East Yorkshire and Derwent Area Ramblers

walking to protect our local countryside

About Our Area

Flamborough Cliffs

Geographically, our area is sub-divided into a number of local groups.

New members are allocated by postcode to their nearest group unless otherwise requested.

To read about each group and see a map of their territory, click on GROUPS.

As a Ramblers member you can walk not only with your local groups but all groups in the UK.

Before deciding whether to join, you are invited to sample a few walks as a guest.

Click on MEMBERS for further information including member benefits.



Beacon banks bluebells 30 april 12Our predominantly rural area includes the land from York to the east coast, and from the River Humber up to the North York Moors National Park. "Derwent" refers to the southern part of North Yorkshire and western part of East Yorkshire. This delightful range of countryside includes:

  • Undulating chalk Wolds with their hdden valleys, Rich agricultural land in the Vale of York, Plain of Holderness and rolling Howardian Hills,
  • A fine coastline from Spurn Point north via Bempton cliffs with its sea-bird colonies, up to Scarborough,
  • Historic towns of Beverley, Driffield, Malton, Pocklington and of course, the cities of York and Hull,
  • Next to our northern boundary the magnificent North York Moors and Whitby.


Getting to our Area


Humber Bridge



When travelling to this area you will find

  - good train links to Hull, Scarborough and York

  - easy road access via the M62, A1 and A64.


There is also a regular ferry service to Hull from Rotterdam and Zeebrugge.











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.

Click on one of the logos for more information.