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

Aug
12
Wed
“SPECIAL DEMENTIA FRIENDLY WALK”: A SUMMER SIXER WALK @ Meet at Roberts Park
Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

APOLOGIES: THIS WALK IS ALREADY FULLY BOOKED.

Because numbers must be limited to 1 Walks Leader plus 5 participants, we are introducing a BOOKING SYSTEM and giving ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE. Please read the information below carefully before booking. Bookings will be taken on a first come first serve basis.

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GUIDANCE FOR PEOPLE WISHING TO JOIN ONE OF OUR “SUMMER SIXERS” GUIDED WALKS:

1. Please read the description of the walks on offer carefully, in order to choose one that suits you.

2. If you have not done much walking during lockdown, consider choosing a walk that is well within your capacity.

3. Leaders will not be able to give you personal assistance which would involve close proximity or touch during the walk (except in an emergency), e.g. to cross stiles, or manage slippery slopes, so if you think you might need assistance please bring along a family member (i.e. book 2 places).

4. Please bring with you:
* any medication you might need, including plasters;
* hand santiser;
* water bottle and any snacks.

5. Please remember that, many paths will be stony or muddy (after all the rain we have been having) so please wear good footwear with non-slip soles.

6. To book, email info@baildonwalkersarewelcome.org giving the following information (maximum of 2 people from the same household per booking):
* Title and date of the walk you wish to book on.
* Your name/s, address, telephone number, email address.
* An emergency contact – name and telephone number – that we should contact in case you became ill during the walk.
* Any significant health information that you feel the leader should be aware of (we will treat this information in strict confidence and it will only be shared with the walk leader).

7. If, after having booked, you do not feel well in the days leading up to the walk, or on the day itself, please stay at home and do not join the walk. You can inform us that you are not going to participate by emailing the info@baildonwalkersarewelcome.org email .

8. If you arrive at the meet-up point appearing unwell, or without the footwear appropriate to the walk, the Walks Leader may need to ask you not to start the walk.

9. The walks will take place even if it is raining. We will only cancel if the weather is so bad as to be deemed a potential hazard – in which case we will telephone you as early as possible to let you know.

Aug
17
Mon
“LODE PIT BECK, HIGH ELDWICK AND RETURN”: A SUMMER SIXER WALK @ Meet at The Potted Meat Stick in centre of Baildon
Aug 17 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Monday 17 August. 1.30pm start. “LODE PIT BECK, HIGH ELDWICK AND RETURN”. 7.5 miles. Meet Walks Leader, Chris Flecknoe to ascend up and over Baildon Moor and down to Lode Pit Beck before continuing up to High Eldwick and back to Baildon across the horse-gallops. Aiming to return for 4.30pm.

Because numbers must be limited to 1 Walks Leader plus 5 participants, we are introducing a BOOKING SYSTEM and giving ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE. Please read the information below carefully before booking. Bookings will be taken on a first come first serve basis.

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GUIDANCE FOR PEOPLE WISHING TO JOIN ONE OF OUR “SUMMER SIXERS” GUIDED WALKS:

1. Please read the description of the walks on offer carefully, in order to choose one that suits you.

2. If you have not done much walking during lockdown, consider choosing a walk that is well within your capacity.

3. Leaders will not be able to give you personal assistance which would involve close proximity or touch during the walk (except in an emergency), e.g. to cross stiles, or manage slippery slopes, so if you think you might need assistance please bring along a family member (i.e. book 2 places).

4. Please bring with you:
* any medication you might need, including plasters;
* hand santiser;
* water bottle and any snacks.

5. Please remember that, many paths will be stony or muddy (after all the rain we have been having) so please wear good footwear with non-slip soles.

6. To book, email info@baildonwalkersarewelcome.org giving the following information (maximum of 2 people from the same household per booking):
* Title and date of the walk you wish to book on.
* Your name/s, address, telephone number, email address.
* An emergency contact – name and telephone number – that we should contact in case you became ill during the walk.
* Any significant health information that you feel the leader should be aware of (we will treat this information in strict confidence and it will only be shared with the walk leader).

7. If, after having booked, you do not feel well in the days leading up to the walk, or on the day itself, please stay at home and do not join the walk. You can inform us that you are not going to participate by emailing the info@baildonwalkersarewelcome.org email .

8. If you arrive at the meet-up point appearing unwell, or without the footwear appropriate to the walk, the Walks Leader may need to ask you not to start the walk.

9. The walks will take place even if it is raining. We will only cancel if the weather is so bad as to be deemed a potential hazard – in which case we will telephone you as early as possible to let you know.

Aug
20
Thu
“HAWKSWORTH CIRCULAR”: A SUMMER SIXER WALK @ Meet at The Potted Meat Stick in centre of Baildon
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Monday 20 August. 10.00am start. “HAWKSWORTH CIRCULAR”. 6 miles. Meet Walks Leader, Mervyn Flecknoe to follow tracks to Tong Park reservoir and up over the golf course to Hawksworth. Enjoy views down into the Wharfe Valley before returning via Hawksworth and the stepping stones over Gill Beck for the final ascent back to Baildon. Some steady ascents and descents and some stiles (and stepping stones across the river). Return for 1.00pm.

Because numbers must be limited to 1 Walks Leader plus 5 participants, we are introducing a BOOKING SYSTEM and giving ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE. Please read the information below carefully before booking. Bookings will be taken on a first come first serve basis.

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GUIDANCE FOR PEOPLE WISHING TO JOIN ONE OF OUR “SUMMER SIXERS” GUIDED WALKS:

1. Please read the description of the walks on offer carefully, in order to choose one that suits you.

2. If you have not done much walking during lockdown, consider choosing a walk that is well within your capacity.

3. Leaders will not be able to give you personal assistance which would involve close proximity or touch during the walk (except in an emergency), e.g. to cross stiles, or manage slippery slopes, so if you think you might need assistance please bring along a family member (i.e. book 2 places).

4. Please bring with you:
* any medication you might need, including plasters;
* hand santiser;
* water bottle and any snacks.

5. Please remember that, many paths will be stony or muddy (after all the rain we have been having) so please wear good footwear with non-slip soles.

6. To book, email info@baildonwalkersarewelcome.org giving the following information (maximum of 2 people from the same household per booking):
* Title and date of the walk you wish to book on.
* Your name/s, address, telephone number, email address.
* An emergency contact – name and telephone number – that we should contact in case you became ill during the walk.
* Any significant health information that you feel the leader should be aware of (we will treat this information in strict confidence and it will only be shared with the walk leader).

7. If, after having booked, you do not feel well in the days leading up to the walk, or on the day itself, please stay at home and do not join the walk. You can inform us that you are not going to participate by emailing the info@baildonwalkersarewelcome.org email .

8. If you arrive at the meet-up point appearing unwell, or without the footwear appropriate to the walk, the Walks Leader may need to ask you not to start the walk.

9. The walks will take place even if it is raining. We will only cancel if the weather is so bad as to be deemed a potential hazard – in which case we will telephone you as early as possible to let you know.

“A PINT AND A POOTLE”: A SUMMER SIXER WALK @ Meet at The Potted Meat Stick in centre of Baildon
Aug 20 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

THURSDAY 20 AUGUST. 1.30PM START. “A PINT AND A POOTLE”. A gentle walk of 4 miles. Meet Walks Leader, Pat Addinell for a triangular walk, passing St James Church, and along the canal to stop at Saltaire Brewery Tap for socially distance refreshment before returning to Baildon centre via Ferniehurst. No
stiles. Return time slightly dependent on refreshment stop, but aiming for 4.30pm.

Because numbers must be limited to 1 Walks Leader plus 5 participants, we are introducing a BOOKING SYSTEM and giving ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE. Please read the information below carefully before booking. Bookings will be taken on a first come first serve basis.

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GUIDANCE FOR PEOPLE WISHING TO JOIN ONE OF OUR “SUMMER SIXERS” GUIDED WALKS:

1. Please read the description of the walks on offer carefully, in order to choose one that suits you.

2. If you have not done much walking during lockdown, consider choosing a walk that is well within your capacity.

3. Leaders will not be able to give you personal assistance which would involve close proximity or touch during the walk (except in an emergency), e.g. to cross stiles, or manage slippery slopes, so if you think you might need assistance please bring along a family member (i.e. book 2 places).

4. Please bring with you:
* any medication you might need, including plasters;
* hand santiser;
* water bottle and any snacks.

5. Please remember that, many paths will be stony or muddy (after all the rain we have been having) so please wear good footwear with non-slip soles.

6. To book, email info@baildonwalkersarewelcome.org giving the following information (maximum of 2 people from the same household per booking):
* Title and date of the walk you wish to book on.
* Your name/s, address, telephone number, email address.
* An emergency contact – name and telephone number – that we should contact in case you became ill during the walk.
* Any significant health information that you feel the leader should be aware of (we will treat this information in strict confidence and it will only be shared with the walk leader).

7. If, after having booked, you do not feel well in the days leading up to the walk, or on the day itself, please stay at home and do not join the walk. You can inform us that you are not going to participate by emailing the info@baildonwalkersarewelcome.org email .

8. If you arrive at the meet-up point appearing unwell, or without the footwear appropriate to the walk, the Walks Leader may need to ask you not to start the walk.

9. The walks will take place even if it is raining. We will only cancel if the weather is so bad as to be deemed a potential hazard – in which case we will telephone you as early as possible to let you know.

Aug
27
Thu
A SUMMER SIXER WALK: “LADDERBANKS, ESHOLT AND RIVER AIRE CIRCUIT”. @ Meet at The Potted Meat Stick in centre of Baildon
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

THURSDAY 27 AUGUST. 10.00am start. “LADDERBANKS, ESHOLT AND RIVER AIRE CIRCUIT”. 5 miles. Meet Walks Leader, Bob Davidson to follow the route of one of the walks on the “Baildon Walkers are Welcome Four Walks” leaflet. After passing Tong Park reservoir and the walk will continue towards Hollins Hall, before descending to Esholt and then back, initially beside the river. There is inevitably a final ascent back up to the centre of Baildon. Return time for 12.30 – 1.00pm.

Because numbers must be limited to 1 Walks Leader plus 5 participants, we are introducing a BOOKING SYSTEM and giving ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE. Please read the information below carefully before booking.

Bookings will be taken on a first come first serve basis.

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GUIDANCE FOR PEOPLE WISHING TO JOIN ONE OF OUR “SUMMER SIXERS” GUIDED WALKS:

1. Please read the description of the walks on offer carefully, in order to choose one that suits you.

2. If you have not done much walking during lockdown, consider choosing a walk that is well within your capacity.

3. Leaders will not be able to give you personal assistance which would involve close proximity or touch during the walk (except in an emergency), e.g. to cross stiles, or manage slippery slopes, so if you think you might need assistance please bring along a family member (i.e. book 2 places).

4. Please bring with you:
* any medication you might need, including plasters;
* hand santiser;
* water bottle and any snacks.

5. Please remember that, many paths will be stony or muddy (after all the rain we have been having) so please wear good footwear with non-slip soles.

6. To book, email info@baildonwalkersarewelcome.org giving the following information (maximum of 2 people from the same household per booking):
* Title and date of the walk you wish to book on.
* Your name/s, address, telephone number, email address.
* An emergency contact – name and telephone number – that we should contact in case you became ill during the walk.
* Any significant health information that you feel the leader should be aware of (we will treat this information in strict confidence and it will only be shared with the walk leader).

7. If, after having booked, you do not feel well in the days leading up to the walk, or on the day itself, please stay at home and do not join the walk. You can inform us that you are not going to participate by emailing the info@baildonwalkersarewelcome.org email .

8. If you arrive at the meet-up point appearing unwell, or without the footwear appropriate to the walk, the Walks Leader may need to ask you not to start the walk.

9. The walks will take place even if it is raining. We will only cancel if the weather is so bad as to be deemed a potential hazard – in which case we will telephone you as early as possible to let you know.