What’s on

Below you will find details of forthcoming guided walks and events related to walking, in and around Baildon, organised by a variety of local organisations.

All walks listed are in the immediate proximity of Baildon or can be easily reached by public transport from Baildon. Public transport links to and from Baildon are great, with regular bus routes and a train station only a short walk from the village centre. You can also find links to local walking groups on our website, including Bradford Ramblers, who offer guided evening walks.

We are not responsible for the accuracy of the walks below and suggest you always contact the organiser for full details and to check the walk is going ahead.

Diary of events

Jun
3
Wed
Shipley Through the Trees @ Meet at junction of New Close Rd and Nab Lane on the A650 GR 125375
Jun 3 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm

A linear walk of 6 miles over Norr Hill to a height of 925ft. A challenging walk with steep inclines and declines. Bring a picnic lunch. No booking needed: just turn up.

Jun
20
Sat
Summer Solstice @ Meet at Wells Road car park, Ilkley (just past the cattle grid)
Jun 20 @ 3:30 am – 8:00 am

Bring a torch. warm clothing, and your breakfast for an exhilarating climb to the Twelve Apostles stone circle to see the first sunrise of summer 2020. No booking needed: just turn up.

Jun
24
Wed
Shipley Stride @ Meet at Brackenhall Countryside Centre
Jun 24 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Walk on the “old Shipley Stride” route, initially following the Dalesway path and then heading for lunch at aconce before climbing back over Baildon Moor to finish. 5 and a half miles. Pleaes bring a packed lunch. No booking needed: just turn up.

Jul
1
Wed
Around Sconce – An Old Mining Village @ Meet at Eaves Car Park, Baildon Moor
Jul 1 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

A circular walk over the Moor to Sconce. 3 miles. Bring a packed lunch No booking needed: just turn up.

Jul
2
Thu
Baildon WaW AGM (Zoom) @ Zoom
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jul
15
Wed
Where Angels fear to Tread @ Meet at The Potted Meat Stick in centre of Baildon
Jul 15 @ 10:45 am – 3:15 pm

A linear and energetic hike to Ilkley with some steep ascents and descents. Excellent views! Return from Ilkely by train. 8 miles. Bring a packed lunch No booking needed: just turn up.

Jul
22
Wed
Prince of Wales Park @ Meet at Brackenhall Countryside Centre
Jul 22 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

A circular, short and gentle family walk to the Prince of Wales park in Eldwick and back along Shipley Glen.  4 miles. Sorry route not suitable for pushcairs. No booking needed: just turn up.

Aug
26
Wed
All Along the Riverside @ Meet at Brackenhall Countryside Centre
Aug 26 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

A short and generally level circular walk, suitable for families (but not pushchairs) alongside the River Aire and the Leeds Liverpool Canal, there is a short incline towards the end to return to Shipley Glen.  4 and a half miles.  No booking needed: just turn up.