3.4 of 5 (14 votes)

Shipley Glen

A leisurely walk (countryside) in West Yorkshire, England, about 5.90km (3.67 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 2:00h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Ascent 143m (469ft)
Descent 154m (505ft)
Max. Elevation 270m (885ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 297m (974ft)
Start & End
Distance 5.90km
Duration ~2:00h
Created by whacko_guv on 15 Apr 2010
A 4 mile (6.4km) walk that should take about 2 hours across moorland, fields and footpaths.

Walk Functions


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Walk Map

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OS Grid SE139380
Start the walk at Saltaire Station, which has trains from Bradford (buses also run to the town).
OS Grid SE139381
Head down from the station, over the canal bridge. Turn left then right pass the Boathouse (with a quick stop if needed). Then cross over the river by the bridge and through Roberts Park.
About 0.12 km (~0.07 miles) from
OS Grid SE139384
Walk up the footpath alongside the tram way (or take a ride if feeling lazy) to the top of Shipley Glen.
About 0.25 km (~0.16 miles) from
OS Grid SE144387
Head through the woods of the glen. Head through Baildon and onto the moor north of the town.
About 0.68 km (~0.42 miles) from
OS Grid SE144394
Head through the kiss gate and over Baildon Moor.
About 0.65 km (~0.4 miles) from
OS Grid SE135402
Pick up Glen Road on the northern side of the moor. Turn left and follow it back towards Shipley Glen.
About 1.27 km (~0.79 miles) from
OS Grid SE130399
Further along the road, drop into the woods of Shipley Glen. Follow the path south back towards Saltaire along the banks of Loadpit Beck.
About 0.58 km (~0.36 miles) from
OS Grid SE133386
It's a beautiful wooded valley, and there's even a few bouldering spots where you will see the local climbers testing their moves.
About 1.27 km (~0.79 miles) from
OS Grid SE138382
Head back to Saltaire for the train or bus home.
About 0.73 km (~0.45 miles) from

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