Beverley - One of the Best Places to Live in the North

Beverley has been named one of the best places to live in the north of England by The Sunday Times' annual "Best places to live" guide. This is the first time that Beverley has featured in the guide, which is compiled on the basis of statistics relating to jobs, schools, broadband speed and community spirit.

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Beverley's Ghost Adventure

Beverley Ghost AdventureLurking in Beverley's dark and distant past are some spooky and grisly tales. Allow the inimitable Dr Smalls, your eccentric guide, to take you on a ghost tour around Beverley's dark underbelly and unravel some devilish tales. Dressed in his frock coat, top hat and with his gladstone bag, he is looking forward to making your acquaintance.

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Watch the latest movie releases

Watch the latest movie releasesParkway Cinema presents the very best of the current screen releases, from the family blockbusters you expect, to more adventurous films you might not. The cinema also offers a wide range of ‘event cinema’, bringing the best in live operas, ballet and theatre from around the world to the big scr

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Be enthralled by Beverley Minster

Be enthralled by Beverley MinsterYour 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

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Take a walk on the Westwood

Take a walk on the WestwoodEnjoy 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

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Browse Beverley's Art Gallery

Browse BeverleyBeverley Art Gallery is part of the Treasure House building on Champney Road in the centre of Beverley. Since 1910, the Art Gallery has been collecting portraits of the best of the East Riding of Yorkshire. As well as the permanent East Riding exhibits, there are many temporary exhibitions that take

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Brave the Beastly Beverley Trails

Brave the Beastly Beverley TrailsThe Beastly Beverley Trail is made up of two outdoor trails exploring the darker side of Beverley's history. The south trail runs from Beverley Minster to Saturday Market and the north trail takes you from Norfolk Street to Dyer Lane. The maps have questions about a series of numbered locations and

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Take in a show at the theatre

Take in a show at the theatreEast Riding Theatre has become one of the main centres for performance art in East Yorkshire. The theatre is set within an old baptist church and opened its doors in 2014. Many critically acclaimed productions have been shown here including original works such as 'A steady rain' and 'Sparrow', Shake

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Play Golf on the Westwood

Play Golf on the WestwoodBeverley and East Riding Golf Club is based on the glorious Beverley Westwood pasture land, famous for its landmark Black Mill and Anti-Mill, which the traditional-style Clubhouse is built around. The golf club was formed in 1889 and is the oldest inland club in Yorkshire. The 18-hole course is one

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Visit St Mary's Church

Visit St MarySt 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 church has Norman origin and was founded in 1120. St Mary's is most famous

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Experience a Day at the Races

Experience a Day at the RacesNothing 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

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From the Leisure Centre to the Westwood

From the Leisure Centre to the WestwoodBeverley Westwood is only half a mile away from the town centre and offers 400 acres of idyllic countryside, complete with free-roaming cows. This walk starts and ends at Beverley Leisure Centre which offers paid parking facilities and is located on Flemingate, near to the shopping centre. Once you

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Seven Corners Lane Walk

Seven Corners Lane WalkThe Seven Corners Lane Walk is a short half mile walk from the centre of Beverley. It will take you through a part of Beverley that you didn't know existed and, when you've finished, leave you with the option of exploring Beverley's fabulous Westwood or returning back into the centre of Beverley. Th

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Indoor Play in Beverley

Indoor Play in BeverleySituated on the outskirts of Beverley. Mega Fun is the East Riding's biggest indoor play centre. With three separate zones for babies (18 months and under), toddlers (4 years and under) and juniors (5 – 12 years), Mega Fun caters for a wide age range. <a href="/articles/indoor-play-in-beverley/21/

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A walk along Beverley Beck

A walk along 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 an

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Guided Walks around Beverley

Guided Walks around BeverleyDid you know that the quiet market town of Beverley was once the location of several “Ripper scares,” and has been linked to at least two suspects in the Jack the Ripper case? Or that the ghost of a smiling Dominican Friar was seen in the kitchen doorway of the Old Friary? Local knowledge is a

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Take part in Beverley's Festivals

Take part in BeverleyDuring 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 alo

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Cycle Routes around Beverley

Cycle Routes around 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

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Horse Riding on Beverley Westwood

Horse Riding on 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.

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A walk around the Millenium Orchard

A walk around the Millenium Orchard

The 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, beek

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Discover Beverley's listed buildings

Discover BeverleyIf you're out and about in Beverley, why not have a look out for the listed buildings in the town. They are scattered around Beverley and include old merchant houses, a market cross, churches and offical buildings.

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Hunt for Beverley's outdoor art

Hunt for BeverleyWhilst 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 t

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