• Helmsley Walled Garden Sunflower in July

Plan Your Visit

Opening times and prices

The garden is open Thursday to Sunday from 10am till 5pm until October 31st. Last entry 4.30pm.

Entry to the garden is £7.00 for adults; children under 16 have free entry.


Getting here

Helmsley is on the A170, 25 miles from York, 14 miles from Thirsk and 16 miles from Malton. Helmsley Walled Garden is a short walk from the centre of Helmsley. Follow signposts from the Cleveland Way Car Park, adjacent to the Castle.

Map reference: SE 608837 Lat: 54.24539 Long: -1.06846


By Road:
A170 into Helmsley, from York and Thirsk, turn left at Market Square and then right for Stokesley. Turn left opposite Feversham Arms into Cleveland Way long-stay car park. From Scarborough, drive past Helmsley Market Square and turn right towards Stokesley. Turn left opposite Feversham Arms into Cleveland Way long-stay car park. From Stokesley and Rievaux, on entering Helmsley on the B1257 turn right opposite the Feversham Arms in Cleveland Way long-stay car park. Follow footpath signs from car park to Helmsley Walled Garden.


By Public Transport:
Bus services provided by East Yorkshire Motor Service from Scarborough and Pickering and Stephenson’s of Easingwold from Malton please see providers’ website for current timetable. Get 20% off garden entry with a valid ticket from East Yorkshire Motor Services (EYMS) 128 service from Scarborough.



Enjoy morning coffee, lunch or afternoon tea at the Vine House Café open from 9am till 4pm from Wednesday to Sunday until October 31st.


Group visits

We welcome groups and coach parties to the garden: for groups of over fifteen people we offer discounted rates of entry.

If you would like to discover even more on your visit then we can arrange a guided tour with one of our guides, these tours last around one hour.

Please download and complete the booking form and return it to us either by email at info@helmsleywalledgarden.org.uk or by post to:

Helmsley Walled Garden
Cleveland Way
North Yorkshire
YO62 5AH



The garden is fully accessible for disabled visitors and there are plenty of benches around the garden for visitors of limited mobility. For all you need to know about accessibility, please see our Access statement.



Dogs on lead are welcome in all parts of the garden: drinking water is available.



Smoking is not allowed anywhere in the garden.