Beverley first became a tourist destination in the 12th Century and the town's pretty cobbled streets and courtyards continue to attract history buffs, music lovers, racegoers and shoppers. For a perfect introduction, head for landmarks like the Minster, St. Mary's Church, the Band Stand and the race course or head to the wildflower meadows of Westwood and the Yorkshire Wolds.
Beverley provides quite an upmarket shopping experience in a beautiful and historic setting. Its cobbled streets and charming courtyards all contribute to a sense of charm and affluence. The hustle and bustle of this market down strikes a perfect harmony between past and present, offering an array of things to do., Beverley is famous for its market. The Saturday Market provides a vibrant and friendly atmosphere, each week proving to be as lively and colourful as the one before. As well as the market there are also many smaller, independent shops. Antique shops and craft arcades are tucked away down the narrow streets, amongst a pub on every corner brimming over with history and atmosphere.
Widely regarded as one of Europe's finest Gothic churches, Beverley Minster is famous for its abundance of 13th Century stone carvings, stained glass and decoration. Nearby, St. Mary's Church is also blessed with many architectural wonders and oddities. For a taste of mediaeval Beverley, take the colourful town trail, or browse the bustling streets of Toll Gavel, Ladygate and Hengate.
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