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Rombalds Moor

A moderate walk (low hills and fells (below 600m)) starting and finishing in Bradford, England, about 12.50km (7.77 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 4:15h. It is suitable for families with children, but unsuitable for prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 257m (843ft)
Loss 201m (659ft)
Max. Elevation 380m (1246ft)
Elevation (total) 458m (1502ft)
Start
Silsden
Distance 12.50km
(7.77mi)
Duration ~4:15h
Difficulty  
Moderate
Created by Anonymous Walker on 22 Apr 2013
This linear walk from Silsden to Riddlesden takes you over Rombalds Moor and through The Glen, a beautiful wooded valley. It's a good brisk walk between the two towns, and buses connect them (change at Keighley). You could extent the walk by returning to Silsden via the Aire River.

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Waypoints

OS Grid SE041465
Take the bus to Silsden.
OS Grid SE049462
Walk through the town to Brunthwaite on the eastern side.
About 0.84 km (~0.52 miles) from
OS Grid SE057462
Take the footpath on the left to Brunthwaite Crag.
About 0.76 km (~0.47 miles) from
OS Grid SE061470
A short section along a minor road will lead you to White Crag Plantation. Follow this to the crag.
About 0.87 km (~0.54 miles) from
OS Grid SE085470
Continue along the northern edge of the moor. Just before you drop towards Ilkley, take a footpath heading south across the moor.
About 2.42 km (~1.5 miles) from
OS Grid SE086453
Pass through the plantation on the moor, heading south.
About 1.72 km (~1.07 miles) from
OS Grid SE089437
At Bradup, follow the road until you get to Upwood. From here, a path leads you into Sunny Dale and The Glen.
About 1.64 km (~1.02 miles) from
OS Grid SE101431
The path follows the meanders of the river in this wonderful wooded valley.
About 1.32 km (~0.82 miles) from
OS Grid SE098427
At the southern end of the dale, exit to East Morton. There are also buses from here to Keighley if you want a slightly shorter walk.
About 0.55 km (~0.34 miles) from
OS Grid SE079427
Follow the footpaths from East Morton to Riddlesden to finish the walk.
About 1.89 km (~1.17 miles) from

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13 Oct 2015
Muddy!

Good walk with lots of variety, very boggy and muddy from waypoint 5 through 6, and found waypoint 5 very hard to spot. But still thoroughly enjoyed this walk.

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