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Pickering Town Part 1 Main Streets, Shops & Buildings

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Pickering is a pleasant attractive town, with friendly shops and several major tourist attractions.

See also 2a. Pickering Town Part 2 Tourist attractions eg Beck Isle Museum, 60's Weekend  *  2b. Pickering Castle  *  3a Pickering Town Part 3 St Peter & St Paul Parish Church  *  4. Pickering Town Part 4 Some aspects of industrial archaeology-history of Pickering  *  5. Pickering Railway scenes - The North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Station

 

Entering Pickering town centre

Entering Pickering town centre of the busy Scarborough-Whitby-York-Helmsley roundabout. The spire of St Peter and St Paul is in the background. Looking up Smiddy Hill towards Birdgate. Pickering has been a thriving town since medieval times and is a very friendly pleasant town to visit with a number of tourist attractions.

 

Birdgate.

 

The steps up to the parish church at the top of Market Place.

 

At the top of Market Place, Burgate is on the right.

 

The church spire towers over the top end of   Market Place.

 

 

Looking down Market Street.

 

Market Place.

 

The main shopping street in Pickering town centre.

The main shopping street, Market Place, in Pickering town centre. There is a good variety of shops and cafe's to suit most local and tourist needs.

The bottom end of Market Place

 

The Inn on Market Place, another fine limestone building.

 

Stalls of the open-air outdoor market, the Market Place  in Pickering

 

The indoor Flea Market just off Market Place.

 

The Memorial Hall on Bridge Street, once a mill on Pickering Beck, now a venue for concerts, meetings and talks.

 

Pickering Beck from the Ropery Bridge.

 

Pickering Beck, car park on the left.

 

BUT don't forget to poke around in the back streets' and alley ways

BUT don't forget to poke around in the back streets' and alley ways - the limestone buildings feel very close together and medieval in this most pleasurable of towns to visit.

 

Just out of town, south, on the road to Malton, are two well known garden centres

R. V. Roger Ltd, Malton Road, Pickering, nurserymen since 1913! R V Roger's nurseries specialise in rose plants, but lot of other things too including many vegetable sets, bulbs, flower seeds, fruit and nut trees, shrubs
   
The Steam and Moorland Garden Centre, Malton Road, Pickering, sells everything you might need to kit out your garden

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See also 2a. Pickering Town Part 2 Tourist attractions eg Beck Isle Museum, 60's Weekend  *  2b. Pickering Castle  *  3a Pickering Town Part 3 St Peter & St Paul Parish Church  *  4. Pickering Town Part 4 Some aspects of industrial archaeology-history of Pickering  *  5. Pickering Railway scenes - The North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Station

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