GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Sledmere House

3 miles (5 km)

Explore the beautiful Capability Brown designed park surrounding this fine Georgian country house near Driffield. Well laid out footpaths take you through woodland, parkland and gardens. In the walled garden you can see 30,000 tulips while in the grounds there's red deer, yew topiary and a ha ha. There is also a knot garden and a paved sculpture court.  It's a fabulous place for a peaceful stroll with 960 acres of parkland to explore.
You can also tour the house with its fine rooms, paintings and furniture.


YO25 3XG - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Sledmere House OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Sledmere House Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

To continue your walking in the area you could head into the nearby market town of Driffield and try the Driffield Canal Walk which takes you along the recently restored waterway.


Sledmere House - - 1393059

The present Sledmere House dates back 1751 when Sir Richard Sykes, demolished the previous house and built a new one, planting some 20,000 trees on the Wolds around it. Sir Christopher Sykes, 2nd Baronet (1749–1801) greatly expanded the estate.

Sledmere House Fountain - - 1393063

Fountain set in an ornamental pond forms part of a vista from the house itself.

Pond, Sledmere House Estate - - 1393067

Pond, Sledmere House Estate

Sledmere Deer House - - 1707400

A rather elaborate structure in Sledmere deer park overlooking Sledmere House. The park being designed by Capability Brown.

Estate houses at Sledmere - - 57543

As a contrast to the splendour of Sledmere House these are the estate cottages to the east of the village.

Tearoom, Sledmere House (Former Stable Block) - - 1374997

Tearoom, Sledmere House


GPS Files

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Memory Map Route

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