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University of Hull & Team GB Family Activity Trails

Take part in the University of Hull and Team GB Family Activity Trails! On your walk look out for 13 signposts in Hull (starting at The Deep) and 21 signposts…

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Hull Maritime – Free Guided Tours

Learn more about the city’s heritage and Hull Maritime’s future with our White Badge accredited volunteers. Starting at the Museum Quarter, outside Hull and East Riding Museum on High Street,…

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Hatfield Aquapark, Outdoor Activity Centre & Campsite

There is something for everyone this Summer at Hatfield Outdoor Activity Centre in Doncaster,  the number one place for those seeking fun in the great outdoors! We host a range…

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Walkington Fields Park & Walk

Visit the park and then take a short walk to see the Shetland ponies. Parking at the park, then follow the walk way on the right (it looks as though…

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Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Paddle boarding on the River Hull, near Tickton. £20 per 90 mins rental which includes 1 board including paddle, ankle leash , life jacket and and dry bag (to keep…

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Mumbler’s Favourite Walk – Fraisthorpe to South Shore

Welcome to Yorkshire asked Mumbler for our favourite family walk in East Yorkshire, and this is what we decided on! Parking at Fraisthorp and walking up to South Shore in…

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Ultramarine – Powerboat Trips on the Humber

Operating from Hessle Foreshore under the iconic Humber Bridge, we can take you on a unique tour of the river. Experience views of Hull, the East Riding and North Lincolnshire…

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Spring Bank West to Springhead Lane, Hull

There is a grassy tree lined walkway that starts at the end of Spring Bank West, near the Spring Back West Eco Park. Keep walking along to the end of…

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Swinebank Bridal Way, Hull

Swinebank Bridal way can be accessed from Priory Road, Hull.  If you are travelling towards Cottingham from Hull it’s on the left just before the cemetery (the cemetery is on…

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East Riding Walks and Countryside

Find a full list of walks, nature reserves and countryside places to visit on this East Riding of Yorkshire Council website – https://eastridingcoastandcountryside.co.uk/ There are also walking routes and directions…

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Oakhill Nature Reserve

A hidden gem at Goole, with secluded lakes and gentle walks. Oakhill is a 150 acre nature reserve with ponds, meadows, wetlands and woodlands, stretching out beyond Goole. It is…

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Beverley Parks Nature Reserve

This Local Nature Reserve is a special place where the landscape reveals a secret past. Discover this changing nature reserve where you can enjoy a stroll around a delightful fruit…

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Eastrington Ponds

This Local Nature Reserve is a special place where families can walk and explore. Discover this peaceful nature reserve where you can enjoy a stroll around the wildlife ponds and…

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Foredyke Nature Reserve – Kingswood, Hull

A nice green space within Kingswood with labyrinth, pond, wooden carved animals, all pram, bike friendly. You can access Foredyke Green on foot from both sides between Kesteven Way and…

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North Yorkshire Water Park

One of the largest natural sports lakes in North Yorkshire, we offer a range of fun, relaxing and exciting activities for everyone to enjoy. Activities include kayaking, paddle boarding, sailing,…

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Tophill Low Nature Reserve

Located not far from Driffield in East Yorkshire, Tophill Low Nature reserve is an active Yorkshire Water treatment works built in 1959. It opened as a nature reserve in 1993…

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Far Ings Nature Reserve

Far Ings is a nature reserve situated on the south banks of the Humber (easily within biking distance over the Humber Bridge). Lots of ponds and gravel paths to walk…

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Hessle Foreshore

Hessle Foreshore is a great place to go on a sunny day. Park for free in a small car park off Livingston Road and follow the path Jean’s Walk down…

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Ennerdale Cycle Track

The regions only all weather 1km cycle circuit next to the Ennerdale Leisure Centre, offering a number of loops and straights for all cycling abilities, to help gain confidence and…

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Skylark Centre and Nature Reserve – Drax

The Skylark Centre and Nature Reserve at Drax Power Station is a lovely area for children to explore, plus there is a nature trail and picnic area. The actual nature…

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Dalby Forest

Dalby Forest, in the heart of the North York Moors National Park offers the perfect place to escape, relax and adventure. Home to 8,000 acres of breath-taking views, endless walking,…

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Hornsea Mere

Hornsea mere is the largest fresh water lake in Yorkshire. Taking in part of the Sutton to Hornsea trail, you can walk around the mere through woodlands, meadows and farmland. …

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North Cave to Hotham

Ideal for children on bikes is this mile long footpath (no cars) starting at North Cave playground. Take the road opposite (Church Lane) over the bridge and to where the…

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Hudson Way Rail Trail

This pleasant, 2-3 mile walk forms part of the Hudson Way, and runs along the track bed of the old railway from the centre of Market Weighton to Goodmanham. This walk…

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Sutton to Hornsea Trail

The old railway line runs from Sutton village to Hornsea, good paths on all sections ideal for doing part or all of the trail with bikes and/or prams.  Forms part…

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Old York Railway Line Walk, Beverley

Starts from behind the Hayride pub (Grange Way), Beverley, follow the path towards Molescroft. Old railway line now a good path for prams and children’s bikes to walk/ride on.

Loglands Nature Reserve

Picturesque Nature Reserve in Hull especially in Autumn.  Small lakes and good graveled paths ideal for prams. Popular with dog walkers. Located behind Sutton Park Golf Club, Hull. Follow the…

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Noddle Hill Nature Reserve

Noddle Hill is a nature reserve situated close to Bransholme in North Hull. Supported by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, the reserve is popular year-round due to the presence of wildlife…

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Humber Bridge Country Park

Humber Bridge Country Park (or Little Switzerland as it is known locally) is a 48 acre wood with open meadows and wildlife ponds. Some of the meadows are kept neat…

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Bempton Cliffs

This is a great place for a walk and to watch birds, around half a million birds gather here every year and nest on the cliffs and ledges. They have…

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North Cave Wetlands

North Cave Wetlands was developed on the former site of a large sand and gravel quarry. With so much wildlife to see, any time of year is a good time…

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Waters Edge Nature Reserve and Visitor Centre

A Mumbler favourite, just over the Humber bridge is this nature reserve (the blue roofed buildings you can see from the bridge). Excellent paths and boardwalks around several lakes with…

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Welton Dale

Start with a look at the duck pond in the village centre then take either Dale Road north from the village into Welton Dale or Kidd Lane north into Welton…

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Risby Lakes

A little gem of fishing lakes and an old folly. Fishing competitions take place here (they ask children to be quiet when on) but when the lakes are quiet its…

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Beverley Westwood

Very large grassy open space just outside Beverley ideal for picnics, ball games and walks in the summer and sledging in the snow. Cattle roam freely and Beverley racecourse is…

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Millington Woods

Lovely wooded area, which is also a local nature reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest. There is a nice circular walk, and also a more challenging route of hundreds…

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Skidby Windmill Fields

Skidby Windmill has an excellent playground and field behind it, park in the main car park and access up the path. Carry on from the Mill field on the public…

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River walks along the Humber

Lots of sections of the foreshore are great to walk on – Victoria Dock to The Deep – good paths run all along the waterfront. Hessle Foreshore to North Ferriby…

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Riverbank, North Hull

Walk along the River Hull. All stretches from Sutton Road Bridge to Wawne have good paths and are suitable for prams. A nice section to join is from behind David…

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Nut Wood, Raywell Woods

A wooded area situated just off the main road to walk and explore, great for collecting leaves in Autumn and hunting for Gruffalo’s all year round! Millers Tea Shop on…

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East Coast Beaches

We are lucky to have some fantastic coastline in our region and a walk on the beach or cliff tops is a great day out all year round, here’s a…

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