Parks and gardens in York

York is full of beauty, and our parks are the perfect place to admire it, whether it’s lunch in front of the Minster or you want to read a book by St. Mary’s Abbey, relaxing in our parks is the perfect way to spend a few hours.

Order by:  Name  |  Distance from the Minster

Dean’s Park

Dean’s Park is one of York’s smaller parks and set to the side of the York Minster, it’s open daily from 7am to dusk. It is also home to the Cathedral Library.

0 metres from the Minster.
Deangate, Minster Yd, York, YO1 7HH

Museum Gardens

The York Museum Gardens is quite possibly the most used park in York, it’s central location makes it the perfect place to relax in the sun. It’s also home to the Yorkshire Museum and St. Mary’s Abbey.

527 metres from the Minster.
Museum St, York, York YO1 7FR, United Kingdom

Piglets Adventure Farm Park

The Piglets Adventure Farm Park is home to an array of farm animals including; pigs, cows, sheep, donkeys and ponies. If you want to pet the animals then you can visit the petting barn to feed and stroke the guinea pigs, rabbits and pygmy goats.

7 mile(s) from the Minster.
Towthorpe Grange, Towthorpe Moor Ln, Towthorpe, York YO32 9ST, United Kingdom

Rowntree Park

Rowntree’s Park is a large park situated a short walk from the city centre. It features a children’s play area, a duck pond and a reading cafe as well as sporting facilities such as tennis courts, a basketball court, bowling and a skateboarding area.

2 mile(s) from the Minster.
Rowntree Park, Terry Avenue, YO23 1JQ

Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens

The Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens is a family garden housing a wide variety of plants. It also features a plant nursery where you can buy a variety of plants as well as a cafe serving homemade cakes. The gardens are generally open between April and September each year.

9 mile(s) from the Minster.
Stewart Ln, Stillingfleet, York YO19 6HP, United Kingdom