Exercise and activities in the Ryedale area

Find out about walking groups, weight loss groups and exercise schemes in the Ryedale area.

Walking groups

Forum Footsteppers Walking for Health

For Ryedale Forum 50+ members only.

Ryedale Ramblers

This is part of the East Yorkshire and Derwent area.

Website: Ryedale Group

Ryedale Walking Group

Ryedale Walking Group is run by a committee of nine members. The group walks together every weekend and occasionally on weekdays all year round and on weekday evenings in the summer.

Website: Ryedale Walking Group

Weight loss groups

Ryedale NHS Weight Management

A free service lasting up to 24 weeks to support adults to lose weight, move more and maintain long term weight loss.

Website: Ryedale NHS Weight Management

BDA Weightwise

BDA Weightwise offer a weight management service through their website.

Website: BDA Weightwise

The free service is available to all and offers online support, tools and signposting to find the right approach to weight management.

Slimming World

Slimming World offer weight loss programmes at community venues in Ryedale.

Website: Slimming World

They provide guidance for any weight goal. There are reduced rates for senior citizens.

Weight Watchers - Ryedale

Weight Watchers offer group-based weight loss programmes at community venues in Ryedale.

Website: Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers is available to over 18's only. Also, you must not be pregnant or have an eating disorder. The service offers guidance for any weight goal, attendance at meetings and online support.

Exercise schemes


parkrun is a series of 5k runs held on Saturday mornings in areas of open space around the UK. They are open to all, free, and are safe and easy to take part in. Visit the parkrun website for more information and to find the nearest parkrun in your area.