Plan your visit

The Festival of Words will take place in the market town of Beverley, as well as some touring events across other East Riding Libraries. Here's our guide to getting around and exploring the area.

About Beverley

You can find out all you need to know for all the hosting towns this festival on Visit Hull and East Yorkshire

Here's what to look out for in Beverley:

From Beverley Minster to ghost walks around the market town, explore the culture and heritage.

The town is full of independent and high street shops. There are also Wednesday and Saturday Markets. Discover shopping in Beverley.

Stay over for the weekend in a great selection of hotels and campsites, from glamorous to humble. Find where to stay.

Beverley's streets are lined with a selection of coffee houses, patisseries, pubs, bars and restaurants. Find where to eat.

Take the wordy way around

Download the heritage trail on the 'What Was Here' smartphone app from East Riding Archives. Turn your mobile device into a virtual time machine as you explore historic images relating to Beverley's literary heritage.

Get the app

Getting around

On foot - All Beverley venues are within easy walking distance of each other. The central shopping area is also pedestrianised.

On a bicycle - There are bicycle racks outside the front door of the Treasure House, Beverley. You can hire bikes from Bike and Go outside Beverley Train Station.

By train - All Beverley venues are a 5 to 10 minute walk from Beverley train station. Find local timetables.

By bus - Beverley bus station is a five to ten minute walk to the venues. See local timetable.

By taxi - The taxi rank in Beverley can be found in Saturday Market car park.

By car - In Beverley, there are six disabled parking bays outside the library, and long and short stay public car parking on Grayburn Lane. Find all East Riding car parks.