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Rawcliffe Country Park

Skelton, Rawcliffe and Clifton Without, York


Some 2000 trees and 1,500 woodland shrubs were planted during the establishment of the Country Park. Developing woodland includes willow, birch and pine with oak and ash. Hawthorn, blackthorn and dog rose thickets give nesting cover and food for an increasing range of birds. The country park office is the focus for activity days and special events and can be booked for use by school parties, contact tel: 01904 553392.
•Country Park office/classroom
•Children's play area
•Toilets at Park and Ride
•Orienteering (map and activity sheet are available from CYC website)
Rawcliffe Country Park Climbing Boulder:
The climbing boulder is open for use by the public all day, every day and is free of charge. It is 3m high with more than 60 square metres of climbing features. The climbing boulder is suitable for children aged 3 years of age to adults and no experience or equipment is required. It can be enjoyed by novices and more experienced climbers as it has numerous routes up and across the rock face.

Rawcliffe Country Park Pump Bike Track:
The bike track at Rawcliffe Country Park is open for use and includes a series of exciting and challenging jumps, banks and turns that will be fun for all levels of off-road bike enthusiasts. There are roughly two circular tracks; a 70 metre inner track and an easier 140 metre outer track. Paths allow movement between the two routes and the rest of the area.
Open access.
Park and Ride buses to Rawcliffe Bar leave from Museum Street, outside the entrance of the Yorkshire Museum and Gardens, and run frequently throughout the day.
National Cycle Route 65 runs past Rawcliffe Bar Country Park through to the city centre.
Park and Ride car park off Shipton Road A19.

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01904 553392


Shipton Road, York, North Yorkshire, YO30 5RR

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    • Activities (Things To Do, Places To Go) / Outdoors / Conservation
    • Parks And Open Spaces / Informal Spaces
    • Sport / Cycling
    • Sport / Orienteering

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    Last updated: 1/11/2016

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