York Gate Garden, Leeds, West Yorkshire

York Gate Garden is a one-acre hidden gem, that offers enjoyment for both passionate plantsman and designers alike.
York Gate Garden, Leeds, West Yorkshire

York Gate: a hidden gem. A Grade II national heritage garden inspired by the Arts & Crafts movement.

A Grade II National Heritage garden inspired by the Arts & Crafts movement. The garden was created by the Spencer family in 1951, with a wish for it to bring learning and pleasure to others. A unique collection of garden rooms sit exquisitly within the one-acre site that expands into a traditional wildflower meadow. 

A cafe serves homegrown produce from the Kitchen garden and the Mediterranean garden features a sun terrace to relax on. The heritage centre will keep you informed and the gift shop and plant nursery will tempt you so you don’t go home without a momento. 

The garden has been generously gifted to Perennial, the only UK charity dedicated to helping anyone working with plants, trees, flowers or grass.


Features & Accessibility

  • Yorkshire in Bloom (Gold)
  • Plant Sales
  • Tearoom

  • Gift Shop
  • Group Visits

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York Gate, Back Church Lane, Adel, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS16 8DW

0113 267 8240


Opening times

Garden: 3rd April – 31st October 2024, Wednesday – Sunday 10am- 4pm (including BH Mondays).
Café: All year round Wednesday – Sunday 10am-4pm (see website for Winter hours).




From Leeds, follow A660 north; right at lights at Adel, Church Lane, then left; Park in church lay-by. Walk through churchyard, straight on to garden entrance.

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