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Valley Gardens

Cornwall Road | Harrogate, Harrogate HG1 2SZ, England
+44 1423 500600
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What beautiful corporation gardens. Well kept, lots to see. Spent a couple of hours here... read more

Reviewed yesterday
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
A couple of hours to kill

These gardens we’re a great find, easily accessible from the shops in Harrogate. The planting of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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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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“tennis courts” (123 reviews)
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Cornwall Road | Harrogate, Harrogate HG1 2SZ, England
+44 1423 500600
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Reviewed yesterday

What beautiful corporation gardens. Well kept, lots to see. Spent a couple of hours here exploring - added bonus being that it's free

Thank Candice-7
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

These gardens we’re a great find, easily accessible from the shops in Harrogate. The planting of the beds is excellent and it is lovely to wander around and enjoy the plants. A small stream runs through the park so there are some big lush plants....More

Thank TravelswithLuka
Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed this carefully designed and well maintained park and garden. A must for walkers and lovers of quiet rambles.

Thank dianneprice
Reviewed 5 days ago

A very pleasant walk through the garden to get to Harlow Carr. I imagine in the summer the gardens are stunning.

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful park plenty to do for children Harrogate town is a lovely beautiful place to visit every effort is made to make the town look as colourful as can be with there beautiful flower displays I travel here perhaps 4 times a year to visit...More

Thank Sharon Y
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A must to visit when in Harrogate. Beautiful. Lovely and clean nice cafe, a great day out. It made up for our Hotel which certainly needed a good clean.

Thank sue l
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful gardens close to Harrogate town centre. Interesting trees and well laid out flower beds. The dahlia bed was outstanding. There is also a meandering stream with a Japanese feature area. Free entry and popular with dog walkers.

Thank jamcl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of equipment for kids of all ages in the play area. Nice gardens to walk through and plenty of benches!

Thank rthrelfall
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed overnight in Harrogate and was very pleased to find such a nice park in the middle of the town where I could enjoy a peaceful walk with my collie. Just regret I wasn't brave enough to challenge the large man with even larger...More

Thank Marian1990
Reviewed 1 week ago

very well kept gardens to walk though into the town. colourful plants on display even at the end of the summer, coming into autumn. made our walk into town very welcoming and pleasant. plenty of seats to rest on along the way and lovely to...More

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Debbie B
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Response from Nadz A | Reviewed this property |
There are 2 entrance of the valley gardens you can park at the street out side but you need to be back within 2 hours , another option is you can park in town centre near harrogate library xx
20 January 2017|
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Valley drive. Harrogate
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Response from Abi C | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are supposed to be kept on a lead but nobody seems to adhere to this. Just like the no cycling, no scooters and no roller skating rule, it is broken all the time. I think the Portuguese guy was being sarcastic in his... More