Bishop Wilton Wold - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Bishop Wilton Wold

Bishop Wilton Wold is the highest point of the Yorkshire Wolds in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. The summit, known as Garrowby Hill, lies about 5 miles north of Pocklington. Although the actual highest point is by the main road, and unattractive, the rest of this walk is a fine introduction to the region. This is a relatively easy circular walk that works well in either direction.

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Jubilee Park

Jubilee Park

6.17km from Bishop Wilton Wold

Jubilee Park is a community green space which has been developed through the efforts of local residents, with financial and other support from many sources. You can spend some good time in the middle of nature and it is easy to get in.

Church of All Saints, Pocklington

Church of All Saints, Pocklington

8.22km from Bishop Wilton Wold

All Saints, known locally as the "Cathedral of the Wolds", is a beautiful Grade 1 listed medieval building set in the center of the bustling market town of Pocklington, at the foot of the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds. It was built between 1190 and 1460 but there has been Christian worship on the site since the 7th century. The Church is open daily, offering a quiet place for prayer and reflection.

Burnby Hall Gardens

Burnby Hall Gardens

8.5km from Bishop Wilton Wold

Burnby Hall Gardens, also known as Stewart's Burnby Hall Gardens and Museum, are located close to the centre of Pocklington, East Riding of Yorkshire. They are home to the United Kingdom's national collection of hardy water lilies, and contain the largest such collection to be found in a natural setting in Europe. The lakes, originally created for fishing, are stocked with ornamental roach and carp that visitors can hand feed.

Yorkshire Wolds Railway

Yorkshire Wolds Railway

9.76km from Bishop Wilton Wold

A beautiful heritage railway right in the heart of the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds. The railway has a short demonstration line and an operational industrial diesel locomotive which provides cab rides to visitors. The railway has plans for expansion, work on which is underway as of April 2019. It was one of the iconic attractions which was set in the middle of beautiful nature.

Conifer Lake

Conifer Lake

11.1km from Bishop Wilton Wold

Conifer Lake has been one of East Yorkshire’s fishing secrets for decades, surrounded and hidden by trees. It was one of the unique locations where you can spend some nice time in the middle of nature and can have a swim in this beautiful water.

Allerthorpe Lakeland Park

Allerthorpe Lakeland Park

11.79km from Bishop Wilton Wold

Allerthorpe Lakeland Park is set in 53 acres of grounds and lakes. We offer a variety of watersports and activities suitable for all ages and abilities as well as a Lakeside Cafe, childrens play areas, woodland and lakeside walks and campsite. Plenty of local walks off site and places to visit in the local wolds town of Pocklington including the canals and Burnby Hall gardens.

Discover More Attractions in East Riding of Yorkshire, Home of Bishop Wilton Wold

East Riding of Yorkshire

East Riding of Yorkshire is a no-nonsense sort of place. Its largest city, Hull - more properly known as Kingston upon Hull, is where the county's beating heart lies. It is a solid city that just gets on with the business in hand, which in this case is shipping. Hull is still very much a busy commercial port.

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