Bondville Model Village
New Village Rd, Cottingham HU16, UK
About Bondville Model Village
A beautiful model village with over 200 buildings including a castle, ruined Abbey and Harbour. cottages, houses and shops are lovingly hand-crafted and give a taste, in miniature, of traditional village life. Visitors of all ages will be charmed and intrigued by the tremendously detailed and intricate work that's gone into this place, with wry little jokes and humorous set ups side by side with genuinely touching life in miniature.
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The historic building is located just off the A614 near the village of Skidby and surrounded by picturesque countryside. Built-in 1821, the windmill has been grinding grain for nearly two centuries! It produces its own wholemeal flour, ground between one of its three pairs of millstones and powered by its four 12-meter sails, each weighing more than 1.25 tonnes apiece.
Beverley Beck is a short canal in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. The beck runs from Grovehill Lock on the River Hull at Beverley west for about 0.8 miles into the town of Beverley. There's a nice footpath running along the pretty beck which you can pick up just to the east of the Minster and train station. The path runs for just under a mile until it joins with the River Hull. The canal is now it is home to the historic barge 'Syntan' owned by the Beverley Barge Preservation Society.
Beverley Minster is one of the largest parish churches in England, larger than one-third of all English cathedrals and regarded as a gothic masterpiece by many. Originally a collegiate church, it was not selected as a bishop's seat during the Dissolution of the Monasteries; nevertheless, it survived as a parish church and the chapter house and the attached church of St Martin were the only major parts of the building to be lost. It is part of the Greater Churches Group and a Grade I listed build
The Treasure House is a multi-disciplinary center for heritage and information services. It contains the East Riding Archives and Local Studies and so more. It also provides access to museum, library, and archive services under one roof. The tower also offers views of Beverley.
The Grade 1 Listed building was originally bought by the Beverley Town Keepers in 1501 to be used as a Guildhall, and has seen continuous civic use since. The building is still used for civic and ceremonial occasions and now also holds the Beverley Community Museum. There is also a Magistrates' Room with original 17th Century furniture and an elegant Mayor's Parlour with a silver collection dating back over several centuries.
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Discover more attractions in East Riding of Yorkshire, where Bondville Model Village is located
East Riding of Yorkshire is a no-nonsense sort of place. Its largest city, Hull - more properly known as Kingston upon Hull, is where the county's beating heart lies. It is a solid city that just gets on with the business in hand, which in this case is shipping. Hull is still very much a busy commercial port.