With its mix of cobbled lanes and elegant Georgian and Victorian terraces, Beverley is a fabulous example of a traditional market town. If you only have a short time to visit, you'll need to make sure that you pack in the most important sights so we've compiled for you the ten most popular places to visit in Beverley.
In addition to the sights above, the town centre and surrounding cobbled streets are bordered by pavement cafes, quirky cafes, cosy coffee shops and fine dining restaurants. When you've paid us a visit, I'm sure you'll agree that Beverley has something for everyone!
Your visit to Beverley is not complete without paying a visit to Beverley Minster, regarded by many as one of the most beautiful churches in England. The minster is one of the largest parish churches in the UK but has the architectural grandeur of a cathedral rather than a church. The stained glass windows are exceptional and …Read More
Beverley 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 …Read More
Enjoy the outdoor space of Beverley Westwood, just a short walk from the town centre. Here you'll find a large expanse of pastureland - popular with locals and visitors alike - where you can walk , picnic, fly kites, play football, ride horses and partake in all manner of other leisure activities. In the summer months cows and sheep roam freely on the …Read More
Nothing beats a day at the races. Enjoy the hospitality and atmosphere, collect your winnings and celebrate in style at Beverley Racecourse. Set in the stunning surroundings of Beverley Westwood, Beverley Racecourse hosts horse racing between April and September every year, and has been doing so for over 300 years. …Read More
St Mary's church sits in Beverley's Georgian quarter near to the town's North Bar. It is one of the most beautiful parish churches in England although it is often missed by visitors who head straight for Beverley Minster. The rabbit carved in St Mary's is said to be the inspiration for Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland …Read More
This 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 …Read More
Within walking distance from the centre of Beverley is Flemingate. one of East Yorkshire's largest shopping destinations. Flemingate adds big name stores to the impressive range of independent stores that sit on Beverley's main shopping streets. Stores on Flemingate include Debenhams, River Island, H&M, Outift …Read More
No 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 …Read More
The White Horse Inn (Nellies) is one of the oldest pubs in Beverley, dating back to 1666. Its nickname comes from Nellie Collinson, the landlady who resided here until 1976 when the pub was sold to Samuel Smiths Brewery. Walking into Nellies is like stepping back in time. There are labyrinths of stone corridors, lit up by gas lights, leading to …Read More
Whilst 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 …Read More