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Burnby Hall Gardens and Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:30
Open today: 10:00 - 17:30
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Nice park

This place was really nice in middle of winter so would be stunning In summer. The rock garden was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pat c
Lovely gardens for a stroll

The Friends group have had significant grant funding in recent years which has been well spent in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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“koi carp”(28 reviews)
Pocklington’s unique Gardens have justifiably been called “a jewel in Yorkshire’s crown” and are home to a National Collection of over 100 varieties of Hardy Water Lilies which bloom on the Upper and Lower lakes between June and August. The lakes...more
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| The Balk, Pocklington YO42 2QF, England
+44 1759 307125
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was really nice in middle of winter so would be stunning In summer. The rock garden was nice but as it is freshly planted will be better in a few years. The stumpery with its hobbit house was so cute and interesting.Some big...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Friends group have had significant grant funding in recent years which has been well spent in the restoration of these gardens which are in great condition. A good place for a stroll, and a good snowdrop glade. Obviously more to see in summer.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MadalynH7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited midweek and were pleasantly surprised to see that between October and mid March it is free to visit. Lovely pond with fish and lots of Spring flowers just coming into bloom. Unfortunately the cafe and shop were closed due to refurbishment which is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank whetheryouthink
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fascinating place. We went there on a beautiful sunny day and were there most of the day. We didn't realise how many interesting things there would be to see. Well worth a visit if you are in the facinity

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Garstangtraveller69
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

Ok maybe January isn't the best time of the year to visit a garden with Lily ponds ! But this place was really peaceful and just made for a lovely walk. I can imagine that in the summer it will be superb and well worth...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NickB999
Reviewed 28 December 2018

A fantastic venue, definitely worth a visit if you’re in the area. The gardens are beautiful and the kids love feeding the fish in the lake. Would recommend buying the fish food as it’s such a great fun experience. The cost to enter is low...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Larry L
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Pocklington is so lucky to have this place. The annual pass is excellent value especially if you live close by. Beautiful whatever the season and the ongoing work can only enhance it. The grandchildren all love going. A great place to use their imaginations. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

This place is absolutely stunning. I attended a wedding here and it was beautiful. Probably helped by the fact there was lovely weather too. I plan on coming back some time to be able to spend the day here soon.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ChaChaBellz
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Visited many times as live local. Only down side they dont allow dogs not sure why really. Gardens are looking really good for October and playpark is great for the children. Must visit if in area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tessbear9802018
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Spend an hour or all day. feed the (massive) fish, new play area, great cafe, museum and superb gardens & water lilies

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bob E
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1 August 2018|
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Response from Yorkie46 | Reviewed this property |
No dogs apart from guide dogs
29 June 2018|
Response from andypettman | Reviewed this property |
in some areas near me (southern England) they are already in full bloom and suspect with the warm weather, they will be in most areas. Unless anyone else has been in the last couple of day, I’d phone them to check if... More
28 September 2017|
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Response from Burnbygardens | Property representative |
£5 for Adults; £4.30 for Seniors (60 and over); £2.80 for children. Please see our website winter prices from 16th October.