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Valley Gardens

Cornwall Road | Harrogate, Harrogate HG1 2SZ, England
+44 1423 500600
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Wonderful

Just love Valley Gardens - great for walking the pooch at the same time as enjoying all the... read more

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Nice Gardens

Easily accessible from Montpellier area, complete with nice walks and ample seating. Kids play... read more

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Valley Gardens is a beautiful Park in Low Harrogate, perfect for a relaxed stroll or for a family day out. It is an English Heritage Grade II Listed Garden covering 17 acres of formal gardens, leisure activities and woodland. Historical buildings and the semi-covered Colonades sit nestled amongst a wide variety of shrub, flower and herbaceous beds. The adventure play area is immensely popular especially during the summer season when the paddling pool is a refreshing way to cool down. There are a wide range of sporting activities to try during your visit including; tennis, crazy golf, table tennis, disc golf, pitch and putt as well as a skatepark. For music lovers, band concerts take place on Sunday afternoons throughout the summer.
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“crazy golf” (168 reviews)
“paddling pool” (136 reviews)
“tennis courts” (133 reviews)
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Cornwall Road | Harrogate, Harrogate HG1 2SZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Just love Valley Gardens - great for walking the pooch at the same time as enjoying all the fantastic trees, plants & flowers. A must for new visitors to Harrogate.

Thank ceb346
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Easily accessible from Montpellier area, complete with nice walks and ample seating. Kids play area, cafes and occasional events, for the energetic continue walking through the park to Harlow Carr gardens, which are beautiful.

Thank LastMinuteLarry
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely day for a walk around the gardens. Great park for the little ones with a well run tuck shop and coffee shop. Great skateboard park too. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Used to work in the Valley Gardens 40+ years ago mainly hiring out deckchairs from beneath the Sun Pavilion whilst Doris Nixon played the organ to the people enjoying the gardens and taking afternoon tea at the cafe by the band stand. I was now...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our stunning stroll we wanted to last all day. There was so much to spend time enjoying and discussing. We saw and learned so much there.

Thank AMOSNGZ
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a jewel in Harrogate town. beautifully landscaped gardens FREE there are secret nooks and hideaways look out for Japanese gardens and wooden sculptures. there are places for children to play in an exciting and vibrant play park . walk further up the hill...More

Thank edwmark06
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you have time in Harrogate don't just go to Betty's tea room ,which is wonderful. Nor the famous charity shops with designer clothes for cheap prices. Maybe the Roman bath room. All these are great. Instead slip down and walk around the Valley gardens...More

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Many people there so very good atmosphere. Stage, songs, band, dancing, vintage cars, buses, etc. People dressed in 1940 outfits . Army vehicles. A good day out - free entry.

Thank rogerjc_40
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went out on my own for a walk and stumbled onto valley gardens, well worth a visit lots to see and always something going in in the middle. Walking through it you come to a wood which is a lovely walk. Well worth a visit

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We always like coming here and spend a lovely couple of hours, its great for all ages and plenty to do. Its a great place to bring a picnic and wander around. We came on the 1940's day and it was packed with a great...More

Thank Andrea B
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John M
28 May 2018|
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Response from HarrogateParks | Property representative |
Dogs are allowed in the Valley Gardens but they need to be on a lead.
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Beko14
11 April 2018|
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Response from HarrogateParks | Property representative |
There are 3 main paths through the gardens from the main entrance, the bottom path is the flattest but there is a gentle incline towards the play area.
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Claudine S
9 April 2018|
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Response from HarrogateParks | Property representative |
If you walk from the café towards the play area they are on the left hand side. Hope you enjoy them.
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