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Mike Church, Area Chairman

Mike Church, Area Chairman

Welcome to the website of the West Riding Area of the Ramblers’ Association. The West Riding Area takes its name from the days when Yorkshire was divided into three “ridings” a West Riding, North Riding and East Riding. The region that we look after on behalf of our members and the walking community is centred on Leeds and Bradford, and extends from Ingleton to Pontefract, and from Holmfirth to Wensleydale.

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April Edition of West Riding Rambler is online now


The April 2015 edition of the West Riding Rambler is now online – if you are a member of the Ramblers in the West Riding area of Yorkshire you will have already got your printed copy in the post; if you are not, you can read the latest edition online or download the PDF to your desktop or tablet!

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Read the latest West Riding Rambler online!

rambler-jan-2015Our January 2015 edition of the West Riding Rambler is now online for you to download! The Rambler is published four times a year, and a printed copy is sent free to all local members.  Our January issue also contains our Area Annual Report with updates of what 2014 brought for all our local groups.More >

WalkLeeds – The Leeds 2015 walking festival!

Walk Leeds Walking Festival 2015Love walking?  Love Leeds?  Then you will love our week-long walking festival: “WalkLeeds”! The free festival will be held in early summer (31st May to 7th June), and what better time of the year for a festival of walks! All the walks will be within the Leeds boundaries where there is a great deal of attractiveMore >

Leeds & Liverpool Canal towpath to face closures until June 2015

Leeds-Liverpool canal walksPhoto credits: “Kirkstall Brewery buildings“. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons The Canal & River Trust will be undertaking major upgrades to the towpath on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal over the next eight months which will result in significant closures and diversions.  The project will see over 9km of re-surfacing works, 600m ofMore >
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