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Bachelor Hill - Parks and open spaces directory


Bachelor Hill
Askham Lane
YO24 3BD


A well-hidden site which is worth seeking out. Grassy slopes and a hill top copse of pine trees make this an attractive place for a picnic. Entering the site from Askham Lane brings you to the top of the sandy knoll.

  • panoramic views across the city to the Yorkshire Wolds and North York Moors
  • nature conservation site with many species of butterfly
Travel and parking


Buses run frequently from the city centre. Alight at Acomb Green and then walk 500m along Askham Lane to the site.

For up-to-date information about local bus routes see the iTravel York website.


There are no council car parks close to this location.

Please use available on-street parking in the surrounding streets, showing consideration for local residents.