For Garden Lovers


The Dales offers any number of wonderful gardens to visit, and many of them are attached to beautiful and historic buildings. The following are just some of those within easy travelling distance of Middleham, and well worth investigating.

All have their own websites giving up to date information; opening times etc.


Constable Burton Hall GardensConstable Burton Hall Gardens

Less than 5 miles from Leyburn.

Constable Burton Hall Gardens  Visit website
Thorp Perrow ArboretumThorp Perrow Arboretum

Just south of Bedale, towards Ripon.

Thorp Perrow Arboretum  Visit website
Newby Hall and GardensNewby Hall and Gardens

On the outskirts of Ripon.

Newby Hall and Gardens  Visit website
Ripley Castle and GardensRipley Castle and Gardens

Situated between Ripon and Harrogate.

Ripley Castle and Gardens  Visit website
Harewood House and GardensHarewood House and Gardens

Only a little further south, between Harrogate and Leeds.

Harewood House and Gardens  Visit website
The Himalayan GardenThe Himalayan Garden

Just a mile or two from Masham. A lovely garden and sculpture park.

The Himalayan Garden  Visit website
 RHS Harlow Carr, Harrogate RHS Harlow Carr, Harrogate

The only one of the four RHS gardens to be located  in the North of England. A beautiful garden with its own plant centre, and the added bonus of a branch of the famous Betty's Tea Rooms to provide refreshments.

 RHS Harlow Carr, Harrogate  Visit website