Retirement Homes in East Yorkshire 1 and 2 bedroom homes available to Buy Outright, Part Buy Part Rent or Rent
Living in East Yorkshire
Rich with heritage and packed with natural beauty
From the expansive hills of the Yorkshire Wolds to the dramatic cliffs of the North Sea coastline, a retirement property in East Yorkshire is an ideal way to start a new adventure. Famed for its natural beauty, rich heritage and the iconic Humber Bridge, our retirement properties in East Yorkshire leave you only a stone’s throw away from your favourite activities and attractions.
Lifestyle in East Yorkshire
Whether you're looking for towering architecture or impressive stately homes, you’ll find plenty of historic sites and intriguing museums to explore around East Yorkshire. You can tour a Georgian country house at Sewerby Hall, see one of the largest parish churches in the UK at Beverley Minster, or visit the site of the battle that ended the Viking Age at Stamford Bridge.
You'll also find 200 years of transport history at the Streetlife Museum, seafaring heritage stretching back to the Bronze Age at Hull Maritime Museum, and prehistoric fossils at the Hull and East Riding Museum.
From touring drama to modern art exhibitions, there's a lot to keep you busy around the county. If you’re more sportily inclined, you can even take a trip to Beverley Racecourse, which has hosted annual race meetings since 1767.
Alternatively, catch musicals and pantomime at the Spa Royal Hall and Theatre in Bridlington, see opera, ballet and drama at the Hull New Theatre, or view the large collection of paintings and sculptures from the medieval period up to the present day at the Ferens Art Gallery in Hull.
When you're out for some shopping, you'll find over 30 different stores at the Hornsea Freeport outlet centre, locally produced food and craft goods at the bustling Beverley Market, and a huge range of high-street brands and restaurants at the £200-million St Stephen's shopping centre.
With miles of chalk hills, tranquil beaches and dense forests, it's no wonder that so many people are choosing retirement properties in East Yorkshire for their later years. In East Yorkshire, you can explore the aviary and ornamental gardens of the 120-acre East Park in Hull, take a wander along the wide sands of Fraisthorpe Beach, or see the largest collection of hardy water lilies in the country among the lakes and gardens of Burnby Hall.
If you're looking for wildlife, you'll spot thousands of breeding seabirds at the RSPB's Bempton Cliffs. You can also find sharks, turtles and penguins at The Deep aquarium, or discover falcons, meerkats and wallabies at the award-winning Bridlington Birds of Prey and Animal Park.
Whether you're looking for dedicated sports clubs or a bit of fresh air in the hills, you'll find plenty of opportunities to keep up an active retirement around East Yorkshire.
You can learn to ride horses across the Wolds at Fairfield Stables in Bishop Wilton, take a fishing trip around the North Landing at Flamborough Head, or work on your swing at the 25 golf courses dotted around the county.
If you like the sound of retiring to the gentle hills and peaceful beaches of rural England, then take a look at some of our high-quality retirement properties in East Yorkshire.
A Full Range of Lifestyle Options
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