The Yorkshire Arboretum, York, North Yorkshire

A beautiful landscape of 120 acres of parkland, lakes and ponds.

The Yorkshire Arboretum, York, North Yorkshire

On the Castle Howard Estate near York, 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.

Lovely throughout the year, in spring and early summer it is ablaze with naturalised flowering bulbs and wildflower meadows, while in autumn the colours are spectacular. Wander off to explore peaceful hidden glades, let the children go wild in the woodland playground and enjoy the very best in seasonal, home-cooked food in the café.  Free weekly tours and a busy events programme ensure there’s always something to see and do, whenever you visit. Under 12’s are admitted free of charge and group bookings are warmly welcomed.

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Features & Accessibility

  • Children’s Playground
  • Tearoom
  • Gift Shop
  • Group Visits
  • Dogs welcome on leads (grounds only)
  • Facilities for wheelchair users & those with limited mobility

The Yorkshire Arboretum

Contact

Castle Howard, York, YO60 7BY

01653 648598

www.yorkshirearboretum.org

Opening times

1 March – 30 November Daily 10am – 5pm (Last entry 4pm). Extended last entry to 4:30pm at weekends and Bank Holidays from May to October.

Directions

15 miles NE of York. Follow the brown signs for Castle Howard. The Yorkshire Arboretum is located opposite the entrance to Castle Howard.

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