WALKERS can pick from a selection of rambles taking place this month.

Ryedale Walking Group

  • December 15: Kirkbymoorside circular, 5.25 miles (easy) 575ft, park/start at 10.30am, Kirkbymoorside Golf Club, grid ref SE691873, followed at 1.30pm by the Christmas meal at the golf club. RWG members only
  • December 30: Lockton and the Bridestones, 6.5 miles (moderate) 1,045ft, park/start at 10.30am, parking area in quarry on right-hand (east) side of A169, half a mile from Lockton turn, grid ref SE850907.

For details, go to ryedalewalking.com

Ramblers (Ryedale Group)

  • December 16: 10am, Terrington Village Hall car park, Christmas mince pie walk, eight miles, grid ref SE672705. Leader J Preston. Dogs on short lead allowed.
  • December 30: 10am, Hackness Village Hall car park, 10 miles, grid ref SE965900, leader J Harland. No dogs allowed.

Visit eastyorkshireramblers.org.uk or 01653 648074.