Thorp Perrow, Bedale, North Yorkshire

Thorp Perrow Arboretum boasts one of the finest collections of rare, notable and historic trees in the North of England.
Thorp Perrow, Bedale, North Yorkshire

Thorp Perrow Arboretum has one of the finest collection of rare, notable and historic trees in the north of England.

The Arboretum covers 100 acres and is home to 51 Champion Trees and 5 National Collections.

Open all year, the Arboretum offers a different experience throughout the seasons: from the snowdrops and croci heralding the start of Spring to the spectacular display of fiery reds, oranges and golds which set the woodlands ablaze throughout Autumn.

The Arboretum is also home to a large Bird of Prey centre incorporating an exciting mammal section and daily flying displays, as well as a plant shop, tearoom, adventure play area and a year-round program of family friendly events.


Features & Accessibility

  • Member of the Historic Houses Association
  • Winter Opening
  • Plant Sales
  • Children’s Playground
  • Tearoom
  • Gift Shop
  • Group Visits
  • Dogs welcome on leads (grounds only)
  • Facilities for wheelchair users & those with limited mobility

Things to do

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Thorp Perrow, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 2PS

01677 425323

Opening times

Spring, Summer and Autumn opening
(mid February – mid November): Open daily from
10am–5pm Winter opening (mid November –
mid February): Weekdays 10am–3pm and weekends
10am–4pm. Closed on Christmas Day.


Use A1 junction 51. Follow Masham B6268 and turn left for Snape (signposted). Also accessible from B6267 Masham-Thirsk Road (signposted).

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