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Stanza Stones Walk with The Friends of Ilkley Moor

Learn about the Stanza Stones; a poetry trail constructed in with the help of Ilkley Literature Festival. Several stones, which include engraved poems by Simon Armitage are on Ilkley Moor. A circular walk of 4 miles starting and finishing at the Craiglands Hotel in Ilkley, walking up to the Beck Stone and then up and across the Rocky Valley to the upper slopes of the moor via the Poets Seat. Tea and scones will be available, for a charge, in the Craiglands bar at the end of the walk.


Event leader: David Whitehead

Walking Grade: Moderate to strenuous

Dogs: Welcome on leads

Meeting Point: Outside the entrance to Craiglands Hotel, Ilkley.



Booking required – call Tracy Gray 07780 535860


  • Meet at Craiglands Hotel Entrance

Event Schedule Details

  • July 2, 2022 2:00 pm
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