WALKERS can pick from a selection of rambles over the coming weeks. They included:

Ryedale Walking Group

Sunday, December 3: Hovingham, Stonegrave and Cawton, eight miles, park/start at 10am, considerate parking in Hovingham, grid ref SE667757.

Saturday, December 9: Kirkbymoorside circular, 5.25 miles, park/start at 10.30am Kirkbymoorside Golf Club, grid ref SE691873. Followed at 1.30pm by annual Christmas meal at the Golf Club. Members only.

For more information, go to ryedalewalking.com

Ramblers (Ryedale Group)

December 3: 10am, Square Corner car park, near Nether Stilton, 11 miles, grid ref SE 479 959, leader P Hudson. Dogs on short lead allowed.

December 10: 10am, Cawthorne Camp car park, nine miles, grid ref SE 783 894, leader J Motley. Dogs on short lead allowed.

December 17: 10am, Welburn Church Christmas walk with tea and mince pies, eight miles, grid ref SE 722 678, leader J Preston. No dogs allowed.

For details, visit eastyorkshireramblers.org.uk or phone 01653 648074.