Afternoon Tea at York Gate


Mini Cheese Scone with butter and chutney

Small Sandwich
(choose one from a selection of cheddar & chutney, Brie & cranberry, ham & salad or roasted vegetable with pesto in seeded white or brown bread)

Mini Savoury & Sweet Tart

Mini Fruit Scone with butter, jam & clotted cream

A Selection of 3 cakes

Pot of Yorkshire Tea or Cafetière of Coffee

£12 per person – pre-booking essential and gift vouchers available

Important Parking Information

Please do not park on Back Church Lane. Parking is provided in the lay-by opposite the church on Church Lane. Please park with your nose facing the road (not horizontally) in the spaces.

There is a pleasant 5 minute walk through the church yard and straight on to come out opposite the garden gate. (Do not walk around by the road, as there is no footpath)

If you are parking elsewhere in Adel village, please park considerately.

We encourage local resident visitors to please leave your cars at home.

If you are interested in hiring our Field Room for a class or workshop, or for small group events, please get in touch.


York Gate is now closed undergoing redevelopment works.

Garden and gift shop opening times

To be confirmed

Cafe opening times

To be confirmed

Our cafe serves light lunches and afternoon teas, or a selection of freshly home baked cakes, including a daily gluten free choice.

Please park on Church Lane and walk through the church yard, then straight on to come out opposite the garden gate.

Download 2020 leaflet

York Gate Garden digital archive

We ask that groups of 6 or more please book with us first by contacting

To help us preserve its charm, the garden does not permit dogs, other than assistance dogs.
(Please note the advice in the National Garden Scheme handbook that dogs are permitted is unfortunately incorrect.)