Burnby Hall Gardens
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
Exploring Burnby Hall Gardens is like opening a treasure chest. Everywhere you turn a new, unexpected path opens out into a hidden gem of a smaller garden. There is a Victorian garden, rock garden, and a Secret Garden designed by local students from an agricultural college. In addition, there is a small aviary and an area with formal bedding plants. Outside the main garden area is a Primrose Wood with shaded walks interspersed with sculpture by local students.
The gardens is very popular with local families, and for good reason; children adore it. I never saw so many happy young faces as those gathered around the edge of the lakes to feed the fish. And its not just the children; I saw elderly visitors in wheelchairs laughing aloud at the antics of the fish as they try to get closer to the shore as visitors throw food into the water for them (fish-friendly food, I might add, available at reception).
About Burnby Hall Gardens
Address: 33 The Balk, Pocklington, Yorkshire, England, YO42 2QF
Attraction Type: Garden
Location: On the eastern outskirts of Pocklington, on the B1247, well signed from the town centre. On site parking.
Website: Burnby Hall Gardens
Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express
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