Here are our suggestions for your week in The Wolds
Visit the charming market town of Beverley, walk around the cobbled market square and minster. Call in at the many quaint cafes or tearooms for some lunch and then take a walk over the Westwood pasture and stop off for a Doubtfire’s ice cream.
If the weather’s not playing ball, you could pass a few hours at Williams Den near North Cave. Opened in 2017 this indoor and outdoor play area is the stuff of children’s dreams!
Visit Sledmere House, East Yorkshire’s finest country house. Explore the house, visit the horses and farm animals at the Hampton Paddock.
On the way back call in the see the Yorkshire Wolds Heritage Railway at Fimber.
Stay around the local area today with a walk up Horsedale to the poetry bench. Admire the stunning views over the three valleys that meet here.
After lunch in the garden at Rose Cottage head down to Millington Woods, stop off a cup of tea at the Ramblers Rest Tea Room in Millington village before heading down to look around Pocklington, maybe call into the famous Burnby Hall Gardens to see their Designated National Collection of Water Lillies.
Visit the historic walled city of York for sightseeing, the Jorvic Centre, the Minster, the Shambles and much more.
Take a 30 minute drive out to the East Yorkshire coast at Bempton Cliffs. A nature reserve run by the RSPB it is best known for its breeding seabirds, including gannets, razorbills and guillemots. Take a puffin cruise out of Bridlington harbour and then on the way back call in at the awarding winning Harpers Fish & Chips at Wetwang before heading home for a well deserved rest!
Travel slightly further north and take a picnic to the deserted medieval village of Wharram Percy. On the way back travel through the pretty village of Thixendale before calling in at Robert Fuller Gallery to admire or purchase a painting from this leading British wildlife artist.
Unfortunately time to go home….. taking with you some wonderful memories of your time in the Yorkshire Wolds.