20 Attractions to Explore Near RSPB Blacktoft Sands
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2.2km from RSPB Blacktoft Sands
Whitgift Lighthouse at Ousefleet stands as a reminder of an earlier age, one when the county’s rivers were a lifeline for heavy industry. This lighthouse was a vital touchstone for vessels going to and from Goole and onwards to the North Sea. The whole length of the Rivers Ouse, Trent, and Humber is lined with marker lights, but Whitgift is the only full sized traditional lighthouse on the Ouse and Trent section.
9.68km from RSPB Blacktoft Sands
Goole Museum is a community museum that explores the history of the town and port and does so through permanent displays and a temporary exhibition program. Located on the first floor of the Goole Library building, the museum features displays on the history of Goole. The museum’s Education Room is available for booking by the community and school groups.
North Cave Wetlands
10.46km from RSPB Blacktoft Sands
North Cave Wetlands is a true example of a 21st Century nature reserve, developed in the footprint of a large sand and gravel quarry. It is is a peaceful place for a walk and to bird watch. There are also little ponds with dragonflies flying about. It is free to enter and park. It’s a great place to spend a day.
North Cliffe Wood Nature Reserve
14.18km from RSPB Blacktoft Sands
A lovely woodland nature reserve rich in wildlife. One of the iconic attraction which was cared for and maintained by yirkshire wildlife trust. A woodland reserve with 3km of grass footpaths provides a circular trail around the reserve.
17.41km from RSPB Blacktoft Sands
Breighton Airfield was a Second World War heavy bomber base and cold-war nuclear missile launch site. Now it was home to the historic aircraft collection of the Real Aeroplane Company and the Real Aeroplane Club, an active flying club whose members own and operate many unusual, classic and ex-military aircraft. One of the iconic attraction in this area which attracts a lot of tourists.
Humber Bridge Country Park
17.83km from RSPB Blacktoft Sands
Humber Bridge Country Park is a beautiful 48 acre wood with open meadows and wildlife ponds and so more. The majestic chalk cliffs which surround the park on three sides and look like they are snow-covered give rise to the park's local name of Little Switzerland. The tree-covered chalk terraces of the old chalk quarry offer dramatic views over the River Humber and towering Humber Bridge. One of the nice walking trails and also a good place to spend some leisure time.
18.4km from RSPB Blacktoft Sands
Hessle Foreshore is situated in front of the Humber Bridge Country Park on the River Humber. Being at the start of the Yorkshire Wolds Way National Trail it is great for walkers. You can either go down onto the stones, or you can follow Jean’s Walk all the way along to the main part of the Foreshore. The path is part of The Yorkshire Wolds Way and is great for bikes or scooters and you can follow it along the banks of the river Humber.
St. Helen's Well
19.7km from RSPB Blacktoft Sands
St Helen’s Well is a natural spring in the amphitheater setting of an old chalk and flint pit. It is sited just east of the hamlet of Santon in the Little Ouse valley. Water rises here directly from the Chalk bedrock. The Mediaeval site of St Helen’s Church is an interesting historical feature close by, marked by hummocky ground west of the quarry.
20.3km from RSPB Blacktoft Sands
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.
Bondville Model Village
23.09km from RSPB Blacktoft Sands
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.
23.32km from RSPB Blacktoft Sands
Burton Bushes consists of approximately 26 acres of natural woodland on the western boundary of the Beverley Westwood pasture. Thew woodland is a remnant of the primeval forests that once covered the pasture area. It is one of the special areas with a scientific interest.
23.34km from RSPB Blacktoft Sands
The Pocklington Canal runs for 9.5 miles between East Cottingwith and Canal Head at Pocklington. This majestic rural waterway is one of the top canals for wildlife in the country. The four road bridges and nine locks are important heritage features and all of them are Grade II Listed. Seven miles of the canal is currently navigable and the entire canal has a towpath.
Allerthorpe Lakeland Park
23.47km from RSPB Blacktoft Sands
Allerthorpe Lakeland Park is set in 53 acres of grounds and lakes. We offer a variety of watersports and activities suitable for all ages and abilities as well as a Lakeside Cafe, childrens play areas, woodland and lakeside walks and campsite. Plenty of local walks off site and places to visit in the local wolds town of Pocklington including the canals and Burnby Hall gardens.
23.64km from RSPB Blacktoft Sands
The Black Mill is a Grade II listed building in Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is an open pasture that is a wonderful place to walk and take in the beautiful surroundings.
23.91km from RSPB Blacktoft Sands
The Westwood is an open space on the west edge of Beverley; it being an ideal place for families to enjoy many activities on the lush green pastures. Visitors to the Westwood will notice that there is a Golf Course and Race Course on the pasture; it is understood that the Golf course is quite challenging and popular with visitors. The Race meetings are attracting increasing interest and it hosts several events and festivals during the year.
24.16km from RSPB Blacktoft Sands
Conifer Lake has been one of East Yorkshire’s fishing secrets for decades, surrounded and hidden by trees. It was one of the unique locations where you can spend some nice time in the middle of nature and can have a swim in this beautiful water.
24.93km from RSPB Blacktoft Sands
Beverley’s famous market dates back centuries and is a vital part of community life. It is held in the town centre, on Saturdays and attracts thousands of shoppers every week. The busiest market is on Saturdays and there is a friendly atmosphere and a vibrant mix of stalls, selling food from around the world, fruit and vegetables, freshly baked goods, arts and crafts, and clothing.
The Treasure House
24.94km from RSPB Blacktoft Sands
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.
St Mary's Church
24.95km from RSPB Blacktoft Sands
St Mary is a Church of England parish church in Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire. It is a lively place of worship welcoming people of all ages and boasts a busy calendar of community and cultural events. The church is built in the Early English style with a nave, chancel, and transepts. There are no side aisles. It is worth walking around the outside of the church first to admire all the decorative stonework, particularly on the chancel.
25.01km from RSPB Blacktoft Sands
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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Blacktoft Sands is part of the Humber estuary - one of the most important wildlife sites in the UK. Six shallow saline lagoons provide good birding throughout the year. An area of grazing marsh provides a home for wildfowl and waders through the autumn and spring and includes a large seasonally flooded area.