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Guided walk with Marsden Moor Estate

About the event

Marsden Moor Estate regularly has guided walks.

Before attending please check their website link under Further Information for full and latest details of today's walk.

On all walks please wear weather appropriate clothing and suitable footwear for moorland walking. Some walks are not suitable for children - please check their website for details of each walk.

Contacts

National Trust Marsden Moor Estate Office

The Old Goods Yard Station Road, Marsden, Huddersfield, HD7 6DH

01484 847016

Dates and venues

  • Sunday 2 June 2024 - 10:30am - 2:30pm, Explorers walk: river dipping at Eastergate Bridge to see the creatures which live in the river. Bring your wellies if you wish to help us collect our samples. Children welcome. *Booking essential.
  • Saturday 8 June 2024 - 10:30am - 4:30pm, Circular and Merrydale. Explore the Colne Valley and Merrydale Clough above Slaithwaite, with great views of both sides of the valley. Distance: 8 miles.
  • Saturday 15 June 2024 - 1:30pm - 4:30pm, Guided Walk to March Haigh Reservoir. Distance: 6 miles. £3 donation is welcome.
  • Friday 21 June 2024 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm, Enjoy the last daylight hours on the longest day of the year - will go to Tunnel End, ascend to Intake Head then Pule Summit, descend and return via Old Mount Rd. 5 miles with some off-path walking, and a steep hill.
  • Saturday 22 June 2024 - 3:00am - 8:00am, Morning Madness: see the sun rise on Marsden moor then enjoy a well earned breakfast at a local hostelry. Meet at 3am and follow guides on a nine-mile hike.Breakfast is included in ticket price (£8). *Booking by June 14th essential.
  • Sunday 30 June 2024 - 10:30am - 1:00pm, Sheep Shearing:Join us on a walk to a local farm and learn how and why sheep need to be sheared. Distance: 3 miles. *Booking essential.
  • Saturday 6 July 2024 - 10:30am - 1:30pm, Doggy Rangers: Bring your dog along for a walk with the rangers to learn how they can help us look after the wildlife on Marsden Moor. (One dog per person). 5 miles with some steep and uneven terrain..
  • Saturday 13 July 2024 - 10:30am - 3:30pm, Lost pubs of Marsden - delving into their history and stories. We will take in Tunnel End, Intake Head, Carriage House, Great Western, Old Mount Rd on a six mile jaunt taking around five hours.
  • Saturday 20 July 2024 - 9:30am - 4:30pm, Blackmoorfoot circular - This 12-mile walk has dramatic views of the Colne Valley from two local reservoirs.

Further information

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Themes

Walks, rides and conservation Please see under Events for walks, cycle and horse rides and conservation activities. From short town trails, to strolls around charming valleys and hikes across the Pennine moors, there's usually something for everyone.