New year, new you in Yorkshire

What's your resolution this year? Maybe it's to do something different with your spare time - volunteering or visiting new places. Or perhaps you're aiming to get fit this year through walking or running, or even just to ditch the gym pass in favour of the great outdoors. If any of these new year resolutions sound familiar, we've got some suggestions to help you stick to them.

A volunteer clears bracken on the coast

Volunteering opportunities in Yorkshire 

Make a commitment to volunteer in 2017. You don't need to be an expert or a history buff, you just need enthusiasm and time to spare.

Couple walking by Studley Royal lake in winter

Winter walks in Yorkshire

Walking is one of the best ways to get active. And if you persuade yourself to get out there, winter walks can be very rewarding. Check out our favourite winter routes.

Frost on the ruins at Fountains Abbey

Places to visit in Yorkshire in winter 

January is the perfect time to finally get around to getting to know your local area better. Be a home tourist and escape from the daily grind with a day trip to one of these places open through winter.

Fell Foot parkrun

Join a parkrun

parkrun is a weekly, timed run with a firm focus on fun. You need to register first - take a look at the parkruns at Fountains Abbey or Nostell Priory.