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Valley Gardens

Cornwall Road | Harrogate, Harrogate HG1 2SZ, England
+44 1423 500600
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Beautiful gardens in the town centre

A lovely afternoon spent walking around the beautifully kept gardens. A great cafe for cake and s... read more

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A TripAdvisor Member
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Best park around!

Great place for toddlers and older kids. Love it. The cafe is very good too. You have to go and see... 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” (165 reviews)
“paddling pool” (135 reviews)
“tennis courts” (130 reviews)
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Cornwall Road | Harrogate, Harrogate HG1 2SZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A lovely afternoon spent walking around the beautifully kept gardens. A great cafe for cake and s cuppa, plus an amazing playground for the kids. What’s not to like!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place for toddlers and older kids. Love it. The cafe is very good too. You have to go and see the skate park near the main play area, such talented young people!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Discovered this park today and cannot believe not been here before! beautiful well kept park a Japanese garden area, childrens play area etc walked through the park and came out at the top and walked through to Cold Bath Road to experience one of the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very attractive area with some lovely spring flowers - interested in reading the memorial on the benches. Would have been better if the sun had been shining!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed a stroll through these lovely gardens. Plenty for the kids, New Zealand garden a must.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We just went for a quick walk after breakfast at our hotel but the park seemed lovely - very well kept

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst out walking in Harrogate, came across this lovely park, set in a valley in the town centre. I am sure it looks fantastic in the summer and it is a very calm place. The small cafe is really good - we had the Ripley...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a lovely place to walk through, take in the scenery and fresh air. Beautifully maintained with lots of different little areas and detail. There is an icecream parlour and a park for the children to enjoy. Plus a model boating lake. Definitely worth taking...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely Park to enjoy a nice stroll around if you have time whilst visiting Harrogate. Be aware it is on a hill but has walks with less gradients.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited at Easter weekend which was wet and cold. The Park was busy. The children enjoyed the skate park and a delicious ice cream from the coffee shop. My only gripe is the amount of loose dogs that introduced themselves to us, one even licking...More

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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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vivientywang
15 March 2018|
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Response from Stve2100 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Viv Thank you for the request, unfortunately I was just a day visitor at Valley Gardens and I am not attached to the staff there.. you might be able to find some more detail if you ring Harrogate information... More
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