Craven Walks & Events Programme

Here are the details of our upcoming walks and events in Craven and North Yorkshire.


Please bring a packed lunch and drink. Boots or walking shoes and adequate rainwear are essential. For any further information please contact the walk leader or the Group Secretary, Jeff Halden.


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

Saturday 14th October 2017
Coldstones 8.0 miles (moderate) 10.00
Showground CP Pateley Bridge (fee)
SE 157 655 Richard 01274 822370

Sunday 22nd October 2017
All A Bordley
6.0 miles (moderate)
Craven Ramblers' Annual Meal follows this walk - see below for further details.
10.00 Overspill CP Long Ashes Park, Threshfield SD 982 645 Andrew and Linda 01756 795455
Saturday 11th November 2017 Noyna Hill and Winewall 9.0 miles (moderate) 10.00
Far end Cafe Cargo.  CP Foulridge Wharf.
No dogs please.
SD 888 426 Judith 07855 202 315

Sunday 19th November 2017
Hebden and Grassington 6.0 miles (easy) 10.00 Hebden village SE 026 630 Kath 07812 099 016

Sunday 26th November 2017
Skipton Moor via Jenny Gill 9.5 miles (moderate) 10.00 Skipton High St. CP (fee) SD 992 518 Andrew and Julia 07894 466 418

Saturday 9th December 2017
Canalside and Pennine Way Walking 7.0 (moderate) 10.00 North St. CP Gargrave SD 932 543 Linda 01756 461228

Saturday 16th December 2017
Will We Spot An Otter? 5.5 miles (leisurely/moderate) 10.00 North St. CP Gargrave SD 932 543 Henry 01535 959908

Saturday 13th January 2018
Otley and the Chevin 8.0 miles (moderate) 10.00 Cattle Market St. CP Otley (fee) SE 203 457 Jeff and Judith 01943 876713

Sunday 21st January 2018

Kettlewell, Moor End and Starbotton
6.0 miles (moderate)
10.30 Kettlewell YDNP CP (fee)
SD 968 723
07967 250 543

Sunday 28th January 2018
Skipton Circular 10.0 (moderate) 10.00 Coach St. CP Skipton (fee) SD 987 516 Andrew and Linda 01756 795455

Saturday 10th February 2018
Rylstone Safari 7.5 miles (moderate) 10.00 Rylstone duck pond SD 968 587 Spencer and Tracey 01535 635989

Saturday 17th February 2018
Tong Park Dam 6.0 miles (moderate) 11.00 Bottom of Victoria Rd. Saltaire SE 139 381 Jeff and Judith 01943 876713

Sunday 25th February 2018
Attermire Cave 9.0 miles (moderate) 10.00 Viaduct CP Settle (fee) SD 819 638 Adrian 01943 830580

Saturday 10th March 2018
10.0 miles (moderate/strenuous)
No dogs please.
10.00 Junction of B6255/B6479 SD 765 793 Martin 07584 820 110

Saturday 17th March 2018

5.5 miles (moderate)
No dogs please.
11.00 Skirethorns Lane
SD 982 639
John and Pam
0113 2632172

Sunday 25th March 2018

Horton and Crummackdale Circular
7.5 miles (moderate) 10.00 Horton-in-Ribblesdale YDNP CP (fee) SD 807 725 Russel 07920 522 422

Sunday 8th April 2018
Winterburn Reservoir 6.0 miles (easy) 11.30 Hetton village SD 962 588 Andrew  01756 795455

Saturday 14th April 2018
Austwick and Moughton Scars 8.5 miles (moderate)
No dogs please.
10.00 Austwick main streeet SD 768 684 John and Pam 0113 2632172

Sunday 22nd April 2018
Knights and Falls 10.0 miles (moderate) 10.00 West Burton village green SE 017 867 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 12th May 2018
Coach Ramble to Grinton/Apedale and Reeth
The coach leaves Ilkley Od Bridge on Stockeld Rd., Ilkley. LS29 9HD at 9.00 am. The coach fare is £16 per person. Could you please pay this to Andrew by no later than 22nd April.

There are two walks on offer - 

A 10 mile circular walk from Grinton to Apedale  to be led by John and Pam Daniels.

A more leisurely walk of 6 miles from Reeth to be led by Phil Chadwick. 

There is also the option of doing your own walk or look around the village of Reeth should you wish to do so.

The post walk meal is at the CB Inn at Arkengarthdale and will be served at 17.30. The cost of the meal is £15.50 p.p. Could you please give Andrew the deposit of £5 for the meal and meal choices; along with the coach fare; by no later than 22nd April. 

The coach will depart from Arkengarthdale at around 19.00 and is due to return to Ilkley by 21.00.

The meal deposit is refundable for any cancellations received by Andrew before the end of 10th May. From 11th May cancellations will have to be paid for in full to the CB Inn on 12th May.
Payment of the balance for the meal will be collected and paid on 12th May.


Gammon & egg
with hand cut chips
‘Hodgsons choice’ fish pie
with leek and chedder mash
Fish & chips
Aubergine, tomato & mozzarella lasagne
with garlic bread


Sticky toffee pudding
With caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream
Lemon posset
Raspberry eton mess

To book the above event please contact Andrew Gold on 01756 795455 or
Sunday 24th June 2018
Summer Meal at the Calf's Head in Worston near Clitheroe

A table has been booked for the Craven Ramblers for a carvery meal at the Calf' Head, Worston. BB7 1QA. for 15.00. The meal costs £12.50 for two coures and £16.25 for three courses.

The meal follows a walk on the quieter side of Pendle Hill which takes in fine views of the Forest of Bowland and the Yorkshire Dales. 
The walk will depart from outside the Calf's Head at 9.30 and is categorised as an 8 mile strenuous walk. This will build up an appetite for those having the optional post walk meal.

Parking is available for patrons only. 

if you are interested in this event please pre-book places with Andrew Gold on 01756 795455 or
Friday 13th July to Sunday 15th July 2018

Annual Walking Weekend

Both a  short and a longer led walk are planned to take place on Saturday 14 July with a medium led walk arranged for Sunday 15 July.

The Windermere Hotel, Windermere is the designated hotel so please book your own accommodation for the weekend directy. The hotel has 70 bedrooms, including 10 single rooms. They also have offers, for example you can stay Sunday night as an extra if you wish to spend more time in the Lake District. The car park costs £8 per vehicle per day. You can book the accommodation you require by calling Coast & Country Hotels (Shearings) on 0844 499 9357
or booking on line via their website



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.