Cattle Market, Debtors’ Gaol & Lister Lane Cemetery: Calderdale Heritage Walks

 

 

The summer programme has fortnightly walks plus extra ones including Bank Holiday Mondays.
No pre-booking required, just turn up and pay the Guide – its £3 (all ages).

Almost all starting points are served by public transport. Well behaved dogs on leads are allowed on walks unless indicated by the No Dogs symbol.

The next Heritage Walk is on;

Saturday 1 June; Cattle Market, Debtors’ Gaol & Lister Lane Cemetery.

Rediscovering vanished facilities and buildings including the Halifax Fairground, ‘St Helena’ Debtors’ Gaol, St Augustine’s Church, and The Workhouse.

Concludes with a 90 minute tour of Lister Lane Cemetery – now a European Cemetery of Significance – where thousands of noted local residents lie buried.

Meet David Glover at Victoria Road, Halifax HX1 5PT at 2:15pm.

A linear walk ending at Lister Lane Cemetery.

The cemetery section not very suitable for wheelchairs / prams.

Keep an eye on the Facebook page to see any late alterations.

The complete Summer Walks Programme as shown below can be downloaded here.

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