Active Towns

Encouraging and supporting communities and residents to be physically, mentally and socially active in Pocklington, Market Weighton, Goole and Howden.

Love Exploring App

Residents and visitors can download the free app to their mobile phone from any app store and follow a map as they walk about their town and selected local parks – from dinosaur safaris to a special spooky town trail with dancing skeletons.

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Walking

You can also look to explore your town walking and cycling. Check out a range of trails and routes below.

Visit Walking the East Riding

Cycling

The East Riding is home to a number of cycling routes that can be viewed online and even downloaded onto your GPS device.

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Happy and Well

This website can help you find your own, personal path to being happy and well. Search by keyword to find local and national services, as well as social, sport and support groups to help you thrive in all aspects of your life.

Visit happyandwell.me

Trails

Giant Bradley Heritage Trail
When you visit Market Weighton the easiest way to see the sites in the town is the follow the Giant Bradley Heritage Trail which starts at Bradley House. The trail consists of granite footprints set into the pavement.
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The Pilgrimage of Grace
The rebellion against King Henry VIII's reformation of the church, and the dissolution of the monasteries, became known as the 'Pilgrimage of Grace'. The rebellion march started in the East Riding of Yorkshire, and took them from Market Weighton Hill, via Pocklington, and into York.
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The Reuben Chappell Art Trail
Created by the Goole Civic Society, this route celebrates Goole's rich maritime history. Starting at the Lowther Hotel on Aire Street, this route follows through the town and riverbank. It is both easy walking and accessible.
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Howden Heritage Blue Plaque Walk
The Heritage Blue Plaque Scheme was devised and is operated by Howden Civic Society, with support from the National Lottery. For a resident or visitor to Howden, following the Blue Plaque trail gives a guide to the history of some of the most interesting buildings in the town.
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Working With Communities

As part of the Active Towns project the Health & Wellbeing Team will be working with residents and local clubs, groups and organisations to expand community resources and help to develop wellbeing activities with residents.

As well as promoting local activities, we can offer support, guidance and funding opportunities to enable clubs and groups to get restarted again in our new world.

To get in touch with the team please contact:

Active.Towns@eastriding.gov.uk

Community Grants

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