Breezy Knees Gardens, York

4.7
#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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  • We visited Breezy Knees last week and had a very lovely experience. My husband and I began our visit with a bite to eat in the café. The food was very high quality! We were impressed with cleanliness ...  more »
  • Although I have lived in York for quite some time now, I have only just managed to visit the garden and I am so glad that I did! The gardens were outstanding despite the fact that it was September and...  more »
  • Fantastic garden, it just gets better every year as the plants and trees mature. A lot of love has been poured into this gem. Hard to find but absolutely worth the trip.  more »
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  • My wife and I had a wonderful afternoon at Breezy Knees the plants are superb and most are name tagged so if you like the look of one you could buy one in the well stocked nursery after your visit. There must be thousands of plants shrubs and trees in individual gardens well worth a visit. With plenty of benches to sit on while you take it all in, a tranquil and peaceful place. All the site is on level ground with smooth tarmac meandering paths making it very easy for the less agile and wheel chair users. And so cheap at only £6.50 for all that, one of the best bargains in Yorkshire.
  • I visited today with my husband and 4 year old and we absolutely loved the gardens! We're gutted we'll need to wait until next year to visit again as we had a wonderful time. The space is organised very well to make sure there are smaller sections to explore within what is essentially an enormous garden. The natural and feature seating dotted around and fun accessories made each part of the garden engaging for all of us and the labels on so many plants really helped us to know what we were looking at. We will definitely be visiting again next season!
  • The most wonderful garden I have ever visited. Beautifully laid out, winding paths through perennials shrubs and trees. So colourful and well presented. Great cafe, food, service, seating all excellent. Good parking.
  • We've now visited Breezy Knees three times (and we live in Scotland) and absolutely LOVE it. When other gardens are winding down for the season in August and September, BKs is full of colour, with so many different areas to walk round. I have a smile on my face all the time! You can easily spend a couple of hours just wandering and admiring.
  • 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.
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