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The Himalayan Garden & Sculpture Park

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First time visit loved every moment

I have wanted to visit these gardens for a long time. There was so much to look at and the paths... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rio D
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
Magical

Visited today, 18th October 2018. Very lucky as today was a beautiful sunny day. Everything about... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
BIGOZZY
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Leyburn, United Kingdom
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Very beautiful garden and sculture park specialising in Rhododendrons and Azaleas so only open during spring and early summer
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| The Hutts, Grewelthorpe HG4 3DA, England
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+44 1765 658911
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Reviewed yesterday

I have wanted to visit these gardens for a long time. There was so much to look at and the paths wiggle in different directions. Plenty for the boys to look at and space to run. The autumn colours where still evident. Roll on spring...More

Thank Rio D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited today, 18th October 2018. Very lucky as today was a beautiful sunny day. Everything about this park is truly magical. Firstly the setting is in a delightful area of beautiful North Yorkshire. There are lakes, valleys, woods, fabulous walks and terrific sculptures. Some of...More

Thank BIGOZZY
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited today (October 10 2018). We were really lucky, the weather was amazing and the colours really ‘zinged’. We’ve visited in spring on a couple of occasions, this was our first autumn visit and we will be back. We had lunch in the cafe. Vegetable...More

Thank Patrick K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rhododendrons, azalias, magnolias and candelabra primulas are perfect just now. The setting is beautiful and the newly planted arboretum is so well designed. The sculptures are tasteful and perfectly placed. The tea room is well stocked and well run, and the food is excellent...More

1  Thank MyrtleYorkshire
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Even on a rainy day the gardens are wonderful, lots of little paths to explore and with the woodland walk and arboretum as well as the traditional flowers there is a lot to see. The smells and colours are wonderful and the Himalayan blue poppy...More

1  Thank Liz T
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Since my last visit it would appear that the gardens have been developed further. There is now a small cafe and the number of walks appear to have increased. Worth a visit btu be warned that there are steep slopes all round the garden. Be...More

Thank akirkby
Reviewed 30 June 2018

The best time to visit these gardens would be May when the rhododendrons and azaleas are in full bloom. We visited late June so we didn't catch the full spectacle but still well worth the visit to see all the various planting and sculptures. You...More

Thank Christina B
Reviewed 25 June 2018

What a great find. Beautiful and imaginatively presented gardens with glimpses of wonderful pieces of art. The previous reviewer really needs their eyes testing! Great place to buy new plants. Only let down by the cafe which we would have expected would match the gardens.

Thank webbo555
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The gardens were recommended to us by a colleague, as we had never heard of them. We thoroughly enjoyed our day there, with the added bonus of being able to take our dogs (on leads). The gardens are well landscaped and the sculptures add interest...More

1  Thank Dippy53UK
Reviewed 20 June 2018

visited yesterday and was extremely disappointed, No colour anywhere apart from a few plants by the summer lake. I might as well just have gone for a walk in the woods or a nature reserve which would not have cost us £16. We have visited...More

Thank molly e
Selina S, Public Relations Manager at The Himalayan Garden & Sculpture Park, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

We are sorry that your visit didn't live up to your expectations. There are still a number of plants in flower at this time of year, with the Rhododendrons giving way to Cornus, Meconopsis, Primulas and later flowering Azaleas. In addition we have over 60...More

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CSmale
26 May 2018|
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Response from IanMLeeds | Reviewed this property |
Yes we took our 2 there. You can also take them into the café - they are pretty relaxed
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CSmale
26 May 2018|
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Response from big_rog1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can take dogs in! They have to be on a lead in some parts.
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linda w
29 March 2018|
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Response from Trevor M | Reviewed this property |
Possibly - but why go all that way for a cafe and then not visit the gardens? You'd have to check with the Gardens.
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