York Gate Events 2023



Winter Opening Dates and Times

Yew sails in snow1 November – 23 December – Wednesday to Sunday | 10am-3:30pm

Café and Shop only

Our shop will be stocked with festive cards and gifts – spread some festive cheer and help support all those who work with plants, trees, flowers and grass and treat yourself to a cuppa and mince pie before you leave.

Booking is not required.

Snowdrop Days 2024

Snowdrop display in The DellFriends only preview days – 15-18 February – Thursday – Sunday | 10am-3pm

General – 21-25 February – Wednesday – Sunday | 10am-3pm

Snowdrop season is the start of the floral calendar and a great year of gardening ahead.

We welcome you to come and explore our fabulous snowdrop displays throughout the garden.

Booking not required.

Perennial Special Events 2024

Take a look at our Special Events Programme for 2024.


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Afternoon Tea in York Gate’s Cafe

£33 for 2 people or £16.50 per person – booking essential, please email us to secure your booking, or call 0113 267 8240. Gift vouchers also available. 


  • Freshly prepared dainty sandwiches and savouries
  • Selection of homemade cakes
  • Freshly baked scone with preserve and clotted cream
  • Yorkshire tea or cafetière of coffee


Event Space for hire

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