Family Attractions & Outdoor Places Open in Lockdown #2
National Lockdown in England runs 5th November to 2nd December 2020, but this time public parks, gardens & playgrounds that are staying OPEN (for daily, family exercise). The guidance states that exercise should be done locally wherever possible, but that you can travel to do so if necessary.
Here’s a list of the places which are remaining open. All the interior spaces of these listed are closed (excluding the toilets), but the grounds remain open. As always, we recommend checking their website or Facebook page before you visit for the latest updates.
Please also stick to the Government Guidance – you can find that HERE.
Castle Howard’s Gardens, Grounds and Adventure Playground remain open. The Farm Shop, Garden Centre and take away Coffee Shop will remain open. On weekends we will open the Boathouse Café as a take away and continue with the woodfired pizza oven and marshmallow toasting by the playground. The stretch tent canopy will also remain in place so that there’s some open air, covered seating available for rainy days. Toilets available – The main toilets in the Courtyard will be closed, with the exception of the accessible toilet and the baby changing facility. Portable toilets will be available on the North Front. More details on their website here.
North York Moors National Park
Car parks and toilets are mainly open. More details here
Yorkshire Arboretum, YO60 7BY
The arboretum is open. Keep an eye on the Facebook page as to the guidelines for visiting HERE
Burnby Hall Gardens, Pocklington, YO42 2QF
The Gardens will be open between 10am and 4pm daily, with last entry at 3.30pm. Non-members MUST pre-book to visit the Gardens and the link to do this can be found on the homepage of our website www.burnbyhallgardens.com. The Lilypad Café will be open for takeaway food only between 11am and 2.30pm daily, with last orders for hot food at 2pm.
Allerthorpe Lakeland Park, YO42 4RL
The park is open for visitors to walk around and use the takeaway option at our lakeside cafe. Visitors must be from the surrounding area of Allerthorpe and Pocklington. More details on their facebook page.
Sewerby Hall and Gardens, YO15 1EA
The grounds and gardens will still be open for use by your household bubble. More details and booking on their website here.
Burton Agnes Hall & Gardens, YO25 4ND
Walled garden, grounds, and woodland with its adventure playground will be open daily, 11am until 3pm. Serving coffee, wood fired pizzas most days, and other takeaway food and drink, which can be enjoyed in our grounds. Plants raised in our gardens are for sale. For more details visit the website.
Beningbrough Hall, York, YO30 1DD
The outdoor spaces are open; the gardens, parkland, play area, restaurant for takeaway and toilets remain open. The galleries and shop will close.
Please book your visit by 3pm the day before to help control social distancing on the Website HERE
In November we are open Friday – Sunday, 10am – 3.30pm