FOOTPATH CLOSED!

Bradford Council’s Rights of Way Officer has let us know of the closure of a Baildon  footpath which is on the Millennium Way and The Dales Way link path between Bradford and Ilkley; (and also  on  the route of the Welcome Way!) The recent bad weather has caused a section of the path near Glovershaw Farm to collapse.  We are …

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 …

PLANNING FOR THE YEAR AHEAD

Baildon Walkers Committee is holding an “Away Morning” at Brackenhall B&B on Friday 25 January. we shall be planning our guided walks and other activities for the coming year. If you would like to make a suggestion for a walk – perhaps on a particular theme, or to include a particular location – please email us at info@baildonwalkersarewelcome.org If you …

NOW FULL: ALNMOUTH: GROUP WALKING BREAK MARCH 25-29

This group holiday has proved very popular. 45 people are now booked to join Baildon Walkers are Welcome discounted group walking break in partnership with HF Holidays, in Northumberland in March. Choice of walks. If you want to be informed of future such trips, please get in touch at info@baildonwalkersarewelcome.org