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Welcome to the event listings for the 2018 South Pennine Walk and Ride Festival. As we have so many events in 2018 we've introduced a new feature - you can now search the listings by activity, or by Local Authority area, using the filters on the right of the page. Then click on the event of your choice to get full details about start times and locations.

Updates


Due to the pocket guide going to print in July sometimes events have to change for the actual festival due to circumstances beyond our control. Please check the Walk and Ride Festival website for up to date advice.


- Event 69 Walking the West Pennine Way walk 4 of 6 in the pocket guide is to be held on Monday 17th September NOT on the Sunday.


- Extra events: August 23rd, 27th and 30th Walk and Ride Boost-boost your confidence in getting out into the South Pennines. Staups Lea Farm, Staups Lane, Blackshaw Head, Ol14 8RR. Contact amy@splattraining.co.uk



For self guided routes throughout the year visit www.walkridesouthpennines.co.uk.

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Training

08th September - National Navigation Awards Bronze ..

Start Time: 09:30
Participants learn basic skills of map selection, symbol interpretation, scale, orientation, distance estimation, compass skills planning and safety procedures. Receive a certificate for the National Navigational qualification - Bronze award. Part two on 9th September.
Spectator Event

08th September - Through the Lens Photographic Exhibition

Start Time: 10:00
A beautiful collection of photographs taken from this yeas Through the lens competition entries. The exhibition aims to show visitors the magic of the South Pennines captured on camera.
Spectator Event

08th September - Through the Lens Photographic Exhibition

Start Time: 10:00
A beautiful collection of photographs taken from this year?s ?Through the Lens? competition entries. The exhibition aims to show visitors the magic of the South Pennines, captured on camera. Photographs to include our iconic landscape, its wildlife, its people and the events that take place here in the South Pennines.
Spectator Event

08th September - Through the Lens Photographic Exhibition

Start Time: 10:00
A beautiful collection of photographs taken from this years Through the Lens competition entries. The exhibition aims to show visitors the magic of the South Pennines, captured on camera. Photographs to include our iconic landscape, its wildlife, its people and the events that take place here in the South Pennines.
Walk

08th September - Reaps, Hambeldon and Gorple

Start Time: 10:15
Clough Foot to Reaps Cross, Hoar Side Moor, Black Hambeldon (refreshment stop), Hare Stones, Dicken Rocks and Gorple Reservoirs
Kite Making Workshop

08th September - FLY! The South Pennines Kite Festival Kite-making workshop

Start Time: 10:30
Join us at The Piece Hall for the Halifax Heritage Festival celebrations. Learn about stories of years gone by in a special oral history exhibition and join one of the guided heritage tours. Families can get involved in creative workshops - have a go at making your own kite to fly today or at FLY! The South Pennines Kite Festival or make a vegetable creature before potato printing a scene to go with them. Booking may be required, visit thepiecehall.co.uk/whats-on
Walk

08th September - A Different Perspective

Start Time: 10:30
Discover the woods through your senses on this family walk with fun, hands-on activities. Led by Get Out More CIC. Meet at canal towpath, at the side of High Corn Mill just off Mill Bridge, Skipton. From Town Centre, head towards top of High Street near Holy Trinity Church, turn left to Mill Bridge. There are some steps down to towpath that leads to woods.
Walk

08th September - Todmorden Open Studios Trail

Start Time: 11:00
Use our map and brochure to plan your own self-guided walking trail around The Todmorden Open Studios event. Stroll around art exhibitions in the town centre or head for the hills to visit outlying artists studios. See brochure for venues offering disabled access. Not suitable for dogs. Also on 9th September. You can take as long as you like visiting as many studios as you like.
Walk

08th September - Photo Treasure Hunt

Start Time: 13:00
Walk through history finding a fossilised tree, village stocks, Pill box and much more on the West Pennine Way to Turton Tower returning through the ancient village of Chapeltown. Bring your camera. Suitable for all ages but children must be accompanied by an adult. No dogs please. contact Christine on 07854 260947
Walk

08th September - Castleshaw Roman Forts

Start Time: 14:00
Guided tour of site - setting of two roman forts on the Chester - York military road. Including 2014-2017 excavation results. No wheelchair access, rough ground, no toilets
Walk

08th September - The Overgate Hospice Midnight Walk

Start Time: 23:45
Starting at midnight on the 8th of September into the early morning of the 9th. This dog and family-friendly walk takes in a 7 or 13 mile round route around Calderdale with refreshments en-route and a goodie bag at the finish line. People usually finish between 2 and 6 hours depending on distance chosen.
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Award

09th September - National Navigation Award - Bronze Award PART 2

Start Time: 09:30
Provides the candidates with the basic skills of map selection, symbol interpretation, scale, orientation, use of handrails, distance estimation, compass skills, planning and safety procedures.
Cycle

09th September - Shibden Valley Explorer

Start Time: 09:30
A guided off-road cycle ride. A moderate mornings exploration of the bridleways around the beautiful Shibden Valley with members of the Rough Stuff Fellowship off-road Cycle Club. Not suitable for beginners.
Walk

09th September - Long way around Bobus

Start Time: 09:30
This challenging walk will take us on steep paths and rough terrain over the southern part of the National Trust estate.
Walk

09th September - Mens Memory Walk

Start Time: 10:00
From Waterfoot around the Cowpe Valley and back. Walk open to 'Men'. This is a walk for Men to share a special memory with the group. Men are encouraged to bring along a image or object which holds a special memory for themselves. Along the walk each Man will be encouraged to share their image and their memories.
Walk

09th September - The ups and downs of the Calder Valley

Start Time: 10:15
Assistance dogs only, family-friendly, guided circular walk.
Walk

09th September - Littleborough Circular

Start Time: 10:30
Circular walk doing a section of the Pennine Way to Warland reservoir (lunch stop) then return via Chelburn Moor and castle Clough. Far reaching South Pennines views on mostly good paths with few stiles. Not suitable for dogs or children.
Walk

09th September - Nordic Walk & Talk - Australian Family’s 7-year Experience in State of Qatar

Start Time: 11:00
Unusual and interesting chance to learn about the Middle East. Expected time 40 minutes. Children, families/adults welcome. Then borrow our Nordic Walking poles for sociable walk, suitable for beginners, with expert qualified Nordic Walking instructors Jean and John.
Spectator Event

09th September - Towneley Heritage & Woodland Day

Start Time: 12:00
Dozens of activities for all the family showcasing woodlands and heritage : traditional woodland crafts, working horses, funfair, forest school, birds of prey display, archaeology, bands and re-enactment.
Walk

09th September - A Stroll Around Stacksteads

Start Time: 14:00
A dog friendly and family walk. View sculptures, parks and gardens around Stacksteads, including the Greenway, Rosemount and the path of history.
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Walk

10th September - Two Towers Walk

Start Time: 09:00
Includes, streams, woods, fields and moorland, remains of Grants Tower on one side of the Irwell Valley, then spectacular views from the top of Peel Tower on the other.
Walk

10th September - Walking the West Pennine Way Walk 1 of 6

Start Time: 09:30
Walking The West Pennine Way over 6 days with Mick Chatham - a new 47 mile circular route. The main days walking will be circular walks on the West Pennine Way returning on stretch of Witton Weavers Way. A certificate will be issued to all who complete all 6 sections. Also takes place on: 12th, 14th, 17th, 19th and 21st. For all information contact Mick Chatham or get yourself a Walk and Ride Festival Pocket guide.
Walk

10th September - Padiham to Porters Gate

Start Time: 10:00
Burnley Way to top of Hambledon Hill on an old packhorse route back down past Hapton Tower then down to Bentley Green and on to Padiham Greenway to finish.
Walk

10th September - Meltham Health Walk

Start Time: 10:00
Health walk lasting up to an hour and a half exploring the local area followed by a cuppa in a local cafe. Also on 17th.
Walk

10th September - Marsden Nordic Walk

Start Time: 10:30
Try walking the Nordic way. We will lend you ploes and you too can feel the benefits of using your upper body to make walking a breeze, even up the hills. For more information and to book a pair of poles contact the office on 01484 847016
Walk

10th September - Langfield Common Heritage Walk

Start Time: 10:30
A high-level linear heritage walk that traces the boundary of Langfield Common above Todmorden, visiting packhorse tracks, a corpse road, milestones, boundary stones and a medieval deer park. Some rough ground involved.
Walk

10th September - Moorland Sling Walk

Start Time: 11:00
Come along for a pleasant amble with your babe in arms, bring sun hats or bobble hats for you and baby and protect yourselves from whatever weather we end up with on the day.
Walk

10th September - Walk and Talk Club

Start Time: 13:00

Walk

10th September - Wainhouse Wander

Start Time: 13:00
A gentle 4 mile circular walk taking in the grounds of Wainhouse Tower and the surrounding area in Skircoat and King Cross. A chance to meet new people and enjoy some local facts and history provided by our walk leader. Suitable for all abilities. Part of the Halifax Central Walk and Talk Initiative.
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Walk

11th September - The Burnley Way Round Briercliffe

Start Time: 10:00
Take a look at various interesting buildings in Haggate and Harle Syke with some historical snippets of interest. We will follow the Rivesr Don and Brun to Rowley Hall and lake for a refreshment stop. Walking by Swinden Water on the Burnley Way to Extwistle Hall and Monk Hall. A pop to Shores Hey Animal Sanctuary for a lunch stop. Taking in places associated with the Quakers of Pendle before back to the starting point to finish.
Walk

11th September - Lady Blantyres Rock

Start Time: 10:00
Walking past a place which was of great importance to the old religion of the Druids and monument to a mill owner who was genuinely concerned about the welfare of his employees. Dog friendly.
Cycle

11th September - Saddleworth Circuits

Start Time: 10:00
A gentle, mainly off-road exploration of the Saddleworth countryside with members of the Rough Stuff Fellowship Off-Road Cycling Club. Suitable for beginners. If riding with us all day lunch will be back at the Lime Kiln cafe. Expect to be back from the afternoon ride around 16:00. Two 12 mile rides morning ride meet from 10:00 for 10:30 start, afternoon meet 13:00 for 13:30 start or do both (24 miles).
Walk

11th September - Holmfirth Nordic Walk

Start Time: 10:00
Try walking the Nordic way. We will lend you some poles and if you arrive at 09:30 there is a half hour practice session before the main walk. Walk followed by a cuppa in the local cafe.Also on 18th September.
Walk

11th September - Slaithwaite Health walk

Start Time: 10:30
An hour long health walk exploring the local area followed by a cuppa in a local cafe. Also on 18th September.
Walk

11th September - Honley Health Walk

Start Time: 11:30
An hour long health walk exploring the local area. For more details contact Peter on 01484 321506. Also on 18th September.
Walk

11th September - Meltham Health Walk

Start Time: 13:30
A health walk exploring the local area followed by a cuppa in a local café. For more information contact Ann on 07779936026. www.kirklees.gov.uk/walking
Walk

11th September - Back to the Fells! Fell running Taster

Start Time: 18:30
Have you ever wondered what fell running is all about? Find out with a friendly, supportive group running in our beautiful Pennine landscape. If you are able to run or jog 3mls/5km or you go to the gym regularly to keep up a level of fitness then please come along and join us! Wear your grippiest trainers and remember to bring an extra layer for the moors! And do stop for a drink with us afterwards in the Shoulder of Mutton.
Walk

11th September - Pop Out Walk

Start Time: 18:30
This walk is designed to encourage people to pop out after work for a walk in our lovely countryside. The walk will start with a steep climb into the woods that surround the town. The ground is uneven and may be muddy after rain, so stout footwear is necessary. It is not suitable for pushchairs. Dogs will need to be on a lead
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Walk

12th September - West Pennine Way

Start Time: 09:30
Part 2 of 6 . The West Pennine way in 6 parts, this one takes in a stretch of Witten Weavers Way.
Walk

12th September - No Cat’ in Well

Start Time: 10:00
A lovely circuit of the Luddendean Valley visiting many historical points of interest. Dogs allowed on leads. Suitable for families with older children with endurance!
Walk

12th September - Walk and Talk with Warren

Start Time: 10:15
Visit a local nature reserve - Cromwell Bottom - birds, bees, trees, pond life, wild flowers, family friendly, easy access
Walk

12th September - Littleborough Walk

Start Time: 10:30
This walk crosses one of the quietest stretches of Littleborough’s moorlands. Parts of the walk are wet and rough underfoot.
Walk

12th September - Marsden National Trust Health Walk

Start Time: 10:45
A health walk exploring the local area.
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Walk

13th September - Above and Around Shore, Calderbrook and Chelburn

Start Time: 11:00
This circular walk follows parts of the Pennine Bridleway and Rochdale Way. We drop into Littleborough and head towards Clough and pass by the foot of Stansford Hill and climb Ringing Potts towards Summit. Crossing the A6033 we go above Chelburn Reservoir across the A58 and return to Lydgate via Stormer Hill. Fantastic upland views with good paths with inclines.
Walk

13th September - The Bronte Way to Gawthorpe

Start Time: 09:45
Bronte Way along the straight mile to Weavers Triangle, Ighten Manor and Gawthorpe Hall. Return via the Burnley Way an old ginny track, past wood carvings to the Marina Bistro.
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Walk

14th September - Woodland Wellbeing Walk

Start Time: 10:30
A mindful walk on Ilkley Moor for adults. A moderate walk with engaging exercises to connect with nature, reduce stress and feel more positive. Some steep hills. No children.
Walk

14th September - Holmfirth Health Walk (Upperthong circular)

Start Time: 10:45
Upperthong circular. A steady climb on a track up to the ancient village of Upperthong returning to Holmfirth via a wooded clough. Rewarding views of the countryside around Holmfirthand of Holme Moss. No stiles.
Walk

14th September - Walking the West Pennine Way - Walk 3 of 6

Start Time: 09:30
Walking the West Pennine Way over 6 days with Mick Chatham - a new 47 mile circular route. The main days walking will be circular walks on the West Pennine way returning on stretch of Rossendale Way. A certificate will be issued to all who complete all 6 sections.
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Walk

15th September - Marsden Walking Weekend

Start Time: 10:00
A weekend of walks, talks, outdoorsy stalls, film and food. Organised by Marsden Walkers are Welcome. A mix of walk terrains and lengths. A great choice of guided walks from woodland to moorland, both shorter and more challenging. Family-friendly walks included. Stalls from a host of community and outdoorsy organisations and vendors. A short mountain trike ramble with Experience Community. Evening food, music and film in The Mechanics. Note: there will be a mix of ticketed (paid) and free activities.
Walk

15th September - Walking in the Wake of Emily Bronte

Start Time: 10:00
A hearty yomp across the wild moorland Emily loved to roam high above Haworth and Oxenhope. The route takes in Top Withins, Alcomden Stones and Ponden Hall. Some boggy areas so good footwer essential. Well behaved dogs are welcome. A walk for experienced walkers only. Please bring a packed lunch and plenty to drink. Signed copies of Michael Stewarts new book, will be available to purchase after the walk.
Walk

15th September - Marsden Poetry Trail Moorland Hike

Start Time: 10:00
A poetry-themed hike taking in towpaths, hills and open moorland. Walk leader and local artist and poet, David Coldwell, will introduce you to a range of poets and poems at specific points on the trail. Search online: Halfwayhike Marsden Poetry Trail for more information.
Walk

15th September - Crompton Moor

Start Time: 10:30
The walk leaves the Piethorne Valley and explores the paths of Crompton Moor which is made up of a variety of habitats including open moorland, plantation pine woodland and dramatic quarries. Fine Pennine views are to be had and the walking is on mostly established trails. No children.
Walk

15th September - Guided Walk using 906 bus Widdop Gate to Gibson Mill

Start Time: 11:00
This is a short walk mainly in woodland and partly following the route of the old railway line used to build reservoirs. It starts with steep steps down and then follows the railway line, after which you then head down hill and follow the river down stream. Arriving at the mill pond continuing down to Gibson Mill. Gibson Mill is a National Trust property with facilities and refreshments available at the Weaving Shed cafe. From here you can then head back up the hill up the stone stepsto end at the Clough Hole car park, catching the 906 bus back. At Gibson Mill there is an option here to add a mile onto the walk following a wide track that contours along through woodland to Midghole car park to catch the 906 bus. The route can be muddy, so grippy footwear advisable. Dog/Family friendly area
Walk

15th September - Pop Out Walk, Longfield Hamlet

Start Time: 12:00
A walk along the canal towpath, on lanes and tracks with a short stretch of woodland and field paths. There are several stiles to cross. Great views. Point of interest including a Quaker graveyard.
Walk

15th September - Words and Walking for the Mind - Poetry in Motion

Start Time: 14:00
Poetry in motion. Immerse yourself in nature - appreciate the local area physically, mentally and emotionally including a nature reserve in Marsden, appreciate the physical environment, listen to some local poetry to lift your spirits, then over a cuppa, spend some time listening, sharing and discussing poems about the local landscape.
Walk

15th September - Castleshaw Roman Forts

Start Time: 14:00
Guided tour of site - setting of two roman forts on Chester - York military road. Including 2014-2017 excavation results. No wheelchair access, rough ground, no toilets
Walk

15th September - Deerhill Guided Walk

Start Time: 14:00
Some steep ascents and descents. Explore the north-facing high ground east of Marsden. Great views over Halifax, Huddersfield and Emley Moor.
Walk

15th September - Night on the Edge

Start Time: 19:15
Dusk to night walk on Blackstone Edge. We walk to the trig point at 472m. Gentle ascent of nearly 100m. Uneven terrain, gates. Booking essential. Headlamp essential. No dogs.
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Cycle

16th September - Cycle Ride to Foulridge

Start Time: 08:45
A hilly road cycle ride with a mid-morning coffee stop at Scar Top; option to return home for around lunchtime under the guidance of an experienced rider. Otherwise carry on to Foulridge returning by late afternoon. Route may change on the day depending on weather and participants. facebook.com/groups/ctccalderdale for information. Averaging 10-12 mph ride speed, depending on the hills, so we can chat and enjoy the scenery. We will not leave anyone behind.
Cycle

16th September - Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge

Start Time: 09:00
Grade varies, from the extremely difficult 35 mile route to the gentle, family friendly 15 mile route. The Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge, sponsored by All Terrain Cycles, is a popular event with routes suitable for all starndards of mountain bike and cyclo-cross rider, set up in the Pennine Moors. All entry fees go towards supporting Sue Ryders Manorlands Hospice care in the local area.
Training

16th September - An Introduction to Hill Walking in the Calder Valley

Start Time: 09:45
A practical introduction to map reading with members from the Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team, so you can start enjoying the hills safely. In this 4 hour beginners session we will cover: Basic map features, simple route planning and what to take with you on a day walk in the local area. Please bring: walking boots/ shoes with a grippy sole, small rucksack containing: waterproof jacket and trousers (if you have them), a hat, a spare warm layer, snacks and a drink.
Walk

16th September - Marsden Walking Weekend

Start Time: 10:00
A weekend of walks, talks, outdoorsy stalls, film and food. Organised by Marsden Walkers are Welcome. A mix of walk terrains and lengths. A great choice of guided walks: from woodland to moorland, both shorter and more challenging, Family friendly walks included, stalls from a host of community and outdoorsy organisations and vendors, a short mountain trike ramble with Experience Community, Evening food, music and film in the Mechanics. Note: there will be a mix of ticketed (paid) and free activities.
Walk

16th September - From Portsmouth to Holme - and Back

Start Time: 10:30
Walking the Burnley Way to above the Irwell Valley, onto the Ram Inn the over The Scouts. Back to the Roebuck for refreshments.
Walk

16th September - Saddleworth Saunter

Start Time: 10:30
A wide variety of scenery - riverside, bridleways, field paths, woodland, quiet lanes and towpath. Dogs allowed on leads.
Art workshop

16th September - Art From Nature taking inspiration from Andy Goldsworthy

Start Time: 12:30
A family workshop exploring 2D & 3D drawing and collage techniques using natural, re-cycled and man-made materials, led by Sarah OBoyle. All resources provided. You might like to go for a walk before the event and bring inspiration from what you find such as photographs (but please be aware of picking up anything unsavory - critters, monsters and mud). Visit our Open Studios and other activities.
Walk

16th September - Marsden Heritage Walk

Start Time: 13:30
Join us for a family friendly walk to hear stories of C15th farming, C18th weavers, textile magnates and Luddites. Dogs on leads welcome.
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Walk

17th September - Walking the West Pennine Way Walk 4 of 6

Start Time: 09:30
Walking the West Pennine Way over 6 days with Mick Chatham - a new 47 mile circular route. A certificate will be issued to all who complete all 6 sections.
Walk

17th September - Dementia-Friendly Towpath Walk

Start Time: 12:00
Dementia-friendly walk open to all including dogs. Follow the canal path to the Watermill pub at Salterhebble (via the halfway point at Salterhebble Locks). Time for you to buy and enjoy a relaxed lunch - returning to Copley when everyone is ready. The towpath is a well-maintained, generally level, tarmac surface except for approx 50 metres of cobbles with a short slope at Salterhebble Lock and a short slope from canal to street at the Watermill. Seats provided between Salterhebble Locks and The Watermill. We have a minibus available to convey people who don't wish to do the whole walk (minibus can call at Copley Bridge, Salterhebble Locks, and the Watermill pub).
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Walk

18th September - Stonebreaks to Lees

Start Time: 10:00
A walk along an old railway track to Stonebreaks past some rare breed chickens, geese and goats returning to Lees along an old railway track.
Walk

18th September - Sir Jonas, Higham and the Sabden Valley

Start Time: 10:00
Looking at places associated with Sir Jonas Moore - the founder of Greenwich Meantime - and halls, farms and hamlets in the Sabden Valley.
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Cycle

19th September - Ogden Water to Haworth

Start Time: 09:30
A moderate off-road ride to Haworth for lunch with members of the RSF Off-Road Cycling Club returning via bridleways, part of the Great Northern Railway Trail and quiet country lanes. Not suitable for beginners. Adults only.
Walk

19th September - Walking the West Pennine Way Walk 5 of 6

Start Time: 09:30
Walking the West Pennine Way over 6 days with Mick Chatham - a new 47 mile circular route. The main days walking will be circular walks on the West Pennine Way. A certificate will be issued to all who complete all 6 sections.
Walk

19th September - Todmorden Circular Walk

Start Time: 10:00
Starts at Todmorden Gordon Riggs Garden Centre, Mary Townley Loop, Chelburn Moor, Light Hazzels and Warland Reservoirs and Gaddings Dam. Packed lunch and drinks required. No children, unsuitable for people with disabilities.
Walk

19th September - Ramsbottom Circular

Start Time: 10:00
The walk will visit Summerseat, Peel Tower (with a challenging ascent), Nangreaves and part of the Irwell Sculpture Trail. For experienced walkers. Bring packed lunch. No children, unsuitable for people with disabilities.
Walk

19th September - A Walk Including Cowm Park Reservoir

Start Time: 10:30
Varied terrain including roads, tracks and paths, which can be muddy. The walk includes Healey Dell viaduct, part of the Rossendale Way, and Cowm Reservoir. No children. Unsuitable for people with disabilities.
Walk

19th September - Marsden Health Walk

Start Time: 11:00
An hour long health walk exploring the local area.
Walk

19th September - Words and Walking for the mind - Trails and Tales of a Tiger

Start Time: 12:30
Trails and tales of a tiger. Find out about Fenella, the Holmfirth Tiger - walk the streets where Fenella walked, then come together to find out local stories of the tiger who adopted Holmfirth as her home town from 1939 - 1950. A stroll around Holmfirth then back to the library for a cup of tea and listen to legendary tales about a tiger who travelled from Africa to become a pet loved by locals, or share your own memories and tales of this time.
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Walk

20th September - Roam & Rhyme

Start Time: 09:15
Bring a favourite poem or write one yourself celebrating the joys and benefits of walking, good health or the countryside to share with others on a delightful woodland walk in Sutton Clough and around the village of Sutton-in-Craven.
Walk

20th September - Moorland Heritage Walk on the West Pennine Way

Start Time: 09:15
Invigorating walk over moorland by reservoirs and ancient Deer Park, with landscape steeped in reminders of their industrial past, magnificent views all the way. Large car park. Bring packed lunch and drink.
Walk

20th September - Romans, Monks and Weavers

Start Time: 13:00
Castleshaw Valley. Roman forts, medieval grange, woollen clothiers, water-powered mills, reservoir navvies. Delph Bridge (chippy), Saddleworth, OL3 5DH. Delph is off A62.
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Walk

21st September - Walking the West Pennine Way walk 6 of 6

Start Time: 09:30
For further info see Monday 10th September West Pennine Way part 1 San Marino Belmont on A675.
Walk

21st September - Woodland Wellbeing Walk

Start Time: 10:30
A mindful walk in the woods for adults. A moderate walk with engaging exercises to connect with nature, reduce stress and feel more positive. Some steep hills. No dogs.
Walk

21st September - Holmfirth Health Walk (Cartworth Moor and Washpit circular)

Start Time: 10:45
Cartworth Moor and Washpit circular Follow an old track up to Cartworth Moor then lanes back to Holmfirth via Washpit. Views of Holme Moss and the textile industry past and present. No stiles. John: 07956 505808 Carol: 01484 661866
Walk

21st September - An Evening of Adventure

Start Time: 19:00
Three inspirational speakers share their stories of epic adventure, from cycling touring across Europe, to ultra-running challenges in the deserts of north Africa, the jungles of South America and the frozen wastes of the Arctic. See website for full details www.journeymanguides.co.uk
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Walk

22nd September - Outdoor First Aid PART 1

Start Time: 09:00
A practical two day course designed for people who use the outdoors for pleasure. This course is suitable for individuals, teachers, outdoor instructors, mountain bikers, in fact anyone. Part 2 is on 23rd September. Please contact 01254704898 for booking.
Training

22nd September - Mountain Training Hill Skills Part 1

Start Time: 09:00
If you do have some experience of hill walking but are not confident about planning walks, navigating and understanding the equipment required. candidates need to register with Mountain Training. Part 2 is on 23rd September. Contact for booking 01254704898.
Horse Ride

22nd September - Ponies for People Open Day

Start Time: 10:00
A family friendly opportunity to visit the farm, get hands on with Fell ponies, and have a ride.
Walk

22nd September - Saddleworth Aircraft Wrecks Walk

Start Time: 10:15
Following routes from the popular Saddleworth Discovery Walks guidebook, this challenging walk crosses high moorland terrain, visiting the sites of several WWII aircraft wrecks. Steep ascents & exposed moorland terrain. Suitable clothing, footwear and packed lunch required.
Walk

22nd September - Hebden Bridge Loop on the Pennine Way

Start Time: 10:30
The Hebden Bridge loop has a steep climb uphill to Heptonstall, up the Colden Valley on historic causey stones crossing the Packhorse Bridge before another uphill climb to Blackshaw Head. The route goes downhill to Charlestown and then up towards Horsehold and back to Hebden on tracks and cobbled paths. Superb views. Several stiles to negotiate. Stout shoes/boots required. Not suitable for pushchairs. Well controlled dogs welcome. Bring a picnic lunch.
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Cycle

23rd September - Bolton Abbey Ride

Start Time: 08:45
Hilly road ride to Bolton Abbey on a mixture of main and quiet roads at an average of 10 to 12 miles per hour.
Walk

23rd September - The Cragg Challenge 2018

Start Time: 09:00
Cycle climb (Cragg Vale), 5Km, 10 Km or 10 Mile Runs, 5 Mile school relay, 5km, 10Km or 10Mile Walks. Events on the 'longest continuous incline in England', through Cragg Vale. Walks and runs of 5K, 10K and 10 Mi using the road up and down the hill. Cycling event is an ascent of the hill, 5Mi. School relay ascent, 5Mi. Fully closed road, café? and other spectator activities at Start/Finish line.
Walk

23rd September - Hurstwood Circular

Start Time: 11:00
A scenic walk along a section of the Burnley Way and around reservoirs taking in history, the sci-fi-like landscape of Hushings and Sheddings, passing through the hamlet of Hurstwood where 16th Century poet Edmund Spencer once lived. Mostly well established paths with some slight inclines. No dogs or young children.
Walk

23rd September - Cider-ling around Honley

Start Time: 11:00
A walk in the Holme Valley south of Huddersfield, hilly in parts, and with light refreshments towards the end at the Cider Press, Deanhouse. Bring a packed lunch. Single people especially welcome.
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