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This page gives the latest news that may affect any of our activities - such as additional events, website updates, changes to our published programme, or problems with the trains we are using.

News items are retained on this page for up to 6 months, but may be removed/updated earlier than this, depending on their relevance. All older and removed items can still be viewed in the News Archives (see link below)



20 May 2022 - Train walk changes in May and June (updated item)

21 MAY 2022 - The route of the Horton to Clapham moderate walk has been changed and will now include an ascent of Ingleborough.

28 MAY 2022 - The originally scheduled strenuous walk has been changed to a moderate walk from Horton to Settle.

4 JUNE 2022 - The originally scheduled strenuous walk has been changed to a moderate/strenuous walk from Garsdale to Kirkby Stephen.

11 JUNE 2022 - The moderate walk has been changed and will now start at Dent station instead of Garsdale.

25 JUNE 2022 - The Armathwaite Circular moderate walk will now be from the 07.48 Leeds to Carlisle train and will not return on the late train to Leeds.

25 JUNE 2022 - The Marsden to Greenfield easy walk will now be from the 10.07 Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly train.

Full details can be seen in the Train Walks section, which has now been updated to include all our public train walks from July to December 2022.


20 April 2022

Please send any items for inclusion in the next members' newsletter to the editor, Fiona Roberton, as soon as possible, but no later than 3 May 2022.


5 March 2022 (amended item)

Updated details of our Lake District members' walks, which will take place from April to October this year have now been added to the Members section.


15 February 2022

The Spring 2022 newsletter has now been issued to all members by post or email as appropriate.

Please send any contributions for the next edition (Summer 2022) to the new editor, Fiona Robertson, as soon as possible.


11 December 2021

The train walks programme from January to June 2022 can now be seen in the Train Walks section.


1 December 2021 - Train Walks Update

As there is still a degree of uncertainty, the committee has decided not to publish a new printed Train Walks leaflet for the six month period from January to June 2022. The walks programme for next year is still being finalised and walks for the remainder of January 2022 will be posted on this website in due course. A full list of walks from February to June 2022 will be issued with the next members' newsletter, which is planned to be published in late January.


28 November 2021


Our Annual General Meeting took place today at the Black Horse Hotel, Skipton and was preceded by a short Extraordinary General Meeting at which an amendment to paragraph 5 iii of the society's constitution was agreed. The amended constitution can be read here.

Next year's autumn holiday will take place from Thursday 13 to Sunday 16 October 2022 at Purdy Lodge, Belford, Northumberland. Booking details will be included in a future edition of the members' newsletter.


18 May 2021

Anyone interested in joining us can now become a member online, by filling in our New membership application form.


24 November 2020

As our Annual General Meeting has been postponed until 2021, please click here to view our accounts for the financial year 2019-20 and our five year trends. (PDF file, 701 KB)

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