Cycling Cycling gives you the freedom to explore and to really enjoy this hidden corner of England at your own pace. With the Trans Pennine Trail stretching from Hornsea down to Southport, there is a vast array of different cycling trail you could follow, catering for the most inexperience cyclist to even the most skilled cyclist. Local Trans Pennine Trail places – The East Trans Pennine Trail covers the route from Barnsley to the great port of Kingston upon Hull and the seaside town of Hornsea. The route also includes the northern extension route from Selby to York. You will travel through an amazing range of sights and scenery as the TPT passes through the countryside, towns and cities of the North of England from old railways and canals to riverside footpaths, woodland bridleways, historic city streets and quiet country lanes. The route starts at RSPB Old Moor Barnsley, continuing through the Dearne Valley before reaching the River Don at Doncaster. It then turns north here via quiet lanes and alongside the New Junction Canal to Selby. At Selby an extension of the Trail continues north to the historic city of York, whilst the main Trail swings east following parallel to the Rivers Ouse and Humber. After passing through the foothills of the Yorkshire Wolds, the Trail reaches Kingston u.
Shopping There is a host of shopping hot spots all within a short distance from the Park. Hornsea Freeport – 8 Miles drive Hornsea Freeport was the UK’s first factory outlet shopping village, providing all the convenience of a shopping centre with pleasant surroundings, easy car parking, on-site facilities and entertainment. Live entertainment, special events, children’s activities and places to eat and drink make the factory outlet a great choice for a family day out. Live music and competitions are held frequently at Hornsea Freeport, and attractions such as Neptune’s Kingdom and the exciting Water Walkers offer lots of scope for keeping kids entertained and best of all, the factory outlet aspect means popular and designer brands are available at large discounts on high-street prices. Beverley High Street – 8 Miles drive A combination of boutique shopping with all the necessary day to day shops as well. Beverley provides quite an upmarket shopping experience in a beautiful and historic setting. It is lined with cobbled streets and charming courtyards, all contributing to a sense of charm and affluence. The hustle and bustle of this market down strikes a perfect harmony between past and present, offering an array of things to do. The town centre has many high street names including Monsoon, Jaeger, Burtons, Lakeland, Laura Ashley and M&S. Away from the household brands though; Beverley is famous for its market. The Saturday Market provides a vibrant and friendly atmosphere, each week proving to be as lively and colourful as the one before. As well as the market there are also many smaller, independent shops. Antique shops and craft arcades are tucked away down the narrow streets, amongst a pub on every corner brimming over [...]
Golf Rich with beautiful golf courses, East Yorkshire has a wide selection of local golf clubs making sure you will never be short of places to visit. Hainsworth Golf Club Hainsworth Golf Club, which is just across the road from Coneygarth, prides themselves in offering everyone a warm welcome, quickly giving them the reputation for being one of Yorkshire’s Friendliest golf clubs. The ‘easy-walking’ course is set in mature parkland and offers 18 fair but challenging holes. Hornsea Golf Club Just a 9 mile drive from the Park, Hornsea Golf Club, a traditional links designed, par 72, 18 hole course, with the first seven holes running outward towards the iconic water tower. A double loop of five holes, including the signature hole, 11th, brings the golfer to Hornsea’s famous inward stretch, possibly the finest six finishing holes in the county. Being situated on the Yorkshire coast, the course has many features associated with links golf, including extensive gorse and wind-blasted thorn. The terrain is gently undulating parkland with extensive tree belts to shelter the golfer from the stiff breezes, which are commonplace at seaside courses. Bridlington Links Golf Club With breath taking views over Bridlington Bay, Bridlington Links Golf Club is set in mature woodland, within 210 acres of grounds and one of the most glorious 18-hole cliff-top golf courses in the UK. The 6719 yard, par 72 course has a distinctive links feel and there’s also a driving range and a 9 hole course for those feeling less energetic. South Cliff Golf Club in Scarborough At South Cliff Golf Club, not only do they pride ourselves on being 'the friendly club' but they also offer a superb combination of excellent facilities and a [...]
Fishing The well stocks lake at Coneygarth are exclusive to our owners and are well stocked with a wide range of course fish, Carp, Tench Roach, Pike and Bream, to name but a few. You can also visit our sister park, Dacre Lakeside Park which host a range of fishing competitions and fish their great lake. If you are looking to visit a little further afield you will never be short of options, with a large selection of fisheries in the area, you will be spoilt for choice. Hornsea, which is only an 8 mile drive away is also well renowned for its sea fishing.
Water Sports From the vast lakes at Coneygarth, you are sure to catch an abundance of fish of all sizes, but if you are looking for something a bit more energetic, why not pop across to Dacre Lakeside Park, our sister Park next door where you will find a range of water sports available. You can hire a canoe or paddle boat or simply bring your windsurfer and enjoy the freedom of surfing the great lake. There is also Fosshill Jet Ski Centre, based around an expansive lake, just a short drive away where the key activity for thrill-seekers is the chance to blast about on a jet-ski.
Horse Racing Beverley Racecourse – 9 Miles Drive Horse racing at Beverley Racecourse has been a part of Beverley's history for over 300 years. Set in the stunning surroundings of The Westwood, the racecourse is known for its regular flat horse racing and family-friendly race days. Beverley Racecourse is home to some of the most anticipated horse racing meets in the UK, the Hilary Needler Trophy, Rapid Lad Handicap and Beverley Bullet are all set here. Along with Ladies' Day, these popular events have helped the racecourse win national recognition. Whether you’re an enthusiast or casual race-goer, family or couple, they offer a friendly welcome, a unique atmosphere and luxurious facilities. You can sip champagne in the Premier Enclosure, treat yourself to a three course meal or enjoy a picnic right in the heart of the racing action. York Racecourse – 45 Miles Drive Known as the Ascot of the North, York Racecourse is set in one of Britain's flagship heritage destinations and provides a truly memorable place to spend a day horse racing. Claiming its place in history, the Racecourse has been home to horse racing in York for 280 years, but York has hosted horse races since Roman times....2000 years ago! York Racecourse has award winning modern grandstands, characterful listed buildings, manicured lawns and home grown flowers which sets the scene for the best of race days at York. Their flagship meeting, the Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival, takes place in August each year. It’s the week to visit York for a fabulous four day festival of racing. Other than that, York Racecourse stages 17 race days though out the season, from May until October, all offering a world class horseracing experience [...]