Local Information + Activities

Local Information:

  • Wilberfoss: Contains a well-stocked Costcutters and a pub called The Oddfellows Arms.

  • Stamford Bridge: Approximately 3 miles away, has various amenities like a Co-op, pharmacy, butcher, bakery, restaurant/takeaway, pizza shop, and Post Office. There are also pubs like Bay Horse and The Three Cups.

  • Pocklington: Located around 5 miles away. It has independent shops, coffee shops, bakeries, gift shops, a street market on Tuesdays, Pocklington Arts Centre, Burnby Hall and gardens, banks, petrol stations, Post Office, library, Aldi, Sainsbury's, KFC, and Subway.

  • York: 8 miles away, offers attractions like the Minster, The Shambles, museums (Jorvik Centre, York Castle Museum, Richard III experience at Monk Bar), city walls, and a Park and Ride service. Additionally, York has the Designer Outlet, retail parks, supermarkets (Aldi, Asda, Sainsbury's), leisure complexes, and various entertainment options.

  • York Designer Outlet: Offers high-end shopping, restaurants, and coffee shops.

  • Monk's Cross: Provides a range of shops such as Primark, Boots, WH Smiths, supermarkets, a leisure complex, and eateries.

  • Clifton Moor Retail Park: Offers various outlets, a cinema, ten pin bowling, and different eateries.

  • Other Nearby Attractions: Elvington Air Museum, Murton Farming Museum, York Maze, Allerthorpe water sports activity centre, Flamingo Land Theme Park and zoo, Whitby, Scarborough, Bridlington, Filey, Hornsea.


Outdoor Activities and Walking Locations:

Millington Woods: Nestled amidst the captivating embrace of nature, Millington Woods stands as a haven for enthusiasts seeking a tranquil escape into the heart of wooded beauty. Its sprawling paths wind through a mesmerizing landscape, inviting explorers to wander beneath the verdant canopy of trees, their leaves whispering tales of the woods' ancient wisdom. From towering oaks to the gentle rustling of beeches, the woods create a symphony of colors and textures, offering an immersive experience for those seeking solace in nature's embrace. Tranquility permeates the air, inviting visitors to tread upon its earthy trails, where every step unfolds a new chapter in the story of this enchanted woodland.

Yorkshire Wolds: Stretching like a picturesque canvas, the Yorkshire Wolds paint an awe-inspiring portrait of undulating hills, vast meadows, and hidden valleys, revealing nature's artistic prowess at every turn. It's a region that beckons adventurers with a call to explore its hidden nooks and crannies, unveiling a treasure trove of panoramic vistas and panoramic views. Whether wandering along the rolling landscapes or delving into the secrets of charming villages nestled in the valleys, the Yorkshire Wolds exude a timeless allure, offering a blend of natural beauty and cultural heritage waiting to be discovered.

Pocklington Canal: The Pocklington Canal, a serene ribbon of water meandering through the countryside, offers a tranquil path for leisurely walks or peaceful boat rides. This picturesque waterway weaves through a tapestry of lush landscapes, its banks adorned with colorful wildflowers and teeming with wildlife. The gentle ripple of the water creates a soothing soundtrack for visitors exploring its banks, where the interplay of flora and fauna provides a captivating backdrop to the meandering pathway. The canal's tranquil aura and the harmonious coexistence of nature make it an idyllic spot for a leisurely stroll or a moment of serene reflection.

York Moors: Venturing into the sprawling expanse of the York Moors unveils an immersive journey through captivating landscapes and breathtaking panoramas. This extensive moorland, with its undulating terrain and dramatic vistas, presents a playground for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. A haven for hikers, cyclists, and wildlife aficionados, the Moors unveil a treasure trove of natural wonders, from the rugged beauty of heather-clad hills to the stark serenity of its vast open spaces. Offering a plethora of walking trails, each corner of the Moors whispers stories of history, wildlife, and the sheer beauty of untamed wilderness, promising an adventure of discovery with every step taken.

For more information and activities please visit the Visit York website by scanning this QR code



Storking Lane, Wilberfoss, York YO41 5QA