THE FIRST of three guided walks for the festive season will take place on December 12 in Brontëland.

Candlemass Eve, being held on December 12, is a circular five-mile walk setting off at 10.30am from the Visitor Information Centre at the top of Main Street in Haworth.

David Anderson will lead a slightly undulating stroll to Oxenhope and back in time for carols around the tree.

Mince Pies Walk No 6 is a five-mile circular walk on December 16, led by Gillian Dale and and David Anderson, who will meet walkers at Eaves car park, Hawkesworth Road, just outside Baildon, at 10.30am for a walk via Sconce.

The final walk is to Brontë Falls on December 26, a circular five-mile walk trek with Phil Hatton, which begins at 11am outside Haworth Parish Church and will involve "punch, mince pies and general revelry".

Visit or call 01274 432666 for information about regular guided walks around the district.

Dozens of self-guided walks can also be printed from the website in areas including Silsden, Cullingworth, Wilsden, Harden, East Morton, Oakworth, Riddlesden and Haworth.