North Yorkshire is home to an abundance of sensational gardens. There are stunning signature horticultural spaces, traditional cottage borders, hidden gems, wildlife havens and award-winning garden designs by acclaimed designers, within the beautiful natural landscape of the county.

Gardens of all kinds

The gardens of North Yorkshire can be found surrounding stately homes, set in lovely parkland or enhancing renowned historical sites. There are formal spaces with tightly formed shapes and carefully manicured lawns as well as herbaceous borders and riotous displays of colour. There are working herb and vegetable plots that burst with fresh produce supplied to local cafes, bars and restaurants. Discover how the professionals get the biggest leeks, the rosiest apples and the juiciest tomatoes, and take those tips home to your own veg petch or allotment.

Enchanting woodland planting, stunning sculpture parks, tranquil wildflower meadows and bold contemporary designs offer year-round seasonal displays to pique the interest of any plantsman or woman.


Gardens for the senses

The heady scents of colourful herbaceous borders stimulate the senses and are inspirational all year. Beautifully restored grounds tell the story of the horticulture of yesteryear at castles and historic houses across the region.

North Yorkshire is a treasure trove of green spaces, perfect to inspire gardening enthusiasts old and new. A visit to a North Yorkshire garden is not only a fantastic day out but will also help you plan your perfect plot or recreate a spectacular floral display in your garden.  Discover new ideas for companion planting or the perfect flowers to bring your own growing space to life.

So feast your senses on the botanical wonders on offer and wander through our many green and pleasant garden spaces.


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Arts and Culture Coast

Gardens on the
North Yorkshire Coast

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Gardens in and 
around Harrogate

Gardens in Thirsk and Hambleton, North Yorkshire

Gardens around
Thirsk & Hambleton

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Surprising gardens in North Yorkshire
Gardens packed with art and sculpture in North Yorkshire
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