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The Harrogate Rambling Club is really good fun, offering walks in pleasant company in the beautiful dales and moors of North Yorkshire. In these web pages, you will find information about what we do and how to join us - please come in and have a look!

Background Information

We have a wide range of walks for people of all levels of fitness and experience, and walks are normally available on Wednesdays and Sundays throughout the year.  Typically, we organise 30-35 walks each month, with lengths ranging from 4 miles to 15+ miles.

Notice of Path Closures

The work on the Pannal - Easington Gas Pipeline entails the closure of numerous local footpaths until approximately 30th Sep 2008.  Details of the paths affected as at 12th Apr 2008 are below, using information supplied directly by the contractor,  Murphy Pipeline Ltd, from whom further information is available on 0800-328 4461.

Affected paths include:

North Rigton: Briscoerigg -Stanistop Hill, Spring House Farm-Leyfield Farm, North Rigton - Horn Banks Farm

Kirkby Overblow: A61 to Swinton Lane, Kirkby Overblow -Swinton Grange Farm, Barrowby Lane-Lund Head, Keepers Walk, Path near Addlethorpe Wood

Kearby: Manor Farm-Paddock House Farm

East Keswick: Fieldhouse Lane and Harewood Road

Wothersome: Thorner Lane and Thorner Road

Bramham: Mangrill Lane between A64 York Road and Bramham Road

Aberford: Field Lane and Aberford, Paths between Aberford and Hayton Wood

Walks Programme

Full details of the current programme are here.


The website now has a growing collection of members' photographs, but is always looking for more.  Go here to see some recent photo albums.

You can also find definitions of each Club officer here.

Annual General Meeting 2007

The Minutes of the 2007 AGM are here.

Important - Revised Walks Grades

Please note that revised walks grades were introduced from 1st April 2007, together with new start times.  Full details of the new grades are here, and the new start times are here.

70th Anniversary Walks

On 22 Oct 2006, the Club celebrated its 70th anniversary with a very successful group of walks in the Great Alms Cliff area, the site of the very first walk, followed by tea in Huby Village Hall.  More details are here.


If you should be unfortunate enough to have an accident whilst on a club walk, please report it using the procedure here.

Path Obstructions

If you should encounter a blocked or otherwise unsatisfactory path, stile, etc., please report it using the procedure here.

Club Rules

An on-line copy of the HRC Rules is available here.

Contact Information

For more information, contact the Membership Secretary, Julia Riddington, or one of the other Club officers, at the addresses here.

Alternatively, e-mail us via one of the following links:

Membership Information

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