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Open Gardens 2019 - Fossgyl

  • Fossgyl 533 Huntington Road York, England, YO32 9PY United Kingdom (map)
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Alastair Fitter’s long 1 acre garden stretches from Huntington Road to the River Foss. There are perennials, alpines, a peat-free ‘peat’ garden, a woodland garden, a traditional orchard with 85 year old trees mixed with more recently planted specimen trees and shrubs, a meadow with fritillaries in spring and orchids in summer, and wet woodland by the river with oxlips in spring and a large new pond. There are nearly 1,000 species of plant in the garden, including 250 natives.

Open date(s): Sunday 12 May 11am - 5pm; Sunday 14 July 1 - 5pm. Visits at other times by arrangement (

Location: 533 Huntington Road, York YO32 9PY. 200m north of Huntington School.

Parking: Space for 3-4 cards down long narrow drive (but you may have to reverse out), or on road or local side streets.

Cost: Season Ticket £20, Day Ticket £5 in addition to normal admission.

Booking required. Call 01653 648598 or email

Earlier Event: May 11
Dawn Chorus Walk
Later Event: May 18
Dawn Chorus Walk