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
23
Sat
SUMMER VERSE / SUMMER CREATIVE WRITING @ Otley Road, public footpath, opposite St James Church
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Walks start on Otley Road at the Public Footpath, opposite the lay by near St James Church. The walks are led by the warden and the duration is about two hours unless otherwise stated.

Summer Verse walk is from 10.00 – 12.00 followed by Creative Writing 1.00 – 3.00p.m.

 

 

Guided Walk – Friends of Bradford’s Becks. Five Becks Circular @ Meet at entrance to Chellow Dene
Jun 23 @ 10:30 am

6.5km (4 miles). Easy walking.

Jun
27
Wed
Wednesday walk (Baildon Walking Group)
Jun 27 @ 10:45 am

Gentle guided walks around Baildon. Every week on Wednesday mornings Baildon Walking Group offers a gentle one-hour walk. Meet at bottom of Springfield Road at 10.45am and then return to Wesleys for refreshments. All welcome.

Jul
4
Wed
Wednesday walk (Baildon Walking Group)
Jul 4 @ 10:45 am

Gentle guided walks around Baildon. Every week on Wednesday mornings Baildon Walking Group offers a gentle one-hour walk. Meet at bottom of Springfield Road at 10.45am and then return to Wesleys for refreshments. All welcome.

Jul
7
Sat
Cottinglet Heritage Trail Guided Tour @ Meet ourside Town Hall,
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am

A guided tour of Cottingley’s places of historic interest, led by a local historian.

Jul
8
Sun
Monthly guided walk (Bingley Walkers are Welcome)
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am

Bingley Walkers are Welcome run a guided walk on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 10am. Meet outside Bingley Arts Centre, Main Street, Bingley, BD16 2LZ. For further information visit their website.

Jul
11
Wed
Wednesday walk (Baildon Walking Group)
Jul 11 @ 10:45 am

Gentle guided walks around Baildon. Every week on Wednesday mornings Baildon Walking Group offers a gentle one-hour walk. Meet at bottom of Springfield Road at 10.45am and then return to Wesleys for refreshments. All welcome.

BUTTERFLIES WORSHOP @ DENSO MARSTEN NATURE RESERVE EDUCATION CENTRE
Jul 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Adult education workshop with Steve Warrilow Denso Marston NR Warden

 

Jul
14
Sat
“KITES, COAL PITS, AND CARNIVAL: A BAILDON WALKERS ARE WELCOME “SECOND SATURDAY” GUIDED WALK. @ Meet at Baildon Potted Meat Stick,
Jul 14 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm
"KITES, COAL PITS, AND CARNIVAL: A BAILDON WALKERS ARE WELCOME "SECOND SATURDAY" GUIDED WALK. @ Meet at Baildon Potted Meat Stick,

Meet Chris and Mervyn Flecknoe at The Potted Meat Stick in the centre of Baildon (adjacent to the Ian Clough Hall car park / BD17 6LX) for a circular walk with a bit of history about our industrial heritage thrown in. Bring a picnic and a kite if you have one, to enjoy at the top of the Moor by the trig point.

The walk will end at Baildon Rugby Club where Baildon Carnival will be taking place on that day,

This walks is of approximately 5 miles, with one significant, but not steep, ascents from Bracken Hall Green to the top of the Moor.

Please come dressed for all weathers and in walking boots or shoes with a good grip. Bring water to drink. Our Walks Leaders are not necessarily first aid trained, so please bring any medication or minor first aid equipment with you, plus water to drink and any snacks you may wish to nibble en route.  Sorry – we cannot accept dogs (except assistance dogs) on our guided walks.

Jul
18
Wed
Wednesday walk (Baildon Walking Group)
Jul 18 @ 10:45 am

Gentle guided walks around Baildon. Every week on Wednesday mornings Baildon Walking Group offers a gentle one-hour walk. Meet at bottom of Springfield Road at 10.45am and then return to Wesleys for refreshments. All welcome.