One of Yorkshire’s most relaxing and innovative gardens at the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales! Careful gardening techniques, reflecting our respect for the environment, ensures that wildlife will flourish in the garden.
Wander through the tranquil surroundings of this stunning 58 acre garden and gain ideas for your own borders, or simply relax with family and friends on a leisurely stroll.
Find year-round inspiration along the dramatic Main Borders where the RHS experts have chosen contemporary planting to suit the challenging growing conditions. Pick up the latest tips and growing techniques in the inspirational Kitchen Garden featuring raised beds, and beautiful fruit trees. Saunter along the striking Streamside garden – one of the longest in the UK – unearth the hidden treasures in the Woodland and breathe in the intoxicating aromas of the Scented Garden.
The natural play elements in the garden are just waiting to be explored – young ones can have fun on the Log Ness Monster and in the Woodland Tree House with lots of other activities put on during the school holidays.
Year round events include activities for all the family – outdoor theatre, guided walks, discovery trails, planting and wildlife workshops, displays and demonstrations.
The extensive RHS Gift Shop and Plant Centre is home to a generous array of books, home wares and gifts, as well as a large plant selection with knowledgeable staff on hand. And no visit would be complete without a trip to Bettys Café Tea Rooms to savour a mouth-watering bite in the café or coffee shop, or buy delicious goodies to take home.
All in all, a truly memorable and entertaining day out!