East Yorkshire and Derwent Area Ramblers

walking to protect our local countryside

A very pleasant and warm morning at Wintringham for this 11 mile walk led by Neville Kirkpatrick.

Leading off the 20 walkers, Neville took a route following the Yorkshire Wolds Way up the very steep ascent of Deep Dale Plantation to Knapton Brow. This proved a useful point for a drinks stop and to look at a sculpture entitled ‘Enclosure Rites’ It was the first piece of artwork to be commissioned as part of the WANDER project. The creation of a pond and wildlife meadows as part of the artwork celebrates the rich and abundant wildlife of the Yorkshire Wolds.

Continuing easterly, still on the Yorkshire Wolds Way and overlooking West and East Heslerton with clear views of the surrounding area. After a lunch stop near East Heslerton Wold the return section involved a return to Deep Dale and the steep descent before reaching the main street,

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Walking for Health

Ramblers macmillan logoConsidering stepping up your walking to go with a Ramblers group or perhaps gradually stepping down because of physical ability or an ailment? An ideal way of achieving this is to participate in a Walking for Health scheme. 

It  is run by the Ramblers and Macmillan Cancer Support and delivered by ERYC Walking for Health. Schemes also operate through York and Hull City Unitary Authorities

Walks are designed to cater for everyone from an experienced walker to a complete beginner, every walk wfh accredited scheme 2013having a Leader and back marker. All are pre planned and risk assessed to ensure full safety for walkers.

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