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Guiseley

West Yorkshire


Slow Ways linking Guiseley and Baildon, Ilkley, Otley, Yeadon

England / West Yorkshire / Guiseley

Guiseley’s four Slow Ways are 69% checked

Drawn: 4/4
reviewed: 4/4
verified: 3/4
and surveyed: 0/4

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Our goal is for each Slow Way to have at least one route that is verified and surveyed. To be verified – and get its snail badge – a route needs at least three positive reviews.

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Walk to Guiseley from further afield

Slow Way Route To do
Baildon—Guiseley
Baigui one Review me Distance 6km/4mi Ascent 173m Descent 149m
Guiseley—Otley
Guiotl one Survey me Distance 5km/3mi Ascent 208m Descent 136m
Guiseley—Yeadon
Guiyea one Verify me Distance 3km/2mi Ascent 10m Descent 61m
Guiseley—Yeadon
Guiyea three Survey me Distance 3km/2mi Ascent 70m Descent 33m
Ilkley—Guiseley
Ilkgui one Survey me Distance 11km/7mi Ascent 267m Descent 305m

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Collective progress

65% of Guiseley’s four route options are drawn, reviewed, surveyed and/or verified

5/5

drawn

5/5

reviewed

0/5

surveyed

3/5

verified

8 people have contributed to Guiseley’s Slow Ways

0 people have pledged to walk and review a route

0 people have surveyed a route in Guiseley

28km out of 28km have been walked and reviewed

73km of reviews have been shared in Guiseley

Latest Updates

The walk over to Guiseley then also includes a good view of the runway of Leeds Bradford Airport....

Sarah

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Good surface all the way but be aware of the barriers at each end of the path that may prevent wheelchairs etc. from getting through....

robliz

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Going over the bridge in Baildon can be a bit sketchy as the road is narrow and there is no footpath so take care traffic isn't coming from both directions....

Tom P

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Wanting to see something green and get away from the busy road, I cut through Nunroyd Park and then along Kirk Road instead...

Tom P

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It is slightly further than Guiyea One, but the dismantled railway line is an enjoyable path to follow and worth the extra steps....

danravenellison

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This is a good route!...

pilea

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The only reason I have not given it 4 stars is because it's not fully accessible... but if I could give it an x-factor star for being great fun and beautiful I would!...

pilea

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It would be great if someone could suggest another route option that is both easier and more accessible....

danravenellison

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From the top of the Chevin, giving fantastic views to the North the route is then steep, down steps and paths into Otley....

Ross

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The route is direct but mainly on roads. OK for those on wheels....

John Binks

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The pathway is severely distorted by tree routes at the Yeadon end - care needed by those on wheels....

John Binks

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Guiseley—Yeadon

tommycrock added Guiyea three, a new walk from Guiseley to Yeadon

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Guiseley

jaredfholgate surveyed Guiseley

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This route can feel a little daunting when you start to ascend the Otley Chevin 'Stairway to Heaven' which can take on a sort of hypnotic quality with each step and you are rewarded with fine views at the top from Surprise View. However coming down is a bit of a dream. Not one for wheelchairs or pushchairs, but uses established paths and a bit of road walking in Guiseley....

Jefferson1776

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The short road walk in Guiseley is not beautiful, but look out for the clock tower in Netherfield Road car park which is all that is left of the Crompton Parkinson Factory (demolished 2006)....

Jefferson1776

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Baildon—Guiseley

Slow Ways added Baigui one, a new walk from Baildon to Guiseley

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Guiseley—Otley

Slow Ways added Guiotl one, a new walk from Guiseley to Otley

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Guiseley—Yeadon

Slow Ways added Guiyea one, a new walk from Guiseley to Yeadon

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Ilkley—Guiseley

Slow Ways added Ilkgui one, a new walk from Ilkley to Guiseley

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Guiseley, Thu 30 May

17°

Cloudy

Guiseley’s Slow Ways starting point

Grid ref

SE1883042216

Lat / Lon

53.87582° / -1.71508°

Easting / Northing

418,830E / 442,216N

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Facilities

Users have reported that the following facilities can be found within 1km of Guiseley's meeting point

Public toilet

Wheelchair accessible toilet

Supermarket or convenience shop

Restaurant, cafe or pub

Accommodation

Accommodation for under £50 a night

Campsite

Bothy

Free wifi

Mobility scooter hire

Off-road wheelchair hire

Disabled Parking

Train station

Bus stop

Ferry

Official ‘Walkers are Welcome’ town

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