Swinton Park Designed in the 18th Century, Swinton’s 200 acres of parkland is the perfect place to wander. With lakes, a working kitchen garden and deer grazing nearby, the changing colours of the woodland and gardens around the lakes are inspiring. Visit in 2018 and enjoy the wonderful gardens and parkland completely free! Masham, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 4JH Tel: 01765 680 900
Yorkshire Arboretum A beautiful landscape of 120 acres of parkland, lakes and ponds is the backdrop for a collection of more than 6,000 trees from around the world. Opening times 10am - 5pm every day from March 1st to 30th November with last entry at 4pm, 4:30 at weekends from May to October. Registered charity: 1044931 Castle Howard, York, North Yorkshire YO60 7BY Tel: 01653 648598
Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens and Nurseries A wild flower walk leads to a pond planted for a natural effect and the more formal long herbaceous borders lead back to the house. There is an exciting modern rill garden and many of the plants in the garden are available to buy. Shortlisted for Small Attraction of the Year at the 2017 White Rose Awards. Stewart Lane, Stillingfleet, York, North Yorkshire YO19 6HP Tel: 01904 728 506
Harrogate Flower Shows Harrogate Flower Shows are the UK’s most prestigious independent gardening events and the perfect day out for all garden lovers. They feature beautiful show gardens and stunning plant nursery displays, plus expert demonstrations, a cookery theatre, great garden shopping, crafts, gifts and specialist foods. Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 8NZ
A guide to Yorkshire's magnificent gardens and information on our Gold winning RHS Chelsea Flower Show Garden too.