Nestled within the Skell Valley near Ripon, this landscaped masterpiece was designed by John and William Aislabie in the 18th century. Granted World Heritage Status in 1986, these gardens hold a place on the world stage.
Now fully open, you can come to explore centuries of history in this spectacular South Yorkshire landscape. With formal gardens, inspiring monuments and a folly that isn’t quite what it seems, there are lots of intriguing features across Wentworth Castle Gardens.
Pick up the sweet scents of this fragrant garden in West Yorkshire. Look out for the colourful tulips in the Formal Garden, and explore seasonal flavours in the herb border. The Wild Garden is a must see during spring and summer.
With a hive of busy bees, Nunnington Hall's walled garden is an organic paradise of produce. The warmer months bring roses, alliums and a riot of colour to the herbaceous borders, while the orchard comes to life with fruit in the autumn.
A peaceful retreat in York city centre, the garden at Treasurer's House is a hidden gem. With its sunken lawn and pastel-coloured flowers, the garden has won Gold in the Yorkshire in Bloom competition for the last five years.
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.
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. Take a moment on the terrace to watch the wildlife or grab a tennis racket and play like the family once did.
As summer arrives, meadows of wildflowers, including plants like crosswort, harebells yellow rattle and orchids, flourish at many of the places we care for in Yorkshire - here are some of our favourite spots to see them.
From secluded valleys to ancient woodlands and even sand dunes, there are lots of places to see bluebells across the North of England. Take a look at our list to find the top spots to see them near you.