Haystacks, Twelve Apostles & Idol Stone of Ilkley Moor

Introduction to Walk 3114

Photo from the walk - Haystacks, Twelve Apostles & Idol Stone of Ilkley Moor

County/Area - Bradford

Author - Dave Melling

Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km

Ascent - 600 feet / 182 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This walk explores Ilkley Moor, Bradford, visiting many of the relics left by our ancestors including boundary markers, enclosures, cairns, and the strange cup and ring carved stones. 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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