Walk along the Washburn Valley to visit the Washburn Heritage Centre
From Askwith we will head towards Clifton before following the picturesque Washburn Valley to Swinsty Reservoir. Cost: £3 for minibus plus £12 for lunch and talk.
Time & Location
22 Aug 2023, 09:30 – 13:00
Grange Park, 93 Main St, Burley in Wharfedale, Ilkley LS29 7BU, UK
About the event
The walk will cross the stepping stones to Askwith. Transport will be provided if the stones are unsafe to cross. From Askwith we will head
towards Clifton before following the picturesque Washburn Valley to Swinsty Reservoir. There are some stiles. Please bring enough to drink
and wear suitable clothing and footwear. Meeting the Swinsty walking group at the Washburn Heritage Centre, we will aim to arrive for lunch at 1 pm, followed by a talk about the Washburn Valley at 2 pm given by a local historian. Ilkley Community Transport will return the group back to Burley by about 4.30 pm.