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 

Sat 22 January 
Meet 10.30 at the junction of Tinley Garth and High Market Place, opposite the Memorial Hall (Pay & Display carpark next to the King’s Head, or park on the street). 
4-mile walk (no steep sections) in and around Kirkbymoorside looking at 18th century water races and evidence of longhouses and burgage plots, up to Ravenswick and Yoadwath to see old routes into the town, returning with views of the windmill, the Moors, and the more distant Wolds. 
Please contact lyndawix@yahoo.co.uk to let her know you’re coming. 
Sat 19 February 
Meet at Staithes Bank Top carpark (postcode TS13 5BB) for 10.30am start. This walk of up to 5 miles features local industry past and present, with a look at how it’s inspired some public artwork. We’ll finish with a brief exploration around the historic village of Staithes. Steep slopes; may be muddy in places; busy road to cross. Please bring refreshments for a lunch stop. 
For more information, and to confirm attendance, please phone John & Joan Roberts on 01287 642322 or email joanyeoman24@btinternet.com 
Sat 19 March 
Meet 10.30 at entrance to High Farm, Ingleby Greenhow (Grid Ref. NZ 588 042, What3Words anchorman.toys.frogs), on small road south of Greenhow Ave towards Greenhow Bottom – please check directions carefully before you set off. Park on the verges on this quiet lane. 
5-mile walk on field paths and forestry tracks, mostly flat. Please let Wendy Smith know you’re coming on wpsmith7a@gmail.com or 01642 711980. 
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  Tues 25 January, 7pm, online:  'The Responsible Retrofit of Traditional Buildings: Risks and Opportunities' Joint Event with the Friends of the Dales This free webinar covers a topic central to the built heritage of National Parks and other conservation areas: how vernacular buildings can be brought up to modern-day standards in terms of energy efficiency.  The event is led by Nigel Griffiths, a sustainability and energy efficiency expert in the built environment with over 25 years’ experience as a practitioner, project manager, author and consultant. Nigel is the author of several books including the Haynes Eco House Manual, writes for the Build-it monthly self-build magazine and is the resident sustainability expert at their UK exhibitions. Enabled by the generous sponsorship of sustainability specialists Native Architects of YorkBook your place here.    

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