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Everingham Park

Georgian-house built for William Haggerston and remodelled in the 1960s by Francis Johnson.

Everingham Park, Pocklington, York, East Yorkshire, YO42 4JA

Everingham Hall exterior

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Tours

Features
  • Accessible loos
  • Accessible parking
  • Meet the owner

Personal tour by the owners of the principal reception rooms and chapel, with tea and cake.

A Palladian mansion circa 1760 by John Carr of York and restored by Francis Johnson in 1962-3 for the Duke of Norfolk. Tour includes principal reception rooms and the nearby Chapel of Saints Mary and Everilda, circa 1840, a large and impressive Romanesque building with coffered ceiling and life-size statues of the apostles and Holy Family.

Everingham Park is of particular historical significance as it retains landscape features of the medieval deer park and three periods of landscape design in the 18th and early-19th centuries. The celebrated gardener Thomas Knowlton from nearby Londesborough was the main adviser for the work carried out in the 1730s-40s. There is no information on who was responsible for the landscaping in the 1760s and later 18th century. The little-known J.N. Sleed of Kensington was employed for the improvements in the 1820s.

Tours that are scheduled will be listed below. If none are scheduled yet, please check back later, or find other tours you might enjoy on our tours listing page here.

Tickets

£16 per person including tea and cake
Tour and lunch £45 by arrangement including a glass of wine.
Minimum 8 people. Max 40.
We will accommodate any day that we can but don’t have specific opening days

Getting here

Everingham Park, Pocklington, York, East Yorkshire, YO42 4JA

From Pocklington via The Balk/B1247: head south-east on Regent Street towards New Street. Continue onto South Parade. At the roundabout take the 1st exit onto The Balk/B1247. Turn left onto A1079. Turn right onto Thorpe Le Street. From Market Weighton: head north-west onto Market Place towards Londesborough Road. Continue onto York Road.

Turn right onto York Road/A1079. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit and stay on York Road/A1079. Turn left onto Thorpe Le Street. Pass through the hamlet of Thorpe Le Street and at the T junction in Everingham go left. The drive to the hall is left after the parish church in a slight dip.

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Tour of principal reception rooms of the Hall and the Chapel followed by lunch. Visitors are welcome to stroll around the grounds following the tour.

TOUR DURATION
2½ hours

Tour and lunch £45 by arrangement including a glass of wine.

REFRESHMENTS
A two-course lunch with wine, followed by coffee or tea

RESTRICTIONS
No photography in the house