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Where to park and how to get here.

If you are looking for days out in Yorkshire, visit Pocklington and find a market town with everything you need for a great visit. The town is situated just off the A1079, approximately 30 minutes from York and 40 minutes from Hull.

Pocklington is a bustling market town at the foot of the Yorkshire Wolds with a vibrant and diverse range of independent businesses. The town is ideal for a break in the heart of East Yorkshire. Marketplace, Pocklington is a popular high street for shoppers with everything you need in walking distance including shops, bars and cafes. Search the business directory to find what you need.

There is plenty of free parking in Pocklington to make your visit easy – with many streets free to park for 2-hours, including Marketplace right in the heart of the town.

Every Tuesday there is a market in Pocklington right in the heart of the town on Marketplace. Find an array of fresh food, clothing, local produce, plants and more. Please note, Marketplace is closed on market days, but there is plenty of parking elsewhere throughout town. See maps below to find parking.

Parking in Pocklington

West Green Car Park – Free
West Green, YO42 2N

West Green Field Car Park – Free
West Green, YO42 2NJ

Railway Station Car Park – Free
Station Road, YO42 2N

Robertson Close Car Park – Free
Robertson Close, YO42 2QT

Marketplace – 2hrs Free
Marketplace, YO42 2AR
Please note – Marketplace is closed every Tuesday for the weekly market

Pavement – 2hrs free
Pavement, YO42 2AX

Visiting By Public Transport

There are plenty of ways to visit Pocklington. Although there is no train station in Pocklington, there are regular bus services to and from York Train Station, whilst other regular services take you to and from Hull and the East Coast of Yorkshire.

Bus Services:

York to Pocklington – X46 (every 30 minutes from York City Centre and York Train Station)

Hull to Pocklington – X46 (every 30 minute from Hull Interchange)

See X46 Timetable to and from Pocklington.

Walking in the area

Fancy a walk? The Yorkshire Wolds Way is a walking route that passes near to Pocklington and is one of the best ways of viewing the rolling chalk landscape that the Wolds has to offer. At just under 80 miles (129 km), Pocklington is the perfect place to stop and have a rest, a quick shop and a warming cup of tea. There are several sections of the walk including: –

Hessle to South Cave – 13 miles (21 km)

South Cave to Market Weighton or Goodmanham – 12 miles (19 km)

Market Weighton or Goodmanham to Millington – 8½ miles (13.5 km)

Millington to Thixendale – 12 miles (19 km)

Thixendale to Sherburn – 19 miles (30 km)

Sherburn to Filey – 17 miles (28 km)

For more information, go the the National Trails website.