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View of the Abbey and Water Garden
White Rose Award FinalistDeliciouslyorkshire MemberNational Trust

Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 3DY, Tel: 01765 608888, Email

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  • Rail station: Knaresborough (11 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Stockeld Park
Historic Houses Association MemberHudsons Heritage Awards - WinnerHudsons Heritage Awards - HIghly CommendedSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Stockeld Park, The Estate Office, Wetherby, Yorkshire, LS22 4AN, Tel: 01937 586333, Email

A gracious Palladian mansion by James Paine (1763), featuring a magnificent cantilevered staircase in the central oval hall.

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  • Rail station: Harrogate (5 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Winter Wine Tastings

The Vineyard, Pool Lane,, Nun Monkton, York, YO26 8EL, Tel: 01423 330716, Email

With 10 acres of fantastic views of vines and natural beauty it’s not surprising that Yorkshire Heart’s tours and tastings have become extremely popular with many different groups.

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  • Rail station: Hammerton (2.5 miles)
  • Parking: free
 
 
 
Yorkshire Heart Vineyard & Brewery

The Vineyard, Pool Lane,, Nun Monkton, York, YO26 8EL, Tel: 01423 330716, Email

With 10 acres of fantastic views of vines and natural beauty it’s not surprising that Yorkshire Heart’s tours and tastings have become extremely popular with many different groups, businesses and organisations

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  • Rail station: Hammerton (2.5 miles)
  • Parking: free
 
 
 
 Garden at Newby Hall
VistEngland VAQASWhite Rose Award WinnerHistoric Houses Association Friends SchemeSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Newby Hall & Gardens, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 5AE, Tel: 01423 322583, Email

Award winning gardens, Adam's House, Woodland Walk, large children's Adventure garden and miniature railway.

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  • Rail station: Harrogate or York (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
The Herbaceous Border
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Newby Hall & Gardens, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 5AE, Tel: 0845 4504068

The beautiful double herbaceous border, a length of 140m, is one of the longest in Europe. Structurally laid out by Major Compton in the 1930s, it was during the time of Mr Robin Compton that the borders took on their unique planting feel.

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  • Rail station: Harrogate or York (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
The National Collection of Cornus
VistEngland VAQASWhite Rose Award WinnerHistoric Houses Association Friends SchemeSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Newby Hall & Gardens, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 5AE, Tel: 0845 4504068

Newby Hall’s National Collection of Cornus was started by Mr Robin Compton VMH in 1990. He was an astute Plantsman with a particular passion for trees and shrubs and was already familiar with the genus Cornus

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  • Rail station: Harrogate or York (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
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The Double Border
York Tourism Awards Finalist

Common Lane, Warthill, York, YO19 5XS, Tel: 01904 488800

20 acre gardens bursting with colour throughout summer.

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  • Rail station: York (7 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Breezy knees
York Tourism Awards Finalist

Common Lane, Warthill, York, YO19 5XS, Tel: 01904 488800

14 acre gardens are packed with over 6,000 different varieties of flowers, shrubs and trees, and have been designed through careful successional planting to be at their best throughout the summer. Along with an specialist nursery.

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  • Rail station: York (7 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Rievaulx Terrace
National Trust

The National Trust, Rievaulx, North Yorkshire, YO62 5LJ, Tel: 01439 748283, Email

Free entry into Rievaulx Terrace with a YorkCard.

 
 
 
Yorkshire Lavender
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Yorkshire Lavender, Terrington, North Yorkshire, YO60 6PB, Tel: 01653 648008, Email

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  • Rail station: Malton (8 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
RHS Royal Horticultural Society Garden
VistEngland VAQASVisitEngland Award For Excellence GoldWhite Rose Award Winner

Crag Lane, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 1QB, Tel: 01423 565418, Email

One of England’s most relaxing and innovative gardens at the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales, Harlow Carr is a showcase of horticultural excellence.

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  • Rail station: Harrogate (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
 

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