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  1. Calderdale Heritage Walk: Walsden

    Walsden

    Calderdale Heritage Walk: Walsden

    27th May 2019

    A walk at one of our western extremities. Looking at the area and local transport systems back to pack horse tracks and toll roads. Plus the storie...
    A walk at one of our western extremities. Looking at the area and local transport systems back to pack horse tracks and toll roads. Plus the stories of local chapels, mills, and a Nobel prize winner. Meet Anne Mealia at 2.15 pm outside Walsden station. OL14 7ST
  2. Calderdale Heritage Walk: Outlaws & Nuns

    Brighouse

    Calderdale Heritage Walk: Outlaws & Nuns

    Starting 29th Jun 2019
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    These walks are on the private Kirklees Estate at Clifton, by kind permission of the owners. They include the former Nunnery site, Gate House, 15t...
    These walks are on the private Kirklees Estate at Clifton, by kind permission of the owners. They include the former Nunnery site, Gate House, 15th to 18th century farm buildings and ‘Robin Hood’s Grave’. PRE-BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL. It will not be possible to just turn up on the day! These walks are £5 per head. Booking opens on 8th May Pre-booking via Halifax Visitor Information Centre in The Piece Hall. You can book in person, by phone on 01422 368725 (fee for card transactions & a P&P fee), or by post to: Halifax Visitor Information Centre, The Piece hall, Halifax, HX1 1RE with full payment and a reply paid envelope (cheques to 'Calderdale MBC'). Please specify the day and a.m. or p.m. preference. Details and directions are sent out with the tickets. The Guides are Margaret & David Nortcliffe. The walk is 1½ miles, partly on woodland paths and strong shoes are advised. There will be several walks over the 2 days. PLease be advised that there are no buese to the Estate on Sundays.
  3. Calderdale Heritage Walk: Dobroyd Castle

    Todmorden

    Calderdale Heritage Walk: Dobroyd Castle

    28th Jul 2019

    By kind permission of the owners, this afternoon walk goes to, around and inside the striking ‘Brass Castle’ built above Todmorden by John Fielden ...
    By kind permission of the owners, this afternoon walk goes to, around and inside the striking ‘Brass Castle’ built above Todmorden by John Fielden in 1869. It includes the house, walled garden and stable block with details of their history and the family. Timing and meeting point details are issued with the tickets. The Guide is Anne Mealia. PRE-BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL and it will not be possible to just turn up on the day. This walk is £4 per head. Booking opens on Monday 17 June. Pre-booking via Halifax Visitor Information Centre in The Piece Hall. You can book in person, by phone on 01422 368725 (fee for card transactions & a P&P fee), or by post to: Halifax Visitor Information Centre, The Piece hall, Halifax, HX1 1RE with full payment and a reply paid envelope (cheques to 'Calderdale MBC'). Please specify the day and a.m. or p.m. preference. Details and directions are sent out with the tickets. This walk is 1½ miles, part on woodland paths and strong shoes are advised. Ticket-holders should meet the Guide in Todmorden at 2.15pm (full details supplied with tickets) for a ½ mile walk up the wooded hillside to the Castle – strong shoes advised. Access to the Castle by car is difficult but if you need to go by car, route information will be supplied when booking. Those arriving by car should meet the Guide at the Castle door at 2.45 pm.

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