Active East Yorkshire

There’s no better way to spend your leisure time than getting active in East Yorkshire. The natural and beautiful landscape is so diverse that it offers something for everyone. Experience first-hand the magnificent rolling landscape of the Yorkshire Wolds to the spectacular coastline of Flamborough Head down to Spurn Point. Whether you want to just soak up the views or take part in adventurous leisure pursuits - check out some of our suggestions below for fun ways to enjoy the Great Outdoors. Connecting to nature and getting some exercise is good for the mind, body and soul, let the adventurer in you loose!


Discover a selection of top-quality walks in the East Riding


East Yorkshire is a paradise for those who enjoy pedal power with a network of cycle routes that criss-cross the countryside, towns and villages.

Horse Riding

Whether you’re a novice or a more competent rider - treat yourself and your family to a horse-riding experience.

Adventure Activities

East Yorkshire has an abundance of exciting adventure activities for you and your family to enjoy. Experience thrilling activities on both land and water.

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Walking the Town

East Yorkshire has an abundance of charming and historic Market Towns rich in heritage and culture. Choose from a range of do any time walks of varying lengths and enjoy a troll around one of our picturesque Market Towns.

Why not make a day of it with a visit to one of our Historic Houses, Museums and Gardens?

Journey across the Hull and East Yorkshire region and turn your mobile device into a virtual time machine, as you explore historic images and maps from the past.

Choose from over 20 heritage trails including Bridlington, Beverley, Hull, Withernsea, Pocklington, and Stamford Bridge.

Get the "What Was Here" app

Free to download on Google play and the App Store

Walking the Riding

The Walking the Riding website helps you to enjoy the varied countryside of East Yorkshire. Whether you're an experienced walker or just fancy a Sunday stroll, you'll find a route to suit your needs.

Discover over 250 interesting routes passing through the towns, nature reserves, coastal villages and rolling hills of East Yorkshire.

Secret Art

From the Humber Bridge at Hull, follow the Yorkshire Wolds Way to Filey Brigg.

Unlock Secret Art along the route, where poetry and paintings float in the landscape just waiting to be discovered. Inspiration to be had, quizzes to enjoy and badges to be won when you walk along the Yorkshire Wolds Way.

Hull Old Town Walks

An informal tour through Hull's historic quarter, with its stunning architecture, wide expanses of water, and absorbing anecdotes. Why not make a day of it with a visit to one of our historic houses, museums and gardens?

Walking for Health

Walking is simple, free and one of the easiest ways to get more active, build stamina, burn excess calories and make your heart healthier.

A brisk 10-minute daily walk counts towards your recommended 150 minutes of weekly exercise.

East Yorkshire Nordic Walking

Nordic walking is a total-body version or walking. The activity is performed with specially designed walking poles similar to ski poles. It’s great fun and burns 46% more calories than ordinary walking, and is great for neck, shoulder and back problems as well as being easy on the knees and joints.

Sessions are aimed at encouraging people to get fitter, healthier, happier and make new friends!

Beverley Ghost Adventure

Beverley is one of the most beautiful towns in all of England...

However, lurking in its past are some truly spooky and grisly tales. Join Dr Smalls, your eccentric ghost-hunting guide on The Beverley Ghost Adventure as we journey through the town's historical streets and sites bringing these stories of ghostly goings-on to life!

Self-guided walks in the Vale of Snaith

The Vale of Snaith is an area of outstanding beauty, nestling between The River Ouse and The River Don. It is ideal for walkers, offering flat, easy walking under a wide-open sky.

Enjoy a number of self-guided walk in the area.

Active Coast

Active Coast offers everyone the opportunity to get active, feel healthy and enjoy life on the East Yorkshire Coast. Centred around the vibrant coastal towns of Bridlington, Hornsea and Withernsea, the programme offers something for all ages and abilities all throughout the year.

Come and join us and celebrate East Yorkshire's beaches, promenades and open spaces!

Let's Get Social!

Follow Visit East Yorkshire on social media and stay updated about things to do and what’s on.

RSPB Bempton to Buckton

A moderate terrain 4 mile circular walk starting and finishing at Bempton Visitor Centre with views of Filey Bay and nesting seabirds including puffins and gannets on the tall chalk cliffs. Visitor centre/viewpoints/guided walks/nature trails/gift shop/café/car park/toilets.

Little Wold Vineyard

Why not come and join us on one of our tours and get the chance to taste some Yorkshire wine?

Take in the view, learn about the history of the farm and discover the variety of grapes we have planted at our picturesque vineyard.

Exploring Just Got Better

Have you ever visited somewhere and wished there was more to do with the family? Or maybe you like exploring on your won and you are always on the lookout for ways to find out more about the place you are visiting. Love Exploring puts the power of discovery in your hands by providing a range of discovery games and guided tours that are fun to do and free to use. Download the Love Exploring app and search for participating sites in East Yorkshire.

Hockney's East Yorkshire

Take a stunning road trip through the heart of the scenic Yorkshire Wolds and discover the inspiration behind some of David Hockney's most celebrated landscapes. Enjoy tearooms galleries, stately homes and historic churches en route!