A Hidden Gem by fishers

A Hidden Gem

St Anthony's Garden is clearly visible from York city walls as you walk the section along Jewbury. There is no access to the garden from the walls, and the entrance on Peasholme Green is rather anonymous, and the garden is behind a high wall, but once you find your way in it is a lovely quiet space. This visit was one of the busiest times I've visited, and there were only around 12 people there. It isn't unusual to visit and be the only person there.

The garden is situated between the city walls, St Anthony's Hall and St Cuthbert's Church. It was designed by students at Bishop Burton College who were asked to make it user friendly for the disabled, the partially sighted and the blind.

In this shot the view is across the garden towards the tower of St Cuthberts Church. The bulk of the church dates from the 15th century although it does include some stonework from the 11th centruy.

Ian
nice
April 29th, 2021  
It looks like a very special spot.
April 29th, 2021  
beautiful church and garden
Just love your history.
April 29th, 2021  
A lovely garden and composition.Fav😊
April 29th, 2021  
Beautiful!
April 29th, 2021  
Lovely to have access to this beautiful garden
April 29th, 2021  
Great shot of the lovely garden and beautiful tower. Fav.
April 29th, 2021  
Beautiful shot of the garden and as always great history
April 29th, 2021  
It does look a lovely spot
April 30th, 2021  
Very true. Great find and shot.
April 30th, 2021  
What a beautiful hidden gem, it looks so peaceful, fav.
April 30th, 2021  
Beautiful shot
April 30th, 2021  
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Thank you all for your lovely comments and favs, they are very much appreciated.

This is a peaceful place in a busy part of town, with lots of people and traffic passing. I met two ladies there who live near us and who regularly visit these gardens for their peace and tranquility.

Ian
April 30th, 2021  
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