SPRING MONDAY WALK PROGRAMME 2019

Season of sunny spells and showers

APRIL - MAY -JUNE

  

Please check the joining point for each walk as these vary.

Walks and programme subject to alteration due to frequent bus and train timetable changes. 

New walkers most welcome - just turn up at the joining point. Monday walks are approx 3-5 miles and finish at a pub or cafe for lunch (optional).

Please allow the Walk Leader to set the pace - stops will be made to allow slower walkers to catch up with the group.

If leaving the walk before the finish point please tell the Walk Leader.

ALL WALKS UNDERTAKEN AT YOUR OWN RISK  

 

8th April BM/BS - Saltaire Circular - Woods -river- canal- ducks (New Walk)

Meet at Leeds Railway Station. Train at 10.26

Return trains 12 minutes and 42 minutes past the hour.

Lunch Venue: Your free choice

 

15th April MD/JM - Ilkley Circular (Calvary)  Hilly walk

Meet at Leeds Bus Station Bus no X84 at 10.35.

There are some steep parts to this walk.

Return bus no X84 2 and 20 minutes past the hour.

Lunch Venue: The Lister Arms (Wetherspoons) or various cafes

 

22nd April  BANK HOLIDAY- AB/GB - Aberford to Garforth - Easy flat walk - woods

Meet outside Leeds Bus Station. Bus no 64 at 10.55 approx.  Please note change of time from that printed on the programme.

Various buses for return.

Lunch venue: The Fly Line

 

29th April - CS/RS - Rawdon Billings - Steady climb with scenic views three easy stiles.

We will be taking the less challenging path and this is not a very long walk.  On a clear day the views are spectacular so if you have binoculars do bring them.

Return Bus nos 34 or Flying Tiger 757 - quick route every 20 mins or 97 every 20 minutes.

Lunch Venue: The Stone Trough

 

6th May - BANK HOLIDAY - JC/BS - Pudsey to Bramley - Easy Paths

Meet at Armley Leisure Centre. Bus No 16 at 10.30 from Armley Town Street.

Various buses for return from Bramley.

Lunch Venue: The Unicorn (Wetherspoons)

 

13th May - CS/RS - Harewood Estate Circular - 4.8 miles. Reverse walk from Church Lane avoiding steep hills

Meet at Leeds Bus Station. Bus no 36 at 10.30.

This walk is in reverse to avoid the long uphill pulls and will also give a different aspect.

We will end at the Lodge House on the A61 but instead of walking back through the woods, which would extend the distance - optional (plus this pathway is sometimes closed by the Estate) we will catch the no 36 bus (every ten minutes) back to Harewood House to have lunch at The Muddy Boots Cafe. 

Please do not try to cross the A61 at the Lodge House for the bus back to Leeds.  This is a very busy and fast road with approaching traffic at 60 mile mph.

Return bus no 36 from outside Harewood Arms every 10 mins.

Lunch Venue: The Muddy Boots Cafe

 

20th May - AW - Barwick-in -Elmet to Crossgates - Dirt track and paths mostly flat.

Meet outside Leeds Bus Station. Bus no 64 at 10.24.

Return bus no 64 at 5 past and 25 to the hour.

Lunch Venue: The Barnbow Stonehouse

 

27th May - BANK HOLIDAY - JC/BS - Armley to Bramley - Canal - woods - hilly

Walk from Armley Leisure Centre - 4 miles approx.

Various buses for return.

Lunch Venue: The Unicorn (Wetherspoons) 

 

3rd June - CS/RS - Stanley Ferry South Circular - Easy paths - canal (NEW WALK)

Meet outside Leeds Bus Station. Bus no 444 at 10.30 approx.

Return bus (recommended) no 444 every 20 mins from Aberford Road or

Bus no 125 (single decker) from Ferry Lane 10 past hour to Wakefield Bus Station then Bus no 110 to Leeds

 Lunch Venue: The Ferry Inn

 

10th June - GB/AB - Oulton to Robin Hood via Rothwell Park - Easy paths - woods

Meet at Leeds Bus Station. Bus no 410 at 10.35.

Return Bus no 110 to Leeds every 10 mins.

Lunch Venue: The Angel

 

17th June - MD/JM - The Farmers to Farsley via viewpoint- Easy paths

Meet at Armley Leisure Centre. Bus no 72 from Mikes Carpets at 10.35.

Return Bus no 16 - frequent to Bramley (The Unicorn)

Lunch Venue:  The Unicorn (Wetherspoons)

 

24th June - AW - Gildersome Green to Morley Town Hall - Fields and cart tracks

Meet at Leeds Bus Station. Bus no 229 at 10.50.

Return Bus no 51/52 from Morley Town Hall every 10 mins.

Lunch Venue: The Picture House (Wetherspoons)