Pocklington is a small market town at the foot of the Yorkshire Wolds in the East Riding, about 15 miles east of York.

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. The skyline is dominated by a 15th-century church tower.

OS grid reference SE 802 486

Local Attractions

Near the centre of Pocklington are Burnby Hall Gardens, home to the National Collection of Hardy Water Lilies.

Useful and informative links

Pocklington History
Pocklington photographs from East Riding Media Library
Pocklington photographs from Geograph
Pocklington Post
Wikipedia article on Pocklington

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