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 …

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 …

BAILDON CARNIVAL. 9 JULY

Baildon Walkers are Welcome had a stall at the Carnival last weekend to promote our summer walks programme and make our publications available to local residents. We also signed up a number of new members! The photo is of Bradford Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress, Town Cllr Lesley Brook, with members of Baildon Walkers are Welcome, at the stall.

OUR NEXT SUMMER GUIDED WALK

Friday 11 August. BRACKENHALL TO BINGLEY FOR BRUNCH AND BACK. Medium walk. Circular. Meet Chris Flecknoe outside Bracken Hall Countryside Centre at 10.30a.m. for a delightful walk across the top of Shipley Glen and above Eldwick (with lovely views) before descending into Bingley through some surprising ginnels for brunch at the Five Rise Locks Cafe (or bring your own picnic). …