The Parishes of Luttons and Weaverthorpe, incorporating Helperthorpe

Places of Interest

Burnby Hall These delightful Gardens, close to the centre of Pocklington,are home to a National Collection of Hardy Water Lilies.

Burton Agnes Hall is an exquisite Elizabethan house filled with treasures including art, furniture and porcelain collected by the family over five centuries. Lawns and topiary bushes surround the Hall and an award winning walled garden contains a maze, giant games, a jungle garden and more than four thousand plant species.

CastleHoward is one of Britain’s finest historic houses and is still home to the Howard family whose forebears conceived, designed, and built it over three centuries ago.

Dalby Forest is situated on the southern slopes of the North York Moors National Park.  The southern part of the forest is divided by a number of valleys creating a ‘Rigg and Dale’ landscape whilst to the north the forest sits on the upland plateau.  

EdenCamp This award winning Museum is an original Prisoner of War Camp built in 1942. Our fascinating displays hold, and reveal to you, the vital spirit which eventually triumphed in 1945. These superb and lifelike exhibits make a visit  a wonderful and educational day out for all the family.

Flamingoland The latest rides promise to give fans a record-breaking experience. 

NYMR With magnificent steam engines, beautiful rural stations and smartly uniformed staff, a visit to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway is like taking a step back in time.  From the smoke and steam pouring from the engines to the cosy wood-panelled carriages and friendly conductor service, the railway is both lovingly preserved and charmingly authentic.

Scampston Estate Featuring a stunningly beautiful contemporary  Walled Garden  designed by Piet Oudolf.  Opened to the public for the first time in 2004, people visit from all over the world and it has been received with great acclaim. ‘The garden is a gem!’ says Stephen Anderton of The Times.

Sledemere House  There is something about the charm of Sledmere which has captivated visitors for over 200 years.Carefully designed by Sir Christopher Sykes 2nd Baronet and nurtured by successive generations, this very special place brings new devotees every year.

Wolds Way Lavender Surrounded by mature woodland, on the edge of the picturesque Yorkshire Wolds, the farm forms the ideal backdrop for the careful cultivation of the finest lavender using traditional methods.

 

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