The word “luddite” is now in popular use referring to someone who rejects any advances in modern technology.  But who were the Luddites?   You can find out now by walking the Luddite Trail  following the footsteps of some 150 men, many carrying weapons of varying kinds, who on the night of…

A countryside disaster is imminent as ash dieback increases its grip on ash trees throughout Britain. Particularly at risk are limestone uplands such as The Yorkshire Dales where the ash is a dominant tree. First confirmed in 2012 in East Anglia and the Home Counties, ash dieback is steadily…

The Ramblers’ Association has submitted an application for a path at Ripon to be added to the Definitive Map. What was once a popular footpath from Hell Wath Lane to Plumpton Lane has not been walked for many years as it has been barred by the landowner. The path was first investigated by RA…

Love 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…

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