Burnby Hall Gardens
Burnby Hall Gardens, also known as Stewart’s Burnby Hall Gardens and Museum, are located close to the centre of Pocklington, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. They are home to the United Kingdom's national collection of hardy water lilies, and contain the largest such collection to be found in a natural setting in Europe. The 8 acres (3.2 ha) of gardens with two lakes planted with naturalized water lilies were bequeathed to Pocklington by Major Percy Marlborough Stewart.
Both lakes are stocked with the most amazing goldfish that allow the visitor to literally hand feed fish pellets straight into their gaping mouths. Throw some pellets into the water and the water looks like it begins to boil as the fish start to feed.
Fishing is not permitted
The estate's house contains the Stewart Museum, which features the personal collections of Major Percy Marlborough Stewart (1871–1962). The collections include sporting trophies of animal heads and artefacts from Stewart's travels around the world.
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