Take in the beautiful aroma of the Lavender Gardens, set over stunning hillsides in beautiful Yorkshire countryside, this 60 acre lavender farm will provide lots of botanical inspiration, providing lots of ideas within one day out and a trip to enjoy the great outdoors. Visit the shop for some specialist plants or visit the sculpture or deer park. They also have a lavender maze, lavender gardens, spirit of Yorkshire where you can find wonderful blue sculptures, the plant nursery, sensory garden, hillside snakes and ladders, and play area. There is also the pyramids. There are loads of chances for some unusual photography and instagram ready moments! Whatever you decide there is plenty of choice at this beautiful set hillside farm. There are epic views over the undulating Yorkshire countryside, and you can learn about growing your own lavender. They also have a tearoom where you can buy snacks, beverages and treats.
If you would like an example of some of the specific gardens they have, check out the following:
- The Wibbly Wobbly Way,
- The Lynne Goodwill Memorial Garden
- Mediterranean Dry Garden,
- Stream Garden,
- Natural Wild Flower Grassland Meadow,
- Purple Patch Garden,
- Bog Garden,
- Themed Gardens,
- giant Snakes and Ladders,
They also host events like wreath making and afternoon teas. This unusual day out, is located 14 miles north of York and 3 miles west of Castle Howard. This is a perfect place to go to with family, children, and those wanting something just a little bit different. Its great for botanical lovers and those just wanting to enjoy somewhere outdoors.