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 more than 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Location: 533 Huntington Road, York YO32 9PY. 200m north of Huntington School.
Parking: On nearby side streets (Burn Estate, Arbor Close).
Cost: Season Ticket £20, Day Ticket £5.
Book now or pay on the day.