East Yorkshire and Derwent Area Ramblers

walking to protect our local countryside

GDPR - General Data Protection Regulations

GDPR has introduced stringent requirements for Commercial and other Organisations concerning obtaining consent to contact people. It also requires procedures, responsibilities and purposes for processing personal data to be documented. Importantly, an individual needs to consent to being contacted whether by email, post and/or phone.

This applies to Ramblers business and members who wish to continue receiving email communications from their group should ensure their email address is on the Central Office database. This is the definitive and only information list that Groups can use for communicating Ramblers matters to members.

You can update your membership details on line to www.ramblers.org.uk/my-account or email membership@ramblers.zendesk.com or phone 020 7339 8595

Anyone needing assistance should contact their Group Membership Secretary or Chairman.


Navigation Courses

geo mapskillsDo you sometimes get lost, occasionally confused by what's on the map, know what a compass can do for you other than point to North? Then why not come on a navigation course run by Sam Borman, our Navigation Skills Trainer.

The course consists of you studying a training book, which will be supplied. Then go out for a day on the Moors to put into practise what you have learnt and the best part is that there is no charge for this course.

Please email Sam  or phone 077 5280 1488


At both Group and Area level there is always a need for volunteers to make things happen. If you have a little time to spare there are many different ways you could help to support the work of your local team.

Perhaps you could offer to: -

  • Lead one or two walks a year for your local group?  
  • Training and mentoring is available  [see navigation training] and routes can be supplied if required.
  • Devise a special interest walk – birds, flowers, churches, geology, town walks, walks for families, a push-chair or wheel-chair walk, a walk for the visually handicapped
  • Help with mail-shots (put newsletters etc into envelopes)
  • Regularly walk footpaths near your home and report any problems
  • Go out with a footpath working party once a month
  • Help prepare a newsletter or publicity leaflet
  • Help to organise a social event, coach ramble or even a weekend away for your group
  • Help to resource the RA stand at a local show or event
  • Write up a walk for the local press
  • Take notes at a meeting
  • Create/maintain a website for your group
  • Provide photographs or help make a display for a publicity event
  • Serve on your group or area committee

Even if you can only manage an hour or two occasionally, your help would be very much appreciated so please don't hesitate to contact your Group Secretary or Area Officer.

Click on Ramblers Central Office web page Volunteer Information and produced Role Descriptions

Volunteers can sign up to Ramblers Volunteer News for regular email updates.