If you’ve been asking yourself ‘is there any guided walks near me?’, you’ve come to the right place! There are many local walking groups and organisations which regularly organise guided walks like the Bradford Council walks by the Countryside and Rights of Way Service, the local Ramblers group in Bradford, the Bradford CHA group, the Friends of St Ives or the Bingley & District History Society. Below is a list of guided walks starting or going through the town of Bingley or surrounding villages. We hope you will find this information helpful.

Table of Content - Guided Walks in Bingley

Walkers near Five Rise Locks in Bingley

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Self-Guided Walks in Bingley and Aire Valley

If you would prefer a 'diy walk', we currently have a great selection of walks in Bingley and surroundings. From a pram friendly walk to a hardcore ramble, there is something for everyone!

Bingley WaW Monthly Sunday Walks

Why not join us on one of our monthly 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.

Full Listing of Guided Walks in Bingley and Surroundings

To help you find the best suited walk, we’re constantly updating the calendar of walks and listing below. We also invite you to use public transports as much as possible to come along to these walks. We have a dedicating “travelling to Bingley" page detailing all the public transport options available to help you with this.

If you organise a public walk in the area and what it to be added in the listing, please contact us!

Calendar of Walks in Bingley and Surroundings
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28/11/2019

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Bradford Ramblers - River & Canal Variation
Meet 19:00 pm on Bingley Co-op Car Park, Off Ferncliffe Rd, off Main St (A650), Bingley, BD16 2AZ
Grid Reference: SE 109 390
Leader(s): John
Tel: 01274 563 928
04/12/2019

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Bradford Ramblers - St Ives
Meet 19:00 pm at St ives Estate bottom car park, Harden, Bingley, West Yorkshire, BD16 1BD
Grid Reference: SE100389
Leader(s): Glynis
Tel: 07975 609 147
08/12/2019

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Bingley WaW Sunday Walk Christmas Themed Walk
Meet 10:00 am Outside Bingley Arts Centre, Main St, Bingley, West Yorkshire, BD16 2LZ
Grid Reference: SE 106 390
A Jingle Bell Stroll: A special Christmas Carols walk organised by Bingley Walkers are Welcome commitee members. Expect singing along the way!
14/12/2019

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Bradford CHA - Mince Pie Walk (Linear walk).
Meet approx 9:46am opposite Wetherspoon, 212 Main St, Bingley BD16 2AH
Grid Reference: SE107390
This will be a linear walk from Bingley to Shipley.
Leader: Andrew Czenkusz

Note: Access for this walk is best using bus No 662 Bradford-Keighley - See schedule here. Most people are boarding the bus from Bradford Interchange at 9.32am.
21/12/2019

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Friends of DalesRail - Steeton & Silsden to Bingley
Meet 09:55am at Steeton & Silsden railway, Station Road, BD20 6SA - 09.26am train from Leeds and 9.44am train from Bingley.
Grid Reference: SE037448
Leader(s): TBA at the Steeton & Silsden Railway Station
Note: Friends of DalesRail free guided walks take place on Saturdays from the Leeds-Settle-Carlisle service. This walk will be a linear 10 miles and is classified as moderate/streneous. More information on the website.
21/12/2019

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Bradford CHA - Ilkley to Bingley (Linear walk).
Meet approx 10.17am at Ilkley Railway Station, Railway Road, Ilkley, LS29 8HQ
Grid Reference: SE117476
This will be a linear walk from Ilkley to Bingley
Leader: Malcolm Walters

Note: Access for this walk is best using the train. Most people are boarding the train from Bradford Forster Sqare at 9.46am. From Bingley, get the 9.38am and change at Shipley.
22/12/2019

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Bradford Countryside & Rights of Ways Service - Winter Solstice
Meet 7:30am Outside Bingley Arts Centre, Main St, Bingley, West Yorkshire, BD16 2LZ
Grid Reference: SE 106 390
4 miles (6.4km) - Circular - Bring a torch and your own breakfast. A steady climb to Druids Altar on good paths to hopefully see the first sunrise of winter.
Leader(s): Barbara Walker
26/12/2019

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Friends of Bracken Hall - Up and down Shipley Glen
Meet 11:00am opposite Bracken Hall on the Glen, Glen Road, Baildon, BD17 5EA.
Grid Reference: SE 131 389
Leader(s): John Dallas
A circular Boxing Day walk of 3 miles / 4.8 km
01/01/2020

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Bradford Countryside & Rights of Ways Service - Funny Hat and Wig Walk
Meet 12:30pm Outside Bingley Arts Centre, Main St, Bingley, West Yorkshire, BD16 2LZ
Grid Reference: SE 106 390
4 miles (6.4km) - Circular - Bring your packed lunch. Start as you mean to go on, blow away those cobwebs and boost your fitness for 2020. Some canal towpath, Morton Beck and Micklethwaite. Hats and wigs optional - the funnier the better.
Leader(s): Barbara Walker and Gillian Dale
12/01/2020

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Bingley WaW Sunday Walk
Meet 10:00 am Outside Bingley Arts Centre, Main St, Bingley, West Yorkshire, BD16 2LZ
Grid Reference: SE 106 390
Leader(s): Cedric Farineau
22/01/2020

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Bradford Countryside & Rights of Ways Service - Morton East and West
Meet 10:30 am at Morton Lane, Crossflatts, BD16 2DY - near the junction with the B6265 Keighley/Bingley
Grid Reference: SE 099 408
4 miles (6.4km) - Circular - Bring your packed lunch.
Leader(s): Colin Pitts
04/02/2020

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Bradford Countryside & Rights of Ways Service - Millennium Way No 03
Meet 10:30am opposite Cullingworth Parish Church, Station Rd, Cullingworth, BD13 5HT.
Grid Reference: SE 067 368
6.5 miles (10.4km) - Circular - Bring your packed lunch. This route takes in Hewenden Reservoir, Railway Viaduct, and Goitstock Waterfalls.
Leader(s): Eddie Nash
09/02/2020

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Bingley WaW Sunday Walk
Meet 10:00 am Outside Bingley Arts Centre, Main St, Bingley, West Yorkshire, BD16 2LZ
Grid Reference: SE 106 390
Leader(s): Susan Hart
16/02/2020

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Bradford Countryside & Rights of Ways Service - Crossflatts
Meet 10:30 am at The Royal (Public House), 26 Keighley Rd, Bingley BD16 2EZ
Grid Reference: SE 102 405
7 miles (11.2km) - Circular - Bring your packed lunch.
Leader: Ken Allen Snr.
27/02/2020

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Bradford Ramblers - Cullingworth Capers
Meet 19:00 pm at the War Memorial, Bingley Rd (B6429), Cullingworth, BD13 5HD
Grid Reference: SE 068 367
Leader(s): Muriel
Tel: 07981 106 470
08/03/2020

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Bingley WaW Sunday Walk
Meet 10:00 am Outside Bingley Arts Centre, Main St, Bingley, West Yorkshire, BD16 2LZ
Grid Reference: SE 106 390
Leader(s): Sue Dennis
08/03/2020

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Leeds Ramblers - Baildon Moor
Meet 10:30 am Baildon Potted Meat Stick, Ian Clough Hall car park, BD17 6LX
Grid Reference: SE154396
Leader(s): John
9.5mi / 15.3km (Circular)
Tel: 01274591373
14/03/2020

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Leeds Ramblers - St Ives
Meet 12:00 pm outside Bingley Railway Station, Wellington Street, Bingley, West Yorkshire, BD16 2NA
Grid Reference: SE 108 391
Leader(s): Peter Sweeney
6mi / 9.7km (Circular)
Tel: 07981 261 667
15/03/2020

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RSPB Airedale & Bradford Local Group - Goitstock Wood
Meet 7:00am at end of Goit Stock Lane, opposite the Malt Shovel Public House, Harden, Bingley, West Yorkshire, BD16 1JQ
Grid Reference: SE088378
Leader: Mark Doveston
Tel: 01274 582078
A FREE guided walk along Harden Beck open to everyone - members and non-members.

Guided Health Walks in Bingley

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.
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Archived listing of guided walks

We've been recording guided walks in Bingley and surroundings since July 2015! So if you are looking for an old walk and any of the information associated to it, check our archived listing.