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Discover Pocklington and york

This busy market town is a classic example of English history, and our 200 year old cottage is no exception. It is located at the foot of the Yorkshire WoldsLess than 15 miles from the City of York, a popular tourist destination, Chocbox is an ideal base for exploring the historic city or taking a tour of the local scenery and country villages.


Pocklington has an array of shops, places to visit and lovely eateries, all surrounded by glorious countryside.

Here are some of the best places and things to do in pocklington.

For more information about York and how to get there click here

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Home to Lakes, secret gardens, birds, the largest natural collection of Hardy water lilies in Europe and the amazing Stewart Museum. Burnby hall gardens and museum is located onyl a few hundred metres from the cottage and is a perfect day our all  year round with a cafe, shop and events.

Burnby hall gardens

named after Major Percy Stewart who took eight World Tours between the years 1906 - 1926.

The Stewart Museum 


Percy was regularly accompanied on his journies by his wife Katharine. He visited every every continent and explored remote regions building a collection of remarkable cultural and religious items. 

Many of these items have been recognised by The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization as items of national and international importance.

The items Percy and his wife collected on their adventures are now on display with a number of interactive stations in the Percy museum.


The KP golf club

The iconic Yorkshire Wolds are the perfect backdrop to The KP Golf Club's 18-hole championship course. The KP golf club is renoun in the area for facilities and its experienced staff. Based on the Yorkshire wolds there is no better scenery for a day of golfing with great people.

The KP club has day passes avaiable for purchase. There are a number of options available for someone who wants to sample the facilities. For someone looking to improve their golf skills The KP club also offers tuition sessions.

uition sessions provided by the courses very own Oliver Cross

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Other highlights include a bustling town centre with plenty of bars and events through the week, The Pocklington Canal is a wildlife haven at 9.5 miles long and the award winning Pocklington Arts Centre multi arts venue which hosts regular events.


(The X46 bus runs every hour from Pocklington to York)

You'll fall in love with York from the moment you arrive...
With its rich ancient history, romantic ambience and fun activities, York is the perfect place to expolore for both couples and families.

Renowned for its exquisite architecture, tangle of quaint cobbled streets, iconic York Minster and wealth of visitor attractions, such as; museums, historic buildings, tours, shops, restaurants and bars, all within the walled city.
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How to get there on the x46 bus

The x46 bus runs from the Pocklington bus station every hour from 5:50 - 20:20

You can find the online timetable for the x46 here

The pocklington bus station is only a few hundred metres from Chocbox Cottage as you can see the two locations marked on this map.
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