A 5 acre kitchen garden dating from 1758. It was abandoned during the 1970s and has been extensively restored since 1994. There are Victorian glasshouses, fruit trees, vines, a peony garden, dipping pond and over 250 varieties of clematis.
Built in 1759, Helmsley Walled Garden is a five acre garden sitting beneath the imposing ruins of Helmsley Castle. It provided the vegetables, fruit and flowers for the table of Duncombe Park until just after World War 1 when it was leased as market garden. Abandoned after it closed its doors for the final time in 1984, it fell into dereliction. Restoration started in 1994 and since then the Garden has gone from strength to strength through the dedication and care of staff and volunteers.
Plants of note
Heriage apple collection including 52 Yorkshire varieties;
Collection of Victorian indoor vines displayed inside a restored Vinehouse;
Clematis collection in a newly created clematis garden.
I've visited in Autumn. Good autumn herbaceous border. Large collection of top fruit. Reasonable standard of horticulture. Great cafe and friendly helpful staff.
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