Spring in Yorkshire is a time of renewal and new beginnings. From vibrant fields of lavender to historic landmarks adorned with daffodils, there are plenty of Yorkshire beauties to explore. Here are some of our favourite spots to visit in Yorkshire this spring…

Step back in time at Murton Park by visiting the Yorkshire Museum of Farming. Witness the region’s rich agricultural heritage by exploring the different galleries and historic farming artifacts. Inside their main gallery you can explore a range of farming machines and implements and if you want to discover the interesting history of the Women’s Land Army all you have to do is pop up the stairs! For all the tractor lovers out there, why don’t you visit their Sawkill Building to check out the lovingly restored tractors previously owned by John Scardifield. A large photo collection and archive gallery are also available to visit by appointment only. Tickets are available to book with prices starting from only £12 for children, seniors and students.

Explore acres of aromatic farmland this spring at Yorkshire Lavender. Immerse yourself in the therapeutic environment the fields bring as you stroll through the blooming lavender and herbs. If all the walking gets your stomach growling why not stop by EJ’s tearoom to indulge in some delicious homemade treats and refreshing drinks. Why not treat yourself to a momento to commemorate the day by visiting their gift shop to browse their ultimate collection of lavender products including oils, soap and beauty care products. Ticket prices vary depending on when you visit but season passes, valid from March 23rd until September 29th, are available starting from just £10 per child!

Clifford’s Tower is a much loved landmark that stands as a testament to York’s rich history. During spring this historic landmark becomes a stunning beauty spot as a beautiful carpet of daffodils begins to bloom. Instead of taking in the beautiful views over York via the roof deck, why not experience the beauty on ground level by taking a moment to admire the daffodil flowers. Clifford’s Tower is only £8.50 for adult tickets or free if you are an English Heritage member.

Kirkstall Abbey is a picturesque Cistercian monastery, founded over 800 years ago, that is now an iconic, much-loved landmark In Leeds. Kirkstall Abbey markets are back for a monthly summer food market, which kicks off in April. Indulge your taste buds by digging into delicious foods featuring local producers and street food stalls. You can also browse a range of local art and craft stalls showcasing local makers and creatives. So, why don’t you pop along to soak in the vibrant atmosphere of the Kirkstall Abbey during spring?

Immerse yourself in a botanical paradise at the Royal Horticultural Society Garden, Harlow Carr. Wander through the landscaped garden, bursting with a variety of beautiful blooms. From kitchen gardens to wildflower meadows, there is beauty to be discovered in every inch of Harlow Carr this spring. You can also join the team for their spring garden event where you can take home top tips by enjoying workshops, talks, demonstrations, tours and more from April 12th until April 14th. Access to RHS gardens is free to members and you can purchase your membership online now!

If you want to enjoy the beauty of Mother Nature this spring, pay a visit to the award winning garden located in the heart of North Yorkshire, Himalayan Garden and Sculpture Park. Stroll down the scenic paths dotted with interesting sculptures, and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature. There is so much to discover during your visit to the garden! Not only can you explore 45 acres of beautiful land, you can also visit the largest collection of rhododendrons, azaleas and magnolias flowers. You might even spot a rare blue poppy along your way! Adult garden tickets start from just £13.50 with children aged 5 – 16 only £4 each! Don’t miss out on your chance to witness this glorious garden this spring, book your tickets online now!

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