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Welcome to The Dreamery Gardens, home to England’s Fairy Sanctuary.

Neglected, overgrown and believed lost for over a hundred years, we are on the journey of restoring the lost gardens to their original glory.

Just outside the ancient and noble city of York, this woodland is where nature, stories and dreams are entangled. No matter the time of year, you are invited to drink, dine and be merry at The Dreamery Kitchen, visit the museum to see our ever-growing collection of arcane artefacts, and wander the winding path beneath the trees.

For dreamers, poets and the curious: the woods are calling you.

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Enjoy delicate sandwiches, scones, cake and petit fours, organic coffee or tea (with or without rose prosecco) displayed in our inimitable woodland rustic style that delights the eye as well as the taste buds.

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Journey with us


Your Invitation from 
Professor Howland

Let me tell you about Faeries, let me take you away on a journey, an adventure. The Dreamery Gardens are a place where the veil between this world and the Other is thinnest. It is the place where faeries dwell, creatures creep, and magic oozes through the cracks. Recently The Dreamery has been stirring, opening up to all who wish to see, and to all who dare to venture...

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