The East Riding of Yorkshire

 

Location - Town: Bridlington
Location - County: The East Riding of Yorkshire
Description/directions to location: Carnaby four miles from Bridlington. If traveling from Driffield on the A614 (formerly A166 ) on approaching Carnaby village turn right onto Bridlington Bay Road towards Carnaby Industrial Estate, after the level crossing turn onto the industrial estate and proceed past two roundabouts, after the second roundabout you will have on your left "Carnaby Caravans" which is immediately followed by a small factory, there is a small boating lake sign fastened to a wire fence, at this sign turn left down a track that goes alongside the open yard of this small factory, on the right hand side of the track is a wire fence surrounding the next factory called "Romech", following this track will bring you back behind Carnaby Caravans and the pool is on your right.
Local model boat club: yes
Website: www.bridmodelboats.co.uk

Please visit the local club website for details - very informative site - interesting club history.

 

Updated by Robert Daniel, 11-02-2005:

Type, man made lake

Size, 90 x 80 metres

Depth, 1.3 metres

Shoreline Access , Yes

Toilets & disabled access, club house with electric. Yes

Open public access, No. Members only

Restrictions, none, IC welcome.

 

Would recommend checking if visitors are welcome before setting out for a sail - members only lake

Hull East Park

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Description/directions: In the top left hand corner of East Park, between James Reckitt Avenue and Summergangs Road (north side of Holderness Road, which is the A165 heading NE out of the town centre in the direction of Bridlington).

Don't confuse it with the big wildlife lake further to the east in the park.

Type: Purpose built boat pond.

Size: Small to medium, long rectangle.

Shoreline access: 100%, concrete.

Boat club: Hull Model Boat Group, http://www.stanshobbies.karoo.net/hull_model_boat.htm
who look like a lively lot with a very wide range of boats and a series of show days.

Open public access Yes.

Trevor Smith reports that the Northern Section of the Vintage Model Yacht Group also meets at this lake: http://www.vmyg.org.uk/

Listed by Andy Tribble [23.07.2006]

Anything to add or amend?