Gardens in North Yorkshire
There are some truly stunning gardens in North Yorkshire that we’re sure you can’t wait to come and visit. Whether you’re looking for a traditional English garden, somewhere with awe inspiring water features, or a place that uses veggies grown in the garden in tasty treats from the café, North Yorkshire’s gardens have it all.
Take a look at some of the unmissable gardens in North Yorkshire you can plan a visit to.
Filey Bird Garden and Animal Park
The Filey Bird Garden and Animal Park is absolutely fantastic. As well as the formal garden, you and the family can find hidden delights in the secret garden and marvel at sights and smells in the sensory garden. Plus, the park has a wonderful range of animals and birds you can watch and learn about.
Constable Burton Hall Gardens
The gardens at Constable Burton Hall are really special. The Hall itself sits in the middle of stunning formal gardens and extensive woodland, perfect for a day’s exploring. There’s a fascinating history here too, with the Wyvill family having owned and lived in the house since 1066.
A walk round the gorgeous Yorkshire Lavender farm and gardens is a perfect way to spend a sunny afternoon. You can see hundreds of different types of lavender and even taste a few in a lavender scone or ice-cream from the tea room! Test your skills in the lavender maze and see what you can discover in the mirror pond during your visit too.
Thorp Perrow Arboretum
Thorp Perrow boasts one of the most impressive tree and shrubbery collections in the North of England that stretches across 100 acres of woodland. They also have a bird of prey and mammal centre where you can get incredible, up close encounters with a wide variety of birds and animals.
Parcevall Hall Gardens
Near Skipton, you’ll find the stunning Parcevall Hall Gardens. They are one of the largest gardens in the Yorkshire Dales that the public can enjoy and as well as wandering around by yourselves, the team and head gardener are happy to arrange tours and share their knowledge.
While the house itself offers lots to explore, the gardens at Castle Howard are also not to be missed on a visit to North Yorkshire. The walled garden is bursting with roses, vegetables and lots of summer blooms. They also have an enchanting woodland garden with a stunning botanical collection for you to enjoy.
Himalayan Garden and Sculpture Park
See plants from all around the world at the Himalayan Garden and Sculpture Park near Ripon. During your visit, you will discover a wide variety of plants and flowers, explore the park that’s full of life, and encounter a striking collection of 80 sculptures in the open air gallery.
If you’re interested in gardens in North Yorkshire, Harlow Carr is surely one to add to your list of must-visits. They have so many fantastic themed garden spaces full of a huge variety of plant life. You can explore the kitchen garden, alpine house, scented garden and lots more.
Ripley Castle and Gardens
The ground and gardens at Ripley Castle are perfect for a wander. As well as breath-taking views over the lakes and deer park, they have a walled kitchen garden with a lovely herb and rare vegetable collection. Their hot houses also have a wealth of tropical plants, ferns and cacti for you to enjoy.
Newby Hall and Gardens
The gardens at Newby Hall are really spectacular and have won awards for their beauty and variety. As well as one of the longest herbaceous double borders in Europe, you can enjoy a walk through their water garden, rose garden and tropical garden too.
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