Ripon Garden up for top award

Ripon Garden up for top award

Published by The Stray FM News Team at 8:13am 12th February 2020.

The Himalayan Garden has been recognised as one of the top five in the country

  • The BBC Countryfile Awards shortlists have been announced
  • The Ripon landmark needs your votes
  • It's the only garden in Yorkshire up for the award

Ripon's Himalayan Garden has been nominated in the prestigious Countryfile Awards for the Garden of the Year.

The autumnal colours of Himalayan Gardens
The autumnal colours of Himalayan Gardens

The attraction, which is open during the summer months (this year from 10th April to 1st November), has been recognised for its 18 hectares of stunning woodland, garden, arboretum, three lakes and 1,400 varieties of rhododendron, plus pagodas, summerhouses and unique sculptures that enhance the landscape.

It's also got bonus points for being accessible to all.

As Yorkshire's sole representative for the award, the team at the Garden need your votes!

You can vote for the Himalayan Garden on the BBC Countryfile Magazine website. Voting closes on Friday 28th February.