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Burnby Hall Gardens & Museum

Pocklington, East Yorkshire YO42 2QF

Burnby Hall Gardens & Museum

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Burnby Hall Gardens are situated in the charming market town of Pocklington, on the edge of the Yorkshire Wolds.

The wonderful Gardens are often claimed to be 'a jewel in Yorkshire’s Crown”. The two lakes are home to a National Collection of Hardy Water Lilies and offer a wonderful array of changing vistas. The Gardens also include a Rockery, Stumpery, a Victorian Garden, Secret Garden, formal beds and natural shrubbery. The Gardens are frequently referred to as 'a haven of beauty and tranquillity” and were the inspiration of Major Percy Marlborough Stewart. He was an amazing man who made eight round the world voyages between 1906 and 1926.

The Stewart Museum within the Gardens is dedicated to his extraordinary life and contains the fascinating artefacts he brought back to Pocklington.

There is also a shop and tea room.

Visit website: www.burnbyhallgardens.com

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