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Apple Day – Saturday 21st October

Do you know that apples float because they are 25% air?  Or that in Ancient Greece tossing an apple to a girl was a proposal of marriage and catching it was a response of ‘yes’? If you want to learn more fascinating facts about apples then come to the Garden for Apple Day. You’ll be able to: taste… Continue Reading

August 2017 – Successional sowing and planting

Well the dahlias are in and the Hot Border is providing a fire cracker of a display. Courgettes and cabbages are coming in thick and fast from the Kitchen Garden and the beans and beetroot are not far behind. But when you have cropped your courgettes or your beetroot or your spring bulbs are over in your borders… Continue Reading

Creativity and mindfulness comes to Helmsley Walled Garden

There’s the chance to get creative in the short and long-term at Helmsley Walled Garden by coming to a unique course in Creativity and Mindfulness run by Dr. Lauri Bower of York MBSR and Helmsley Walled Garden’s artist-in-residence Clare Belbin. The short course is running on Saturday June 17th and Sunday June 18th, from 09.30… Continue Reading

Release your inner artist at Helmsley Walled Garden

A pair of exciting artists are running courses at Helmsley Walled Garden this summer. Bridget Gillespie will be teaching monthly two day botanical illustration courses and willow weaver Anthea Firth will be showing course participants how to weave everything from pigs and dragonflies to stars and owls. Booking is essential. Bridget’s next course is on… Continue Reading

Sir David Goodall 9th October 1931 – 22nd July 2016

We were saddened to learn of the death of Sir David Goodall GCMG on the 22nd July. He was best known for his diplomatic career, spanning early postings to Nicosia, Jakarta, Bonn and Nairobi and which culminated in his role as High Commissioner for India from 1987 until his retirement in 1991. He was also… Continue Reading

Helmsley Walled Garden nominated for LandLove Magazine Award for Favourite Garden

  Helmsley Walled Garden nominated for LandLove Magazine Award for Favourite Garden We are very excited to be nominated in the Britain’s favourite garden category of the third annual Landlove Magazine Awards. We are one of ten nominees and the winner will be chosen by a public vote. Landlove magazine says “we want you to… Continue Reading

Red magazine names Helmsley Walled Garden as one of the prettiest

Red magazine lists the best gardens in Britain to visit in spring Continue Reading

Helmsley Walled Garden featured on Look North …

On Friday the 22nd of August 2014, Helmsley Walled Garden was featured on the regional Look North TV programme. Enjoy this video.   Continue Reading

Fabulous aerial views of Helmsley, the Castle and Helmsley Walled Garden

Fabulous aerial views of Helmsley, the Castle and Helmsley Walled Garden. Enjoy this video.   Continue Reading