Experience the Moors ...  Join NYMA's friendly, sociable guided walks and visits to places of historical, cultural and environmental interest, led by people keen to share their favourite places.  

Most walks are 5-7 miles long and include a picnic stop and plenty of 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 2021 

Meet at the Pay & Display carpark in Goathland, YO22 5LX for 10am start. 
Jane Ellis will lead a 7-mile walk, starting down the old incline into the Murk Esk Valley to trace railways associated with Beck Hole’s ironstone industry, then up to Sil Howe whinstone quarries. We return via the whinstone mine entrance, finding evidence of wartime bomb damage, then along the mine tramway route by way of the reservoir which used to supply water for the turbine for the Goathland stone-crusher. 
There will be plenty of opportunity for tea and cake in Goathland after the walk! 
Meet at Cawthorne Camp carpark, 3.5 miles NW of Pickering (SE 782896, nearest postcode YO18 8QQ) for 10.30 start. After viewing this important Roman site (gentle 1-mile walk), we head off on a 5-mile walk through woods and farmland. Led by Janet Cochrane and Robin Chapman. Please contact secretary@nyma.org.uk / 07570 112010 with any questions. 
Please come dressed and equipped for the weather and observe Covid-19 guidance. It's worth wearing gaiters or at least tucking your trousers into your socks to deter ticks!  

Events 2021  Thurs 19 August – APPLETON DAY Meet at Appleton-le-Moors Village Hall, YO62 6TE (toilets and picnic tables available) for 10.30 start. Local resident Jim Hall will guide us around the pretty village of Appleton-le-Moors. After an hour or so exploring the village, you can accompany Jim on a 2.5 mile walk via Appleton Mill (includes a steep climb), or head back to the Village Hall / explore the village further with a self-guided leaflet. The Moors Inn opens at 11am - perfect timing for coffee! - and we’ll book lunch for those who wish. There will be a small charge of £2.50 for this walk. Please book on secretary@nyma.org.uk / 07570 112010.  Thurs 14 October – NYMA AGM Our AGM will take place at Cober Hill Hotel, Cloughton, Scarborough, at 3pm, following on from the National Park Societies conference (12-14 Oct). You can attend the full conference (special NYMA members rates apply), join us for the conference field-trips on the morning of the 14th and lunch at Cober Hill before the AGM (small charge for the field-trips / lunch), or just come to the AGM. Please see https://www.nyma.org.uk/2021-conference/    

For other walks and events in and around the North York Moors, please click here... 
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