There are so many good parks that it’s easy to forget the River Ouse as an option if you want some fresh air. It runs right through the city and is a great spot for a walk or cycle (there’s a dedicated cycle track).
We say – The river offers a good walking/cycling route for families of all ages. It’s flat, the path is buggy-friendly and the cycle track is decent. Set off from the centre of town and head up to and over the Millenium Bridge and back again. If you’re particularly keen cyclists, you can follow the track right out towards Selby. You can see the river from the deck of a boat (join a cruise boat or hire a motor boat).
Good to know – Not an option when the river floods!