Craven Walks & Events Programme

Here are the details of our upcoming walks and events.

Walk Grades

Leisurely - for reasonably fit people with at least a little country walking experience.The walk may include unsurfaced rural paths. 
Moderate - for people with country walking experience and a good level of fitness. The walk may include some steep paths and open country and may be at a brisk pace. 
Strenuous - for experienced country walkers with an above average fitness level. The walk may include hills and rough country and may be at a brisk pace. 

Walkers in doubt about their fitness are advised to contact the leader in advance

Date Walk Name Walk length Meeting Time Meeting Place OS Grid Reference/Postcode  Leader(s) Tel

Saturday 7th December 2019

Grass Wood from Grassington 5.0 miles (moderate) 10.30 Conistone Bridge

Y.D.N.P. C.P. Grassington (fee)

SD 979 674
BD23 5HS

SE 003 637
BD23 5LR
Adrian 07770 615007

Saturday 14th December 2019


Malham Tarn to Darnbrook House

Windgate Nick downside up, Doubler Stones and Neb Stone view.
8.5 miles (moderate) 10.00 Malham Tarn C.P. south of Tarn

Darwin Gardens C.P., Wells Rd., Ilkley

SD 894 658
BD24 9PU

SE 117 471

LS29 9TF
Nick 07788 755860

Saturday 11th January 2020
Otley and the Chevin 8.0 miles (moderate) 10.00 Cattle Market St. C.P. Otley SE 203 457

LS21 1AH
Jeff and Judith 07513 474575

Saturday 18th January 2020

Canal and Countryside

Please note  - there will be an opportunity to call in at Abbotts Harbour Cafe in East Marton for lunch as this is the intended vicinity for the mid walk lunch stop. 
6.5 miles (moderate) 10.30 West St. C.P. Gargrave SD 931 543

BD23 3RJ
Maggie 07483 254143

Sunday 26th January 2020
Gargrave Circular 8.0 miles (moderate) 10.00 North St. C.P. Gargrave SD 932 543

BD23 3RN
Spencer and Tracey 07514 265624

Saturday 8th February 2020
Old Cote Moor 9.0 miles (moderate) 10.00 Y.D.N.P. C.P. Kettlewell (fee) SD 967 722

BD23 5QZ
Adrian 07770 615007

Sunday 16th February 2020
Gib Scar and Conistone Dib 6.5 miles (moderate) 10.00 Y.D.N.P. C.P. Grassington (fee) SE 003 637

BD23 5LR
Philip 07967 250543

Sunday 23rd February 2020
Trollers Gill 8.5 miles (moderate) 10.00 Red Lion Burnsall SE 032 611

BD23 6BU
Kelly and Kath 07934 251365

Saturday 7th March 2020
Mastiles Lane and Malham Moor 8.0 miles (moderate) 10.00 Conistone Bridge SD 979 674

BD23 5HS
John and Pam 07752 571772

Sunday 15th March 2020
A Den, a House and a Holme 7.0 miles (moderate) 11.00 Y.D.N.P. C.P. Buckden (fee) SD 942 772

BD23 5JA
Linda 07816 430917

Sunday 22nd March 2020
Weets Top and Bordley 8.0 miles (moderate) 10.00 Boss Moor Lane Hetton to Bordley Rd. SD 957 616

BD23 6NB
John and Pam 07752 571772
Saturday  11th April 2020 Over the Border Again
8.5 miles (moderate)

Note:Registered Assistance Dogs only please
10.00 Barley village C.P. SD 823 402

BB12 9JT
Judith and Trevor 07855 202315
Saturday 18th April 2020
Gargrave to Skipton via Sharp Haw and the Dales High Way
7.5 miles (moderate)

Coach St. C.P. Skipton (fee)

Note: Public transport to Gargrave. Walk returning to start point.
SD 987 516

BD23 1RJ
Andrew and Julia 07894 466418
Sunday 26th April 2020 Keighley Moor, Ponden and Stanbury 10.0 miles (moderate) 10.00
Haworth Parsonage C.P. (fee)
SE 029 372

BD22 8DS
Keith and Lesley 01274 596846

For your own and others’ safety, please abide by the guidelines issued by the  walk leader. Although every care is taken planning walks, we can accept no liability and participation is entirely at your own risk. Please bring a packed lunch and drinks. Boots or walking shoes and adequate rainwear are essential. For any further information please contact the walk leader or the Group Secretary, Jeff Halden, Tel: 01943 876713.

Registered Office:2nd Floor, Camelford House, 87-90 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TW
The Ramblers' Association is a registered charity (No. 1093577) and a company limited by guarantee (No. 4458492)

Upcoming Events

Saturday 6th June 2020.
Coach Ramble to Herriot Country

In line with the vision to complete the Herriot Way; a 52 mile long distance path running through some of the best scenery in the Yorkshire Dales; there will be the choice of two walks on offer. The first will be a strenuous 13 mile led linear walk (details to follow) and the alternative led walk will be a moderate 8/9 mile circular walk taking in Keld and Muker and including the wonderful wild flower meadows. 

A post walk two course meal is arranged at the Station Inn, Ribblehead. Details to follow in the new year.
Friday 10th to Sunday 12th July 2020


Walking Weekend in Whitby

There will be led walks on both Saturday and Sunday taking in the stunning coastal views. The walks are open to anyone and attendees are to book their own accommodation directly. As car parking is restricted it is advisable to book car parking at the hotel. 

The designated hotel is The Royal Hotel, Whitby which has 115 bedrooms, including 22 single rooms. They also have offers should you wish to extend your stay.

To book your accommodation you can book via Bay Hotels (Shearings) on 01942 418525 or online via the website

Further details regarding the above to follow in the new year.

Saturday 5th September 2020

Rail Ramble Around Garsdale

This is to involve walkers catching the same train to arrive at Garsdale Station. On arrival there will be an 8 mile circular led walk from the station followed by a meal before catching the returning train home.

Further details to follow in the new year.


The Ramblers' Association is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales.
Company registration number: 4458492.Registered Charity in England and Wales number: 1093577,
registered charity in Scotland, number: SC039799. Registered office: 2nd floor, Camelford House, 87-90 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TW.