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Wakefield and District Ramblers Group

We are the Wakefield and District Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

 An easy, almost level walk with a few a stiles but lots of slippery mud, unless it dries out within a week! Some urban walking and one short stretch along a busy road but mainly enjoying the arable countryside around Ackworth. Includes part of the Wakefield Way.

Saturday, 13 April 2024
Start time:
10:00 am
Estimated finish time:
1:30 pm
Difficulty:
Moderate
Distance:
10.5km / 6.5mi
Ascent:
N/A
Type:
circular

We usually have a short refreshment stop in the morning with a picnic lunch approximately half way, subject to a suitable spot.

Optional visit to the pub at the end, tea and coffee available.

Features

  • Car parking available

Starting point

Grid reference:
SE 46899 15301
Nearest postcode:
WF9 1AE
what3words:
extremely.oval.trail
Start time:
10:00 am

Meet 10:30 Rogerthorpe Manor, Thorpe Lane, Badsworth, Pontefract WF9 1AB. PLEASE park at very far end of car park: right as you enter the grounds, past the Manor house/hotel then in that top corner - thank you 

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking