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Pocklington Town Council

The Old Court House
37 George Street
Pocklington YO42 2DH

Next Virtual Meeting
Thursday 21st January 7 pm
Personnel Committee
Thursday 28th January 7 pm
Lands and Property Committee
All welcome please email the Town Clerk
if you would like to attend.
please email townclerk@pocklington.gov.uk

All Welcome

Get yer boots on

and discover the stunning scenery
of the Yorkshire Wold's

On yer bike

Explore the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds on two wheels

Pocklington Market

Traditional market held every Tuesday

Visit Pocklington – The gateway to the Yorkshire Wolds

Nestled in the spectacular Yorkshire Wolds, Pocklington, a historic market town, makes a delightful destination for visitors  all tastes and interests.

Peace and tranquillity can be found in the renowned gardens at Burnby Hall while those seeking more thrilling pastimes can participate in a wide range of exciting and unusual sporting activities.

Walkers are spoilt for choice: The Wilberforce Way, The Wolds Way and The Minster Way are just a few of the walks that encompass some of the truly breathtaking scenery the Yorkshire Wolds have to offer. Cyclists too will find many enjoyable routes.

The Pocklington Arts Centre plays host to an array of talented artists, actors, comedians and musicians and those who enjoy shopping as a form of entertainment will delight in a town of charming, independent shops and boutiques.

In addition to this, Pocklington’s town crier, one of only 200 town criers in the UK, proclaims at all major events in the town calendar.

Anyone with a passing curiosity in history will find much of interest as Pocklington has been a continuous settlement for thousands of years. Our beautiful church dates back to before the 15th century and the illustrious Pocklington School has produced luminaries such as William Wilberforce, the slave abolitionist who began his anti-slavery campaign whilst boarding here.

Pocklington Map

Click on the map to view a larger version or CLICK HERE to download a printable version.

Getting Here

Pocklington is situated 12 miles east of York and 20 miles west of Hull. It is easily accessible from the A1079 linking York and Hull. If coming from further afield, the closest major train station of York, airport and Ferry terminal are all within a one hour journey by car or bus. CLICK HERE for more information.

What’s on – Upcoming Events

Pocklington hosts many annual and one-off events that are attended by both local residents and visitors from further afield. Popular annual events include the Pocklington Rugby 7’s, the Flying Man Festival, Pocklington Summer Fair, bonfire & fireworks display and a Christmas market to name a few.


Accommodation in Pocklington comes in a variety of styles to suit all tastes and budgets. Browse the list of businesses to find the ideal location for your stay.

Pocklington has a fantastic selection of restaurants, cafes, wines bars and traditional Yorkshire pubs.

The latest news from Pocklington Town Council, including council vacancies, consultations, surveys and meetings.


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