Explore Beverley's Georgian Quarter

Beverley Georgian QuarterNo visit to Beverley would be complete without taking in the town's Georgian Quarter where the mix of independent shops and businesses makes it a must for locals, regular visitors and tourists alike. Beverley's North Bar Within and North Bar Without form one of the East Riding of Yorkshire's most famous landmarks and are situated in the centre of the Georgian Quarter which starts just outside the bar and finishes just past the historic St Mary's church.

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Browse Beverley's Markets

Beverley MarketBeverley is famous for its traditional markets which take place on both a Saturday and a Wednesday, every week; in fact, a thriving market has existed in Beverley for centuries as it sold the produce from the local farmers. The two main squares at either end of the pedestrianised shopping streets of Butcher Row and Toll Gavel are named Saturday market and Wednesday market respectively, depicting the day on which the market runs.

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Hunt for Beverley's Outdoor Art

Beverley's Outdoor ArtWhilst exploring the streets of Beverley, you'll probably notice paintings that are on display on exterior walls around the town. These paintings are part of the 'Painting the Town Fred and Mary' exhibition which features paintings from local artists Fred and Mary Elwell. There are 22 paintings in total, forming a trail around the town which is popular with visitors to Beverley.

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Horse Riding on Beverley Westwood

Horse Riding Beverley WestwoodIf you love riding, you'll love the views of Beverley Westwood that you get while on horseback. Here you'll find hundreds of acres of rolling commonland dotted with dells and ancient woodland for you to explore. Bleach Yard Stables is situated close by to Beverley Westwood and has been established since 1967. The stables have a good selection of sensible horse and ponies suitable for riders of all capabilities.

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A walk around the Millenium Orchard

Beverley's Millenium OrchardThe Millenium Orchard is located a few miles outside of Beverley in a local nature reserve called Beverley Parks. It is one of the largest, noncommercial orchards of northern varieties of apples in England and is a place of interest for archeologists, historians, fruit growers, ecologists, beekeepers, walkers, picnickers and everyone who loves to spend time in the countryside.

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A Walk along Beverley Beck

Walk Beverley BeckThis pleasant 1.5 mile stroll from the centre of Beverley takes you along the banks of Beverley's historic waterway, up to the River Hull and back. This kilometre long waterway was once the heart ofBeverley’s thriving industrial centre. Along the way you'll find moorings, old barges, a boatyard and opportunities for fishing in the Beck.

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Take Part in Beverley's Festivals

Beverley FestivalsDuring the course of the year, Beverley plays host to a variety of different cultural festivals which showcase the arts from around the region and beyond. The festivals start off in May with the Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival. Here you'll find orchestral concerts in Beverley Minster alongside smaller instrumental and vocal ensembles presented in churches around the region.

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Cycle Routes around Beverley

Cycle Routes BeverleyFamous for its fabulous Minster, Beverley is surrounded by quaint villages and breathtaking scenery which makes it an ideal location for cycling. Beverley is on a national by-way. Cycle routes 65 and 66 go right through the town as well as the National Cycle Network 1. The North Sea Cycle Route also passes through Beverley and the Way of the Roses cycle route which goes from Morecambe to Bridlington also passes through Beverley.

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Boat trips from Beverley

Boat Trips BeverleyWhat could be more fun than messing about on the water? In Beverley, there are a number of ways to spend the day on Beverley Beck or out on the River Hull. One of the easiest ways to do this is by contacting the Beverley Barge Preservation Society who run chartered boat trips down the Beck and then onto the river Hull, towards either Driffield or Hull.

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