Battle of Adwalton Moor 1643

Sunday 21st November 2021

Join historian and author David Cooke for a guided walk on the battle of Adwalton Moor, where Lord Ferdinando Fairfax and his son, Sir Thomas, fought the Earl of Newcastle for control of the West Riding of Yorkshire. The outcome had significant implications for the future of the Civil War in the north.

Meet at 11am by the car park next to Drighlington Community Sports Club, Moorland Road, Drighlington BD11 1JZ. There is also roadside parking on Moorland Road.

Walk approximately 2 miles and will last around 90 minutes. It is partly on footpaths and partly across grass/moorland; please wear suitable footwear.

This walk is free to Battlefields Trust members. A donation of £5 is suggested from non-members towards the work of the charity.

N.B. The walk will take place subject to Covid restrictions. Please check Events at  for any amendments.


Further Information, and to reserve a place:

Contact Names: Chris Rock/Louise Whittaker


Contact Phone Numbers: 07377 130956/07784 725258


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