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.

One of North Yorkshire's finest walled gardens in Beningbrough

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.

Studley Royal Water Garden in the eighteenth century

The history of 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

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.

Avenue of apple and pear trees without leaves on

The gardens and grounds at East Riddlesden Hall

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

The garden at Treasurer's with a view of York Minster

The garden at Treasurer's House

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

Nunnington Hall garden avenue

Nunnington organic walled garden

Whatever the season, the walled garden provides seasonal interest and inspiration from spring wild flowering meadows to the colourful summer herbaceous borders.

Rievaulx Terrace Ionic Temple

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.

Image of the spring summer borders in bloom at Goddards

The gardens at Goddards

Discover the Arts and Crafts design of the five acres of garden rooms with views over York racecourse towards the iconic Terry factory clock tower.