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Local Gardens

There are many wonderful gardens to visit in the vicinity during your stay at Middlethorpe Hall.  Please click on the name of the property to take you to their website.

Goddards House and Garden, York
The former gardens of Noel Goddard Terry, of the famous York chocolate-making firm.  Designed by George Dillistone, the garden complements the house’s Arts & Crafts style.  With yew-hedged garden rooms, bowling green, wilderness gardens and plants for every season, it is also an oasis for wildlife.  Owned by the National Trust.  2.5 miles from Middlethorpe.

Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York
Grand 1716 Georgian mansion with impressive baroque interior, set in a park and gardens.  The impressive rooms in this 18th Century Italian palace are the perfect backdrop for the rich collection of portraits on loan from the Naitonal Portrait Gallery.  Wander through thte Victorian walled garden and strol amongst luxurious mixed borders in the 8 acres of formal garden.  Owned by the National Trust.  10.2 miles from Middlethorpe.

Treasurer's House, York
Located next door to York Minster, Treasurer's House is a lavishly decorated town house, revealing wealthy industrialist Frank Green's passion for furniture and interior design and housing his eclectic collection.  The garden has won Gold in Yorkshire in Bloom in 2014 and 2015.  3.2 miles from Middlethorpe.


Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Gardens, Ripon, North Yorkshire
A World Heritage Site set in 323 hectares of beautiful countryside, the magnificent 12th Century abbey ruins and only surviving Cistercian corn mill.  Studley Royal is a beautiful landscaped Georgian water garden, with Neo-classical statues, follies and breathtaking views.  Owned by the National Trust.  33 miles from Middlethorpe.

RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate, North Yorkshire
The garden offers great variety - wild flower meadows, water and woodland, as well as a productive fruit & veg garden.