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Guided Walk, Sat 22 Jul 2017

Bracken Hall Countryside Centre

Bracken Hall Countryside Centre


Glen Road,
BD17 5EA

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date event
Sat 22 Jul Fascinating Places around Baildon


Medium. 6 Miles. Circular.
Finishing mid-afternoon.

Meet Richard Freeman at Bracken Hall Countryside Centre (BD17 5EA).

Our initial route will provide us with wonderful views as we follow paths up and over Baildon Moor via Crook Farm, Hope Farm and Hope Lane. We shall then descend on tracks and quiet roads to Ferniehurst Dell Sculpture Park, before taking the path along the River Aire to Denso Marsten Nature Reserve and Buck Mill.

Our return will take us along the canal to Saltaire, Roberts Park and back to Bracken Hall via Trench Farm and Trench Woods. bring a picnic.

General advice for walks:
Come in strong shoes or boots and clothes appropriate to the weather.
Always carry water to drink, a snack, and any first aid supplies.
Read the information about each walk to choose the right ones for you.
Please listen carefully to any advice and information given by the walks-leader. S/he will aim to make the walk interesting and enjoyable.
Your safety is of prime importance to us, so please stay within the group (if you want to leave the walk before the end, please tell the leader).
Our walk-leaders have all undertaken training in walks-leadership. They are not required to be first aid trained and will not administer first aid.
They will carry a mobile phone to summon assistance if required.
Sorry - but we cannot accept dogs on these walks, except guide dogs.

Levels of walks on offer:
Easier - gentle, leisurely walk over generally good paths.
Medium - Some rough paths, stiles, or limited steeper ascents and a moderate pace.
Harder - A faster -paced and/ or longer walk with some rough paths and steeper ascents.

Education/study areaFacilities for educational visitsPicnic sitePublic toilets

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 22 Jul 2017 10:00



See location of Bracken Hall on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 131390  Lat: 53.84708 Long: -1.80235

By Road:
Leave A6038 at jct public house following B6151 to Baildon. Take 2nd left exit at roundabout (Baildon Village) and follow road for 1.75 miles to Shipley Glen. Turn right at T-junction and centre is 200yds on right.

By Public Transport:
Follow signs for Shipley Glen tramway. Ride up tramway, walk up side of tramway. Follow road, carry on past road junction on to open glen. Centre 200yds up road, on right-hand side.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport


  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets