Self Guided Walks

Wainstalls and Warley Moor

(Pellon Lane; Mount Tabor; Wainstalls)
‘windmill’ car park
Cold Edge Road, above Wainstalls – go right of
ex Delvers pub HX2 7UB

From YW ‘windmill’ car park, join road and go right and across cattle grid. Stay on road and pass gated house access, on left.

Approx. 50 yards on left is a stile. Go over and angle left towards the property then curve to right of it.

Follow (muddy in wet) path as it descends across moor, mainly in a straight direction. Cairns and stakes indicate the route.

Cross clough and slight climb up Warley Moor. As moor levels, on right are the ‘Rocking Stones’ (ceased to rock by 1775). Short detour if desired.

Continue on main path down and across brook bridge. Cross and continue down, curving right towards houses and castellated building.

Go over stile into Castle Carr Road. Go left and continue downhill for approx ó mile. Stay on tarmac (ignore dirt track angling off right). At junction with lane coming up from right, leave road on left at stile with Calderdale Way fingerpost.

Angle half-right and follow path upward in a mainly straight line. Cross brook bridge and continue to wall corner and along to wall stile into lane at farms.

Turn left up lane and where lane forks (ignore road to houses), turn left up by Cold Edge dam wall and water ski clubhouse.

Continue ahead and follow lane as it bends right with house on the right. Stay on lane as it bends left and right. Then go straight ahead up dirt track near to farm undergoing restoration.

After 20 paces go left through gate and along bottom of fields, wall stile and field to farm yard. Go right up rough farm access lane and follow back to the car park.

The Crossroads Inn 01422 248151