Walking Group

Cross Gates & District GNO > Walking Group

Walks of approximately three to four miles led by qualified leaders. We normally meet at our main office at the Newman Centre but please check details. Book in advance.

Date
Distance
Meeting Time
Travel
Description
Leader
20/1 4¼ miles 12pm at the Office Mini Bus Thwaite Mills to Bullerthorpe Lane. Good, firm, walking all the way as we follow the tow path from Leeds to near Woodlesford. Val and Sandra
27/1 3½ miles 12pm at the Office Mini Bus Meanwood Valley Trail. Woodhouse Moor to Ring Road.  Interesting paths and woodland as we follow the trail from Leeds to Ring Road. Brian and Sandra
3/2

 

3 ¾ miles 12pm at the Office Mini Bus Thorpe Arch to Wetherby Racecourse. Mainly flat. Firm. Easy walking, we follow an old railway line with good firm ground. No stiles or hills. Val and Sandra
10/2

 

3 ¼ miles 12pm at the Office Mini Bus Gallows Hill Country Park – Otley.   Good paths through the Country Park with excellent riverside walking, with no hills or stiles – with great views over Wharfedale. Roy and Brian
17/2

 

3 ½ miles 12pm at the Office Mini Bus Golden Acre Park and Breary Marsh. Attractive woodland. Lakes and ponds are visited on today’s walk using firm paths and tracks. One easy stile. Bob and Jacki
 

24/2

 

3 ¼ miles 12pm at the Office Mini Bus Bramham Park (from Fox and Grapes) Today’s linear walk uses footpaths in Bramham Park, viewing a temple, plus an obelisk and Ha-Ha before reaching Bramham. Brian and Val
2/3 3 ½ miles 12pm at the Office Mini Bus Meanwood Valley Trail – Ring Road to Golden Acre Park.  Interesting paths and woodland as we follow the trail. Some rough ground. Bob and Jacki
9/3 4 ½ miles 12pm at the Office Mini Bus Garforth to Astley Lane on the Leeds Country Way.  Discover firm lanes and field paths as we follow the Leeds Country Way west from Garforth. Roy and Sandra
16/3 3 ¾ 12pm at the Office Mini Bus Otley Chevin.  Great views as we circuit the Chevin top. Some rough ground and a long but shallow hill. Well worth the effort!! John and Sandra
23/3 3 miles 11am at the Office for 11.32am Leeds Train 12.15 or 12.29  Train to Horsforth Horsforth and Leeds Country Way. Field path, pavement and lane are used as we follow the Leeds Country Way.  A few stiles. Trains back to Leeds 07, 20 and 37. Brian and Roy
30/3 4 miles 12pm at the Office Mini Bus Smaws, Newton Kyme and the Wharfe.  This pretty walk uses lanes and paths plus a minor road, culminating with a fine stretch of the Wharfe. One stile. Sandra and John
6/4 3 ¼ miles 12pm  at the Office Mini Bus Aberford to Garforth.  We walk through Parlington Park – including the ‘Dark Arches’ and the ‘Fly Line’. Easy walking with no stiles. Bob and Jacki
13/4 No Walk – Easter Monday.
20/4 4 miles 12pm at the Office Mini Bus Harewood Lodge to Eccup.  From the Lodge we use pleasant woodland paths – near Emmerdale on the estate. No stiles Bob and Jacki
27/4 3 miles 12pm at the Office Mini Bus Saw Wood and Thorner. Flat, easy, walking through attractive woodland using paths and lanes – outward on the Leeds Country Way.   About four stiles. John and Val