Black Mill

September 24, 2009

Five Mills are known to have stood at one time or another on the Westwood, three have partial standing remains these are Black Mill, Westwood Mill and the Union Mill. Black Mill (pictured below) stands closest to the centre of the common on the a large ridge and the common most distinctive landmark. Although the top was removed after the mill closed back in 1868. Click on the thumbnail to…


The Westwood Today

September 10, 2009

Various pictures from a today’s walk with the dog over the Beverley Westwood, it felt like summer had finally arrived with blue skies and sunshine and there were plenty of people out and about enjoying it while it lasts! Click on the thumbnail to enlarge the image… Click on the thumbnail to enlarge the image


Uncle Sam’s Circus

September 3, 2009

Uncle Sam’s American Circus opened yesterday; the Circus is set up on the Beverley Westwood from the 2nd September 2009 till the 6th September 2009 with shows in through the day time and evening. Uncle Sam’s American Circus on the Beverley Westwood Uncle Sam’s American Circus on the Beverley Westwood Uncle Sam’s American Circus on the Beverley Westwood Uncle Sam’s American Circus on the Beverley Westwood


Family Fun Sports Day

August 9, 2009

East Yorkshire Council’s Sports Development team held Family Fun Day in conjunction with Change4Life; families enjoyed numerous sporting activities and freshly prepared fruit kebabs and smoothies at the Beverley Westwood. Sport and Play Development Service The Sports Development team of East Riding of Yorkshire Council Click on the thumbnail to enlarge the image, these are just some of the pictures please contact us if you would like a copy of…


Bleach Yard Stables

August 3, 2009

Explore the ancient pastures of the Beverley Westwood on horseback;  Bleach Yard Stables were established in 1967 and is approved by the Association of British Riding Schools. It is open 7 days a week. They are situated opposite Beverley Police station off New Walk, just fives minutes from Beverley Town Centre. All standards of riders are welcome; beginners may enjoy a formal lesson with one of the friendly staff. Bleach Yard…


Beverley Westwood Cows

July 3, 2009

The cattle which come from around the North of UK are almost part of the town it self and keep a long standing tradition of having grazing animals on the pastures of the Beverley Westwood. Just a few weeks ago however there were complaints from the Pasture Masters that some dog walkers were using the drinking troughs to wash their dogs. Pasture masters’ vice- chairman Allan English said: “A friend…


The Woolpack Inn

June 26, 2009

The Woolpack Inn is a real ale pub, based very close to the Beverley Westwood, dog walkers will be pleased to know the pub is dog friendly. The Woolpack Inn also has a weekly quiz each and every Thursday and offers home cooked Sunday lunches. The Woolpack Inn – 7 Westwood Road, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8EN – 01482 867095 The Woolpack Inn – 7 Westwood Road, Beverley, East Yorkshire,…


Burton Bushes

June 21, 2009

Burton Bushes consists of approximately 26 acres of natural woodland on the western boundary of the pasture. The woodland is a remnant of the primeval forests that once covered the pasture area, and is an indication of what the Westwood looked like in early times before grazing animals and tree felling altered the landscape. This area is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and been fenced-off from cattle, to allow it to regenerate…


Beverley Westwood

June 17, 2009

The Beverley Westwood is an open space on the edge of Beverley; it makes an ideal place for families to enjoy many activities including dog walking, ball games and eating outside on the lush green pastures. Cattle and sheep roam freely grazing on the pastures throughout the summer months.


NHS Drop In Events

June 2, 2009

NHS East Riding of Yorkshire invites you to come along and find out more about our plans to develop a new community hospital for the East Riding on Swinemoor Lane, Beverley. The hospital will offer modern facilities for local people in a welcoming, open, landscaped setting that is sympathetic to the local rural environment of the nearby Swine Moor. The new hospital will be a flagship development for the East…


Community Hospital in Beverley

January 20, 2009

NHS East Riding of Yorkshire is delighted to announce that it has today secured an ‘option to purchase’ a 10.2 acre site at Swinemoor Lane, Beverley for the location of the new Community Hospital serving Beverley and surrounding area. The site is owned at present by Beverley Consolidated Charity. The new £17 million hospital will provide an exceptional range of inpatient, outpatient and diagnostic services in a 21st century environment…