Duncombe Park, Pleasure Grounds 3852

Helmsley, York, North Yorkshire, England, North Yorkshire, Ryedale

Brief Description

The Pleasure Grounds consist of a series of gardens with grassed lawns and terraces. Other features include two temples and a conservatory.

History

The Pleasure Grounds were created in 1713.

Visitor Facilities

www.duncombepark.com/opening_times.shtml
Features
  • Doric Temple
  • Description: Situated on the southern arm of the terrace.
  • Ionic Temple
  • Description: Situated on the northern arm of the terrace.
  • Conservatory
  • Description: A conservatory which stands in a clearing in the wood. The conservatory fell into disrepair after World War 2. The intention is to control the decay and create a secret garden around the structure.
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  • Yew Walk
  • Description: A yew tree walk.
Garden Terrace
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

www.duncombepark.com/opening_times.shtml
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Helmsley
Contact

Telephone

020 7259 5688

Official Website

Owners