided Walk: This coming Saturday 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 …

ALNMOUTH HERE WE COME!!

38 people have booked to join the Baildon Walkers are Welcome group 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. Thanks to all those who have booked. Only a small number of non-ensuite bedrooms (but facilities close by across a corridor) …

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 …