Local Attractions

Our site is close to the market town of Pocklington and historic city of York and surrounded by local attractions including family days out, museums and gardens. We have a large variety of indoor and outdoor attractions nearby so plenty to do on a rainy day.

Local Attractions all under six miles from the site:

Allerthorpe Lakeland Park – set in 53 acres of grounds and lakes offering variety of water sports with onsite café.

York Maze – Largest maze in the UK, award winning day out with over 20 rides, attractions and shows. Open July – Sep.

Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington - award winning air museum and allied air forces memorial.

Local cafe and butcher – within walking distance, café open Fri, Sat, Sun.

Melbourne Boat Trips –short canal boat trips on Sundays and bank hols, Apr – Oct.

Local good pubs offering food – Melbourne Arms, St Vincent Arms at Sutton on Derwent and The Plough Inn at Allerthorpe, all within six miles.

The Oaks golf club and Spa - offers golfers of all handicaps a beautiful place to play golf. The stunning Spa has many spa treatments, a pool and a gym.

Pocklington market town with local shops and market every Tuesday, seven miles from site and includes:

Burnby Hall Gardens and Museum - spread over eight acres with onsite café.

Pocklington Arts Centre – art exhibition, cinema, and live shows.

KP Golf Club.

Variety of cafes, pubs, Italian, Indian and Chinese restaurants.

City of York is only 11 miles from the site providing great shopping and a range of tourist attractions including:

York Minster – York’s world-class cathedral with medieval stained glass and stone masterpieces.

Castle museum – come and see hundreds of years of York’s history in one place.

National Railways Museum – award winning and home to iconic locomotives, celebrates past, present and future of innovations on the railway, with free entry.

Jorvik Viking Centre.

Under 13 miles away:

Balloon Tree – multi award-winning farm shop and café, pick your own, deli, animals and children’s play area.

Breezy Knees – award winning gardens, a specialist perennial nursery and café open May – Sept.

Langlands Garden Centre – large garden centre and coffee shops with farm shop.

McArthurGlen Designer Outlet - indoor shopping centre home to 120 stores with restaurants and play areas.

Piglets Adventure Farm – family day out, exciting attractions, animals and indoor play barn.

Slightly further afield, still under 21 miles:

William’s Den – new adventure attraction giving families the freedom to play, natural indoor and outdoor play.

Castle Howard – one of Britain’s finest stately homes includes house, gardens and play area.

Sledmere House - stately home with house, walled garden, play area and stables with horses.

Why not visit the coast and have a splash in the sea with Scarborough, Bridlington and Flamborough, all just over one hour’s drive away. The beautiful North York Moors National Park is also about a 60 minute drive away.