Approximately 6 miles away, Beverley is the nearest town to the lodge park. Beverley is a thriving traditional market town and home to the magnificent 13th-century Beverley Minster.
Visitors are attracted to this well-loved town for a variety of reasons - you can enjoy a day at the races, boutique shopping, a quiet drink in an historic pub and a meal in an increasing number of café-bars and restaurants. The town also boasts a cinema, a theatre, and a leisure centre as well as the Flemingate Shopping Centre.
One of the best areas of common land in all of England, Beverley Westwood is a pasture to the southeast of the town of Beverley where the locals still have the right to graze cattle and sheep on the land. The Westwood is a great place to picnic and watch your children and dogs enjoy the wide-open spaces.
It's only around 30 miles until you will find yourself in the historic city of York where you will find enough pubs, eateries, and shopping to satisfy the most discerning of people.
Like stepping back into the middle-ages, the overhanging timber-framed houses and traditional shopfronts of The Shambles makes it one of the UK’s most historic (and picturesque) streets.
You can’t miss York Minster, one of the largest cathedrals in Northern Europe and also one of the most beautiful gothic cathedrals in the world.
York – then called Jorvik – was once the capital of a Viking territory. You can head back in time to learn more and experience the sights, sounds and smells of the time at the immersive Jorvik Viking Centre.
Uncover 300 years of railway history, climb aboard restored locomotives and browse some of the 1 million train-related artefacts at the National Railway Museum.
Visit https://www.visityork.org for more information.
Situated just 10.5 miles from your lodge, Hull (UK City of Culture 2017) is the nearest city to Little Weighton. Hull city centre boasts a wealth of pubs, restaurants, and cafés as well as three shopping centres.
Tourist attractions include The Hull People's Memorial, the historic Old Town and Museum Quarter, home to Wilberforce House, The Street Life Museum, and the Hull & East Riding Museum. The Ferens Art Gallery can be found in Queen Victoria Square and Hull’s old town is home to a magnificent marina and The Deep aquarium.
With its many cinemas, theatres, and organised events, its safe to say that ‘Its never dull in Hull.’
For more information visit https://www.visithull.org