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Public Transport Walks in West Yorkshire

It may well be possible to do any of my walks using public transport if you are prepared to walk far enough from the last point where public transport connects. However, one has to be reasonable and I have only listed below those of my West Yorkshire walks where access is sensibly feasible. How feasible depends on timing and where you are starting from and a useful tool for working out your public transport journey is http://www.yorkshiretravel.net

Walk Title Public Transport Option
Addingham to Bradley via Skipton Moor Buses run along the Wharfe valley Leeds/Skipton. Bradley is served by buses from Skipton.
Baildon Circular An ideal walk to do by public transport as it starts from near Baildon train station. Alternatively, buses run from Bradford/Shipley to/from Otley along the A 6038, off which is Roundwood Road, the start point.
Bardsey to Thorner via Pompocali The start of this walk is on the A58 Leeds to Wetherby road. Buses run frequently between the two. Buses also run from Leeds to Wetherby via Thorner if you wanted to start this circular walk there.
Barwick-in-Elmet Circular Barwick-in-Elmet is served by buses from Leeds.
Bingley to Cullingworth Bingley is well served by trains and buses
Bronte Waterfalls and Top Withens Haworth accesible by bus from Hebden Bridge and Keighley. The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway also runs from Keighley to Haworth, certain weekends/school holidays - check times.
Burley-in-Wharfedale to Ilkley and the Swastika Stone (Linear walk) Burley-in-Wharfedale and Ilkley are served by buses along Wharfedale (Leeds to Skipton) and by train from Leeds and Bradford. No through buses from Bradford - change at Otley.
Burley-in-Wharfedale to Ben Rhydding via Askwith and Denton As above
Haworth and Wadsworth Moor Haworth accesible by bus from Hebden Bridge and Keighley. The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway also runs from Keighley to Haworth, certain weekends/school holidays - check times.
Hebden Bridge to jack Bridge Situated on the Halifax/Todmorden road,the A646, Hebden Bridge is well served by buses. It is also easily accessible by train.
Ilkley to Burley-in-Wharfedale Buses run along the Wharfe valley Leeds/Skipton through Ilkley and Burley-in-Wharfedale. Trains run to both places.
Ilkley To Skipton (Linear Walk) Buses run along the Wharfe valley Leeds/Skipton. Bradley is served by buses from Skipton. Ilkley and Skipton are served by trains from Leeds and Bradford but note the Ilkley line ends at Ilkley.
Laycock, Gooseye and Keighley Moor Buses run from Keighley to Laycock.
Marsden Moor The walk is ideally suited to public transport as Marsden is situated on the main A62 between Huddersfield and Oldham and well served by buses. Marsden also has a railway station from where the walk starts.
Otley to Otley Chevin (Surprise View) Otley is served by buses from Leeds, Bradford, Harrogate and Skipton.
Otley To Bramhope via Eccup (Linear walk) Otley is served by buses from Leeds, Bradford, Harrogate and Skipton.
Ovenden Moor Circuit Buses available Bradford, Keighley and Halifax to Causeway Foot. From the Causeway Foot pub, it is only a quarter of a mile walk to the start of this walk.
Oxenhope Reservoirs Walk Oxenhope can be accessed by buses from Keighley or from Hebden Bridge in Calderdale. Oxenhope is also the terminus for the Keighley and Worth Valley railway which runs from Keighley train station on the national network.
Oxenhope to Haworth As above.
Pool-in-Wharfedale to Leathley Pool is on the main A658 from Bradford to Harrogate and there are regular bus services between the two. From Otley or Leeds, on the A660, change at the Dyneley Arms or walk down Pook Bank (20 mins).
Queensbury to Bingley This walking route is specifically intended to be accessed via public transport as it is linear, so cars could be a nuisance ! Queensbury is on the Bradford/Halifax bus route. Bingley is well served by trains and buses.
Shipley to Ilkley As a linear walk, this is an ideal walk for public transport. Both Shipley and Ilkley are well served by buses and trains. Their train stations have a direct link.
Silsden to Bradley Silsden can be reached by buses from Keighley and Skipton. It is served by Steeton and Silsden railway station, about a mile away. Trains run from Leeds/Shipley/Keighley and Skipton.
Steeton to Ilkley via the Doubler Stones (Linear walk) This walk was done using the train to Steeton and Silsden railway station and train from Ilkley. Both are also accessible by bus.
Stoodley Pike Walk Cragg Vale is served by buses from Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd in West Yorkshire. The walk to and from Cragg Vale would add about two miles to the overall walk.
Todmorden to Bride Stones Being on the main A646 route through Calderdale, Todmorden is well served by buses from Halifax, Burnley and Rochdale. It is also on the main trans-Pennine rail route.

 

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