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Beverley Beck

Beverley Beck, Beverley HU17, UK

Lake/ River/ Ponds

About Beverley Beck

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.



Attractions near Beverley Beck

Beverley Minster1.33km from Beverley Beck

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 House1.64km from Beverley Beck

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.

Beverley Guildhall1.67km from Beverley Beck

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.

Toll Gavel Church1.72km from Beverley Beck

Toll Gavel United Church is a friendly Christian Church in Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire. It is a local ecumenical partnership between the Methodist Church and the United Reformed Church, but has many people of different denominations worshipping. The Church is embedded in such famous events as the Beverley Early Music festival and the Beverley Literature Festival.

Beverley Market1.86km from Beverley Beck

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.

St Mary's Church2.04km from Beverley Beck

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.

Where is Beverley Beck

Discover more attractions in East Riding of Yorkshire, where Beverley Beck 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.