Are you looking for an easy self-guided walk, a stroll or an amble in Bingley and surroundings? Is a 1 mile walk enough for you? No more than 2 hours? You’ve found the right page for it!

Listing of easy self guided walks in Bingley & surroundings

Walk TitleDifficultyDistanceSource
Bingley & LocksTiming: approx. 1/2 hour
1.2 miles - Linear WalkGowalking Keighley Logo - Small Size
Myrtle ParkTiming: approx. 1/2 hour
1.2 miles - Circular WalkGowalking Keighley Logo - Small Size
Bingley Myrtle Park & WoodsTiming: approx. 1 hour
1.9 miles - Circular WalkGowalking Keighley Logo - Small Size
The Bingley Five Rise Locks Family WalkTiming: 1 hour
2.1 miles - Circular WalkWalkers are Welcome logo - Small Size
East Riddlesden Hall to BingleyTiming: approx. 1 hour and 30 mins2.8 miles - Linear WalkGowalking Keighley Logo - Small Size
Bradford Fairtrade Way - Shipley to BingleyTiming: approx. 1 hour and 30 mins3 miles - Linear Walkfairtrade way logo
Micklethwaite and the Three and Five Rise LocksTiming: approx. 2 hours3.5 miles - Circular Walkvisit-bradford-64
Fields & Farms North of EldwickTiming: approx. 2 hours3.5 miles - Circular Walkvisit-bradford-64
Moss Carr Road to St Ives ParkTiming: approx. 2 hours3.5 miles - Linear WalkGowalking Keighley Logo - Small Size
Discovering Bingley – A walk around the townTiming: 1 hour 30 minutes3.6 miles - Circular WalkWalkers are Welcome logo - Small Size
Wildlife WalkTiming: 1 hour 30 minutes3.9 miles - Circular WalkWalkers are Welcome logo - Small Size
Between Two Waters and the Seven Arches AqueductTiming: 1 hour 30 minutes4.2 miles - Circular WalkWalkers are Welcome logo - Small Size

Sources of easy self-guided walks

Walkers are Welcome logo

Bingley Walkers are Welcome Walks

We have a selection of easy self-guided walks in Bingley for you. We aim to add even more in the forthcoming future.

Visit Bradford Tourist Office Walks

The local tourist office has put together a series of circular and linear self-guided walks for visitors and residents alike.

Bradford Fairtrade Way

Which Ordnance Survey Map for Bingley?

The Explorer Ordnance Survey (O.S.) map for Bingley is 288 “Bradford & Huddersfield - East Calderdale”. All the easy self-guided walks described below would need this map.
Ordnance Survey - 288 Map

"Bradford & Huddersfield - East Calderdale" 288 Map

Linear Walk – 1.2 Miles – 1/2 hour

From crossflatts to Bingley along the canal towpath, this family and pram friendly walk is ideal to discover the Five and Three Rise Locks of Bingley. Finish with a nice stroll into town for a deserving break!

Circular Walk – 1.2 Miles –  1/2 hour

Myrtle Park is a real gem in the middle of Bingley and this walk will show you all the beautiful aspects of it. From band stand to river bank, there is something for everyone in this family and pram friendly walk!

Circular Walk – 1.9 miles – 1 hour

A variation of the previous walk, this one is for the more adventurous with paths taking you up the hill above the River Aire bank. A great way to discover beyond Myrtle Park without much effort!

Circular Walk – 2.1 Miles – 1 hour

This easy canal walk which features one of the ‘seven wonders of the waterways’ mainly uses the towpath. It is suitable for everyone and is also pram friendly!

Linear Walk – 2.8 Miles – 1 & 1/2 hour

From the iconic East Riddlesden Hall National Trust property to Bingley, there is only one way and it’s along the canal! This easy walk has a lot to offer and we guarantee you won’t be disappointed.

Linear Walk – 3 Miles – 1 & 1/2 hour

An ideal family walk with plenty of industrial heritage and natural history, as well as some close up views of the magnificent structures along the Bingley bypass road.

Circular Walk – 3.5 Miles – 2 hours

A urban walk on the fringe of the countryside with lots of interest. You’ll go via the typical Dales village of Micklethwaite, finishing along the towpath of the Leeds Liverpool canal.

Circular Walk – 3.5 Miles – 2 hours

Quite an easy walk with no steep hills, walking mainly on farmland footpaths and along reservoirs to the north of Eldwick.

Linear Walk – 3.5 Miles – 2 hours

From the edge of Keighley to the beautiful Bingley St Ives Park, this walk will take you through the great Yorkshire countryside landscape.

Circular Walk – 3.6 Miles – 1 & 1/2 hour

This easy walk will take you all around town on a walk of discovery! It’s one of our favourites and is perfect for first time visitors or residents alike.

Circular Walk – 3.9 Miles – 1 & 1/2 hour

An easy wildlife walk which will take you along the riverside and through woodlands. Good chances to see deer and kingfishers!

Circular Walk – 4.2 Miles – 1 & 1/2 hour

The River Aire and the Leeds and Liverpool canal form an easy to follow route on this walk. You will also see a local architectural wonder known locally as the “Seven Arches Aqueduct".

Easy Health Walks in Bingley

If you feel it might be a bit too much for you, why not join one of the three weekly health walks available in the town? They are organised by Champions Show the Way part of the NHS Bradford District Care Trust.

Bingley WaW Sunday Walks

Why not join us on one of our regular guided walks every 2nd Sunday of the month? They are about 5 miles long (2 hours) and will give you the opportunity to discover the area in and around Bingley.

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