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.

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 exquisitely 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, the gift shop will tempt you so you don’t go home without a memento and you can recreate your favourite bit from the garden with the rare and unusual perennials in the plant nursery.


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: 1 April – 29 October, Wednesday – Sunday 10am- 4.30pm (including BH Mondays)
Café: All year round Wednesday – Sunday 10am- 4.30pm (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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