A tranquil haven through the seasons
At the centre of Minster Close, the walled garden at Treasurer's House is surrounded by beautiful architecture - the house's classical symmetry can be seen at its best.
One of the most eye-catching structures is York Minster, which towers over the garden. Our impressive garden gate opens out on to York Minster's chapter house and garden.
Meet our statues
The winged messenger Mercury, cast here in lead, is a water feature at the centre of our pond.
The god of fire, Vulcan, stands on the steps with his hammer and anvil, looking at the house.
With his dolphin and shell, god of the seas Neptune takes pride of place in our city centre garde...
A large mature ash lies in the south-eastern corner of the garden and a striking avenue of London plane trees guiding you into the house entrance. Visit in spring to see our quince tree in flower and come again in Autumn to sample the quince bakewell and jelly in the Below Stairs Cafe.
Helping the environment with pedal power