20 Attractions to Explore Near Bishop Wilton Wold
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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
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
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
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.
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
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.
12.24km from Bishop Wilton Wold
The majestic riverside ruins of Kirkham Priory are set in the beautiful Derwent valley on the edge of the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Kirkham Priory was founded as an Augustinian monastic house around 1120 by Walter Espec, Lord of Helmsley. The area was later used to test the D-Day landing vehicles and was visited by Winston Churchill. The ruins are now Grade I listed and in the care of English Heritage.
13.25km from Bishop Wilton Wold
The Wagoners' Memorial is situated on the western side of Sledmere village, a little to the north of the gateway to the Church of St Mary. The unusual squat columnar memorial was designed by Sir Mark Sykes, 6th Baronet, and built in 1919–20. It became a Grade II listed building in 1966, upgraded to Grade I in February 2016. The memorial pays tribute to the fact that many other people died in addition to the soldiers including drivers, doctors and stretcher-bearers.
13.37km from Bishop Wilton Wold
A wonderful Country House and Gardens available for hire for weddings and open seasonally to the public. Surrounding the stunning Grade I listed Sledmere House, which is still lived in and has been cherished by the Sykes family for over 250 years, are the renowned gardens , wonderful ‘Capability Brown’ parkland and Accredited Rare Breed conservation Farm Park alongside a fantastic children’s adventure play area.
14.42km from Bishop Wilton Wold
The Pocklington Canal runs for 9.5 miles between East Cottingwith and Canal Head at Pocklington. This majestic rural waterway is one of the top canals for wildlife in the country. The four road bridges and nine locks are important heritage features and all of them are Grade II Listed. Seven miles of the canal is currently navigable and the entire canal has a towpath.
Sir Tatton Sykes monument
14.44km from Bishop Wilton Wold
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.
St. Helen's Well
16.13km from Bishop Wilton Wold
St Helen’s Well is a natural spring in the amphitheater setting of an old chalk and flint pit. It is sited just east of the hamlet of Santon in the Little Ouse valley. Water rises here directly from the Chalk bedrock. The Mediaeval site of St Helen’s Church is an interesting historical feature close by, marked by hummocky ground west of the quarry.
Church of St Michael and All Angels, Garton on the Wolds
16.23km from Bishop Wilton Wold
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.
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum
16.66km from Bishop Wilton Wold
Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum is a large Second World War-related museum near Malton in North Yorkshire in England.It occupies a former Second World War prisoner-of-war camp of 33 huts. After the prisoners left, the camp was used for storage and then abandoned. Its grounds then became overgrown. As the museum was being set up, much clearing, as well as repair and renovation of the buildings, was required.
17.3km from Bishop Wilton Wold
Castle Howard is a magnificent historic house in the north of England with ornate interiors, landscaped gardens and adventure playground and so more to enjoy. The house is familiar to television and film audiences as the fictional "Brideshead", both in Granada Television's 1981 adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited and in a two-hour 2008 adaptation for cinema. Today, it is part of the Treasure Houses of England group of heritage houses.
Scampston Walled Garden
19.11km from Bishop Wilton Wold
Scampston Hall is one of the finest regency country houses in North Yorkshire and contains many fine works of art, furniture, and porcelain. The hall features in two storeys of stuccoed orange-red brick with a slate roof and stuccoed brick chimney stacks. The frontage has seven bays, the central three of which are bowed. Its Walled Garden has an exciting and unashamedly modern feel to and complements the adjacent 18th-century 'Capability' Brown parkland.
North Cliffe Wood Nature Reserve
19.94km from Bishop Wilton Wold
A lovely woodland nature reserve rich in wildlife. One of the iconic attraction which was cared for and maintained by yirkshire wildlife trust. A woodland reserve with 3km of grass footpaths provides a circular trail around the reserve.
20.67km from Bishop Wilton Wold
Yorkshire Lavender is a lavender farm with a garden and a nursery, situated in the Howardian Hills. There is a Mediterranean Dry Garden, Sensory Garden and Lavender Maze. This award-winning Lavender Farm and Gardens is set in the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. They propagate and sell a huge range of unusual perennials, biennials, annuals, grasses, alpines and wildflowers together with a large selection of lavender and herb plants in our Specialist Plant Nursery.
21.85km from Bishop Wilton Wold
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.
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Bishop Wilton Wold, York YO42 1SY, UK
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.