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

Furniture maker

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 :

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