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 , Allerton Junior Athletics Club 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. Please contact us for further information (see contact details)

The Scout Hall building can also be hired for sporting or social use and this hire is directly from Hillside Scout Group contactable by email from their website

  • Our park

  • Hillside Scout Group

  • Football

    Knayton Football Club

  • Cricket

    Leake CC in action

  • Borrowby Show

    Borrowby Show is held annually at HRAP

  • Tennis

    Enjoying tennis at HRAP


HRAP Committee thank everyone for their support over the last year and look forward to a successful 2019.

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

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