Walled Garden

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A tranquil haven in all seasons

Green fingers

In the interests of protecting the environment and keeping noise to a minimum, the gardening team at Treasurer's House only use hand tools. No motor mowers or hedge trimmers are used and most garden waste is composted and recycled as fertiliser.

Escape the city

Take time out in the city centre garden

Take time out in the city centre garden

The garden is a tranquil oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre. Sit a while and listen to the sounds and songs of our nearest neighbour; York Minster. You'll spot wildlife pollinating the plants and it's free to enter on open days

Helping the environment with pedal power

Meet our statues

  • Here mercury is both a statue and a water feature © Mark Ivkovic

    Mercury

    The winged messenger Mercury, cast here in lead, is a water feature at the centre of our pond.

  • Vulcan greeting the visitors with his hammer and anvil © Treasurer's House, National Trust

    Vulcan

    The god of fire, Vulcan, stands on the steps with his hammer and anvil, looking at the house.

  • Neptune, God of the Seas, in our city center walled garden © Treasurer's House, National Trust

    Neptune

    With his dolphin and shell, god of the seas Neptune takes pride of place.

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