Gardens to visit in Yorkshire

If you're looking for gardens to walk through in Yorkshire, there's plenty to chose from. Explore grand floral gardens, an intimate city centre haven or discover formal beds and wildflowers on a walk around the region.

Cold frames and a glasshouse in the Kitchen Garden at Beningbrough Hall, North Yorkshire

The gardens at Beningbrough Hall

The Italian inspired hall is surrounded by eight acres of formal gardens, a working walled kitchen garden boasting over 50 varieties of apples and pears and a south border showcasing vibrant and prolonged colour.

A winter view of the Temple of Piety seen over the Canal and Half-Moon pond, at Studley Royal Water Garden, North Yorkshire

The World Heritage water gardens at Studley Royal

During the 18th-century John Aislabie had great plans to impress visitors to his Yorkshire estate and so turned the surrounding woods and valleys into the Georgian water gardens we see today.

The Orangery and Kitchen Garden at Nostell Priory

Gardens at Nostell Priory

Take in the colours of the Kitchen Garden and follow the winding paths through the Pleasure Grounds. Don't miss the tranquil Menagerie Garden, nestled behind the Middle Lake.

Discover a quiet spot to take in all this special place has to offer.

Gardens and grounds

The ever changing borders of colour make the gardens worthwhile exploring at any time of the year.

Ornamental pond in the foregound with lawn and historic house on the left and Minster on the right

The garden at Treasurer's House

The Treasurer's garden has won Gold in the Yorkshire in Bloom competition for the last four years. It's the perfect place to take time out in York city centre, watching wildlife or enjoying views of the Minster.

Organic apples in the Nunnington hall garden

Nunnington Hall's organic principles

Nunnington's garden has been organically managed for over 15 years. Combining traditional horticultural methods as well as embracing modern techniques and technology. Wander through the orchard, and pick up tips for your own garden

Autumn at Rievaulx Terrace

Explore an 18th century garden

Take a stroll through woods out on to the terrace, for its stunning views down over the Cistercian ruin of Rievaulx Abbey. In spring the bank between the temples is awash with wild flowers, whilst in summer the lawns are the perfect spot for picnics.

Goddards House and Garden Side view in the autumn

The gardens at Goddards

Discover the arts and crafts design of the four acres of garden rooms with views over York racecourse towards the iconic Terry factory clock tower.