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

Feb
20
Wed
Wednesday walk (Baildon Walking Group)
Feb 20 @ 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.

Dean Beck in Winter @ Meet Old Bridge on R. Wharfe at bottom of Stockeld Rd Ilkley
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm

Wednesday 20 February

Dean Beck in Winter

6.5 miles (10.4km) Circular

Packed lunch

Meet Howard Lloyd at 11am at the Old Bridge on the River Wharfe at the bottom of Stockeld Road, Ilkley for a walk on well established paths to the village of Nesfield. Climbing to Langbar and Upper Austby before descending with the promise of outstanding views of Lower Wharfedale. Please note the start point is 15 mins walk from Ilkley rail/bus station. ***

Bracken Hall Wild Wednesday @ Brackenhall Countryside Centre
Feb 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Activities for children in the Half Term holiday

 

Feb
27
Wed
Over Baildon Hill @ Bracken Hall Countryside Centre, Shipley Glen
Feb 27 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm

Wednesday 27 February

Over Baildon Hill

7 miles (11.2km) Circular

Packed lunch

Meet Eddie Nash at 10.30am on Shipley Glen opposite Brackenhall Countryside Centre. An open moorland/urban walk gradually rising from the River Aire to cross over the top of Baildon Hill. ***

Wednesday walk (Baildon Walking Group)
Feb 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.

Mar
6
Wed
Splitting the Aire @ BIngley Railway Station
Mar 6 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm

Wednesday 6 March

Splitting the Aire

6.5 miles (10.4km) Linear

Packed lunch

Meet David Anderson at 10.30am outside Bingley Railway Station for a walk on both sides of the River Aire, ending at Saltaire. Return by rail or bus. (Pay your own fare). ***

Wednesday walk (Baildon Walking Group)
Mar 6 @ 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.

Mar
9
Sat
BINGLEY LOOP OF THE WELCOME WAY: BAILDON WAW SECOND SATURDAY WALK FOR MARCH @ Meet at the Potted Meat Stick in cenre of Baildon
Mar 9 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
BINGLEY LOOP OF THE WELCOME WAY: BAILDON WAW SECOND SATURDAY WALK FOR MARCH @ Meet at the Potted Meat Stick in cenre of Baildon

Please note that the usual time for the start of Baildon Walkers are Welcome 2nd Saturday Guided Walks is now 10.00a.m.

Meet Jan Thom and Bob Davidson at the Potted Meat Stick for a guided walk which will largely follow the route of The Welcome Way Bingley Loop taking in Baildon Moor, and Eldwick heights.

We shall arrive at the Five Rise Locks Cafe in time for lunch to be purchased (or bring a picnic to eat nearby).

Option to return on foot along the canal (total for whole circular walk = 9 miles) , or you may prefer to end your walk at Bingley (5 miles) and return by public transport.

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

No booking required – just turn up.

In the event of totally inclement weather, the any cancellation will be posted on our Facebook page (which can be read at the bottom of the Home Page on our website).

www.baildonwalkersarewelcome.org

 

 

Mar
10
Sun
Monthly guided walk (Bingley Walkers are Welcome)
Mar 10 @ 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.

Mar
13
Wed
Shipley Glen @ Bracken Hall Countryside Centre, Shipley Glen
Mar 13 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm

Wednesday 13 March

Shipley Glen

4 miles (6.4km) Circular

Packed lunch

Meet Gillian Dale at 10.30am outside Bracken Hall on Shipley Glen for a walk on moorland and views of Saltaire. **