On September 9 York's Lord Mayor, Councillor Barbara Boyce, visited the Nursery on its Heritage Open Day.
Jo Sullivan-Jones welcomes York's Lord Mayor to the Nursery
During her visit the Mayor drove the Nursery's Lister diesel loco LoweCo on the two-foot gauge railway. As well as plant sales the public were offered driver experience on the Nursery's railway.
A smiling Lord Mayor after driving the Nursery's diesel loco
This is the third visit by a Lord Mayor of York since the Nursery was reopened in 2009, the last being in 2016 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the opening of the Nursery. The next open days are 7 October and 9 December between 10am and 3pm. View more photographs of the Heritage Open Day.