If whiling away the day lazing on the beach, a gentle stroll on the prom and time to relax with a cuppa and good book just aren’t your idea of a great holiday, then East Yorkshire might just be the place for you. Although lazing on the beach may be just the thing after a skydive? Or a gentle stroll on the prom to steady those sea legs after jet skiing? East Yorkshire can be just as thrilling as it is tranquil.

Take to the sky at Wolds Gliding Club for an aerial view of the landscape over the Wolds. Not only can you learn the basics of gliding, and enjoy the beautiful scenery as you glide back to the ground, but will also be encouraged to take control of the glider yourself. The Wolds Gliding Club offers a fantastic range of experiences from having a go for the first time, to bringing a group of friends and family and spend the evening all giving it a go until the sun sets. 

Some might say the best view of East Yorkshire is from above? Skydive GB Yorkshire’s Parachute Club can offer just that. Whether you want to give it a go, jump for charity or this is a hobby of yours, the centre has a thrilling range of experiences to offer. Once the parachute is pulled enjoy the tranquility of floating back to the ground and take a few moments enjoy the East Yorkshire coastline from a very different angle, with views on a clear day stretching from Whitby to the Humber Bridge.

If heights aren’t for you, perhaps you’d prefer the water? If you want to do more than paddle your toes in the shallows then head to one of the areas watersports centres. From pedalos to paddle boarding, open water swimming to kayaking, sailing to fishing - Allerthorpe Lakeland Park has something for everyone to try. Whether you want to continue a hobby while on holiday or try something different as a family, Allerthorpe offers a great variety in a beautiful countryside setting. Billabong Water Sports near Brandesburton offers a slightly faster pace with a variety of motorised water sports on offer including water skiing, wake boarding and ringo riding on their fresh water lake. The park also offers touring and camping pitches, as well as the option to bring your own boat to use on the lake. 

Alternatively, if you want the freedom to bring your own craft and get out on the open water, Fraisthorpe beach just outside Bridlington is the perfect setting. Rural and rugged, this wide open beach has plenty of room to get out and bring your favourite water sport or beach hobby to East Yorkshire. Whether it's windsurfing, kite surfing, or paddle boarding, jet skiing, body boarding or horse riding on the beach, enjoy the freedom, fresh sea air and your favourite activity. If you prefer to jet ski on a lake, Fosse Hill Holiday Park have a beautiful lake available with day and evening launches bookable and a service and repair facility on site.

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