The Dutch house wildlife garden in Crayke, North Yorkshire is an ecological and sustainable garden focussed on attracting wildlife. The garden contains a collection of native trees, herbaceous borders, a wild flower meadow, kid's nature zone and a display of sculptures. The gardens are developed by Sjaak Kastelijn, former gardens manager of York Museum Gardens.

Our 'Plants Courtyard' offers a high quality selection of plants. Check opening times.
NEW: Our exciting Art Gallery “Kunsthuis” is located in one of the converted barns. It offers a mixture of English and Dutch artists. Nature plays a big part in this art set-up to bring a very special atmosphere.
The workshop is occupied by residential artist (owner of Dutch house) Cecile Creemers. Some of our exhibiting artists will take residence offering Master Classes.
The Wildlife Garden offers a background for the bigger sculptures.











Dutch house in Crayke, North Yorkshire is ‘the place to be’ for a great day out in the country side. Art, nature and food is combined to give you that perfect experience. There are Kid's Activity Trails in the Wildlife Garden, you can enjoy the ‘circular walk of Crayke’ or take part in art activities we offer during our event days and school holidays. See our changing art exhibitions in our Art Gallery “Kunsthuis” and some exciting sculptures in our Wildlife Garden.
In our art café we serve breakfast, light lunches, homemade cakes and Dutch specialities such
as sweet and savoury pancakes & Poffertjes.
We use home grown and locally sourced produce.
Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free options available. There is outdoor seating on our lovely, sunny courtyard. We welcome (muddy) cyclist and walkers.
Shop for Dutch products, as Liqourice (drop), Stroopwafels, Hagelslag, Speculaas, Schenkstroop, Appelstroop, Hollandse snoep (sweets) etc.
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Dutch house offers you the unique opportunity to enjoy nature, art, wildlife, organic produce and delicious food in a stunning rural setting, just 15 miles north of York. Set in a 1.6 acre wildlife garden we offer a continental Art Café and shop, the "Kunsthuis" Art Gallery and a residential Workshop space.
Dutch house: Mill Green Farm, Crayke, YO61 4TT, Tel 01347-889431, email