welcome to ramblers Yorkshire!

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 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.

Latest News...

The Annual General Meeting of the West Riding Area of the Ramblers’ Association will be held at the Clarke Foley Centre, Cunliffe Road. Ilkley at 2 p.m. on Saturday 27th January 2018. All members of West Riding Area (that includes all members of Groups, and unattached members) are eligible…

Message from the Area Chairman, I am very pleased to announce that the 152nd edition of the West Riding Rambler and subsequence editions will now be produced. My cry for help has brought forward three volunteers to edit the newsletter, Colin Speakman as lead, supported by Simon Hogg and Jim…

  The Ramblers CEO, Vanessa Griffiths (known as Van) and the new Area Support Manager, Richard Sharp visited the West Riding Area on Thursday. It was great to chat to Van and Richard about what we do locally and hear about the plans for the future for the wider organisation. Van is a keen…