The village of FANGFOSS is a short walk away and has :
A good pub, serving food, The Carpenters Arms
A pottery that has open days and trial pot-making
Rocking Horse shop and factory
Every September we have Fangfest, a celebration of traditional crafts : Fangfest
3 miles away is STAMFORD BRIDGE
It has a good historical walk around the battleground of 1066, where King Harold defeated the Vikings before his own defeat later in the year at Hastings.
There are a range of pubs, restaurants and take-aways, and the award winning farmshop and cafe, The Balloon Tree
4 miles away there is the market town of POCKLINGTON
It has a range of pubs, restaurants and take-aways, 3 supermarkets, and the famous BURNBY HALL GARDENS
Market day is Tuesday with a range of local produce on offer.
There is a good golf club just outside Pocklington, at Kilnwick : www.kpclub.co.uk
The local sports centre has a good swimming pool
There are numerous great pubs in the surrounding villages, and the historic city of YORK is only a few miles away