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Things to do in Harrogate

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Ranked #1 of 24 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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 24 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Geologic Formations; Outdoors
50 acres of strange rock formations.
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Ranked #3 of 24 attractions in Harrogate
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Ranked #4 of 24 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #5 of 24 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #6 of 24 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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Ranked #7 of 24 attractions in Harrogate
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Ranked #8 of 24 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Art Galleries; Museums
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Ranked #9 of 24 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Castles; Gardens; Cultural
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Ranked #10 of 24 attractions in Harrogate
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Knaresborough Castle (Knaresborough)
Ranked #11 of 24 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Castles; Cultural
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 24 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Museums
Ranked #13 of 24 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks

                 ...   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 #14 of 24 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Convention Centers; Landmarks
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Ranked #15 of 24 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Museums
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Ranked #16 of 24 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Parks; Outdoors
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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Plumpton Rocks (Knaresborough)
Ranked #17 of 24 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Geologic Formations; Outdoors
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Ranked #18 of 24 attractions in Harrogate
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Exhibitions and tea rooms open from April to October on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 to 4.30 pm. From November to March... more » Owner description: Exhibitions and tea rooms open from April to October on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 to 4.30 pm. From November to March we're open on Sundays from 11-4 pm. We have a programme of events, walks, talks, courses, suppers and so on - details of which can be found on our website. We are fully accessible, and also dog and pushchair friendly. Our volunteers will be delighted to see you. « less
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Allerton Castle (Knaresborough)
Ranked #19 of 24 attractions in Harrogate
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Ranked #20 of 24 attractions in Harrogate
Ranked #21 of 24 attractions in Harrogate
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Ranked #22 of 24 attractions in Harrogate
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