Yorkshire Lavender is located around half an hours drive from York it is set in a stunning south facing farm of 60 acres in an area of outstanding national beauty in north Yorkshire known as the Howardian Hills.
The Best time to visit Yorkshire Lavender is June, July and August, the farm is however open until 2nd October and admission is free. located just 3 miles approximately from Castle Howard, which allows visitors to the area to visit both of the stunning attractions in one day.
Visitors to the Yorkshire Lavender gardens can experience the spectacular array of lavender in a spectrum of colours blues, white and lilac through to the distinctive purple flowers with a distinct and attractive scent.
Lavender oil has long been known for its medicinal antiseptic properties and use in toiletries . In recent years however it has become increasingly popular and trendy in cooking . it should be used sparingly and whilst primarily used in deserts it’s robust flavour can also be used in savoury dishes in a similar way to rosemary .More common examples of this flower in cooking are lavender chocolates, lavender shortbread and lavender honey where the bees collect nectar mainly from lavender flowers.
Whilst at this excellent North Yorkshire attraction visitors should also take in the Mediterranean dry garden, purple patch garden, sensory garden, Yorkshire Lavender maze and wild flower grasslands.the farm is also home to Yorkshires reportedly largest game of snakes and ladders.
Looking to visit Yorkshire Lavender and Castle Howard then why not stay at the Best Western Burn Hall Hotel York its only approximately 30 minutes drive at the hotel where guests can enjoy dishes made with local produce from out home cooked menu .
In June July and August the Best Western Burn hall hotel is offering excellent deals including our popular summer saver. Call us now to check availability on 01347 825400