Pocklington is an ever-expanding quaint market town situated at the foot of the Yorkshire Wolds, located about 13 miles east of York. The town tracks back to around 650AD, and is known for having prosperity in these times due to its major produce and trade of wool, which was England’s principal export in the earlier middle ages.
The popular town offers an impressive high street, serving up a full selection of local amenities, boutique shops, bespoke cafes, and much more. The town is also host to some great restaurants and bars for those who like to take a trip to the town centre after dark.
Pocklington is known for its Burnby Hall Gardens, in which are home to the national collection of Hardy Water Lilies. As well as this, visitors are known to take a trip to Milington Wood, which is a site of special scientific interest. If you are a fan of the arts, the Pocklington Arts Centre opened in 2000, and since then has being offering a mixed programme of film, drama, music dance, workshops and exhibitions. If it more the festivals you are a fan of, Pocklington runs an annual Pocktoberfest, where you can indulge in a fine selection of ales.
Pocklington is conveniently located between the A64 and M62, meaning it is fast becoming a perfect commuter town for York, Leeds and Hull with great access to main line rail links in nearby Howden, Brough and York. With the ease of access to surrounding cities and towns, the option for local schools is huge, with the Pocklington area offering six well-established infant and junior schools.
Pocklington is surrounded by many beautiful villages, with picturesque views over the Yorkshire Wolds and The Vale of York, making the town itself and the surrounding areas, very desirable places to buy or rent a full range of property types.
Hunters Pocklington also covers the near by town of Market Weighton and its many surrounding villages. We are proud to offer a wide selection of properties, from our equestrian facilities, acreage properties and homes with indoor pools, to our town houses, bungalows and modest family homes.
So if you are looking for property to buy/rent in the Pocklington/market Weighton area, get in touch with our local office today.