10 things to see

St Mary’s Church has a medieval sculpture of a white rabbit said to have inspired Lewis Carroll’s character in Alice in Wonderland.

Horse racing began in 1767. With good facilities and a buzzing atmosphere, its nine meetings are well attended.

St Mary’s Church built through 400 years from 1120 to 1530 was adopted by craft guilds of the town.

Beverley Beck was first recorded in 1296 and was converted to a canal in 1802. Less than 1 mile long it is a popular walk.

On Saturdays there is a friendly market and a vibrant mix of stalls, selling food from around the world and a range of gifts.

Beverley Treasure House contains the town library and art gallery featuring paintings by Elwell and exhibitions.

Beverley Westwood is a large area of common land with golf club and spectacular views of the west front of the Minster.

Beverley Minster, a Gothic masterpiece and site of a Christian church for 1,300 years. The largest UK parish church.

View of the Minster from the Flemingate Centre which offers shops, food, college, cinema, hotel and multi-storey parking.

Beverley North Bar is a 15th century gate in the Cultural Quarter. During the English Civil War, it was locked at night.