"Paradise may seem a little disappointing after the garden at Millgate House" Country Life Magazine
The garden at Millgate has been featured in publications around the world. Although a small garden its situation overlooking the River Swale with the waterfalls in the background and the intensive planting make it unique and very special.
The garden was selected out of 3200 in 1995 for the R H S/Daily Mail National Garden Competition's First Prize... receiving a prestigious plaque, celebrating the Award from Prince Charles.
"This famous walled town garden deserves every last bouquet and adulatory magazine and newspaper article it has received... prepare to be amazed" Sawday Guide....
"Truly a garden for all seasons where even in winter there is something of interest... a very special garden where a clever combination of foilage, structure and texture makes every plant special." Yorkshire Life
"One of Yorkshire's most suprising gardens... One of the most fascinating gardens in the North of England" Sunday Times Correspondent.
"Perched high above the Swale is a small Yorkshire garden with richly scented roses interwoven with a tapestry of flowering shrubs... the garden at Millgate simply takes your breath away" BBC Homes and Antiques
"The garden continues to improve. It is immensely stylish, a model for all town gardens" R H S Garden Finder 2003/04
"A garden of suprises, designed to conceal intriguing corners and entice visitors with meandering paths through luxuriant planting to hidden views" "The Garden" R H S.
"The air of well being in the garden at Millgate is remarkable... each plant has its own part to play in the overall scheme of things" Homes and Gardens
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Millgate House Richmond
Tel: 01748 823571
Open daily 1st April to 21st October - 10:00 AM - 5.00PM
Located at the bottom of the Market Place as you turn into Millgate