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Well tended area of town

Whilst parked up have a quick bite to eat, we noticed how pretty and well tended the area and... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Wartime weekend visit

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

Reviewed October 17, 2017
Burslem, United Kingdom
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Oct 30, 2018
“Well tended area of town”
Jan 13, 2019
“A pleasant place to sit.”
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Reviewed January 13, 2019

As has already been mentioned, the market cross is situated in a pleasant area of small parkland just off the Market Place and is a pleasant place to sit for a while and watch the world go by.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Whilst parked up have a quick bite to eat, we noticed how pretty and well tended the area and gardens around the market cross were. It would be nice if all towns were like this

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HatterWilko
Reviewed October 17, 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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank pua1964
Reviewed September 20, 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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JaneThorpe-Codman
Reviewed August 29, 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.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank BeeGee45
Reviewed August 21, 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.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank lottie49
Reviewed August 9, 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.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank PhilB505
Reviewed April 6, 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

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Troas
Reviewed February 15, 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

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank denburyjohn
Reviewed January 20, 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.

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Shirley Y
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