The Yorkshire Arboretum, York, North Yorkshire

A beautiful landscape of 120 acres of parkland, lakes and ponds.
The Yorkshire Arboretum, York, North Yorkshire

A 120 garden of trees that is glorious 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 or the banks of the newlyrestored lake, let the children go wild, and enjoy the very best in seasonal, home-cooked food in the café.

Free weekly tours and a variety of events ensure there’s something for everyone, whenever you visit. Under-12s are admitted free of charge and group bookings are welcome.


Features & Accessibility

  • 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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Castle Howard, York, YO60 7BY

01653 648598

Opening times

1 March – 30 November daily 10am – 5pm
(Last entry 4pm).

All visits must be pre-booked online. 


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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