Hillside Rural Activities Park (HRAP) is situated close to the A19 in North Yorkshire between the villages of Borrowby and Knayton near Thirsk. The 28 acre site was purchased with the help of grants and legacies and includes an area owned by the Hillside Scout Group.  Full details of donors included in sponsors section.  HRAP is a registered charity (1110968) The facility is a permanent home for Hillside Scouts, Knayton Football Club, AFC Hillside, Leake Cricket, Leake Tennis and Borrowby Show. A well equipped children's play area and outdoor gym are popular at the park. The combined scout hall/toilets/changing rooms/showers etc are used regularly and can also be hired for sport or social events.

The park is open to the public for the benefit of the local community.

The park can be hired for a variety of events, competitions and social functions. We are now able to offer advertising banners around the children's play area. Please contact us for further information.
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  • Our park

  • Hillside Scout Group

  • Football

    Knayton Football Club

  • AFC Hillside

    HRAP is the home base for AFC Hillside

  • Cricket

    Leake CC in action

  • Borrowby Show

    Borrowby Show is held annually at HRAP

  • Tennis

    Enjoying tennis at HRAP



The popular festival returns to HRAP 19 - 22 June 2014.
All information available on the Willowman website.


Is your child interested in playing football?
AFC Hillside are looking at starting a junior section.  Initially looking at a training session on a Saturday morning for 5 to 7 year olds.  Sessions will last roughly an hour and will take place at Hillside Rural Activities Park, Knayton.
Coaching will be provided by qualified FA coaches from our club and any cost will be kept to a minimum purely to cover costs.eg. £1/£2 per child per session.
If your child is interested please contact:

 Paul Humphreys 07525 647028
or Sam Preston 07889 948409

Hillside  Rural Activities Park, Oaktree Bank, Knayton, Thirsk YO7 4AX

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