Madhyamaka KMC was the first centre founded by renowned Buddhist Teacher Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso and has been located at Kilnwick Percy Hall since 1986.
Now an internationally-renowned Kadampa Meditation Centre, thousands of people attend courses, meditation classes and events throughout the year, as well as visit the gift shop, Bed and Breakfast, World Peace Cafe and historic building and grounds.
With 47 acres of grounds, including a beautiful lake, walled gardens, woodlands and parkland, it’s an ideal place to come for a stroll or a picnic. There are regular guided history tours of the building and grounds.
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Directions and Map
Madhyamaka Kadampa Meditation Centre
Kilnwick Percy Hall
(01759) 304832 (Reception open 10.30am – 4.30pm)
By car: Pocklington is off the A1079 York to Hull road, approximately 15 miles to the east of York.
Madhyamaka Centre is about one and a half miles outside Pocklington on the B1246 Driffield / Bridlington road. Take the turning signposted “Kilnwick Percy”. For online route planner, click here.
By bus: You can catch a bus from the front of York train station. The 45 goes past the entrance to the Hall. The 46 and X46 go to Pocklington. Call 01482 22 22 22 for local bus information. 5 minute taxi ride from Pocklington. Call 01482 22 22 22 for local bus information, or click here for timetables.
Local taxis: Victoria Travel: 01759 306910
Central Taxis: 01759 302146 (doesn’t run Sundays)
Greyhound Taxis : 07836 775717
Car 9: 01759 304999 (6 seater)
Kumar: 01759 306802
A&L: 07918 050608