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Walk 3114 - Haystacks, the Twelve Apostles and the Idol Stone of Ilkley Moor

County/Area   Bradford
AuthorDave Melling
Length4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Ascent600 feet / 182 metres
Gradeeasy/moderate

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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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It is recommended you take a map with you when following a walk route. The preferred scale is 1:25000 used by the Explorer series.

OS ExplorerSheet 297
OS LandrangerSheet 104

Note : If two maps are listed at the same scale then either (a) both are required for full coverage of the route or (b) the route is covered on both maps.

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Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km

Walk 1905 - 3.7 miles / 5.9 km away
Beamsley Beacon and Bolton Abbey from Addingham
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Walk 1952 - 4.9 miles / 7.9 km away
Five Rise Locks and the River Aire, Bingley
Grade - easy
Length - 5.3 miles / 8.5 km

Walk 1408 - 5.4 miles / 8.7 km away
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Grade - easy
Length - 1.5 miles / 2.4 km

Walk 1572 - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km away
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Grade - easy
Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km

Walk 3079 - 5.8 miles / 9.2 km away
Around Silsden Reservoir
Grade - easy
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Walk 1405 - 5.8 miles / 9.3 km away
Thruscross Reservoir and Kex Gill Moor from Blubberhouses
Grade - easy/moderate
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km

Walk 2802 - 5.9 miles / 9.5 km away
Shipley to Ilkley via Ilkley Moor
Grade - moderate
Length - 10.8 miles / 17.6 km

Walk 2574 - 5.9 miles / 9.5 km away
Valley of Desolation & Barden Fell
Grade - moderate
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Walk 3215 - 6.1 miles / 9.8 km away
Steeton to Ilkley without a car
Grade - moderate
Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

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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