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Valley Gardens

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Address: Cornwall Road | Harrogate, Harrogate HG1 2SZ, England
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+44 1423 500600
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Valley Gardens is a beautiful Park in Low Harrogate, perfect for a relaxed...

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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Short holiday to Harrogate

Wanted a walk while in Harrogate, Tourist Information suggested a walk through Valley Garden, Pine Forrest to Harlow Carr. What an excellent suggestion and a lovely walk. The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wanted a walk while in Harrogate, Tourist Information suggested a walk through Valley Garden, Pine Forrest to Harlow Carr. What an excellent suggestion and a lovely walk. The gardens are well looked after. The café in the park is very good too.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful gardens and fantastic playground for children to play in. Great if you just want a nice walk or if you want to do a little but more there's tennis courts, crazy golf and a skateboard park. There's a cafe for a coffee and bite to eat and there a kiosk selling ice cream.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful scenery - walk alone, with friends or your dog - leads into the Pinewoods too. Excellent facilities for children with a brilliant playground, a paddling pool, a boating pool, and Crazy Golf. For slightly older 'children' :) there are tennis courts, frisbee golf and a pitch and putt. The cafe sells snacks and drinks and as this is only... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Valley Gardens is a well-maintained park with something for everyone. The Children's Play Area is a safe area with lots of attractions for youngsters. There is also Crazy Golf and Tennis. The New Zealand Garden was recreated back in 2009 and boasts a real Maori Totem Pole brought across by the Maoris for the opening of the garden. The... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely walk through gardens, playground for kids and paddling pool in summer months. Ice cream kiosk for young and old.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely, well-kept gardens. Lovely for a simple walk, with interesting and charming buildings. Lovely floral and fauna. Altogether an enjoyable experience.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

No plants in flower as in winter but a pleasant laid out park and the cafe was open & served nice hot chocolate.

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Shepton Mallet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely gardens in good order, with interesting features, information boards providing facts and Victorian infrastructure. Well worth a visit.

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Bedlington, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well maintained with attractive gardens. Close to the town centre and Ideal for a relaxing walk. The Gardens give access to many other walks in and around Harrogate.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely to wander around at any time but especially when its covered in thick frost - quite magical - needed to be a bit careful in places as its quite hilly and the paths were a bit slippery

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