Tuesday 22 September
Self-guided town walks around East Yorkshire
East Yorkshire has an abundance of charming and historic market towns rich in heritage and culture. Choose from a range of do-anytime walks of varying lengths and enjoy a stroll around one our picturesque market towns. You can admire the architecture, and learn more about the fascinating history and the stories behind the buildings.
Follow the Beverley Town Trail and take a step back in time, discover what life was like in medieval Beverley. Visit Market Weighton and learn about its most famous resident – William Bradley, born in 1787, who grew his way into the Guinness Book of Records as England`s tallest man. Unlock the secrets of Bettison’s Folly in Hornsea or take a stroll around Bridlington’s iconic old town with its Georgian architecture. Learn about the Stewarts of Burnby Hall in Pocklington or discover the history around the R100 Airship in Howden.
Pick up a copy of two NEW walking booklets. Walks in and around Beverley and Pocklington town walks. Both booklets showcase a number of interesting routes with historic anecdotes. Both FREE of charge from Beverley Tourist Information Centre during the festival week.
Walking the Town Website
Walks in and around Beverley Walk Pocklington booklet