Archive – our past outdoor festivals

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Did you come to one of our past walking festivals? We hope you enjoyed our walks and we are looking forward to seeing you for our next events. They are always on the first May Bank Holiday. In the meantime, look at the pictures we took, you might recognise yourself!

The Countryside Code

Since the lockdown, walking has became a really good way of doing some extra exercise. Unfortunately, this has put more pressure on our countryside as more and more people have been out and about. To make sure that our countryside is protected for generations to come, the Government published in 2014 the Countryside Code. It’s a tool to help us all feel confident in enjoying time outdoors in a safe and respectful way. The code changed slightly over the years (especially during the Covid-19 pandemic) and below are the most up to date instructions:

Otley Road Pathway Improvements

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We are really delighted to update you on footpath improvements involving the Dales High Way, the Millennium Way and the Welcome Way along Otley Road across Rombalds Moor. Until recently, these routes all required walkers to brave the edge of the very busy Otley Road near Weecher Reservoir, with traffic whizzing by, for about 200 yards.

The four local Walkers are Welcome groups (Burley Otley, Bingley and Baildon) offered to work with…

Join our committee! We are looking for volunteers

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Bingley Walkers are Welcome has been established for six years and Covid permitting we are going from strength to strength. We hope to resume our monthly walks in the near future and hold our annual walking festival in late August.

We are looking to welcome new members to our already established committee of volunteers. At the moment we are meeting on Zoom but in normal times we meet no more than five or six times a year in a town centre location.

Would you be interested in getting involved with your community and…