Walk Calendar

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Otley Walking Festival Office 07564 625129

Otley Walking Festival
June 24th to July 2nd 2017

Walking Festival calendar

Previous Day Saturday, June 24, 2017 Next Day
9:00

MOOR AND MORE - ADDINGHAM TO OTLEY

Meet Jeff Davies at 9am at Otley bus station for 762 bus to Addingham. Walk departs 9.45am. at the junction of Main St. and Church St., Addingham.

Beacon, moors, pastures, ridges, views.

15 miles              7 hrs.          Moderate/Hard           Linear

9:45

ILKLEY A DIFFERENT WAY

Meet Candy and Mike at White Cross Car Park, Guiseley, LS20 8LY.  Depart 9.45 am. Walk ends at Ilkley rail station, followed by £10 pasta meal in the potting sheds at The Black Hat Pub, Ilkley.  Booking essential from 9 May:  call Mike on 07759 210034

Steady stroll over paths and farmland with scenic views.

8 Miles.             5 hrs.                Moderate.            Linear

 

10:30

FOUR PUBS WALK

Meet Andy FitzGerald, in association with Otley Pub Club, outside the Junction pub, Bondgate, Otley, LS21 1AD. Depart 10am.

Superb walk visiting four pubs. Only one steep climb!

10 miles.             6.5 hrs.              Moderate          Circular

13:00

SWINSTY RESERVOIR CIRCULAR

Meet David Shaftoe, Open Country, at Swinsty Moor car park (Grid Ref: SE186538). Walk departs 1pm. Option for tea at Fewston Farm Shop, Upper Cobby Syke Farm (HG3 1SR). If you’d like a wheelchair pusher or a sighted guide, please let us know in advance. Booking for the walk is essential: Open Country 01423 507227.

Easy going, accessible, nature ramble at a gentle pace.

3 miles                  2 hrs.                 Easy               Circular

14:30

PSYCHOGEOGRAPHIC SOUND WALK

Meet Tim Waters at Otley Courthouse, Courthouse St., Otley, LS21 3AN. Depart 2.30pm.

We will be exploring the natural and man-made sounds that make up the unique soundscape of Otley. Get to experience the town in a new way. There is a break half way at Wharfemeadows Park for a cuppa and ice cream!

A fascinating experience – active listening and walking through Otley’s core. 

2.5 miles              2.5 hrs.                 Easy                Circular

15:30

WALKING TO WINE AT THE HALL

Meet Ruth and Sue at the sundial in Wharfemeadows park, Otley.  Depart 3.30 pm. A lovely walk to drinks on the terrace at Farnley Hall.  £5.50 (online) payable on booking.   Booking for the walk has now closed,

Field and meadow paths - some uphill at start rewarded by scenic views and drinks on the Terrace. 

4.5 miles             4 hrs.              Moderate              Circular

19:30

OTLEY PLAQUES WALK

Meet Mark Brockbank inside the Bridge St entrance to Wharfemeadows Park, Otley. Depart 7.30 pm.  Walk ends in Otley town centre with an optional hostelry visit.

Discover Otley’s history recorded by plaques and other markers.

2 miles                    2 hrs.                    Easy             Linear