welcome to ramblers Yorkshire!
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 we look after on behalf of the walking community is centred on Leeds and Bradford and includes Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield, the Craven and Harrogate districts of North Yorkshire, and a substantial amount of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Geoff Grange, former West Riding RA Rambles Secretary, recalls the pioneering work by West Riding Ramblers which led to the saving of the Settle-Carlisle line, one of the most popular railway lines serving walkers in any National Park in the UK or mainland Europe.
Access to the countryside for the people of West and North Yorkshire has never been more vital – for our health, well-being and increasingly, as a tourist asset, to help maintain our economic prosperity. West Riding Ramblers, at both Area and Group level, but also as individuals, need to be aware…
An Order 2018 No.408 is from the 23rd October to the 1st April 2019
Jerry was our West Riding Area president. We shall miss him at the AGMs which he chaired with an idiosyncratic deftness and charm, and all those who knew him will miss the twinkle in his eye.
86 years after the Kinder Trespass in April 1932, walkers from Huddersfield Group commemorated the historic event with a walk to Boulsworth Hill on the Brontë Moors.