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West Bank Park

Category: Sightseeing + Tours

Hamilton Drive, Holgate, York, YO24


West Bank Park - Reviews from across the web

West Bank Park - York - Reviews of West Bank Park - TripAdvisor
Located close to the York Railway station, this park features an under-11's play area, basketball courts, bowling greens and two 1/4-mile walks t...

22 June, 2006: West Bank Park Summer Fair - City of York Council
Highlights will include a falconry display and a fun dog show. Live music will be provided by a brass band and a family folk band. There will also be a bouncy castle, face-painting, sessions organised by the council's street sport team, henna tattoos, arts and crafts, wood-carving, a punch and judy ...

West Bank Park - City of York Council
This beautiful urban park is an unexpected find in the middle of Holgate, occupying the former site of the 19th century Backhouse nurseries. It boasts a mature woodland and former arboretum at the top end of the park (off Acomb Road) with many specimen trees including dawn redwoods and a giant redwo...

North Yorkshire Police: News Flash
He is described as being of Afro-Caribbean appearance, in his twenties, between 5’8” and 5’10” tall, of stocky build with his hair in dreadlocks in a high pony-tail on top of his head. He was wearing a black polo shirt and dark coloured trousers. He spo...

York Stories - Green spaces: West Bank Park
This statue, originally a tribute to and commemoration of Queen Victoria's reign, was sited in the Guildhall originally, but ended up here in the park. A strange place to put it, perhaps. But reflecting changing attitudes to this type of commemorative statue - we're less deferential now and seem to ...

Yortime - Groups
West Bank Park has activities including bowls, tennis, basketball and orienteering. Formal parkland with wildlife are...

Yortime - Groups
To work as a team with city of york council to enhance the long meadow and former west bank house site as natural areas and to help maintain the formal a...

BBC - North Yorkshire - I Love NY - Tree walks cancelled
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Hunt For York Sex Attack Gang (from York Press)
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Rocks Of The Areas Future (from York Press)
Members of FWBP were inspired to undertake the project by the fact that, historically, the park was home to Backhouse Nursery, which was world famous for its rockery plants. The group visited Aysgarth Falls, in Upper Wensleydale, to see which kinds of plants it could put into the new rockery and fer...

EBORienteers - Permanent Orienteering Courses around York
Cropton South is suitable for those with orienteering experience - most markers are off paths and many use point features. Beginners are advised to undertake map-walks, star exercises and short loops planned and supervised by a tutor. Access is restricted in autumn/winter during the shooting season....

Green Flag Award - The National Standard for Parks and Green Spaces
Stephen Whittaker, Community Leisure Officer for Parks & Open Spaces in York said “We are really pleased to receive this award a few months ago and have been looking forward to raising the flag once we had planning permission for the pole. This activity shows the willingness of people to get inv...

West Bank Park York - Yahoo! Travel Guide UK
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UKPG Database | Sites | West Bank Park, York
Early C20 public park built on former grounds Backhouse (a family of important yorkshire nurserymen) family home. Surviving features include belts of trees, and open grass lawns, but unfortunately not muc...

University of York press release
at the University of York was founded in 1992, initially to integrate ecological and environmental sciences with environmental economics. The aim was to improve understanding of environmental problems, and how to solve them, through the consideration of both the human dimension and the underpinning ...

A Break in the Park Press Release | United Response
‘A Break in the Park’ will be serving a wide range of hot and cold snacks and drinks from 11am to 5.30pm, Wednesday to Sunday. The café will also be offering outside catering for parties and other functions. For further information on ‘A Break in the Park’ or ‘Kr...

The Adventures of Barney in West Bank Park, York
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