Museum Gardens offers 4 hectares (10 acres) of colorful and exotic plants set among ruins dating back to the Roman era. Wander among different planting areas, including a fern garden, a butterfly border, and an American prairie border, and spot lime, holly, beech, and oak trees, among others. Stop to admire the corner of the Roman fortress that dates to the 3rd or 4th century, and the remains of the walls and nave of the 11th-century St. Mary's Abbey. Check the gardens' schedule of which plants flower and when to ensure you see as much color as possible during your visit. To plan York vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
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Tours to Museum Gardens
£18 BOOK WITH VIATOR The Best of York on Foot in a Small Group The Best of York on Foot in a Small Group
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
£16 BOOK WITH VIATOR City Sightseeing York Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour City Sightseeing York Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Duration: 1 hour
£10 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Self-Guided Treasure Hunt around York - Gardens and Guildhalls Private Self-Guided Treasure Hunt around York - Gardens and Guildhalls
Duration: 2 hours
£7 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private York Self-Guided Tour Private York Self-Guided Tour
Duration: 2 to 3 hours
£15 BOOK WITH VIATOR Instagrammable York History Experience Instagrammable York History Experience
Duration: 3 hours
£60 BOOK WITH VIATOR York 3-Hour Photography Walking Tour York 3-Hour Photography Walking Tour
Duration: 3 hours
£183 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Walking Tour: York City Highlights and York Minster Private Walking Tour: York City Highlights and York Minster
Duration: 4 hours
Museum Gardens reviews
Only just across from the city walls, these gardens are peaceful, tranquil, and beautifully presented.
Only just across from the city walls, these gardens are peaceful, tranquil, and beautifully presented. more »
What a beautiful and relaxing place to visit to relax and unwind to have a picnic and a cuppa tea from your flask. Just a short walk from York Minster and right on the river bank too.
What a beautiful and relaxing place to visit to relax and unwind to have a picnic and a cuppa tea from your flask. Just a short walk from York Minster and right on the river bank too. more »
Gardens are lovely but staff are consistently rude and unfriendly so only visit occasionally.
Sometimes there are those wildlife attractions with 'birds of prey' and of course the museum access, if you walk straight through to the opposite side there's a nice flower garden too! Oh and museum with viking history and dinosaurs at the end which seemed like it would be fun for kids, although it's the last 10/15 minutes at the end. All in all, as most of york is, it's very pretty and makes you go 'that's pretty neat' 😎
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