Summer of sport in Yorkshire

This summer ride your bike through woodland or put your trainers on for a run. You can even abseil down the face of Roseberry Topping. If you'd prefer something a little gentler, have a go at croquet or come for a stroll to get some exercise. Here's how you can spend a summer of sport in Yorkshire

Family cycles through parkland at Nostell

Bring your bike to Nostell 

Come and ride the cycle trail at Nostell - perfect for little legs or anyone that wants to ride at a more sedate pace. The route takes you through the woodland, across the parkland and is a great way to explore, get some exercise, and some fresh air in your lungs.

A woman abseils down the rock face at Roseberry Topping

Climb or abseil at Roseberry Topping 

Standing out amongst the Cleveland Hills is Roseberry Topping. The view from the summit is pretty spectacular and this summer you can climb up the peak or abseil down it.

Croquet on the lawn

Play games at Ormesby Hall 

Have a a go at a variety of sports in the garden at Ormesby Hall. Pick up a racket for badminton, a mallet for croquet or a paddle for table tennis. Feeling energetic? Test yourself on the running track.

Croquet on the lawn at Goddards

Garden games at Goddards 

There are plenty of games to play in the garden at Goddards this summer. Challenge friends to lawn tennis, pick up a croquet mallet and have a go at badminton. How competitive will you get?

Nostell Priory parkrun

Parkruns at Nostell and Fountains Abbey

Test yourself with a 5k run every Saturday through Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal or Nostell's parkland. Register with parkrun to join this weekly run. Parkruns are perfect for beginners if you want to jog gently to pick up your fitness or for regular runners who want to set themselves a challenge and create a new personal best.