Reception Hours

09.00 - 18.00

out and about

Other Activities

The town also has a council-run sports centre, which includes a swimming pool and gym.
There is a golf club lying just outside Pocklington :
Kilnwick Percy Golf Club
Day-trippers also visit Millington Wood (a Site of Special Scientific Interest) and Pocklington canal head, with footpaths along the canal. The canal has been named one of the top ten places to see watery wildlife in Britain.

Burnby Hall Gardens

Near the centre of Pocklington is Burnby Hall Gardens. These gardens are home to the National Collection of Hardy Water Lilies - the biggest such collection to be found in a natural setting in Europe. The Burnby Hall Gardens collection of water lilies has been designated as a "National Collection" by the National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens.

Pocktoberfest

In a tribute to Munich's traditional Oktoberfest, Pocklington also hosts its own annual Pocktoberfest. Unlike the original on which it is based, Pocktoberfest is pared down to a single-issue event: beer. In 2006's event, 19 casks (or about 452 litres) of ale were consume

Pocklington Arts Centre

The Pocklington Arts Centre, which opened in 2000, "offers a mixed programme of Film, Music, Drama, Dance, Lectures, Workshops and Exhibitions". Previous performers at the Arts Centre include the comedians Jenny Clair, Clive James, Dave Gorman and Barry Cryer and the musicians Midge Ure and Steve Harley. The Centre also puts on "second screenings" of recently released movies.

About Pocklington

Pocklington, is a small market town situated at the foot of the Yorkshire Wolds. The town's skyline is dominated by a 15th-century church tower. The town's architecture is a mixture of quaint old houses and modern buildings and the town has several unusual street names reflecting its history from the Iron Age onwards.
Pocklington hosts a market every Tuesday in the main square, it also has many shops and two supermarkets. There are several pubs, some of which serve food daily. It also boasts an Indian, Chinese, Italian and English restaurant which are open both lunch and evenings. There are several take aways, including Fish & Chips, Pizzeria, Indian and Chinese.

Pocklington Town Website

A website dedicated to the small town of Pocklington. Here you will find all the latest news, what's on and local directory listings for the area.

York Minster

York Minster is one of the great Cathedrals' of the World. This website has everything you need to know about visiting the Minster.

Flamingo Land

Flamingo Land is one of the UK s most recognisable theme parks. Providing family fun and entertainment for over 40 years.

National Railway Museum

Discover over 300 years of history and over 1,000,000 wonderful objects that changed the world

The Deep

The Deep, one of the most spectacular aquariums in the world is located in Hull, East Yorkshire

Yorkshire Air Museum

The Yorkshire Air Museum is the largest independent air museum in Britain and is also the location of The Allied Air Forces Memorial

Yorkshire Dales

A landscape of remarkable beauty, distinctive character and immense interest

The Yorkshire Coast

Yorkshire has a coastline which is frequently spectacular, varied, and interesting.

North York Moors

The North York Moors National Park is a beautiful landscape of stunning moorland, spectacular coast, ancient woodland and historic sites.

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