WALKING groups in Ryedale have got a busy September planned.

Ramblers (Ryedale Group):

September 16: 10am from Hawnby Moor Gate, grid ref SE 540917, 10 miles, leader F Farrar, no dogs.

September 23: 10am from Ousegill Bridge, grid ref SE 636946, 9.5 miles, leader A Fuller, no dogs.

September 30: Millington church, grid ref SE 830519, nine miles, leader S Earnshaw, no dogs.

For more information, go to eastyorkshireramblers.org.uk or phone 01653 648074.

Ryedale Walking Group:

September 16: Castle Howard circular walk, 7.5 miles, park/start at 10.30am, Castle Howard main car park, grid ref SE711699.

September 22: Esk Valley Walk Part 4 – Lion Inn to Castleton via Danby Dale, six miles, park at Downe Arms Castleton, grid ref NZ687080, for M1 Moors Bus at 10.10am to Lion Inn, Blakey Ridge. Start at 10.20am, Lion Inn, Blakey, grid ref SE678997.

September 29: Welburn and Henderskelfe, 5.75 miles, park/start at 10.30am near Welburn Church, grid ref SE721678.