Pocklington 3 miles.
Beck Lodge is a delightful detached lodge situated next door to the owner’s property in the village of Burnby just a few miles from Pocklington, Yorkshire.
This lovely lodge offers two people an ideal location for exploring the area.
From the front door there is a hallway with a shower room and a twin bedroom with French doors out onto the patio.
There is also a sitting area with comfy seating, also having French doors onto a patio, and a kitchen with dining area.
Outside, there is a magnificent private walled garden with many original stone features.
From the back patio there are three small steps up to the garden.
A short drive takes you to the busy town of Pocklington where you will find a wide range of amenities, including local pubs, restaurants and independent shops.
The village of Hayton, one mile away, has Mr Chu's famous village restaurant serving high quality Chinese food.
Take a pleasant walk along the canal, where you may spot barn owls and kingfishers darting the length of the waterway.
From the lodge there are many easy walks and cycleways, including the popular Wolds Way, which leads through the rolling countryside.
Further afield is the city of York, and further south you can visit the wonderful oceanic aquarium of The Deep in under an hour.
This super lodge offers a quiet retreat and is an ideal touring base.
About the location
York 13 miles.
The pretty little market town of Pocklington nestles at the foot of the Yorkshire Wolds in the Vale of York. It is perhaps best known for Burnby Hall Gardens - 8 acres of gloriously beautiful gardens with two large lakes which are home to the National Collection of water lilies. There are several world famous attractions nearby - majestic Castle Howard, beautiful Sledmere House, and of course the historic city of York. The town boasts a leisure centre offering a wide range of sports, including swimming, a Civic Centre and the Pocklington Arts Centre, which shows various films and stages live shows throughout the year. Pocklington is also home to Madhyamaka Kadampa Meditation Centre, known worldwide for its meditation courses and retreats, plus the KP Golf Club is situated approx. 1 mile away and offers wedding and other event facilities, a stylish bar and a restaurant, as well as an 18 hole championship golf course. Just a few miles away is the village of Warter, which is where David Hockney produced his 'Bigger Trees Near Warter' painting. Nearby are various cycle ways including the North Sea Cycle Route and walkers will love either the long distance walks along the Wolds Way or one of the many more circular walks in the area for all abilities. For those who enjoy touring by car, Pocklington forms part of the Pocklington Round, a lovely scenic drive which takes in some of the area’s prettiest villages.