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Ranked #1 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Gardens
Owner description: Valley Gardens is a beautiful Park in Low Harrogate, perfect for a relaxed stroll or for a family day out. It is an English... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Ranked #2 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #3 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Geologic Formations
50 acres of strange rock formations.
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Ranked #4 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #5 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Religious Sites
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Ranked #6 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
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Ranked #7 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #8 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Castles; Gardens
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Ranked #9 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Art Galleries
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Ranked #10 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
Owner description: This 200 acres of open grassland and verges, wraps around the main urban "old town" of Harrogate. The Stray exists for the... more » Owner description: This 200 acres of open grassland and verges, wraps around the main urban "old town" of Harrogate. The Stray exists for the people of the town and is a popular spot for picnicking, kite-flying, outdoor games and local football matches. « less
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Knaresborough Castle (Knaresborough)
Ranked #11 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Castles
Owner description: Knaresborough Castle is a Scheduled Ancient Monument which is owned by the Duchy of Lancaster and maintained by Harrogate... more » Owner description: Knaresborough Castle is a Scheduled Ancient Monument which is owned by the Duchy of Lancaster and maintained by Harrogate Borough Council. The grounds surrounding Knaresborough Castle are opened as a public park and provide a haven in the centre of the town. The Castle is located on top of a high cliff and has dramatic views across to the viaduct and of the River Nidd. The grassed areas are enhanced with mature trees and colourful flowerbeds. « less
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Ranked #12 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Museums
Ranked #13 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Sports Complexes
Owner description: Harrogate Climbing Centre is Yorkshire’s premier indoor climbing centre. Based on Hornbeam Park, within striking distance of... more » Owner description: Harrogate Climbing Centre is Yorkshire’s premier indoor climbing centre. Based on Hornbeam Park, within striking distance of Leeds, York and the whole of North Yorkshire; HCC opened in February 2010 and is part of the Climbing Centre Group, including the Manchester & Reading Climbing Centres.Our aim is to provide a safe, sustainable, pro-active and friendly environment for people of all abilities, to meet and climb. With activites for all abilities and ages, be sure to give us a call to find out more about what we can offer you on your trip to Harrogate! « less
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Ranked #14 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
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Ranked #15 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas

                 ...   20 Mile Beautiful circular walk around Harrogate    If you have the pace and stamina you can do this in 4-5 hours. With a good steady brisk walking pace... more »

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Ranked #16 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Convention Centers
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Ranked #17 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Parks; Caverns/ Caves
Owner description: Although visitors have been coming here for more than 300 years, modern-day tourists can enjoy a slice of history regarding... more » Owner description: Although visitors have been coming here for more than 300 years, modern-day tourists can enjoy a slice of history regarding England's most famous Prophetess, who lived during the time of King Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth. « less
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Ranked #18 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Golf Courses
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Ranked #19 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Museums
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Ranked #20 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites
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Plumpton Rocks (Knaresborough)
Ranked #21 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Geologic Formations
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Ranked #22 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
Ranked #23 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Movie Theaters
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Ranked #24 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Ranked #25 of 31 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Playgrounds
Owner description: Kidzplay is a great fun, clean, safe environment for the kids to explore and play without having any restrictions on where... more » Owner description: Kidzplay is a great fun, clean, safe environment for the kids to explore and play without having any restrictions on where and what they can do We don’t allow our centres to be overcrowded, so whatever the weather and whatever the day you can still relax and socialise with ease Our food is all home made, so we know there is no added salt, sugar or other nasties in our food. The meat comes from the local butcher so is generally Yorkshire Meat and it tastes great! We believe in making sure you have a good time too! This is your two hours off from the daily round of breakfast, lunch and dinner so we want to make sure you make the most of it! We have loads of activities and events going on all year round. « less
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