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

Oct
19
Sat
Autumn Bird Migration 2: Denso Marsten Nature Reserve workshop @ Education Centre at Nature Reserve
Oct 19 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

This is a follow-up to the September bird migration workshop. we will be focusing on the birds moving through the reserve and comparing the results with those from the September workshop. Binoculars advised.

Oct
23
Wed
Bradford Countryside Service Guided Walk: “Eddie’s Sanctuary” @ Opposite Bracken Hall Countryside Centre, Baildon
Oct 23 @ 10:30 am

Meet David Anderson for an ascent of Hope Hill before dropping down into Baildon for lunch and returning along Baildon Bank. 5 and a half miles; 8.8km. Packed lunch needed.

Nov
5
Tue
Bradford Countryside Service Guided Walk: “Circumnavigation of Baildon Moor” @ Meet at Ian Clough Car Park, centre of Baildon
Nov 5 @ 10:30 am

Meet Colin Pitts . Some rough moorland paths on this undulating walk. 6 miles, 9.7km. Packed lunch needed.

Nov
9
Sat
“ Yorkshire Armed Forces Sculpture Trail and Beyond ”. A Baildon WaW Second Saturday Guided Walk @ Meet at The Potted Meat Stick in the centre of Baildon
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Saturday 9th November.  Meet Pat Addinell at the Potted Meat Stick in centre of Baildon at 10.00a.m. (BD17 6LX) for a 6 mile circular walk – taking in Ferniehurst Dell, Riverside path and The Woolpack in Esholt.

There will be some ups and downs and mud so please wear appropriate footwear.

Please bring a picnic lunch and plenty to drink.

We are sorry that we cannot accept dogs other than assistance dogs on our guided walks.

The Sound of Silence: Denso Marsten Nature Reserve walk
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Do you like a challenge? The join the Warden for a silent walk around the reserve to look and listen, but don’t tell – well not till the end.

Evening Roost: Denso Marsten Nature Reserve walk
Nov 9 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Come and join the Warden as we look to see the brids going to bed and listen for any winter song. Wrap up warm as it could be chilly.

Nov
23
Sat
Mammal tracks and signs: Denso Marsten Nature Reserve workshop @ Education Centre at Nature Reserve
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Using the habitat boards that we have round the reserve,we will look at the tracks and signs that animals leave.

Dec
4
Wed
Bradford Countryside Service Guided Walk: “Station to Station” @ Meet at Saltaire Railway Station
Dec 4 @ 10:30 am

Meet Paul Mawson for a walk along the Aire Valley and the hills above Keighley Station. Return by train. 7 and a half miles 12km. Packed lunch needed.

Dec
11
Wed
Bradford Countryside Service Guided Walk: “Mince Pies for All” @ Meet at The Eaves car park, Baildon
Dec 11 @ 11:00 am

Meet at the Eaves car park for a circular walk of 4 and a half miles (7.2km). The walk will encompass Baildon Moor and Hawksworth via Gill Beck. Packed lunch needed

Dec
14
Sat
Christmas (P)reserve: a Denso Marsten Nature Reserve Walk @ Meet at footpath oposite St James Church on Otley Road
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join the Warden for the last walk of 2019 – plus some songs, mince pies and smiles.