Burnby Hall Gardens is a great destination with kids. Hidden away in the lovely market town of Pocklington, there’s plenty to enjoy at this very pretty place. As well as the gorgeous trees, flowers, rockery and secret gardens, there are two lakes which groan with fish and water lilies. There’s a playground, but the highlight is feeding the wonderful fish (buy a pot of fish food on your way in) and running around on the grass.

Keep an eye out for special events, from an annual Tulip Festival, Sunday brass band concerts and children’s events held throughout the year. These include outdoor theatre, children’s crafts and trails.

For more places to walk and for fresh air near York, take a look at our guide.


Burnby Hall Gardens, The Balk, Pocklington, York, YO42 2QF

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