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WELCOME TO THE SOUTH PENNINES park WALK RIDE FESTIVAL 2019 This pocket guide gives brief details of events during the South Pennines park Walk Ride Festival 2019 For further events advice on things to bring any changes to events and transport information please visit the Pennine Prospects website and those of the event organisers www pennineprospects co uk www walkandridefestival co uk

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Your safety and enjoyment of our Festival is paramount To help you and other participants enjoy events to the full please bear the following in mind Please come suitably equipped We would recommend sturdy footwear waterproofs hats suncream bus fare and drinks snacks as a minimum Check each event for specific recommendations Please let your event leader know of any medical conditions that may affect your enjoyment of the activity Leaders are responsible for guiding their whole party of which you are a part and as such you are subject to the leaders decisions made for the good of the party as a whole All events are undertaken at your own risk You are responsible for yourself children equipment or dogs check event details and if dogs allowed always keep on leads please The organisers and leaders cannot accept responsibility for loss or damage to personal property and injury however caused Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times be well socialised with other dogs and happy with families with young children

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Please be sensitive to residents landowners and grazing animals In exceptional circumstances the leaders may feel it is necessary to cancel the event e g inclement weather ill health or ask people not to participate e g unsuitably equipped Please accept the leader s advice they want to keep you all safe During the event try to always keep visual contact with the leader or back up Leaders may introduce and give you a briefing about the event before setting off explaining terrain obstacles etc Please take any advice the leaders provide If you would like to drop out of an event at any time please let the leader or back up know before leaving You will be able to get to most events starting points by public transport Please plan your journey to get to the start in plenty of time If arriving by car please park with consideration to local residents Duration of events are only approximate depending on the speed of the group

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C R E AT I V E I D E A S T O TA K E O N A W A L K t h e e g g f a c t o r y c o

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Saturday 07 09 19 1 EXPLORE look collect create Date Saturday 07 09 19 Start anywhere in the South Pennines Park Duration as long as you want gentle A little bag of creative ideas and activities for you to take on a walk any time any place anywhere EXPLORE is for using in parks fields city streets woodland up hills or even along the canal Buy your pack online www theeggfactory co shop Cost 10 per pack 2 postage 2 National Navigation Award Bronze Date Saturday 07 09 19 Second day on Sunday 08 09 19 Start Hollingworth Lake Visitor Centre Rakewood Road Littleborough OL15 0AQ Duration 5 miles 09 30 17 00 moderate Two day training course Participants will learn basic skills in map selection symbol interpretation scale orientation use of handrails distance estimation compass skills planning and safety procedures Transport bus train Littleborough station car Telephone 01254 704898 for a booking form oas altadv co uk Cost 120 inc certificate and course registration 3 Shiny Cotton Boat Date Saturday 07 09 19 Start Marsden Railway Station HD7 6DH Duration 13 miles 10 00 16 00 severe A strenuous guided walk with steep climbs and rough terrain over both sides of the Pennine Ridge taking in scenic reservoirs secluded brooks and historic pathways Dogs on leads welcome Transport bus train National Trust event

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Saturday 07 09 19 4 Tandem Riding Taster Date Saturday 07 09 19 Start Outdoor running track Leeds Road Sports Complex Leeds Road Huddersfield HD2 1YY Duration 2 hours drop in 10 00 12 00 gentle Can t ride a bike but would love to try Fancy a ride on a bicycle made for two This taster session is for you No experience necessary Wear loose clothing All equipment provided to ride a tandem bicycle with an experienced rider Tandem Trekkers offer a meet and greet service from Deighton Railway Station Advance notification necessary Contact hello tandemtrekkers org uk 5 Ancient Routeways across the Great Pennine Divide Date Saturday 07 09 19 Start Standedge Cutting car park Brun Clough Huddersfield Road A26 Saddleworth Duration 5 miles 10 00 14 00 moderate Walking in the footsteps of history you will discover the many trans Pennine highways including Roman roads pack horse trails toll roads and the Huddersfield Narrow Boat Canal all important trading routes to cross over and under the Pennines linking the historic counties of Lancashire and Yorkshire Transport bus between Oldham and Huddersfield car share Contact info saddleworthdiscoverywalks co uk unless stated all events are free but a donation towards our 2020 festival would be greatly appreciated

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Saturday 07 09 19 6 Moores and Valleys Date Saturday 07 09 19 Start Padiham centre Town Hall bus stop Burnley Road Padiham BB12 8BS Duration 9 miles 10 00 15 00 moderate Following the Burnley and Pendle Ways searching for the Father of Time in a hidden valley A book of the walk is available for a donation Dogs on leads Transport bus Contact Norman Mitchell at mitch1 hotmail co uk 7 Let s Play Out Date Saturday 07 09 19 Start Mill end Pleasure Grounds Meltham Duration 2 miles 10 00 12 00 Transport bus Get out and play in your local greenspace Come and join in with the fun and games from scavenger hunts and Befriend a Tree to old traditional games like Grandmother s Footsteps All ages welcome children under 15 must be accompanied Come dressed for the weather with strong footwear you don t mind getting muddy Bring some delicious food for a picnic With Splat Training 8 Light up the Tunnels Date Saturday 07 09 19 Start Hugh Business Park Bacup Road Waterfoot BB4 7BT Duration 1 mile 14 00 16 00 moderate Official opening of the Tunnels at Waterfoot Entertainment en route and refreshments at the end Transport bus 464 Organised by Stacksteads Countryside Park Group

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Saturday 07 09 19 9 Let s Play Out Date Saturday 07 09 19 Start Outside visitor centre entrance Towneley Hall Park Burnley Duration 2 miles 15 00 17 00 Transport bus Get out and play in your local greenspace Come and join in with the fun and games from scavenger hunts and Befriend a Tree to old traditional games like Grandmother s Footsteps All ages welcome children under 15 must be accompanied Come dressed for the weather with strong footwear you don t mind getting muddy Bring some delicious food for a picnic With Splat Training 10 The Butterfly Ball with the Magic Atlas Date Saturday 07 09 19 Start Gibson Mill NT Hardcastle Crags Hebden Bridge Duration 1 5 miles 13 30 and 15 30 90 minutes each session gentle Come and join Kirsty Almeida and The Pennine String Quartet for a magical day of creativity Take a walk through our enchanted woodland with story telling collecting nature s treasures and creating a Magic Atlas whilst listening to a string quartet Dress up for the Butterfly Ball Transport bus Eventbrite reference 13 30 63340847179 15 30 63381535880 Cost Free but tickets must be booked Picnic boxes can be ordered at 4 99 from the National Trust Mill Caf on the day unless stated all events are free but a donation towards our 2020 festival would be greatly appreciated

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Saturday 07 09 19 11 Spirit of Place An Evening of Strings with the Pennine Quartet Date Saturday 07 09 19 Start Midgehole car park NT Hardcastle Crags Hebden Bridge Duration 3 miles 17 30 18 30 walk from car park pre concert fizz and canap s 18 30 concert starts at 19 00 gentle Stroll through the beautiful woodland of Hardcastle Crags to Gibson Mill treat yourself to a glass of fizz and canap s included in ticket price or a tipple from the NT run bottle bar before an evening of collaborative classical folk fusion with the Pennine Quartet and Kirsty Almeida Bring a torch for the walk back Please book a place on the shuttlebus from Hebden Bridge or Midgehole car park if you have mobility needs through adele adams pennineprospects co uk once you have secured tickets Please be aware that the event is on the 1st floor with no lift access Bookable through https www eventbrite com e spiritof place an evening of strings and folk fusion with thepennine quartet tickets 63381934071 Cost 12 Booking Fee

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Sunday 08 09 19 12 The Cragg Vale Coiners Walk Date Sunday 08 09 19 Start Outside Dusty Miller public house Burnley Road Mytholmroyd Hebden Bridge HX7 5LH Duration 6 miles 13 00 17 00 moderate Inspired by the real life story of the Cragg Vale Coiners this route takes in several key locations that feature in the acclaimed novel The Gallows Pole which charts the rise and fall of King David Hartley and an 18th century criminal enterprise that rocked the national economy A unique collaboration between novelist Ben Myers and cartographer Christopher Goddard the diverse route takes in ancient woods moorlands stunning views and haunts of the murderous Cragg Vale Coiners Transport bus train Contact Mick Chatham at mai alman talktalk net or call 01706 379318 for more information 13 Woods and Water Date Sunday 08 09 19 Start War Memorial Gardens Victoria Road Bailiff Bridge HD6 4DZ Duration 8 5 miles 10 00 15 00 moderate A walk in countryside with plenty of streams and woodland Transport bus Organised by Huddersfield Ramblers

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Sunday 08 09 19 14 Going over the Edge Date Sunday 08 09 19 Start Hare and Hounds public house car park Burnley Road Todmorden OL14 8EA Duration 4 miles 10 00 14 00 moderate A climb up some steep sections from the valley onto Todmorden Edge and back down to Todmorden Park visiting sites relating to honest John Fielding Dogs on leads welcome Transport bus train Contact Norman Mitchell at mitch1 hotmail co uk 15 Centre Vale History Walk Date Sunday 08 09 19 Start Old Coach Yard behind Lucky Dog along from the John Fielden statue Centre Vale Park Todmorden Duration 2 miles 10 30 12 30 moderate A heritage trail through beautiful woodland with stories of the changed landscape and some of the people who have lived in Centre Vale Some steep and muddy parts Family and dog friendly but may be unsuitable for the very young Transport bus train Organised by The Friends of Centre Vale Park 16 Ogden or Two Ponds Date Sunday 08 09 19 Start Denholme Velvets Mill car park at Denholme Gate on A629 Duration 6 5 miles 11 00 severe Up the walled lane to Thornton Moor reservoir then over Ovenden to Ogden Water Bring a packed lunch Organised by www bradford gov uk countryside

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Sunday 08 09 19 17 Cliffe Castle EXPLORers artefact Hunt Date Sunday 08 09 19 Start Cliffe Castle Museum and Park Spring Gardens Lane Keighley BD20 6LQ On the lawn outside museum entrance Duration 1 mile 11 00 16 00 drop in gentle Come and EXPLORE the grounds of Cliffe Castle Museum and Park Join our print camp where you will find Herbert Morley the Explorer and Mitch the printmaker Make a map and go on a quest to find the treasures of Cliffe Castle Don t forget to visit the Museum to explore the exhibition A Yorkshireman s Travels Transport bus train www bradfordmuseums org venues cliffe castle museum 18 Romans Cistercians Weavers Date Sunday 08 09 19 Start Saddleworth Delph Bridge near Chippy OL3 5DH Duration 4 miles 13 00 16 30 gentle Visit the Castleshaw Valley Roman Fort sites medieval grange iron smelting old routeways early farming domestic weaving and water mills Many stiles so no dogs Community toilet facilities in Delph pubs Transport bus For and on behalf of The Friends of Castleshaw Roman Forts unless stated all events are free but a donation towards our 2020 festival would be greatly appreciated

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Monday 09 09 19 19 Moorland Myths and Legends Date Monday 09 09 19 Start Outside Hare and Hounds 400 Bolton Road West Ramsbottom Holcombe Brook Bury BL0 9RY Duration 11 miles 09 00 15 00 severe West Pennine Moors circular walk through ancient woodland onto the moors visiting intriguing places along the way Packed lunch needed Transport bus Organised by Greenmount Village Community Walking Group www westpennineway org info westpennineway org 20 Dammed if you do dammed if you don t Part 1 Date Monday 09 09 19 Start Outside The Summit Inn 140 Todmorden Road Littleborough OL15 9QX Duration 14 miles 10 00 17 00 moderate A walk over 6 days but feel free to turn up for just one part or all exploring the reservoirs and dams of Calderdale Those brave or foolish enough to do all 6 walks will receive a certificate of achievement Transport bus Contact Mick Chatham at mai alman talktalk net or call 01706 379318 for more information unless stated all events are free but a donation towards our 2020 festival would be greatly appreciated

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Monday 09 09 19 21 Worsthorne to Entwistle Date Monday 09 09 19 Start Worsthorne Village Square outside church bus terminus Duration 8 miles 10 00 16 00 severe From Worsthorne to Hurstwood Roggerham and Entwistle on the Burnley Way and back via Rowley Lake Pub stop on way back Transport bus Contact Norman Mitchell at mitch1 hotmail co uk 22 Meltham Health Walk Date Monday 09 09 19 Event repeated on Monday 16 09 19 Start Meltham Carlisle Street car park Carlisle Street Meltham HD9 4AE Duration 10 00 11 30 gentle Health walk exploring the local area followed by a cuppa in a local caf Transport bus Contact Patrice on 01484 851498 or 07779036788 for more information www kirklees gov uk walking 23 Marsden Nordic Walk Date Monday 09 09 19 Start National Trust Office near train station Old Goods Yard Station Road Marsden HD7 6DH Duration 10 30 12 00 moderate Try walking the Nordic way We will lend you a set of poles so you can feel the benefits of using your upper body to make walking a breeze even up the hills Transport bus train Event is repeated on 16th September www kirklees gov uk walking Contact 01484 847016 to book poles

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Monday 09 09 19 24 Hoof Stones Height and Reaps Cross Date Monday 09 09 19 Start Todmorden Station Todmorden OL14 7AA Duration 12 miles 10 30 16 30 severe A high level linear heritage walk following the moor north of the Calder between Hoof Stones Height and Heptonstall visiting wayside crosses milestones and boundary markers Some steep and rough parts Ends at Hebden Bridge train station Transport bus train Contact leader on 07800 611060 Organised by the Milestone Society 25 Moon Walk and Stargazing Date Monday 09 09 19 Start Meet at the junction of Marsh Lane signed as the Pennine Bridle way and Badger Lane Blackshaw Head near Heptonstall Hebden Bridge Park on the road and meet walk leader Richard Darn in his hi vis jacket Duration 1 mile 20 15 22 00 gentle To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing we ll take a twilight trek and use telescopes to spy our nearest neighbour in space along with Saturn Goes ahead in all weather and bring a torch Strictly 20 places richard richarddarn com or 07753 670038 unless stated all events are free but a donation towards our 2020 festival would be greatly appreciated

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Tuesday 10 09 19 26 From Aire to There Date Tuesday 10 09 19 Start Bingley railway station Wellington Street Bingley BD16 2NA Duration 7 miles 10 00 14 00 moderate A walk along the Aire Valley linked by farmland and villages making good use of the Leeds and Liverpool canal with a brief stop at the Five Rise Locks Dog friendly Bring drink and snack Transport bus train www letswalkinpendle co uk pendle walks outlook com Fee payable for station car park 27 Exploring Judy Woods Date Tuesday 10 09 19 Start Station Road Wyke BD12 8LA no parking on continuous white central line Duration 6 miles 10 00 15 00 moderate Exploring a disused coal mining area and archeological site with bell pits Some stiles and steep and rough paths Bring food and a drink Transport bus Organised by Brighouse Tuesday Walkers 28 Slaithwaite Health Walk Date Tuesday 10 09 19 Event repeated on Tuesday 17 09 19 Start Colne Valley Leisure Centre meet outside Sports hall entrance New Street Slaithwaite HD7 5AB Duration 10 30 11 30 gentle An hour long health walk exploring the local area followed by a cuppa in a local caf Transport bus train Contact Colin on 07984 105726 for more information www kirklees gov uk walking

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Tuesday 10 09 19 29 Saddleworth Circuits with RSF Date Tuesday 10 09 19 Start Lime Kiln Caf Brownhill Visitor Centre Uppermill OL3 5NW Duration 12 miles morning 10 30 12 30 12 miles afternoon 13 30 16 00 gentle Morning and afternoon ride or both Mainly off road exploration of the Saddleworth countryside with members of RSF Off Road Cycling Club with lunch at the Lime Kiln Caf Transport train Please park in canal side car park off Wool Road A670 Organised by Rough Stuff Fellowship North Peak and South Pennines Group www rsf org uk Contact Rob Newton 07941 757685 30 Rombald s Way Date Tuesday 10 09 19 Start Outside Addingham Library Duration 6 miles 10 30 moderate Walk an undulating old trade route with extensive views Return from Skipton by bus pay your own fare Transport bus Organised by www bradford gov uk countryside Bus fare needed 31 Honley Health walk Date Tuesday 10 09 19 Event repeated on Tuesday 17 09 19 Start Honley Library meet outside the entrance West Avenue Honley HD9 6HF Duration 11 30 12 30 gentle Explore the local area Transport bus Contact Peter on 01484 321506 www kirklees gov uk walking

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Tuesday 10 09 19 32 Meltham Health walk Date Tuesday 10 09 19 Event repeated on Tuesday 17 09 19 Start Meltham Carlisle Street car park Carlisle Street Meltham HD9 4AE Duration 13 30 14 30 gentle A walk followed by a cuppa in a local caf Transport bus Contact Ann on 077799 36026 www kirklees gov uk walking 33 Bats at Twilight Date Tuesday 10 09 19 Start Visitor Centre Hollingworth Lake Country Park Rakewood Road Littleborough Rochdale OL15 0AQ Duration 19 30 21 00 gentle Come and join our Countryside Ranger for a family friendly bat walk Transport bus train Organised by Rochdale Borough Council in association with Link4Life Hollingworth visitor centre 01706 373421

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Wednesday 11 09 19 34 West Vale to Slaithwaite to Delph Date Wednesday 11 09 19 Start Entrance of West Vale Garden Centre Stainland Road West Vale Duration 35 miles 09 30 16 30 moderate The friendly ride with trained leaders includes coffee and lunch stops mostly quiet roads with approx 1000m of climbing We keep an average speed of 10MPH and leave no one behind Phone John Schorah on 07895 798625 35 Dammed if you do dammed if you don t Part 2 Date Wednesday 11 09 19 Start Hurstwood car park in Worsthorne Burnley Duration 14 miles 10 00 17 00 moderate A walk over 6 days but feel free to turn up for just one part or all exploring the reservoirs and dams of Calderdale Those brave or foolish enough to do all 6 walks will receive a certificate of achievement Contact Mick Chatham at mai alman talktalk net or call 01706 379318 for more information 36 Litter Pick Walk Date Wednesday 11 09 19 Start Meet outside the Pennine Cruises Office on the canalside 19 Coach Street Skipton BD23 1LH Duration 3 miles 10 00 14 00 gentle A walk and litter pick on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal Litter Pickers and Gloves provided PlasticsChallenge Transport bus train Organised by the Canal and River Trust unless stated all events are free but a donation towards our 2020 festival would be greatly appreciated

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Wednesday 11 09 19 37 Padda and the Shuttleworths Date Wednesday 11 09 19 Start Padiham centre Town Hall bus stop Burnley Road Padiham BB12 8BS Duration 3 5 miles 10 00 13 00 gentle Exploring the old and new parts of Padda s hamlet and the National Trust s Gawthorpe Hall entrance fee unless NT member and caf Dogs on leads welcome Entrance fee for Gawthorpe Hall Transport bus Contact Norman Mitchell at mitch1 hotmail co uk 38 Waterhead to Daisy Nook Date Wednesday 11 09 19 Start Waterhead Academy Huddersfield Road Lees OL4 3NY Duration 6 miles 10 30 14 00 gentle A linear walk with a variety of terrain passing through a local beauty spot Bring a packed lunch and drinks Transport bus Organised by Wednesday Walkers Oldham Email chair wednesdaywalkers org if you need any further information 39 On Your Bike Ladies Only Date Wednesday 11 09 19 Event repeated on Wednesday 18 09 19 Start Hollingworth Lake Adventure and Water Activity Centre Littleborough Rochdale OL15 0DQ Duration 10 30 12 00 gentle Come and join our ride leaders and experience the countryside from a different perspective on traffic free trails Closed toe shoes comfortable clothing and waterproof jackets required Helmets and bikes provided Transport bus train Organised by Link4 Life Rochdale Borough Cultural Trust Book at Hollingworth Water Activity Centre on 01706 370499 Cost 5 inc tea and coffee

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Wednesday 11 09 19 40 Marsden National Trust Health Walk Date Wednesday 11 09 19 Start National Trust Office near train station Old Goods Yard Station Road Marsden HD7 6DH Duration 10 45 12 15 gentle Explore the local area of Marsden NT Transport bus train www kirklees gov uk walking Contact the NT office on 01484 847016 41 Trundle in the Jungle Date Wednesday 11 09 19 Start Main gates People s Park King Cross Road Halifax HX1 2TS Duration 1 mile 13 30 14 30 gentle A gentle Jungle journey which will enlighten all of your senses Today s walk will include a story with an exciting sensory experience Suitable and accessible for everyone including wheelchairs and prams Transport bus train Organised by The Next Step Trust www nextsteptrust org uk Call 01422 330938 to book as places are limited

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active le calderda If you re looking for an easy way to get into cycling alone or with your family borrow a bike for free with the Active Calderdale bike library The Bike Library is an award winning project supported by Yorkshire Bank to offer donated bikes to loan to children and families in the community based at Halifax Fire station Got a bike that you no longer use Bike donations are always welcome we recycle all bikes in any condition Visit www cyclecalderdale co uk for more information VISION 2024

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Thursday 12 09 19 42 A Tale of Three Villages and Queen Street Mill Date Thursday 12 09 19 Start Queen Street Mill car park Queen Street Briercliffe Burnley BB10 2HX Duration 3 5 miles 10 00 14 00 gentle A history walk around Harle Syke Haggate and Holt Hill with a tour of Queen Street Mill Industrial Museum followed by refreshments in their caf Suitable for wheels chairs prams dogs and families Transport bus Entrance fee for Queen Street Mill Contact Norman Mitchell at mitch1 hotmail co uk 43 Make a Mark Landscape Sketch crawl Date Thursday 12 09 19 Start Shop entrance Bronte Parsonage Museum Church Street Haworth BD22 8DR Duration 1 5 miles 10 00 13 00 gentle A sketch crawl A fun walk including a landscape drawing challenge with spectacular views from Penistone Hill Build your confidence in landscape painting Refreshments at Cobbles and Clay after All levels welcome Materials provided Assistance dogs welcome Please email Jess to book and discuss any accessibility issues The walk has been chosen to be as accessible as possible but we cannot guarantee it will be suitable for everyone Transport bus steam train www jesskiddart co uk Limited places email jess kidd art gmail com unless stated all events are free but a donation towards our 2020 festival would be greatly appreciated

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Thursday 12 09 19 44 Norden Circular Date Thursday 12 09 19 Start Roadside parking on Knowl Hill Drive Norden Rochdale OL12 7RW Duration 8 miles 11 00 15 00 moderate Through the fields valleys and woodlands of Norden on good footpaths The route will allow reflection on the changes over the years that led from the dark satanic mills to a green and pleasant land Bring a packed lunch Transport bus Organised by Rochdale Ramblers www rochdaleramblers org uk Self guided walks in Heart of the Pennines If you have enjoyed walking in our area why not look at our on line shop with over 50 walking guides to suit all needs www heartofthepennines org uk shop view this programme online simplebooklet com explorewrf2019

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Friday 13 09 19 45 Dammed if you do dammed if you don t Part 3 Date Friday 13 09 19 Start Clough Foot car park on Widdop Road from Heptonstall to Colne Duration 14 miles 10 00 17 00 moderate A walk over 6 days but feel free to turn up for just one part or all exploring the reservoirs and dams of Calderdale Those brave or foolish enough to do all 6 walks will receive a certificate of achievement Contact Mick Chatham at mai alman talktalk net or call 01706 379318 for more information 46 Holmfirth Health Walk Date Friday 13 09 19 Start Holmfirth Civic Centre Huddersfield Road Holmfirth HD9 3AS Duration 11 00 13 00 gentle Following a path through woods either side of the Holme Valley passing ancient settlements of Thongsbridge and Netherthong Transport bus Contact Carol on 01484 661866 for more details 47 Photo Quiz Night Hike Date Friday 13 09 19 Start Jumbles car park off Bradshaw Road Bolton BL2 1JS Duration 3 miles 18 15 20 15 moderate West Pennine Way to Turton Tower returning through ancient village of Chapeltown I Spy quiz en route Finishing in the moonlight so bring a torch Organised by Greenmount Village Community Walking Group www westpennineway org info westpennineway org

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Celebrating Our Woodland Heritage Led by Pennine Prospects the Celebrating Our Woodland Heritage project aims to improve on what we know about the history and archaeology of woodlands in the South Pennines FREE Family Friendly Events include archaeological surveys and excavations workshops festivals and a programme of Forest Schools To find out more about the project visit Website www celebrate our woodland co uk Facebook Pennine Prospects

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Saturday 14 09 19 48 Yorkshire Downhill Time Trial Date Saturday 14 09 19 Start Havok Bike Park Cornholme Todmorden Duration 1 mile 08 30 11 30 moderate This event is all about a love of downhill running Two timed runs down a fun fast testing 1 5km marked course Every penny raised goes to Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team Transport bus car share Organised by Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team http cvsrt org uk events yorkshire downhill time trial 2019 Cost free but runners must set up a sponsorship page 49 Swindon and Thursden Valleys Date Saturday 14 09 19 Start Information kiosk Burnley bus station Croft Street Burnley BB10 2TJ Duration 10 miles 10 00 15 00 moderate severe Walking the Bronte and Burnley Ways passed old halls a castle and Burnley s parks to a hidden valley Dogs on leads Pub stop en route Transport bus train Contact Norman Mitchell at mitch1 hotmail co uk 50 Up over Yonder Date Saturday 14 09 19 Start Station Road car park follow sign off A671 Market Street Whitworth Rochdale OL12 8RT Duration 14 miles 10 00 16 00 moderate Starting from the picturesque Healy Dell walking over moorland passing reservoirs on part of the Rossendale and Rochdale Ways Good footpaths some hilly sections and stiles Suitable for experienced distance walkers Transport bus Organised by Rochdale Ramblers www rochdaleramblers org uk

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Saturday 14 09 19 51 Hands on Horsemanship with Fell Ponies Date Saturday 14 09 19 Start Peers Clough Farm Peers Clough Road Lumb Rossendale Lancashire BB4 9NG Duration 10 00 15 00 drop in gentle Meet our locally bred native Fell ponies learn about this lovable breed and get hands on grooming and stroking If you fancy a ride you can do that too Stalls to raise money for our community group Ponies for People Access is by a single track lane with passing places Turn left at the fork and follow to the cream farmhouse you can see on the hill Organised by Peers Clough Packhorses peerscloughfarm hotmail com Cost donations for Ponies for People 52 Archaeology and the Roddlesworth Valley Date Saturday 14 09 19 Start Roddlesworth Information Centre Tockholes Road Darwen BB3 0PA Duration 3 miles 10 00 12 30 moderate Discover the rich history of the Roddlesworth Valley Join Chris the Archaeologist 14th Century Peasant On this family friendly walk Chris highlights the archaeology of the valley explored between 2017 and 2019 as part of the Celebrating our Woodland Heritage project The walk will follow public footpaths The terrain is moderate to steep with the steepest slopes in the fields to the east of the woodland Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times Organised by Pennine Prospects chris atkinson pennineprospects co uk view this programme online simplebooklet com explorewrf2019

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Saturday 14 09 19 53 Wainhouse Wander Date Saturday 14 09 19 Start TESCO car park Haugh Shaw Road Halifax HX1 3TU Duration 3 miles 11 00 13 00 moderate Wainhouse Tower is the highest built folly in the world It has an interesting family and feuding history No difficult terrain Dogs on leads welcome Transport bus train Organised by CREW British Heart Foundation warren159 btinternet com 54 Castleshaw Roman Forts Date Saturday 14 09 19 Start Public car park Castleshaw Outdoor Centre Waterworks Road OL3 5LZ second left after cricket field Duration 1 mile 14 00 16 00 gentle Guided tour of site and setting of two Roman forts on Chester to York military road including 2014 2018 excavations No wheelchair access as uneven ground No toilet Transport bus plus walk For and on behalf of The Friends of Castleshaw Roman Forts

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Sunday 15 09 19 55 The Air of Heaven is that which blows between a horse s ears Date Sunday 15 09 19 Start Please go to www burnleybridleways uk or follow BBA Facebook page for up to date event details Duration approx 15 miles moderate If anyone is able to steward please contact Burnley Bridleways Association There will be a map and route guide available on the day Journey at your own pace on this unled event 56 Wolfstones Walk Date Sunday 15 09 19 Start Meltham Carlisle Street car park Carlisle Street Meltham HD9 4AE Duration 6 miles 10 00 13 00 gentle For more information visit www walkingmeltham com route Transport bus Organised by Meltham Walkers are Welcome Contact Ann on 07779 936026 57 No Bears or Ships Date Sunday 15 09 19 Start Stansfield Road car park just off A646 Burnley Road north of bus station Todmorden OL14 5DN Duration 12 miles 10 00 16 30 moderate Heading out of Todmorden to explore the far west of Calderdale Transport bus train Organised by Huddersfield Ramblers view this programme online simplebooklet com explorewrf2019

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Sunday 15 09 19 58 Exploring Harden Moor with a Roman Date Sunday 15 09 19 Start Cross Green Top car park on Harden Moor off Keighley Road Duration 3 miles 10 00 12 30 moderate Explore the history and archaeology of Harden Moor with a Roman Legionary From prehistoric settlement and carved stones to Roman Roads and medieval enclosure there is plenty to see and discover Join Chris the Archaeologist Roman On this family friendly walk as he highlights the archaeology of the moor The walk will follow public footpaths and tracks The terrain is moderate with steep slopes being avoided Dogs must be kept on leads Organised by Pennine Prospects chris atkinson pennineprospects co uk 59 Dales and Woods Date Sunday 15 09 19 Start Bottom of Station Road Honley at junction with A616 New Mill Road HD9 6PH Duration 8 miles 10 00 14 30 moderate Explore the attractive Holme Valley as the colours start to turn autumnal Transport bus train Organised by Huddersfield Ramblers

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Sunday 15 09 19 60 Reservoir Ramble Date Sunday 15 09 19 Start Canal towpath outside Stubbing Wharf Pub Hebden Bridge HX7 6LU Duration 15 miles 10 30 15 30 moderate Leisurely paced mainly off road cycle exploring the scenic beauty of the reservoirs north of Hebden Bridge Lunch stop at NT Gibson Mill caf Some hard climbs but we leave no one behind Transport train Please Do NOT park in Stubbings car park Organised by Rough Stuff Fellowship North Peak and South Pennines Group www rsf org uk contact Rob Newton 07941 757685 61 To the Shores of Tod Date Sunday 15 09 19 Start Hare and Hounds public house car park Burnley Road Todmorden OL14 8EA Duration 6 miles 10 00 14 00 severe On the Calderdale Way passing weathered stones a lovely secluded waterfall and an ancient cross Transport bus train Contact Norman Mitchell at mitch1 hotmail co uk

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Sunday 15 09 19 62 Monster s Picnic Date Sunday 15 09 19 Start Strinesdale Reservoir meet next to RSPCA Strinesdale Centre Holgate Street Oldham OL4 2JW Duration 11 00 16 00 drop in gentle Are you brave enough to hunt down all the monsters and unscramble the secret words so you can join the monster s picnic Come and make a clay mud monster who can join in the picnic and come home with you Please bring your own picnic with enough for your monster With Green Monster Arts 63 Marsden Heritage Walk Date Sunday 15 09 19 Start Marsden Railway station HD7 6DH Duration 2 miles 13 30 15 30 gentle A family friendly walk with stories of local social history farming weavers textile magnates and Luddites Dogs on leads welcome Transport bus train Organised by Marsden Moor National Trust

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Monday 16 09 19 64 Peelers Way Date Monday 16 09 19 Start Sir Robert Peel s statue in front of Bury Parish Church Market Place Bury BL9 0AH Duration 6 miles 09 30 13 30 moderate Informative linear countryside walk about Sir Robert Peel following the River Irwell a climb up Holcombe Hill to visit the 128ft Peel Tower finishing at Holcombe Brook good bus service back to start Transport bus tram Organised by Greenmount Village Community Walking Group www westpennineway org info westpennineway org 65 Dammed if you do dammed if you don t Part 4 Date Monday 16 09 19 Start Ogden Reservoir car park on the Halifax Keighley Road n b NOT Ogden near Milnrow Duration 14 miles 10 00 17 00 moderate A walk over 6 days but feel free to turn up for just one part or all exploring the reservoirs and dams of Calderdale Those brave or foolish enough to do all 6 walks will receive a certificate of achievement Transport infrequent bus Contact Mick Chatham at mai alman talktalk net or call 01706 379318 for more information view this programme online simplebooklet com explorewrf2019

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Tuesday 17 09 19 66 Rough Lands from Roch to Ryburn Date Tuesday 17 09 19 Start Littleborough railway station Littleborough OL15 8DE Duration 20 miles 08 30 16 00 severe Great wild country criss crossing the moors over the Pennine Watershed some rough and boggy walking An energetic day out walked at a moderate to brisk pace Transport bus train Organised by South Pennine Long Distance Walkers Association Ring 07549 181607 before the day 67 Outdoor First Aid Part 1 and 2 Date Tuesday 17 09 19 Second day on 18 09 19 Start Bradshaw Bolton Details when booking form returned Duration 09 00 18 00 both days A practical two day course designed for people who use the outdoors for pleasure Suitable for individuals teachers outdoor instructors mountain bikers in fact anyone Transport bus Email oas altadv co uk or call 01254 704898 Cost 132 inc certificate and course registration

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Tuesday 17 09 19 68 Singing Ringing Tree Date Tuesday 17 09 19 Start Riverside car park Towneley Hall Burnley BB11 3RQ Duration 7 miles 10 00 14 00 moderate Following the Burnley Way to one of the panopticons The Singing Ringing Tree returning to Towneley Hall Bring a snack and drink Dog friendly Transport bus train Parking fee 1 50 pendle walks outlook com www letswalkinpendle co uk 69 Cragg Vale Wander Date Tuesday 17 09 19 Start Mytholmroyd Community Centre car park Caldene Ave Mytholmroyd Hebden Bridge HX7 5AF Duration 3 miles 11 00 13 00 moderate Pleasant walk in the Pennine countryside through woods with easy inclines and great views Bring binoculars and cameras to capture the deer water birds raptors and occasionally ravens Transport bus train Organised by CREW British Heart Foundation Warren159 btinternet com view this programme online simplebooklet com explorewrf2019

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Wednesday 18 09 19 70 Furthest West Highs and Lows Date Wednesday 18 09 19 Start Highest lay by near boundary sign on Belmont to Rivington Road Duration 12 miles 9 00 15 00 severe Moorland walk to White Coppice returning on West Pennine Way through Valley of Lakes and Rivington Gardens spectacular countryside and views all the way Organised by Greenmount Village Community Walking Group info westpennineway org 71 Ogden to Otley Date Wednesday 18 09 19 Start Windmill Court Caf Causeway Foot Ogden Halifax Duration 38 miles 10 00 17 00 severe Start with a coffee before riding to Otley on mainly quiet roads Several climbs and descents Lunch at Otley bring lunch or use the local sandwich shop Friendly welcome No one left behind Organised by Calderdale CTC Phone Colin Chapman 01422 834342 72 Mytholmroyd Meander Date Wednesday 18 09 19 Start Mytholmroyd Community Centre car park Caldene Ave Mytholmroyd Hebden Bridge HX7 5AF Duration 11 miles 10 00 15 30 moderate Scenic walk paths and moorland tracks some rough Visiting Withens Clough Reservoir and Stoodley Pike Bring torch to climb Stoodley Pike Bring packed lunch and drinks Transport bus train Organised by Wednesday walkers Oldham Email chair wednesdaywalkers org if you need any further information

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Wednesday 18 09 19 73 Dammed if you do dammed if you don t Part 5 Date Wednesday 18 09 19 Start Baitings Reservoir car park On A58 West of Ripponden Duration 14 miles 10 00 17 00 moderate A walk over 6 days but feel free to turn up for just one part or all exploring the reservoirs and dams of Calderdale Those brave or foolish enough to do all 6 walks will receive a certificate of achievement Contact Mick Chatham at mai alman talktalk net or call 01706 379318 for more information 74 Ashworth Valley Heritige Trail and Reservoirs Date Wednesday 18 09 19 Start The Bridge Inn 741 Edenfield Road Norden OL11 5TT Duration 9 5 miles 10 00 15 00 moderate A circular walk with varied terrain which explores Ashworth Valley ancient woodland countryside and reservoirs Bring a packed lunch Transport bus Organised by Wednesday Walkers Oldham Email chair wednesdaywalkers org if you need any further information view this programme online simplebooklet com explorewrf2019

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Wednesday 18 09 19 75 Walking the Burnley and Bronte ways Date Wednesday 18 09 19 Start Burnley bus station Croft Street Burnley BB10 2TJ Meet at information kiosk Car park across the road charged Duration 10 miles 10 00 15 00 moderate Along the Burnley and Bronte Ways to Gawthorpe Hall Caf Visiting a manor house 4 concessions fee free to NT Members the Weaver s Triangle and the Straight Mile Dogs must be kept on leads Transport bus train Contact Norman Mitchell at mitch1 hotmail co uk On Your Bike Ladies Only Date Wednesday 18 09 19 Repeat of event 39 on 11 09 19 76 Ripponden Circular Walk Date Wednesday 18 09 19 Start Car park near park off Mill Fold Way Ripponden Turn right off A58 onto Elland Road and then turn first right HX6 4HS Duration 7 miles 10 40 15 00 moderate Visiting Ryburn and Baitings Reservoirs over to Soyland Kebroyd and return Excellent views but not very hilly Bring a packed lunch and drinks Transport bus Organised by Wednesday Walkers Oldham Email chair wednesdaywalkers org if you need any further information unless stated all events are free but a donation towards our 2020 festival would be greatly appreciated

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Wednesday 18 09 19 77 The Curse of Milner s Field Date Wednesday 18 09 19 Start Outisde Bracken Hall Shipley Glen Duration 4 miles 11 00 moderate Explore all around Milner s Field Transport bus Organised by www bradford gov uk countryside 78 Marsden Health Walk Date Wednesday 18 09 19 Start Mechanics Hall Library and information point Peel Street Marsden HD7 6BW Duration 11 00 12 00 gentle Explore the local area of Marsden Transport bus train Contact Colin on 07984 105726 www kirklees gov uk walking

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thursday 19 09 19 79 The Anne Lister Walk Date Thursday 19 09 19 Start Shibden Park Halifax HX3 6XG meet by caf Duration 6 miles 11 00 15 00 moderate Walk in the footsteps of Anne Lister Gentleman Jack and explore the Shibden Valley Dogs and families welcome Transport bus Signed books maps and prints will be available to buy from the author and event leader Christopher Goddard

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Be Fire Aware Protect Our Moors The moorland landscape of the South Pennines and Peak District is internationally important blanket bog made up of peat Peat stores carbon helping to combat climate change Healthy blanket bogs slow the flow of water and help to reduce the risk of flooding They improve water quality and reduce the risk of wildfire as well as providing home to a rich variety of wildlife Blanket bogs have been badly damaged by over 200 years of atmospheric pollution wildfire and erosion To protect this unique environment Moors for the Future Partnership restores moorland through stabilising and re vegetating bare peat For more information www moorsforthefuture org uk Help prevent wildfires by following this simple advice Do not light barbecues campfires or cigarettes on or near to moorland Take your litter home with you Observe any access restrictions If you see smoke or fire call 999

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Marsden Walking Festival 20th to 22nd September 2019 A weekend of walks talks lm food based in Marsden a Pennine village rich in character Choice of guided walks from woodland to moorland shorter or more challenging Family friendly walks included Saturday stalls pop up Curlew Caf Friday night gig Saturday night lm both nights with bar A mix of ticketed free events For more info to buy tickets see facebook com MarsdenWAW or www marsdenwalkersarewelcome org unless stated all events are free but a donation towards our 2020 festival would be greatly appreciated

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Friday 20 09 19 80 Dammed if you do Dammed if you don t Part 6 Date Friday 20 09 19 Start Car park below White House Public House on the A58 2 miles east from Littleborough Duration 14 miles 10 00 17 00 moderate A walk over 6 days but feel free to turn up for just one part or all exploring the reservoirs and dams of Calderdale Those brave or foolish enough to do all 6 walks will receive a certificate of achievement Contact Mick Chatham at mai alman talktalk net or call 01706 379318 for more information 81 Countryside Walk with a Countryside Ranger Date Friday 20 09 19 Start Visitor Centre Hollingworth Lake Country Park Rakewood Road Littleborough Rochdale OL15 0AQ Duration 10 00 11 30 gentle Hollingworth Lake Country Park is at the foothills of the South Pennines come and join our Countryside ranger for a walk in and around the Park The walk is designed for over 50s Transport bus train Organised by link4life Rochdale Boroughwide Cultural Trust Bookings taken at the Visitor Centre 01706 373421 Cost 1 for tea and coffee view this programme online simplebooklet com explorewrf2019

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Friday 20 09 19 82 Cliffe Castle Walk Date Friday 20 09 19 Start Brackenhall Countryside Centre Glen Road Baildon BD17 5EA Duration 9 miles 10 30 18 00 moderate A rural walk in an urban area to Keighley Cliffe Castle Museum Return to Saltaire by public transport and final short walk back to start point Must bring a packed lunch and drinks suitable footwear and outdoor clothing and money for the return public transport fare Transport bus Organised by Friends of Brackenhall Countryside Centre Shipley Glen Cost Money for public transport is required 83 Holmfirth Health Walk Date Friday 20 09 19 Start Holmfirth Civic Centre Huddersfield Road Holmfirth HD9 3AS Duration 10 45 12 30 gentle Explore the local area Contact Carol on 01484 61866 for more information Organised by Kirklees Council 84 Marsden Walking Festival 3 day Festival Date Friday 20 09 19 Start Marsden Mechanics HD7 6BW Duration 19 00 on 20 09 2019 gentle severe A weekend of guided walks talks stalls food drink music and film Walks across the weekend range from family friendly short walks to more challenging hill walks Runs until 22 09 19 Transport bus train Organised by Marsden Walkers are Welcome https marsdenwalkersarewelcome org walking weekend 2019 Cost some events are ticketed must be booked online

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Saturday 21 09 19 85 WineAthlon Date Saturday 21 09 19 Start Honley Cricket Club Honley Huddersfield HD9 6NS Duration 6 miles 9 00 14 00 moderate A 6 mile mixed terrain walk run with feed stations every 2 miles ish stocked with optional wine samples Here you will have the opportunity to sample a wine it could be a red a white or a rose but one thing we can guarantee is it will be good So run walk or crawl your way around this wine themed event Transport bus train Organised by Organic Adventure Book at www wineathlon co uk Cost 18 includes wine samples on route 86 Mountain Training Hill Skills 2 day course Date Saturday 21 09 19 Second day on Sunday 22 09 19 Start Grane Road Haslingden Rossendale BB4 4AT Duration 5 miles 09 00 17 00 both days moderate If you do have some experience in hill walking but aren t confident about planning walks navigating and understanding the equipment required this will be perfect for you Transport bus Organised by Outdoor Activities Service Alternative Adventure The course is free but you must register with Mountain Training view this programme online simplebooklet com explorewrf2019

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Saturday 21 09 19 87 Roach Valley Wander with a Countryside Ranger Date Saturday 21 09 19 Start The Lodge at Queen s Park Queen s Park Road Heywood OL10 4UY Duration 10 00 11 30 gentle Join one of our experienced Countryside rangers as you wander along the Roach Valley taking in the fauna and flora Transport bus Organised by Rochdale Borough Council in association with link4life Bookings taken at the Visitor Centre 01706 373421 88 The Hare Craft Walk Date Saturday 21 09 19 Start Digley Reservoir south car park HD9 2RX Duration 10 miles 10 00 15 00 severe A good walk to see mountain hares whilst exploring four aircraft wrecks around Holm Moss and Sliddens Moss Dogs must be kept on leads Organised by National Trust 89 Hebden Bridge Loop on the Pennine Way Date Saturday 21 09 19 Start St George s Square Hebden Bridge HX7 8ET Duration 7 5 miles 10 30 14 30 moderate A steep climb uphill to Heptonstall Colden Valley on historic causey stones crossing the packhorse bridge then up to Charlestown and Horsehold Back to Hebden on tracks and cobbled paths Superb views Several stiles to negotiate Stout shoes boots required Not suitable for pushchairs Well controlled dogs welcome Bring a picnic lunch Transport bus train Organised by Hebden Bridge Walkers Action

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Cemetery of the ancestors a geological walk with the poetry of Ted Hughes Widdop Moor Hebden Bridge Saturday 21 September 2019 2pm 4 30pm Leaders Mike Stephenson Andy Howard British Geological Survey Celebrated Yorkshire poet Ted Hughes grew up in the Calder valley and the geology and landscape of the neighbouring moorland influenced much of his verse Some of the poems of his Remains of Elmet collection were inspired by the rocks heather and water of Widdop Moor and Hughes evidently had a good understanding of the geological forces that shaped the Yorkshire landscape The rocks known as the Millstone Grit were formed in tropical river deltas 320 million years ago and still retain features of their origin They appear as outcrops and huge scattered boulders strewn over the slopes Join us on a walk to discover the geology and poetic landscape of Widdop Moor with descriptions of the geology and readings from some of Hughes most evocative geological poetry Both geologists and admirers of Hughes iconic work will find much to enjoy The walk entails a mix of gravel paths with some unmade moorland trails stout footwear and weatherproof clothing are recommended Total walking distance 6km with gentle ascent descent of 60m Register by email to fieldtrips yorksgeolsoc org uk Please include names of all participants Further details of the itinerary and meeting points will be forwarded following registration

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Saturday 21 09 19 90 Armitage Bridge and Beyond Date Saturday 21 09 19 Start Mill Yard car park Armitage Bridge opposite church Huddersfield Duration 5 miles 13 30 16 30 gentle A gently paced Saturday afternoon stroll in the Holme Valley Transport bus Organised by Huddersfield Ramblers 91 Cemetery of the ancestors a geological walk with the poetry of Ted Hughes Date Saturday 21 09 19 Start Details on registration Duration 4 miles 14 00 16 30 moderate Join the Yorkshire Geological Society discovering the geology and poetic landscape of Widdop Moor Further details on registering Register with fieldtrips yorkgeolsoc org uk Organised by the Yorkshire Geological Society

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Sunday 22 09 19 92 Millennium Way Date Sunday 22 09 19 Start Meet at the War Memorial in Cullingworth Roydwood Terrace BD13 5HG Duration 7 miles moderate Look out for Goitstock Waterfalls Hewenden Viaduct and Milking Hole Beck Transport bus www bradford gov uk countryside for more information and times 93 The Cragg Challenge 2019 Date Sunday 22 09 19 Start Cragg Road Mytholmroyd HX7 5HR Duration various 8 30 15 30 moderate Events on the longest continuous incline in England through Cragg Vale Runs of 5k 10k and 10 miles using the road up and down the hill 1 mile downhill dash cycling climb 5 miles cycling Grimpeur 100 km school relay ascent 5 miles Fully closed road caf and other spectator activities at the start finish line Transport bus train Organised by Cragg15 Contact info cragg15 uk Book online at www cragg15 uk Cost Event entry 10 to 18 spectator entry free Proceeds go to charities supported by Cragg Challenge view this programme online simplebooklet com explorewrf2019

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Sunday 22 09 19 94 Halifax to Bolton Abbey Date Sunday 22 09 19 Start Barum Top public house Bull Green Halifax Duration 50 miles 08 45 15 45 severe This 50 mile ride takes in the countryside around Haworth and Skipton with a lunch stop at Bolton Abbey Returning via Addingham This is a hilly ride Organised by Calderdale CTC Phone Dave Dodwell on 07931284843 95 Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge Date Sunday 22 09 19 Start Oxenhope Community Centre Oxenhope Keighley BD22 9LH Duration Emily 21 6 miles 8 30 Charlotte 28 1 miles 8 30 and Heathcliffe 35 1 miles 8 30 Anne 13 1 miles 9 00 gentle severe Saddle up for the Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge with four routes to suit all abilities This event raises money for Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice in West Yorkshire Transport bus Organised by Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice Book at www sueryder org bronteMTB Cost Individual entry Charlotte Emily Heathcliffe 25 Team of 4 80 individual entry for Anne 15 Team of 5 30 unless stated all events are free but a donation towards our 2020 festival would be greatly appreciated

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Sunday 22 09 19 96 Smithy Bridge Circular Date Sunday 22 09 19 Start Smithy Bridge Railway Station Smithy Bridge Road Littleborough OL15 0DX Duration 10 miles 10 30 15 30 moderate A varied walk over moorland around beautiful Watergrove reservoir and taking in a canal side route on the return journey Must be an experienced walker due to the distance covered Transport bus train Organised by Rochdale Ramblers rochdaleramblers org uk 97 Earth Quest Date Sunday 22 09 19 Start Stables Caf Stubbylee Park Stubbylee Lane Bacup Lancashire OL13 0DD Duration TBC distance 11 00 16 00 gentle Are you brave enough to embark on the Earth Quest An exciting adventure for all the family to help Ifera the tree of life to save the earth from pollution and exploitation Find all the characters hidden around the dell then make your pledge to protect the planet Make your own clay guardian to take home or protect the forest Suitable for all ages children must be accompanied by an adult Transport bus Organised by Green Monster Arts view this programme online simplebooklet com explorewrf2019

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Sunday 22 09 19 98 The Story of Churn Milk Joan Date Sunday 22 09 19 Start Mytholmroyd Community Centre Caldene Avenue Mytholmroyd Hebden Bridge HX7 5AF Duration 6 miles 11 00 15 00 moderate A rewarding climb onto Midgley Moor to learn about the story of Churn Milk Joan and some other snippets of local history Steep in places with some open moorland Bring a packed lunch with a possible pub stop on route Single people especially welcome well behaved dogs allowed Transport bus train Organised by Halifax Huddersfield IVC 99 Norwood Green Date Sunday 22 09 19 Start Car park on Thornhills Beck Lane Brighouse HD6 4AB Duration 9 miles 11 00 16 00 moderate A walk through lovely countryside taking in the attractive village of Norwood Green Transport bus Organised by Huddersfield Ramblers unless stated all events are free but a donation towards our 2020 festival would be greatly appreciated

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Sunday 22 09 19 100 Pop Out Walk Date Sunday 22 09 19 Start St George s Square Hebden Bridge HX7 8ET Duration 2 5 miles 11 30 12 30 moderate This walk is designed to encourage people to pop out for a walk in our lovely countryside The walk starts with a steep climb into the woods that surround the town The ground is uneven and may be muddy after rain so sturdy footwear is necessary It is not suitable for pushchairs Transport bus train Organised by Hebden Bridge Walkers Action 101 Castleshaw Roman Forts Date Sunday 22 09 19 Start Meet at the public car park Waterworks Road Castleshaw Outdoor Centre OL13 5LZ Duration 1 mile 14 00 16 00 gentle Guided tour of site setting of two Roman forts on Chester to York military road Includes 2014 2018 excavations For and on behalf of The Friends of Castleshaw Roman Forts Transport bus Organised by Friends of Castleshaw Roman Forts Disclaimer EXPLORE The South Pennines Park Walk and Ride Festival will be wonderful but please only chose events within your capabilities It is your own responsibility to prepare adequately for yourself and the little people you are responsible for The event leaders most are volunteers have gone to great lengths to ensure your enjoyment and safety but you will be joining events at your own risk Pennine Prospects has used reasonable endeavours to ensure the accuracy of the information contained within the pocket guide and reserves the right to revise update or cancel some or all of the contents without obligation to notify any person of such changes Please check our website for up to date information if we are able to provide it at www pennineprospects co uk Despite every effort to the contrary errors omissions or discrepancies may have occurred in preparation of these documents and Pennine Prospects assumes no liability for injury loss or damages incurred due in part or in whole to such errors

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Virtually every event in the festival is accessible by public transport many have been designed to allow you to reach the start by bus or train in good time Be sure to check times before travelling The following resources will help you plan your day Northern www northernrailway co uk 0800 200 6060 Greater Manchester www tfgm com 0161 244 1000 West Yorkshire www wymetro com 0113 245 7676 All South Pennines travel www traveline info 0871 200 223 BROUGHT TO YOU BY Special thanks to Arron Adams and Corrie Adams for their graphic wizardry and social media savvy Characters by Angela Smyth design by Megan Blunn and The Bigger Boat Photos courtesy of Aimee Smith front cover Blueberry Picking Late Summer Ian Gilmour Hawkstones and Richard Needham Incoming And thank you to all our wonderful event leaders back ups and supporters without whom this festival would not be possible adele adams pennineprospects co uk for festival related enquiries and feedback