Dreamery Gardens

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Located a mere 20 minutes from York, Dreamery Gardens is an enchanting woodland haven, steeped in generations of folklore.

Unique Features

  • Eco-friendly amenities, generating its own electricity and treating wastewater
  • The Fairy Museum, housing artefacts and tales of Professor Howland’s discoveries
  • Over 200 species of birds and a variety of trees, promoting bio-diversity

The Winter Magic in England’s Fairy and Hobgoblin Sanctuary

Witness the woodland adorned with twinkling lights as the sanctuary transitions into dusk. The magical atmosphere becomes even more enchanting during winter.

Opening Date: From 22nd October 2022.

What to Expect

Northwood Trail is not a conventional visitor attraction. It aims not to distract but to connect its visitors to nature in its most ethereal form.

Fairy History and Artefacts

Visitors can explore Professor Howland’s Ride to witness original fairy doors on trees and discover a fairy hamlet, complete with treehouses connected by walkways.

The Mushroom Fairy Ring

An intricate mushroom fairy ring has been reconstructed based on 1852 sketches, offering a rare glimpse into moonlight fairy dances.

Food and Dining

  • Organic coffee and natural food and drinks
  • Vegetarian and vegan options available
  • Off-the-grid operation without compromising on quality

Visitor Information

Opening Times

While general opening times are available, they are subject to change. Ensure to check ticket availability prior to your journey.


  • Adult: £11.50
  • Child (under 16): £6.90
  • Family Ticket (2 adults/2 kids): £31.90


The trail is a stoned and wild woodland track that can become muddy, but every effort has been made to make it accessible.


  • No dogs, except guide dogs, are permitted
  • Smoking is restricted to designated areas

Free parking is available.


Dreamery Gardens, YO41 1AP
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