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Breezy Knees Gardens

Common Lane | Warthill, York YO19 5XS, England
+44 1904 488800
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Amazing gardens, excellent cafe

We visited Breezy Knees last week and had a very lovely experience. My husband and I began our... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Louise M
Fantastic gardens

Although I have lived in York for quite some time now, I have only just managed to visit the... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
York, United Kingdom
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20 acres of extensive gardens featuring over 7,000 different varieties of flowers, shrubs and trees. One of the largest gardens in Northern England if woodland and parkland are excluded.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“cottage garden” (13 reviews)
“plant nursery” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Common Lane | Warthill, York YO19 5XS, England
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We visited Breezy Knees last week and had a very lovely experience. My husband and I began our visit with a bite to eat in the café. The food was very high quality! We were impressed with cleanliness of the café, but more so by...More

1  Thank Louise M
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Although I have lived in York for quite some time now, I have only just managed to visit the garden and I am so glad that I did! The gardens were outstanding despite the fact that it was September and for the garden alone I...More

1  Thank NatDouglass
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic garden, it just gets better every year as the plants and trees mature. A lot of love has been poured into this gem. Hard to find but absolutely worth the trip.

Thank dave0216
Reviewed 29 September 2017

These really are fantastic gardens, there was still enough colour to keep you interested the week before the gardens closed for winter. There are many different types of gardens to visit and thousands of plants. Access is great, on the flat and ideal for older...More

Thank BeachbunnyAustralia
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

My friend and myself were absolutely blown away with this garden. The September garden was bursting with colour but so were many other areas in this extensive garden. They seem to have created a micro climate with all the trees and hedging as so many...More

Thank Anne R
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I visited Breezy Knees with my friends a few weeks ago and we were having a lovely afternoon until we went into the Cafe. My friend is very allergic to cinnamon so we asked if it was in one of the cakes. The girl behind...More

4  Thank YorksDapple
colin p, Owner at Breezy Knees Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Our cafe manager has asked me to pass on her response. "I'm sorry to hear about your negative experience. When I responded to the question asked between colleagues in a staff-only area my response was made in a Yorkshire matter of fact way. If you...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017

Came to this garden hidden away just outside York and thought we may be here for half an hour or so. It is so lovely, interesting and easy to get around that we stayed for 4 hours. The hard work to get this garden to...More

Thank DMcGarr
Reviewed 20 September 2017

These gardens are amazing even for non-gardeners! The variety of plants, the colours, the layout and sheer scale of the gardens are unbelievable. The entrance price of £6.50 is too low for such a well thought out and varied number of gardens. They beat some...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We visited late September and the aptly named September Garden was the highlight lots in bloom. Three year old son enjoyed running around and even found a small frog. It took us 1hr 20minutes to see everything. We Took Uber out from York and worried...More

Thank TravisSnyder
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I didn't realise that these beautiful gardens only open between 1st May and 30th September. so I'm glad I visited just before its downtime. I really loved seeing all the different gardens with so many landscaping design ideas. The weather wasn't the best, so the...More

Thank MedEngland
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21 August 2017|
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Response from rpmbrown | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sorry about delay but been on holiday. There is a nice little cafe on site and admission is £6.50 for adults and £2.00 for 2-16 year olds hope this helps
Andrea M
16 June 2017|
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Response from Alison C | Reviewed this property |
Some areas are good, paths etc, also wheelchair friendly areas but it would be wise to ring in advance. Hope that helps
13 May 2017|
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Response from Alison C | Reviewed this property |
I paid £13 for my partner and myself. Hope that helps.