Aysgarth Rockery 194

Aysgarth, Leyburn, North Yorkshire, England, North Yorkshire, Richmondshire

Brief Description

Aysgarth Rockery is a picturesque alpine rockery built using blocks of limestone to create a rockscape and water feature. It was designed and built by James Backhouse of York. Reginald Farrer, an alpine specialist and plant hunter, is thought to have connections with the site.

History

Frank Sayer-Graham commissioned Backhouse and Sons to construct the rock garden between 1906 and 1916.

Visitor Facilities

Open during daylight hours, free of charge.
Features

Plant Environment

  • Rock Garden
  • Environment
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Open during daylight hours, free of charge.
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Aysgarth
History

Period

  • Early 20th Century
Associated People

People associated to Aysgarth Rockery