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Leeside Play Area

Playground, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible,

This site is a play area suitable for younger children, with a variety of play equipment including a slide, swings and climbing facilities. Cared for…

Deans Park

Flowers for Pollinators, Park, Seating, Walking, Wheelchair Accessible,

Hidden behind the adjacent towering York Minster Dean’s Park is a great place for a picnic or for relaxing. The park features great views of…

Poppleton Community Railway Nursery

Community Garden, Flowers for Pollinators, Nursery, Seating, Toilets, Volunteering, Wheelchair Accessible,

Poppleton Community Railway Nursery is the UK’s last surviving nursery railway. There are plants grown and for sale, and a small garden. It is located…

New Lane Allotments

Allotment Site,

An attractive, small site hidden away in Holgate, on Mattison Way. It is simply one double row of plots, either side of a wide grass…

Fulford Cross Allotments

Allotment Site, Flowers for Pollinators, Mixed Woodland, Cycling, Walking,

This small site is off Fulford Road, past the Steiner School. A path from the Millennium Bridge runs through the allotments, so this site is…

Holgate Allotments

Allotment Site, Flowers for Pollinators,

Although located opposite The Fox pub on Holgate Road, this secluded site feels as if it is in the country. It is a medium sized…

North Street Gardens

Flowers for Pollinators, Park, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible,

If you are looking for a quiet place to sit down right in the city centre then North Street Gardens is a good choice. The…

Vangarde Newt Ponds

Bog, Flowers for Pollinators, Pond, Toilets, Wheelchair Accessible,

Prior to the construction of the Vangarde Shopping Centre, endangered great-crested newts were found to occupy the site. A series of new ponds were created…

Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens

Flowers for Pollinators, Mixed Woodland, Nursery, Pond, Wildflower Meadow, Seating, Toilets, Wheelchair Accessible,

Stillingfleet Lodge Garden and nursery is an organically managed, wildlife friendly, family garden close to York. The gardens are very colourful in the summer and…

Church Ings SSSI

Bog, Flood Plain, Flowers for Pollinators, Wildflower Meadow, Walking,

Church Ings is a nationally important site, yet little known locally. These flood meadows are of particular importance for their neutral grassland plant community which…