Walking Friendly - Activity Providers & Retail

Walking Friendly Activity Providers & Retail Checklist

Please answer the questions below. If you would like to provide more information about any of your responses, please use the box at the end of this form. This award is applicable to registered North York Moors Tourism Network businesses who will be listed (for free) on the North York Moors National Park website. By signing this document you are committing to meeting the essential criteria at all times. Once accepted you will be awarded “Walking Friendly” status and issued with two logos and guidelines for use. Any business reported not to be complying with the essential criteria may be removed from the scheme and will be asked to remove all logos and references at their own cost.


Essential Criteria:

We are based in, or a significant amount of our business is conducted in, the North York Moors National Park. We will promote walking activities and events via our website, social media and other forms of marketing where possible. See


We have joined the North York Moors Tourism Network and will promote the walking friendly initiative and other walking friendly businesses wherever possible/appropriate. 


We will support and actively promote the National Park’s responsible tourism messaging- Share with Care


Activity providers only- We provide advice and information prior to our activities on how to prepare, what to bring, etc.


Activity providers only- We have all the relevant training, insurance and permissions in order to carry out our activities. 


Retailers only- We provide information such as leaflets, OS maps, compasses, printed NYM walking routes, local walk guidebooks and information on events or organised walks. 


We provide links on our websites to organised walks, websites, apps and places to enjoy walking across the North York Moors. 


Upon successful application we will display the dark skies friendly logo and North York Moors National Park partnership logo** on our website. This will include the relevant links to NYM web pages.


You may also wish to consider:

Providing a pick-up and drop-off service.


Please use this box to add any extra information about your responses above


**If you have not previously applied for a Partnership logo, please choose one of the following:


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Your Full Name:


Business website:


Name of Your Business:


Email: (please double check it is correct)


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