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Group walking in February

We’ve been away for a while, and got a bit behind with the postings, so to catch up, here’s an omnibus edition of the walks available in February from our two favourite walking groups, the Ramblers and Ryedale Walking Group. Ramblers: Sunday 5th February: 10.00 am start. Lowna Bridge Car Park. 10 miles, grid ref. […]

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Late January walks with Ryedale Walking Group

Ryedale Walking Group has just two walks on offer in the second half of January, but either or both would go some way towards meeting your new year resolution to take more exercise. Sunday 22 January:  Pickering, Dalby Forest and Thornton-le-Dale 10 miles (moderate) 1019ft Park/Start 10.00 Woodland Park CP, A169 Whitby Road, Pickering (SE803845). […]

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Ramblers walks in January

The Ramblers will be having a bit of a rest after Christmas and New Year, but will have their boots on again by mid January, and have three walks on offer for the remainder of the month, as follows: 15th January: 10.00 am start. Cawthorne Roman Camp Car Park. 10miles, grid ref. SE 827 963, […]

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December walks with the Ramblers

Whether you are planning to get into shape for the party season, or clear your head on Boxing Day, the Ramblers have a walk for you in their December programme. New members are always welcome. 4th December:  10.30 am start. Hawnby Church Layby. 6.5 miles, grid ref. SE 537 897, Leader M. Richardson.  Dogs on […]

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November walks with the Ramblers

The local branch of the Ramblers is offering the following walks in November.  New members are always welcome and it’s not too late to get a bit fitter for the forthcoming Christmas season. 6th November: 10.00 am start. Sneck Yate Car Park. 10 miles, grid ref. SE 509 877, Leader G. Richardson.  No dogs allowed. […]

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Late October walks with Ryedale Walking Group

The weather and daylight are gradually closing in for the winter, but Ryedale Walking Group  is still getting out there, albeit with only two walks in the calendar for the second half of October Saturday 22nd October sees the Group’s annual general meeting, but before that there will be a walk from Middleton to Aislaby, […]

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October walks with the Ramblers

Don’t let the onset of autumn put you off, the weather can be great for walking at this time of the year. Why not join one of the five walks on offer from the local group of The Ramblers next month? New members are always welcome. 2nd October: 10.00 am start. Chop Gate Car Park. […]

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October walks with Ryedale Walking Group

The Ryedale Walking Group will be doing the following walks in the first half of October: Sunday 2nd October: Hawnby, Easterside Hill, Bilsdale West Moor (7 miles moderate) 1,576ft. Park/Start: 10:30 Hawnby Bridge (SE 543893). Park sensitively in village. Saturday 8th October: Coxwold, Husthwaite, Kilburn (8.5 miles moderate) 880ft. Park/Start: 10:30 Coxwold Village Hall. Sunday […]

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More September walks with Ryedale Walking Group

The Ryedale Walking Group will be doing the following walks in the second half of September: Saturday 17th September:  Dalby Circular (7 miles moderate) 1,015ft. Park/Start: 10:00 Thornton le Dale car park (SE 835829). Thursday 22nd September:  AONB Outstanding Week – Scackleton (6.5 miles moderate) 740ft. Park/Start: 10:30 Scackleton Church (SE 649727). N.B. Dog walkers […]

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Ryedale Walking Group walks in September

The Ryedale Walking Group will be doing the following walks in the first half of September: Sunday 4th September: Seven Wainwrights from Mardale Head (10 miles challenging) 2,950ft. Park/Start: 10:30 Mardale Head (NY 469107). Cars leave Pickering at 7:30. (In case you aren’t a walker, and are wondering, the Wainwrights are the 214 fells (hills […]

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Ramblers’ walks in September

Do I hear a weary sigh from the regular reader that we are publishing yet another list of walks? Well, there are walkers among us who might want to know, and more importantly the two walking groups for whom we regularly post (The Ramblers and the Ryedale Walking Group) take the trouble to keep us […]

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Late August walks with the Ryedale Walking Group

The Ryedale Walking Group will be doing three walks in the second half of August: Saturday 20th August: Crook Ness to Hayburn Wyke (8 miles moderate) 200ft. Park/Start: 10:00 Crook Ness near Burniston (TA 026935). Limited parking, car share advised. Sunday 28th August:  Roseberry Topping and Captain Cook’s Monument (7.5 miles moderate+) 1,625ft. Park/Start: 10:30 […]

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Starlight Walk for hospice

A fund raising  ‘Neon’ Themed Starlight Sponsored Walk for Saint Catherine’s Hospice will take place  on Saturday 10th September. Dig out your glow sticks, don your tangerine leg warmers, and pull on a blue wig for this year’s walk. From 10pm, Scarborough’s North and South Bays will be aglow in neon colour as walkers ‘Light […]

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Early August walks with Ryedale Walking Group

The Ryedale Walking Group is offering three walks in the first half of August, a short(ish) day walk, a short evening walk and an away day to the Dales for a slightly tougher walk – something for everyone. Saturday 6th August:  Appleton-le-Moors and Hutton-le-Hole (6 miles easy+) 650ft. Park/Start: 10:00 Appleton-le-Moors Main Street near church […]

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August walks with the Ramblers

If the heat has you lying a heap with a cold drink, maybe it’s time to think about some exercise! How about a walk? Here’s what’s on offer with the local branch of the Ramblers in August, all on Sundays. 7th August: 10.00 am start. Millington Church 7 miles, grid ref. SE 830 519, Leader […]

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More July walks with Ryedale Walking Group

The Ryedale Walking Group (RWG) will be doing the following walks in the second half of July: Wednesday 20th July: walk around historic Malton & Norton (4.7 miles easy) 180ft. Park/Start: 6:00 pm Malton market place (SE 785716). Saturday 23rd July: Bainbridge & Semer Water (9 miles moderate+) 1,400ft. Park/Start: 11:00 am street parking in Bainbridge […]

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Guided walk of Rosedale East Mines with HAHS

Helmsley Archaeological and Historical Society continues its summer programme on Saturday July 9 with a conducted walk on Rosedale East Side to view remains of ironstone mines and calcining kilns, lead by Patrick and Linda Chambers from the Rosedale History Society. The meeting point is Updale Reading Room, opposite row of cottages named School Row, […]

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July walks with the Ryedale Walking Group

The Ryedale Walking Group  will be doing the following walks in the first half of July: Saturday 2nd July: Goathland to Levisham for NYMR 60’s weekend (7.7 miles moderate) 760ft. Park: around Pickering, walk to station to catch the 9:25 am train to Goathland. Start walk: 10:10 am Goathland station (NZ836013). Return 3:20 pm or […]

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July walks with the Ramblers

Four walks on offer with the local group of the Ramblers in July: 3rd July: 10.00 am start. Coneysthorpe Cross Roads.  10miles, grid ref. SE 707 712, Leader A. Strickland.  No dogs allowed. 10th July: 10.00 am start. Ingleby Greenhow. 10miles, grid ref. NZ 582 063, Leader A. Fuller. 24th July: 10.00 am start. Ampleforth. […]

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More walks with Ryedale Walking Group

What a mixed bag of weather, but there are some good days, so out with the walking boots and into the countryside for some fresh air and exercise. The Ryedale Walking Group invites you to join the following walks in the second half of June: Saturday 18th June: a Whitby Circular Walk (7.5 miles easy+) […]

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June walks with Ryedale Walking Group

The Ryedale Walking Group will be doing the following walks in the first half of June: Sunday 5th June: a Circular Walk from Terrington (7 miles easy+). Park/Start: 10:30am Terrington Village Hall CP (SE 671704). Wednesday 8th June: an evening walk from Beadlam to Pockley (4.5 miles easy) 425ft. Park/Start: 6:30pm St. Hilda’s Church, Beadlam (SE […]

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June walks with the Ramblers

Here are the walks on offer by the local group of the Ramblers for June. 5th June: There are two walks which link, so that you can do either or both.  The first has a 9.30 am start. Sutton Bank V.C.C.Park. 5miles, grid ref. SE 517 831, Leader F. Farrar.   This links with: 5th June: […]

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More May walks with Ryedale Walking Group

The sun is shining beautifully, it’s time to think about walking.  Ryedale Walking Group will be doing the following walks in the second half of May: Wednesday 18th May: an evening walk from Wrelton (4 miles easy) 345ft. Park/Start: 6:30pm Wrelton – old road near caravan site (SE 764859). Sunday 22nd May:  the Castles Way […]

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More walks with Ryedale Walking Group

The Ryedale Walking Group will be doing the following walks in the first half of May, including the first evening walk of the year, so you can walk after work and enjoy the twilight. The evening walk is on Tuesday 3rd May, to Howl Dale and Orchan Dale (5.5 miles easy) 450ft. Park/Start: 6:30pm East […]

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May walks with the Ramblers

Spring seems to be here at last, and the Ramblers are out walking five times in May, including a beautiful bluebell walk which starts right here in Helmsley. 1st May: 10.00 am start. Rudland Rigg, North of Hope Inn Farm, 10 miles, grid ref. SE 662 920, Leader A. Strickland.  No dogs allowed. 8th May: […]

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Late April walks with Ryedale Walking Group

Ryedale Walking Group is offering three lovely local walks in the second half of the month, with lots of points of interest. Saturday 23rd April: Cropton, Sinnington & Appleton-le-Moors (8 miles moderate). Park: near Cropton Village Hall. Start: 10:00am New Inn Cropton (SE 755889). (And at the end of the walk, maybe a beer at […]

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Wainwrights and other walks with Ryedale Walking Group

The Ryedale Walking Group is offering four walks in the first half of April, with something to suit all levels of ability. Saturday 2nd April: The Castles Way Stage 8, from Pickering to the Hole of Horcum (11 miles moderate+). Park: Castlegate, Pickering. Start: 08:30 am Pickering Castle (SE 798844). Return on 14:25 Coastliner 840 […]

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April walks with the Ramblers

Here are the walks on offer in April from the Ryedale branch of the Ramblers: Sunday 3rd April: 10.00 am start. Black Hambleton Square Corner, 11.5 miles, grid ref. SE 479 959, Leader I. Gibbs. Sunday 10th April: 10.00 am start. Hackness Village Hall Car Park, 10 miles, grid ref. SE 967 900, Leader M. […]

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More walks with Ryedale Walking Group

Two interesting walks from Ryedale Walking Group coming up: Saturday 19th March: The Castles Way Stage 7, from Appleton-le-Moors to Pickering Castle (9 mile moderate) 825ft. Park: 10:00 am Woodlands Park, Whitby Road (A169), Pickering (SE 803845). Start: 10:20 Appleton-le-Moors near Moors Inn (SE 735879). Some cars will ferry walkers from Pickering to walk start […]

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