Hillside Rural Activities Park (HRAP) Knayton, near Thirsk is a wonderful 28 acre site purchased with the help of grants and legacies and includes an area owned by the Hillside Scout Group. HRAP is a well used community park and is a registered charity (1110968) The facility is a permanent home for Hillside Scouts, Knayton Football Club, Leake Cricket Club, Leake Tennis Club, Allerton Junior Athletics Club and Borrowby Show. A well equipped children's play area and outdoor gym are popular at the park. Combined scout hall/toilets/changing rooms/showers are used regularly and can 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 outdoor 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 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

The main gates are locked in accordance with government safety instructions. If you do walk to the park as part of your daily exercise the pedestrian gates are open but do retain your social distancing at all times.  Do not use the playground equipment to avoid transfer of any infection.
The toilet is closed for the same reason.

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

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