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Explore the natural beauty within Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens

Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens is a beautiful and tranquil garden located near York in the village of Stillingfleet, just around the corner from us! It covers a total of 4 acres and has a variety of interesting features that make it a must-visit destination for garden lovers. One of the most interesting things about Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens is its focus on wildlife conservation.

The garden features a wide range of habitats, including ponds, woodlands, and meadows, which are designed to attract a diverse range of birds, butterflies, insects and other wildlife. Visitors can spot woodpeckers, and other birds as they explore the gardens. They have recently won the Visit York Tourism Award for Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism! Well done guys, you’re awesome!

Another interesting feature of Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens is its collection of rare and unusual plants. The garden is split into different sections, each with its own unique theme and planting scheme. These include a cottage garden, a herb garden, a white garden, and a wildflower meadow. Visitors can learn about the different plants and flowers that grow in each section and discover new varieties that they may not have seen before. It has a wide variety of trees, shrubs, and flowers, many of which are not commonly found in other gardens. Visitors can see exotic plants from all over the world, including species from Asia, Africa, and the Americas.  There is an on-site café, where you can sample some delicious homemade cakes during your visit.

The gardens also boast a beautiful pond and a series of small waterfalls. Visitors can sit by the pond and enjoy the peaceful sounds of running water and the beautiful reflections of the trees and sky. The garden also has a small stream that runs through it, adding to the calming atmosphere of the space. The water features also attract a variety of wildlife, including frogs, toads, and dragonflies.

Finally, for those interested in horticulture, Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens is a great place to learn about sustainable gardening practices. The garden has been designed to be as eco-friendly as possible, with features like rainwater harvesting, composting, and natural pest control. Visitors can learn about these practices and how they can incorporate them into their own gardens. The garden also offers a variety of workshops and courses on gardening and wildlife conservation, making it a great destination for people of all ages who are interested in gardening and the environment. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced gardener, there is something for everyone to enjoy at Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens.

You can stay with us at Harmony House Boutique B&B and just walk along the lane to the Gardens.  Easy peasy! 

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