Current Walks Programme


For general information about our walks, please visit the About Our Walks page. Please contact the walk leader using the contact details given for further information or advice on any particular walk. Additional walks and last minute changes to walks published in this brochure will appear highlighted in red in the listing below.


Walks programme 27th October 2019 to 29th March 2020

To download or print a copy of this programme in pdf format please click here.


Note that the departure time of the 874 from Wakefield over the winter season is 0845 and not 0840 as listed in the printed programme.


Updated: Sunday 23 February. Troller's Gill. 11 miles. Strenuous. Start Barden Tower 1045. Finish Grassington 1630. Travel: Bus 874 from Wakefield 0845 via Leeds & Otley. Return: Bus 874 to Wakefield 1711. Involves some scrambling through Troller's Gill (alternative route if wet). Muppett. muppett@cnet.org.uk.

Please note that the finishing point for this walk is Grassington and not Burnsall as listed in the printed programme.


Saturday 29 February. Weets Top and Bordley 8 miles. Moderate. Start Malham 1030. Finish Threshfield 1600. Travel: Bus 75 from Skipton 0945. Return: Bus 72 to Skipton 1626. Colin 01943 430652.


Sunday 1 March. Mossdale. 9 miles. Strenuous. Start Grassington 1105. Finish Kettlewell 1615. Travel: Bus 874 from Wakefield 0845 via Leeds & Otley or bus 72 from Skipton 1030. Return: Bus 874 to Wakefield 1635. Paul 07423 388026. Involves use of open access land.


Sunday 8 March. Prosperous Mine. 8 miles. Moderate. Start Pateley Bridge 1115. Finish Pateley Bridge 1545. Travel: Bus 24 from Harrogate 1020. Return: Bus 24 to Harrogate 1625. Carol 07511 386190.


Sunday 15 March. Dowkabottom & Hawkswick Clowder. 8 miles. Strenuous. Start Kilnsey 1120. Finish Kilnsey 1620. Travel: Bus 874 from Wakefield 0845 via Leeds & Otley. Return: Bus 874 to Wakefield 1642. Paul 07423 388026. Involves use of pathless open access land with locked gates which will need to be climbed.


Sunday 22 March. Simon's Seat. 8.5 miles. Moderate/Strenuous. Start Bolton Abbey 1045. Finish Burnsall 1600. Travel: Bus 874 from Wakefield 0845 via Leeds & Otley. Return: Bus 874 to Wakefield 1711. Steep climbs both uphill and downhill. Muppett. muppett@cnet.org.uk.


Sunday 29 March. Dacre Banks circular. Visit Brimham Rocks and ancient woodlands. 7 miles. Moderate. Start: Dacre Banks 1056. Finish: Summerbridge or Dacre Banks approx. 1600. Travel: Bus 24 from Harrogate 1020. Bus 36 from Leeds 0915. Return: Bus 24 from Summerbridge (tea room) or Dacre Banks (pub) 1635 to Harrogate arr. 1714. Anne 01423 771656.


NEW WALK: Sunday 5 April. New Bridge to Ripley via Bishop Thornton. 8 miles. Moderate. Start: first bus stop after Birstwith 1041. Finish: Ripley approx. 1600. Travel: Bus 24 from Harrogate 1020. Bus 36 from Leeds 0915. Return: Bus 36 every 30 min (approx.) to Harrogate and Leeds. Anne 01423 771656.