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Valley Gardens

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Address: Cornwall Road | Harrogate, Harrogate HG1 2SZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1423 500600
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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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Lovely walk!

Beautiful place to walk either just for the walk through pretty gardens or park and walk up into Harrogate which isn't too far! Really nice and easy walk, suitable for pushchairs... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful place to walk either just for the walk through pretty gardens or park and walk up into Harrogate which isn't too far! Really nice and easy walk, suitable for pushchairs, wheelchairs and for the old and young! Nice place to stop for coffee or ice cream too.The playground is also great!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

When I was little I used to love coming here and still even now it's a lovely walk. The flowers are nice, especially when in full bloom the colours are great. The little stream is my favourite thing and I love the plants around it. The play area is good for children. There's also a tea room.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We love taking our grandson to the Valley Gardens and have done since he was a baby. The swings are safe and great choice..the skateboard/ scooter area is very popular and we always go to the boating lake to test out our wooden boats.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning park has gardens, walks,playground, pet friendly. Spent a lovely afternoon walking around.

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London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful, crisp November day made our experience of the Valley Gardens all the better. Of course, it's not the time of year to experience the wonderful flower displays of Spring and Summer. The coffee in the small cafe was not quite as nice as it could have been - service could be better, and little room for a wheelchair... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Valley Gardens is a lovely spot for a stroll at any season. The gardens are well maintained and colourful and there is a convenient tea room where you can get a drink and watch the world go by.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having just arrived via an all-night flight from the States, I resisted the temptation to nap in the lobby of my hotel (room not ready until 3 PM) and looked for a way to walk off my jet lag. I found this park and eagerly spent an hour walking around and admiring its beauty, even with a light rain going... More 

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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been so many times now but the first time was with our son Nick. So now for us it's Nicks Park. That said, Valley Gardens is so beautiful. There are some amazing plants that I've never seen before. The trees are awesome and it's just so pretty. The children's playground looks fun and there's even a lake just for remote... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These gardens are lovely and very well kept. There is a large children's play area that seems pretty safe. Longish walks in each direction with some lovely buildings to look at round about. There is a little cafe in the centre which my elderly parents loved. Amazing selection of different flowers and trees in the summer months.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a damp and cold day when we went but it was a lovely walk and very colourful with changes to plants.

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