Ryedale Walking Group is having a sociable time during the second half of July, with a pub lunch walk and their annual walk and barbecue, as well as two other walks. Raining steadily as I write this, but it can’t last, so polish up those boots.
Sunday 16th July: Silton Forest & Oakdale
7.75 miles (moderate) 700 ft
Park/Start: 10:30 Car Park – 1 mile north-east of Nether Silton and South of Osmotherley (SE467937)
Tuesday 18th July: Hutton-le-Hole & Gillamoor
6.2 miles 1017 ft Easy+
Park/Start 10:00 Car park at the back of “The Crown” pub (SE705902)
Pub lunch at The Crown, 1.00 pm approx. Those not eating will incur a £3 charge for parking.
Alternative car parking just to the left after the cattle grid and walk down to the Crown. (SE706885)
Saturday 22nd July: Ampleforth, Byland Abbey & Olstead
10.3 miles (moderate+) 1420 ft
Park/Start: 10:00 Roadside near Mill farm on the south side of Ampleforth (SE582780)
Option to start and finish from Wass Village Hall car park (SE555793) at 11:00: this would be a 6.3 mile “Easy+” walk. Honesty box for parking.
Saturday 29 July: Linear walk from Fox & Rabbit to Pickering
7.3 miles (easy +)
Park: Eastgate, Pickering (SE799838) for Coastliner 840 bus at 9:38, (or other stops en route)
Start: Aliight at Fox & Rabbit (SE845882) for start of walk.
Followed by the annual barbecue (RWG Members only) at the Sun Inn, Pickering.
New members are always welcome, for more information please visit the Group website.