Yorkshire Lavender

yorkshire_lavenderYorkshire Lavender, Terrington, York, winner of Visit York Tourism Award ‘Visitor Attraction of the Year’ 2011, and Gold Winner of Yorkshire in Bloom 2012 is recognised as the area’s leading, most popular, friendly and welcoming free attraction which is set in the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The award winning gardens are a mixture of different styles including a Lavender Spiral, Mediterranean Garden, Sensory Garden and a Wildflower Meadow. In summer, the lavender with its stunning array of different colours, from white through a complete range of blues and lilacs to magnificent deep purples, along with the range of distinct and heady scents, is a wonderful experience.

Other attractions at Yorkshire Lavender include a Lavender Maze, Mirror Pond, Lavender Amphitheatre, Deer Park, Sculpture Park, hillside Snakes and Ladders and a Specialist Plant Nursery where you will find hundreds of varieties of lavender together with unusual varieties of herbs, perennials and grasses, also browse around the Gift Shop then visit the Tea Room and enjoy a homemade lavender scone which are delicious. A must!

Fact File

Opening Times: 23rd March – 27th October 2013, open daily, 10am – 5pm
Admission Rates: Free Admission
Group Rates: Free Admission, Free group talk (min 20), booking required
Facilities: Visitor Centre, Plant Sales, Lavender Gift Shop, EJ’s Tea Room.
Disabled Access: Yes
Toilets on Site: Yes
Car Parking: Yes
Coach Parking: Yes
Wheelchair Loan: Yes – No Booking required
Length of Visit: 11/2 – 3 hours
Booking Contact: Karen Young
Yorkshire Lavender, Terrington, York, North Yorkshire, YO60 6PB
Telephone: 01653 648008
Email: lavenderworld@btconnect.com
Website: www.yorkshirelavender.com
Location: 3 miles west of Castle Howard, 14 miles north east of York and 8 miles east of Helmsley – follow brown tourist signs.