Yorkshire Lavender

in Malton

Address: Yorkshire Lavender, Terrington, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO60 6PB

Phone: +44 01653 648008

Email: lavenderworld@btconnect.com

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Based in the heart of North Yorkshire, Yorkshire Lavender is a family-run lavender farm and tourist attraction located in the beautiful Vale of York. Established in 1997, this enchanting site has grown to become a prominent destination for both locals and tourists alike.

Visitors can enjoy a tranquil escape amidst the lush lavender fields, which offer a stunning display of natural beauty.

The Beauty of Lavender Fields

Yorkshire Lavender is renowned for its sprawling lavender gardens and fields, which boast a wide range of lavender varieties. The lavender grown here includes popular species like Lavandula angustifolia and Lavandula x intermedia, each contributing to the picturesque landscape with their vibrant hues and delightful fragrances. The best time to visit is from late June to early August, when the lavender is in full bloom, painting the fields in shades of purple.

Activities and Attractions at Yorkshire Lavender

There is no shortage of activities to enjoy at Yorkshire Lavender. One of the highlights is the lavender maze, a unique and fun experience for visitors of all ages. Additionally, the site features a sculpture park showcasing a variety of intriguing artworks set against the backdrop of the lavender fields.

The lavender gardens are meticulously designed, providing a perfect setting for a leisurely stroll or a relaxing picnic. Families can also enjoy the children’s play area, which is equipped with ladders and other playful structures to keep the little ones entertained.

The Health Benefits of Lavender

Lavender is not only beautiful but also renowned for its numerous health benefits. The essential oil extracted from the flowers is widely used in aromatherapy for its calming and stress-relieving properties. Lavender also has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic qualities, making it a popular ingredient in skincare products. Yorkshire Lavender offers a variety of lavender products for sale in their gift shop, including essential oils, creams, and other wellness items.

Sustainability and Environmental Impact

Yorkshire Lavender is committed to sustainable farming practices that protect the environment and promote biodiversity. The farm employs eco-friendly techniques to grow their lavender, ensuring minimal impact on the surrounding ecosystem. Conservation efforts are a priority, and the farm continually seeks to enhance its sustainable practices, contributing to the outstanding natural beauty of the region.

Events and Workshops at Yorkshire Lavender

Throughout the year, Yorkshire Lavender hosts a variety of events and workshops designed to engage and educate visitors. These include annual festivals celebrating the lavender harvest, hands-on crafting workshops where participants can create their own lavender products, and educational programs that offer insights into lavender cultivation and its uses.

Planning Your Visit to Yorkshire Lavender

When planning your visit to Yorkshire Lavender, it’s essential to consider the practical details. The farm is open daily from late spring through autumn, with the peak season being June to August. Admission fees are reasonable, and membership options are available for frequent visitors.

The on-site gift shop offers a delightful range of lavender products, perfect for souvenirs or gifts. You can also enjoy a meal or a refreshing drink at the farm’s café, which serves a variety of dishes and tea infused with lavender. Don’t forget to explore the specialist plant nursery, where you can find a range of lavender plants and other botanicals for your own garden.

Whether you are a local or a visitor from afar, Yorkshire Lavender in Malton is a must-see destination. With its beautiful lavender fields, engaging activities, and commitment to sustainability, it offers a unique and memorable experience for all who come to enjoy its natural splendor. Add it to your travel plans and discover the charm and tranquility of this exceptional North Yorkshire gem.

Thanks for considering a visit to Yorkshire Lavender. We offer an unforgettable experience that blends nature, relaxation, and family fun.

 

**ENTRY TO PLANT NURSERY AND SHOP IS FREE, NO BOOKING REQUIRED**

Prices

Type Price
Adult £6
Child £3.50
Concession/students £5.50
Family of 4 £18.00
Family of 5 £20
Children under 3 FREE

Facilities

  • On-Site Parking
  • Pets Accepted
  • Child Friendly
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Card Payment

 

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