Representative body that exists to protect the freedoms and promote the interests of climbers, hillwalkers and mountaineers, including ski-mountaineers
Web Site: www.thebmc.co.uk
is the official governing body for orienteering as a sport and recreation in the United Kingdom
Web Site: www.britishorienteering.org.uk/
The British Walking Federation organises non-competitive events designed for people of all ages and abilities.
Web Site: www.bwf-ivv.org.uk
Walking & Cycling Holidays, Passenger & Baggage Transport Services for the Coast to Coast long distance trail
Web Site: www.cumbria.com/packhorse/
On this web site you can find details - and maps - for more than 1700 walks and areas of open access provided under the Countryside Stewardship and Environmentally Sensitive Areas Schemes.
Web Site: www.countrywalks.defra.gov.uk
What to do and where to go.
Web Site: www.countrysideaccess.gov.uk/
Web Site: www.dalesway.org.uk/
Guided Walks in the Yorkshire Dales, all accessible by public transport
Web Site: www.dalesbusramblers.org.uk
are a group of like-minded disabled people who enjoy being in the countryside, and who get about using paths and trails of all kinds
Web Site: www.disabledramblers.co.uk
Geocaching is an adventure activity for GPS users in the outdoors
Web Site: www.geocaching.com/map/uk.asp
help you enjoy your visit to Richmond this website provides details of a range of local walks and places to visit, all of which can be accessed without a car
Web Site: www.dalesbus.info/richmond/
Maps for Walkers and Cyclits.
Web Site: www.harveymaps.co.uk/
The Yorkshire Dales Access Forum (YDAF) was established by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority in October 2002 as a statutory advisory body. Its role is to provide advice on improving access within the National Park.
Web Site: www.yorkshiredales.org.uk/local-access.php
The LDWA is an Association of people with the common interest of walking long distances in rural, mountainous or moorland areas.
Web Site: www.ldwa.org.uk
National Trails provide
over 2,500 miles
(4,000km) of the nation's
favourite rambles and
rides, offering some of
the best walking, riding
and cycling experiences
in the country.
Web Site: www.nationaltrail.co.uk/
Produces digital and paper maps and OS MasterMap for business, leisure, government and education.
Web Site: www.ordsvy.gov.uk/
are the champions of streets and public spaces for people on foot
Web Site: www.pedestrians.org.uk/
Every weekend there are free guided walks from Settle Carlisle Line Trains.
Web Site: www.friendsofdalesrail.org/walks.html
Web Site: www.destinationdales.org/walks.php?show=list&regi
The club encourages and provides facilities for outdoor activities in the Yorkshire Dales and further afield.
Web Site: www.swaledaleoutdoorclub.org.uk/
Leeds and Bradford area young persons walking group.
Web Site: www.takeahike.org.uk/index.html
The Grey Panthers are a small group of walkers from the North East of England.
Each week the walks that the group enjoy are recorded on this site, with photographs to illustrate the countryside that they have covered. Each walk is accompanied by a Route Description, so that other people can follow in their footsteps. The group walks almost every week in the year, and tries to ensure that each walk is about 10 miles long.
Web Site: www.thegreypanthers.com/index.htm
Web Site: www.nationaltrail.co.uk/pennineway/home.html
Web Site: www.ramblers.org.uk/index.html
is an initiative of the British Heart Foundation and the Countryside Agency.
Web Site: www.whi.org.uk/