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Sir Tatton Sykes monument
3.51km from Church of St Michael and All Angels, Garton on the Wolds
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.
6.26km from Church of St Michael and All Angels, Garton on the Wolds
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.
Yorkshire Wolds Railway
7.25km from Church of St Michael and All Angels, Garton on the Wolds
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.
7.52km from Church of St Michael and All Angels, Garton on the Wolds
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.
7.53km from Church of St Michael and All Angels, Garton on the Wolds
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.
Burton Agnes Manor House
12.64km from Church of St Michael and All Angels, Garton on the Wolds
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.
Burton Agnes Hall
12.68km from Church of St Michael and All Angels, Garton on the Wolds
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.
Tophill Low Nature Reserve
14.05km from Church of St Michael and All Angels, Garton on the Wolds
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
14.31km from Church of St Michael and All Angels, Garton on the Wolds
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.
Bishop Wilton Wold
16.23km from Church of St Michael and All Angels, Garton on the Wolds
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.
John Bull World of Rock
17.73km from Church of St Michael and All Angels, Garton on the Wolds
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.
18.44km from Church of St Michael and All Angels, Garton on the Wolds
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.
19.1km from Church of St Michael and All Angels, Garton on the Wolds
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.
St. Helen's Well
19.16km from Church of St Michael and All Angels, Garton on the Wolds
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.
20.12km from Church of St Michael and All Angels, Garton on the Wolds
Burton Bushes consists of approximately 26 acres of natural woodland on the western boundary of the Beverley Westwood pasture. Thew woodland is a remnant of the primeval forests that once covered the pasture area. It is one of the special areas with a scientific interest.
St Mary's Church
20.14km from Church of St Michael and All Angels, Garton on the Wolds
St Mary is a Church of England parish church in Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire. It is a lively place of worship welcoming people of all ages and boasts a busy calendar of community and cultural events. The church is built in the Early English style with a nave, chancel, and transepts. There are no side aisles. It is worth walking around the outside of the church first to admire all the decorative stonework, particularly on the chancel.
20.15km from Church of St Michael and All Angels, Garton on the Wolds
The Westwood is an open space on the west edge of Beverley; it being an ideal place for families to enjoy many activities on the lush green pastures. Visitors to the Westwood will notice that there is a Golf Course and Race Course on the pasture; it is understood that the Golf course is quite challenging and popular with visitors. The Race meetings are attracting increasing interest and it hosts several events and festivals during the year.
Scampston Walled Garden
20.18km from Church of St Michael and All Angels, Garton on the Wolds
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.
20.35km from Church of St Michael and All Angels, Garton on the Wolds
Beverley’s famous market dates back centuries and is a vital part of community life. It is held in the town centre, on Saturdays and attracts thousands of shoppers every week. The busiest market is on Saturdays and there is a friendly atmosphere and a vibrant mix of stalls, selling food from around the world, fruit and vegetables, freshly baked goods, arts and crafts, and clothing.
Toll Gavel Church
20.36km from Church of St Michael and All Angels, Garton on the Wolds
Toll Gavel United Church is a friendly Christian Church in Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire. It is a local ecumenical partnership between the Methodist Church and the United Reformed Church, but has many people of different denominations worshipping. The Church is embedded in such famous events as the Beverley Early Music festival and the Beverley Literature Festival.
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Garton-on-the-Wolds, Driffield YO25 3ES, UK
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.