Breezy Knees Gardens, York

4.8
#3 of 13 in Parks in York
Admire the vibrant herbaceous borders, elaborate rockeries, and dizzying fragrance at Breezy Knees Gardens. Spanning 5.7 hectares (14 acres), the gardens feature more than 6,000 varieties of flowers, shrubs, and trees. Poppies, irises, roses, and many other flowers provide color year-round. Tour a specialist nursery, where the sizable selection of perennial plants includes more than 2,000 varieties. Buy seed or flower transplants in the shop, and stop in the onsite cafe for refreshment. By using our York trip maker , you can arrange your visit to Breezy Knees Gardens and other attractions in York.
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  • As reviewed elsewhere this is a hidden gem and would warmly recommend it to all. So much to see and enjoy. So colourful and so much to enjoy for all seasons.Well worth a visit and warmly recommended.  more »
  • This is a garden worth going out of your way to visit. Stunning displays in several different areas for different times of the year. A fairly long walk to the actual garden, but with planting to see o...  more »
  • Beautifully presented gardens immaculately maintained. Sectioned into different areas showcasing different times of the year. There are a host of unusual trees and plants all well labelled. Something ...  more »
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  • Wow!!! This is a wonderful hidden gem of a spot. The gardens are stunning and there is so much to see. Spent a fabulous few hours wondering round and photographing the beautiful plants and flowers. Can't imagine why we haven't visited before, but we will certainly be visiting again. Didn't get to check out the cafe unfortunately but everything else is First class.
  • not well layed out but a real plantsmans garden.
  • Waste of time going all plants were covered in flies.
  • Extensive garden areas with various garden themes.Perfect place to visit on a sunny day.If you love plants you should allow 2 to 3 hours to look around .
  • Excellent! Very pleasant and friendly staff, exceptionally clean facilities, very tasty food - and, almost goes without saying, superb gardens with easy access for any disabled visitors.

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