Wold's Way Lavender Farm
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Wold's Way Lavender and Herb Farm at Malton is situated around half a mile from the Wolds Way National Trail and surrounded by mature woodland.
The family run 12 acre site is currently planted with over six acres of lavender ranging from rich hues of purple to the purest white. An area of the Farm has been made accessible for the disabled. There are over 120 different types of lavenders and herbs which, when in flower, paint an incredible splash of colour across the site. A leisurely stroll around the site reveals the amazing differences from one variety of lavender to another. Plenty of seats are available allowing the sights and the fragrant smells to be absorbed at a relaxing pace.
Along the borders in the nature walk with an abundance of colourful wild flowers and wildlife that have made the site their home. The new wildflower sculpture walk also adds vivid colour. The opening of a giant games maze has been popular with visitors of all ages. Planted in willow, it is a living maze that will keep growing and developing for years to come.
Harry's Wildflower & Sculpture Walk opened in 2011. In 2012 the Narrow Gauge Railway was improved and the Jubilee Walk and Nature pond added. In 2005 the distillation of the lavender grown in the main fields began. Distillation of the lavender takes place during the harvest (usually the end of July and throughout August). A video showing the Distillation process and Harvesting is on display throughout the year.The oil extracted through the distillation process is available to purchase inthe gift shop for aromatherapy use. The oil is also used in our unique range of Lavender rich Creams and Potions.
The farm is half a mile off the A64, York to Scarborough road, on the Scarborough side of Malton. From York- take the A64. After Rillington look out for the Brown and White signs From Scarborough- heading towards York on the A64 the farm is just before Rillington.