VISIT Easingwold- Yorkshire at its best

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The lovely Shandy Hall in Coxwold, once home to the author Laurence Sterne

Shandy Hall

Private ParkingShop on siteFlush toiletsPartial access for wheelchairsGuide Dogs welcome

LOCATION

Coxwold,York, YO61 4AD map
Tel: 01347 868465
Fax: 01347 868465
Email: shandyhall@dial.pipex.com
www: www.asterisk.org.uk external link

DESCRIPTION

The home of Laurence Sterne 1760 - "Tristram Shandy" - the book starring Uncle Toby and Widow Wadman, 2006 -"Tristram Shandy" - the film starring Rob Brydon and Gillian Anderson

OPENING TIMES

1 May - 30 September: House; Sunday 2.30pm - 4.30pm, Wednesday 2pm - 4.30pm, Garden: open daily except Saturday 11am - 4.30pm. Open other times by appointment

ADMISSION

House & Garden: Adults 4.50, Children 2.00. Garden only: Adults 2.50, Children 1.00

Location

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Visit The George at Easingwold, and enjoy an inn renowned for its accommodation, fine food and friendly staff. You are assured the very best of Yorkshire hospitality,more.

Contact

Easingwold Tourist Information
Chapel Lane
Easingwold
York
YO61 3AE
Tel 01347 821530
Fax 01347 821530

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It's a fact

Sqdn Ldr. Jack Currie was a famous WW2 bomber pilot who lived in our area. Some time after leaving the RAF he got a job as an instructor with the Home Office Defence School situated at Hawk Hills, Easingwold. During these post war years he decided to write his memoirs of his wartime experience as a pilot of a Lancaster Bomber. This book had the title of \"Lancaster Target\" which became very popular and sold in the thousands. He wrote this book whilst visiting the George Hotel in Easingwold in the evening whilst enjoying a pint. Sadly he died much too soon and is now at laid at rest in Easingwold church cemetery where one can view his unusual gravestone which mentions the fact that he was a famous wartime pilot and author. His funeral service was attended by hundreds of people, including the members of the BBC who produced a film of him being interviewed in respect of his wartime period when he was stationed at Wickenby in Lincolnshire.

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