Experience the Moors  Join NYMA's friendly guided walks, visits to places of cultural and environmental interest, and other stimulating events about what matters in the Moors.  

Most walks are 4-7 miles long and include a picnic stop and opportunities to admire the view. 
Dogs are normally welcome, but please check with the walk leader. 
We're always keen to add more walks and events to our programme, so please get in touch if you have a special place you'd like to share! 
 

Walks 2022 

Saturday 18 June 2022 
Moors Centre via Clitherbecks (2 miles linear / 3 miles circular) 
Meet 11.20 at Danby Station 
Two-mile walk across the moor to the Moors Centre, Danby, for the NYMA AGM. Return journey is 0.8 miles along a road (no pavements for some of the way). 
If arriving by public transport: 
10:28 Train from Middlesbrough, arrives Danby 11:17 (return to Middlesbrough 16:40 & 19:48) 
08:45 Train from Whitby, arrives Danby 09:25 (return to Whitby 18:29) 
If arriving by car, on-street parking at Danby Station (YO21 2JL, W3W trailer.outermost.vibrates), paid parking at the Moors Centre (YO21 2NB, W3W Cubes.menu.hothouse) 
No dogs please due to the walk passing through farmyards and fields with livestock. 
 
Saturday 16 July 2022 
Swainby Circular (6.5 miles) 
Meet 10.30 at Holy Cross Church, Swainby (Grid ref NZ 477020, postcode DL6 3DG, w3w: backpacks.thrusters.human) 
Mainly easy/moderate terrain, 6.5-mile walk, with one short, steep climb up onto Live Moor. Around half the route is on the Cleveland Way. 
Please let Kath Mair know you’re coming on kathmair@icloud.com. 
 
Saturday 6 August 2022 
A linear walk using public transport - details to follow.  
 
Wednesday 14 September 2022 
Glaisdale Moor Ironstone Tramway Circular 
Meet 10:20 at Glaisdale War Memorial (Grid Ref. NZ 775054, postcode YO21 2PL, W3W: hobbit.overcomes.stadium)  
Joint walk with the Railway Ramblers' Club. 10:20 on arrival of the no. 95 Lealholm bus service from Whitby bus station (departs Stand 4 at 09:31). On-street parking for cars nearby. 
3 miles of moorland walking on good paths following an easy inclined railway track to the moor top. Bring a packed lunch. Optional 3 mile circular extension at the end to trace the line of “Paddy Waddell’s Railway”. Bring a packed lunch.  
Please let Jane Ellis know if you're coming on janerway@gmail.com. 
 
 
Please come dressed and equipped for the weather. It's worth wearing gaiters or at least tucking your trousers into your socks to deter ticks - and mud!  
 

Events 2022  Saturday 18 June NYMA Annual General Meeting Your Council Members are looking forward to meeting as many members as possible at this year’s AGM, in a welcome return to normality. A morning walk (see Walks listing) will be followed by lunch before getting down to the business of the day. The afternoon will end with a talk by Chris Watts, Project Officer for the Esk Valley Restoration Project.  Please book your place with Janet Cochrane on 07570 112010 or secretary@nyma.org.uk. 

Grading System for NYMA Walks 
Grade 1: 1 to 1.5 miles -The easiest of walks, up to 1 hour on easy terrain. 
Grade 2: Up to 3 miles - Slightly more challenging walks of up to 2 hours. 
Grade 3: Up to 5 miles - Walks of up to 3 hours, with reasonable fitness required. 
Grade 4: 6 to 11 miles - Our most challenging walks, up to 6 hours, for suitably experienced walkers only, requiring a good level of fitness. 
 
For consistency, we are following the North York Moors National Park system for grading our walks. 
For other walks and events in and around the North York Moors, please click here... 
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