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Wartime weekend visit

A great weekend there was plenty going on at the market cross with wartime dancing vendors selling... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
stoke on trent
Pretty spot to take a picture

Lovely well kept area of town, with places to sit, near to centre of town and The Black Swan Inn... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
Stamford, United Kingdom
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17 Oct 2017
“Wartime weekend visit”
20 Sep 2017
“Pretty spot to take a picture”
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Smiddy Hill, Pickering YO18 7AN, England
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

A great weekend there was plenty going on at the market cross with wartime dancing vendors selling food kiddies rides and you could also buy your 1940s clothes from stalls there

Thank pua1964
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Lovely well kept area of town, with places to sit, near to centre of town and The Black Swan Inn. Alos near church with its amaing painted walls

Thank JaneThorpe-Codman
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

There's so much to see but a break by the market cross is a must. Take in the town and relax! Look up and down the streets to get the full picture of life here.

Thank BeeGee45
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is a nice spot to sit and rest,as Pickering is hilly it is very welcome.The gardens and tubs are so pretty and well tended, There is always plenty of seats round the green,just lovely.

Thank lottie49
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A little sanctuary admits this thriving bustling market town. This is the ideal place to have a sit down whilst discovering all the town has to offer.

Thank PhilB505
Reviewed 7 April 2017

On a lovely warmish day just sitting here on one of the benches, watching the world/Pickering go by. Resting after a hard slog round the shops or the market on a Monday. Seeing the lovely colours of the flowers, pink, red even blue what a...More

1  Thank Troas
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Lots of history surrounds this attractive lawned seating area. Lots of public bench's to relax on and maybe enjoy a sandwich or pork pie in the sun. Buy one of several well illustrated and pictorial books on the history and folk of Pickering from Beck...More

1  Thank denburyjohn
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Beautiful garden to sit and relax in this hectic life, and just watch the world go by. So relaxing. Will certainly be going back in the summer.

1  Thank Shirley Y
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Hard working locals have provided a riot of colour to feast your eyes and benches to sit and watch the world go by. Eat your food and then browse the local variety of shops

1  Thank tony w
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A well kept garden with benches to sit down. Tubs and floral borders are well kept and colourful. In the spring it's also a delight. Love to sit here and people watch or enjoy an ice cream.

1  Thank n0rm55e
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