Days Out in East Yorkshire

Here are just some ideas for days out near Westfield Country Park:

Visit The Deep, one of the most amazing aquariums in the world. It is home to over 3,500 fish,sharks and rays. Different exhibitions around the aquarium show the different marine environments and the species of marine life that live within them.

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This is Yorkshire’s only remaining Napoleonic fortress. Explore 500 years of history within the walls of the fortress set in 10 acres with magnificent views over the Humber estuary. Reenactments and vintage car rally’s are held throughout the summer.

Explore the underground world of the bunkers at RAF Holmpton with the guided tours that take visitors through 60 years of history. All the tours are fully guided and supported with shows, films and demonstrations.

The museum quarter in central Hull takes you back 235 million years to see wooly mammoths and sea monsters at the Museum of Archeology. The Streetlife Museum of Transport includes all of your senses as the history of the streets of Hull are brought back to life. Wilberforce House was the birthplace of William Wilberforce, who played a vital role is abolishing slavery. Plus view the dangerous life of deep sea fishing aboard the trawler the Arctic Corsair.

Built between 1598 & 1610, Burton Agnes Hall is an Elizabethan stately home that has remained in the hands of the same family for the last 400 years. Spend the day viewing the treasures that have been collected since the hall was built through to more recent times and the various gardens that surround the hall. The walled garden was re-established in 1990 to incorporate the style of the Elizabethan period but also include various species of plants that are more modern. There is also the jungle garden which has a more relaxed feel to the garden, and a maze.

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The hall has been home to the Constable family for the last 700 years. Circa 1500’s manor house was built to replace an old pele tower which has stood to protect the village since the reign of King Stephen in the 12th Century. This coincided with the clearance of a village to make way for a deer park. In 1560 the majority of the manor house was demolished and in its place a mansion was built. It is thought that in building was completed by the beginning if the 16th Century.

Now visitors have access to 30 rooms which have been opened to the public for the viewing of the splendor of fine furniture, paintings and sculptures, as well as the opportunity to stroll around the gardens and the park, which landscape was commissioned by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown in 1772-1782.

The Spa, Bridlington offers a wide range of shows from Pantomime to Comedy and everything in between. Great for a night with your glad-rags on!

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Hull Truck Theatre offers you ‘no nonsense’ all year round selection of entertainment from drama, comedy and family fun!

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Hull New Theatre is one of the premier touring venues offering you the best selection in ballet, musicals and opera as well as family entertainment.

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Best known for its breeding seabirds, the Bempton Cliffs nature reserve is a wildlife spectacle to behold! Observe the nesting and flying birds on and around the dramatic backdrop of the cliffs.

Featuring more than 50 acres of gardens and woodland, Grade I listed Sewerby Hall is just 2 miles from the seaside resort of Bridlington. Animal lovers will appreciate the small zoo too!

Open all year round, the Humber Bridge Country Park has been transformed from a chalk quarry into a favourite with cyclists, dog walkers and nature lovers.

Visit the brand new turtle rescue centre as well as the walk-through Penguin Island at Sea Life Scarborough. The indoor and outdoor displays showcase a range of themed zones to guarantee a fun day out!

Previously a Norman motte and bailey castle, read up about its fascinating history before visiting to fully appreciate its age old story. A perfect activity for castle purists.

This family owned business rescues all its animals and birds and offers plenty of fun activities. This hidden gem features birds of prey including hawks, falcons and owls.

Horse racing has taken place on Beverley Racecourse since 1690 and is a firm favourite on the British horseracing circuit. It’s family-friendly and offers something for everyone from living it up with fine-dining or picnicking by the course.

If you are interested in hiring a lodge at Westfield Country Park please view our lodges online to find the perfect lodge for you. You can then book online through our online booking system. If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact us.

We had a lovely stay at Westfield Country Park. The lodge was very spacious and had everything we needed. It was spotlessly clean and the hot tub was amazing. By far the best place I have ever been and have already booked to come back in August. Very helpful staff – just amazing!

Lucy Jones

Absolutely fantastic stay here, just what the doctor ordered, peace and tranquillity. The surroundings are amazing and the three lakes are well stocked with fish. The lodges are spot on very, very clean, the bed comfy and had some great nights sleep. Definitely going back at some point we loved it!

Katherine Tibbs

Couldn’t have been any more perfect. It was clean, warm and lovely. The hot tub was mega. It was private from people walking past but also looked over the lake. When you’re laid in the tub on a clear night you could see the stars which made it even more perfect.

Jazz B

Get in Touch

If you have any queries at all please don’t hesitate to contact us on any of the following and we will be happy to help you!

01964 790100

07899 951724

westfieldcountry@gmail.com

Westfield Country Park
Fitling
Burton Pidsea
East Yorkshire
HU12 9AL