20 Attractions to Explore Near Burton Agnes Manor House
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Burton Agnes Hall
0.04km from Burton Agnes Manor House
Burton Agnes Hall is an Elizabethan, historic, stately home visitor attraction in East Yorkshire, a fun day out for families. It is a truly magnificent stately house that is also a warm and wonderful home. Burton Agnes Hall is a glorious example of Elizabethan architecture; built between 1598 and 1610 by Sir Henry Griffith, it has stayed in his family for more than four centuries.
4.52km from Burton Agnes Manor House
This stunning slender pillar is the tallest standing stone in Britain. The stone is hewn out of glomerate Moorstone grit, from the Cleveland Hills, west of Whitby, possibly at Grosmont. It seems likely that the stone marked a prehistoric holy place or worship centre for the indigenous pagan religion, and that Anglo—Saxon missionaries followed the successful strategy of "Christianising" this already sacred object, possibly by fixing a cross to the top.
John Bull World of Rock
5.1km from Burton Agnes Manor House
John Bull's World of Rock is a purpose-built soft play venue for children aged 0-12 years. There are factory demonstrations available Monday-Friday in peak season. The cafe and shop are open all year round 7 days a week with the shop selling a wide range of gifts and treats. Free parking. See and learn the secrets of rock and chocolate production unfold before your very eyes! Taste our delicious range of products at the World of Rock.
6.79km from Burton Agnes Manor House
Fraisthorpe Beach is ideal for an enjoyable day out and it's low clay cliffs make it easily accessible for all ages. It has plenty of space to walk and is also popular with Windsurfers. The sea is very shallow for a good way out. There were many pillbox structures lining this section of land during the two World Wars.
Bridlington South Beach
8.13km from Burton Agnes Manor House
Bridlington South Beach is a large beach resort situated on the Yorkshire coast. South beach Bridlington is the more popular of the two beaches and even at high tide there’s still plenty of sandy beach for everyone. There are no opportunities for rock pooling on this beach but it’s a great spot to fly a kite, build a massive sandcastle or go on a donkey ride. South beach Bridlington is the more popular of the two beaches and even at high tide there’s still plenty of sandy beach for everyone.
The Bayle Museum
8.66km from Burton Agnes Manor House
A Grade I Listed Building and Scheduled Ancient Monument which includes a monastic gatehouse over 800 years old, the gatehouse was once the entrance to Bridlington Priory which amongst the wealthiest monasteries in Yorkshire in the fifteenth century. The Museum was founded in 1928. Its collection is dedicated to the history of the town and the local area. Each year the Museum’s main exhibition, spanning the expanse of the large top floor Courtroom, displays artifacts based on a theme chosen by t
8.78km from Burton Agnes Manor House
Bridlington Priory is a majestic church which was in Bridlington’s Old Town and was founded as an Augustinian monastery in 1113 and was from the start a rich and important religious house. Inside the church, as well as beautiful soaring columns and impressive stained glass windows, visitors can learn about the history of the Priory through a fascinating series of appliquéd pictures. It was one of the main pilgrimage sites in this area as well as a tourist attraction too.
8.86km from Burton Agnes Manor House
The Driffield Navigation is actually made up of a number of linked waterways situated in East Yorkshire to the north of the Humber. The main part of the route is the River Hull while at the northern end is Frodingham Beck and the Driffield Canal. The navigation gradually became more profitable, and although railways arrived at Driffield in 1846, the navigation continued to prosper and increase its traffic until the 1870s, after which there was a gradual decline.
9.81km from Burton Agnes Manor House
An excellent sand and shingle beach with an attractive promenade and great views of the impressive chalk cliffs of Flamborough Headland. The cliffs are a nesting site for thousands of sea birds and the only mainland nesting site for the Gannet in the UK. One of the iconic attractions in this area and is famous for its natural beauty.
Bridlington Sea Front
9.89km from Burton Agnes Manor House
Bridlington Sea Front is a beautiful place to take a stroll, relax in the sun, and take in the fresh sea air. The promenade stretches for over a mile, and there are plenty of benches where you can sit and watch the world go by. The seafront is set around a bustling harbour busy with fishing boats and pleasure cruises. The harbour is known for its shellfish and lobsters.
10.09km from Burton Agnes Manor House
The Norman castle at Skipsea, built in about 1086, was the residence and administrative centre of the lords of Holderness. William the Conqueror created the lordship of Holderness, a vast area from the Humber estuary to Bridlington. The most interesting thing about visiting Skipsea Castle is that the site is set in open farmland, so open, in fact, that you can easily see the extent and shape of the bailey banks and ditches that surround the site.
Sewerby Hall & Gardens
11.46km from Burton Agnes Manor House
Uniquely situated in a dramatic clifftop position with spectacular views over Bridlington and set in 50 acres of early 19th Century parkland, Sewerby Hall and Gardens offers something for everyone, from the magnificent gardens to the deep rooted heritage of the house.
Church of St Michael and All Angels, Garton on the Wolds
12.64km from Burton Agnes Manor House
The Church of St Michael and all Angels, Garton on the Wolds, in the East Riding of Yorkshire is a church of medieval origins that was built c.1132 for the prior of Kirkham Abbey. Long connected to the Sykes family of Sledmere, Sir Tatton Sykes, 4th Baronet engaged John Loughborough Pearson to undertake a major reconstruction of the building in 1856–1857.
Danes Dyke Nature Reserve
12.87km from Burton Agnes Manor House
The reserve is part of one of the finest stretches of coastland on the east coast and is the most northerly outcrop of coastal chalk in the British Isles. It covers around 148 acres and was declared a Local Nature Reserve in 2002 in recognition of its wildlife value and its importance to the local community. This unique sea and cliff environment is protected as a Site of Special Scientific Interest and its seabird colonies mark it as a Special Protection Area.
13.46km from Burton Agnes Manor House
A fantastic Indoor market at Skirlington with a great variety of stalls, after a complete refurbishment in 2019. Take a break at The Grainstore or Zoe's Café and watch the bustle of the indoor market. Inside the original farm buildings you will find over 100 stalls, two indoor cafes with the best breakfasts, Jacket potatoes, freshly made sandwiches, and The Cow Shed license bar selling a great value Sunday Lunch.
South Landing Beach
14.15km from Burton Agnes Manor House
South Landing Beach is a small rural sandy beach situated on the Yorkshire coast. The beach is 300 meters in length. The shingle and pebble beach here is backed by grassy, chalk cliffs, which provide beachgoers with some degree of shelter from the sea breezes. It is one of the iconic attractions where you can spend some nice time enjoying the beauty of the nature.
14.19km from Burton Agnes Manor House
a 12th century fortification owned by the Constables of Holderness. The site was dominated by a rectangular stone tower that had been built in the mid-fourteenth century and this would have been surrounded by a Great Hall and a host of other ancillary buildings. The tower remained occupied for around 200 years.
RSPB Bempton Cliffs
14.25km from Burton Agnes Manor House
Bempton Cliffs, on the spectacular Yorkshire coast, is home to one of the UK's top wildlife spectacles. Around half a million seabirds gather here between March and October to raise a family on towering chalk cliffs that overlook the North Sea. Bempton Cliffs are one of the country’s top wildlife spectacles. Nearly half a million seabirds swooping, soaring, and screeching around towering chalk cliffs on the spectacular Yorkshire coast.
Sir Tatton Sykes monument
14.55km from Burton Agnes Manor House
The monument is 120ft high. It was built in 1865, in honor of Sir Tatton Sykes, 4th baronet, by "those who loved him as a friend and honored him as a landlord", as the inscription says. Here he is, on his horse, in a detail from the many carvings on the monument.
Tophill Low Nature Reserve
14.92km from Burton Agnes Manor House
Tophill Low Nature reserve is an active Yorkshire Water treatment works built in 1959. It formally opened as a nature reserve in 1993 and features 12 hides spread across a 300-acre site that flanks the river Hull. The reserve is open daily from 9am to 6pm. Visiting outside of these hours is only available through reserve membership - to obtain this please look here for details. The nature reserve extends further to a total area of 300 acres
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Burton Agnes Manor House
Maypole Hill, Burton Agnes, Driffield YO25 4ND, UK
A medieval manor house interior, with a rare and well preserved Norman undercroft and a 15th-century roof, all encased in brick during the 17th and 18th centuries. This English Heritage property, located in the village of Burton Agnes, East Riding of Yorkshire, England only a few yards away from the newer Burton Agnes Hall.