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Walking Event, Sat 23 - Mon 25 Sep 2017, free entry

Ilkley Town Centre

Ilkley Town Centre

Address

Church Street,
Ilkley,
LS29 8HF

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date event
Sat 23 - Mon 25 Sep Mini Walking Festival
Fri 29 Sep - Sun 15 Oct Ilkley Literature Festival
Sun 1 Oct Real Food Ilkley Market
Thu 5 - Sun 8 Oct Ilkley Arts Trail 2017
Sun 5 Nov Real Food Ilkley Market
Sat 25 Nov Real Food Ilkley Market

Details

Stoke & Newcastle Ramblers, based in Stoke on Trent, are visiting Ilkley from 23rd - 25th Sept. During that time they will be leading 5 separate walks, details of which can be found on their website www.stokeandnewcastleramblers.org.uk/ All are welcome.

The Walks Are As Follows:

Saturday, 23rd September 2017
Ilkley Weekend walk to Low Utley - Meet at 09:00am at Ilkley Bus Station Station Road Ilkley.
This is a linear walk to Low Utley.We walk through the outskirts of Ilkley and make our way to Heber's Gyll onto the Dales High Way.Following the ridge for some distance before making our way down to Silsden. where we stop for lunch at The King's Arms. They have a good selection of real ales and you can eat your sandwiches in the pub, or there are a number of cafe bars close by if you wish.
At this stage you will have done 6 miles and if you wanted to you could catch a bus back to Ilkley which run every half hour.
After lunch we make our way out of town and follow a pleasant walk through a golf course and a wood looking down into the valley below, eventually arriving at Low Utley, where we catch a bus back to Ilkley.The fare is approximately £3 or free if you have a bus pass.
The approximate mileage for this walk is 10miles with the vertical ascent totalling 1660 ft.
Linear Walk
Start time 9am
(Estimated finish time 4:30 pm)

Saturday, 23rd September 2017 - Meet at 10:00am at Ilkley Visitor Information Centre, Town Hall Station Road Ilkley, LS29 8HB
Ilkley Weekend Walk on Middleton Moor
We will be walking on Middleton Moor to the north of Ilkley through woods, along bridleways, footpaths and a couple of country lanes. Towards the end of the walk, one route takes stepping stones across the river, but Kate will lead an alternative.
Circular walk
Start time 10:30am
(Estimated finish time 2:30 pm)

Sunday, 24th September 2017
Ilkley Weekend Walk - Meet at 09:00am at Ilkley Bus Station, Station Road, Ilkley, at 09:00am.
After meeting at Ilkley bus station, a short bus ride will take us to Draughton. From there we drop gently into the Wharfe Valley to pass through the scenic ruins of Bolton Abbey before climbing steeply again for a late pub stop in the picturesque village of Addingham. A shorter afternoon will see us return to Ilkley by way of Addingham Moorside. Splendid views all day.
Linear Walk
Start time 9am
(Estimated finish time 4 pm)

Sunday, 24th September 2017
Ilkley Weekend Walk along River Wharf and to the Cow and Calf Rocks - Meet at 10:00am at Ilkley Visitor Information Centre, Station Road, Ilkley, LS29 8HB
This is a figure of 8 (6miles + 2miles) walk so catering for both half-day and longer walkers. The route follows the Dales Way along the river Wharfe westwards towards Addingham. Turning off the Dales Way past Hollicroft Hall we go south until we reach the Dales High Way and Millennium Way. Turning east we return to Ilkley for lunch. We then go to the Cow and Calf Rocks before returning to Ilkley.
Circular walk
Start time 10am
(Estimated finish time 3 pm)

Monday, 25th September 2017
Ilkley Weekend Walk to the 12 Apostles and beyond - Meet at 10:00am at Ilkley Visitor Information Centre, Station Road, Ilkley, LS29 8HB.
This is a circular 5mile half day walk on Ilkley Moor. The route starts with a steep ascent onto Ilkley Moor which will be taken at a leisurely pace. The walk then proceeds in a south easterly direction along the Millennium Way before turning southwards along the Dales Way Link to reach the 12 Apostles stone circle. We then travel westwards along footpaths to reach Keighley Road at Whetstone Gate shortly after a wireless station. The route then follows the Keighley Road and its adjacent footpaths back to Ilkley. There is the option of a lunch stop near the end of the walk.
Circular walk
Start time 10am
(Estimated finish time 1:15 pm)

Accepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 23 - Mon 25 Sep 2017

Prices

Free entry

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 113478  Lat: 53.92623 Long: -1.82825

Facilities

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