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All reviews ruined abbey grey squirrels green space well maintained gardens flower beds sunny day beautiful park city centre birds of prey lovely walk well worth a visit ruins picnic observatory marys trees stroll
This was probably the highlight of our trip, the gardens are lovely in summer and big enough to not feel overcrowded, even when it's busy. With lovely old buildings and the observatory within the grounds, it's a really great place.
My sons wedding on the Saturday, we drove up on Thursday arriving late, so did not venture out. But Friday was a free day, so took my mother for a walk around York her first visit. Had lunch at Spring Espresso an independent coffee shop,...More
Huge gardens and a great place to come along and have a picnic or just to wander through. Lots of squirrels too that will happily take nuts and other suitable food from your hands! Keeps the kids entertained for hours!
The gardens usually (in the...More
This summer has been really dry so the expected greenness of the lawn was temporarily turned into a greenish one. Nevertheless, this place smells of quietness and silence.
Lots of people tend to come here to relax, sit on the grass or just walk around...More
A nice place to visit in the centre of York. Good for families and picnics. . Theres plenty of space however can get extremely busy in the summer time. There is a interesting Abbey ruin at the back of the gardens and a museum located...More