Yorkshire Scenes * York Area Index
31a. Newby Hall Gardens near Ripon
June 2010 - A well known house on the tourist trail
See also 31b. Newby Hall Sculpture Walk and Art Exhibitions
Newby Hall is south-east of Ripon, about 20 miles north of York. The Newby Hall Gardens were created by the resident Compton family between 1921 and 1977 which run down from the house to the River Ure.
The equestrian statue near the main entrance to Newby Hall.
The grand front north entrance to Newby Hall, a splendid late 17th century building.
Some interesting stone sculpture on the gate posts!
The south facade of Newby Hall
The lily pond and statue.
A sculpture by the main entrance. See Sculpture Walk and Art Exhibitions
Rambling roses and an old brick wall.
The main north-south avenue of grass and flowering shrubs.
The main house is often in view!
Mock Orange - beautiful aroma
You can go on the barge YOREDALE for a trip on the beautiful quiet flowing River Ure.
The is a super narrow gauge steam railway and the trains are hauled by the beautifully modelled LMS 6100 ROYAL SCOT
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So many flowers and other plants to view and discuss!
Sylvia's Memorial sunken garden.
At the centre of Sylvia's Garden is an old Byzantine corn-grinder (grinding bowl).
Entering the Rose Garden.
The Rose Garden.
The Rock Garden - a fine collection of 'rockeries'
A section of Robert Adam's? Stone Sculpture' designs and a nice place to rest in the shade.
A passing barge called 'Rig' on the River Ure at the end of the 'Lime Tree Walk'
The Water Garden
Fantastic flower colours in the Water Garden.
Time for a break in the picnic area by the car park.
Its the steam train again! The steam locomotive hauls its passenger train of tourists near the Adventure Play Area (see two pictures below)
A great 'Adventure Play Area' for children - kids get bored with flowers eventually!
An essential stop at the 'Cafe' - albeit called 'The Garden Restaurant'
A Eucalyptus Tree I think?
A good variety of plants are also on sale.
See also 31b. Newby Hall Sculpture Walk ? Art Exhibitions
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