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“Lovely gardens”
Review of Valley Gardens

Valley Gardens
Ranked #2 of 81 things to do in Harrogate
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
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“Lovely gardens”
Reviewed December 7, 2013

Lovely gardens on the edge of Harrogate centre! very relaxing and well kept grounds.
We saw squirrels and absolutely no litter! There is quite a large children's playground too which looked well maintained.

Worth a visit if you are staying in Harrogate.

Visited December 2013
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“Pleasant town centre relaxation”
Reviewed December 2, 2013

The gardens are well kept, pretty and the facilities for children are excellent. Well worth a relaxing wander round to escape the stress of retail therapy.

Visited November 2013
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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“Valley Gardens”
Reviewed November 28, 2013

The flower displays are lovely. There is a friendly family feel to the whole area. There are tennis courts, a children's play area, a boating pool and a Magnesia well café where you can have a coffee or eats. they sell ice cream there too. There is a new café in the children's play area. I enjoy the New Zealand garden with Maori carvings and plants. A lovely walk at any time of the year.

Visited November 2013
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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“Lovely at any time of the year”
Reviewed November 26, 2013

Sometimes when attractions are on your doorstep you don't visit them. However, living 5 minutes walk away from the Valley Gardens I can honestly say I never tire of walking through them. Ideal for every member of the family, from skateboarding to feeding the ducks, to just sitting and watching the world go by. I cannot recommend enough..

Visited November 2013
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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“Love it all year round!”
Reviewed November 25, 2013 via mobile

Wonderful place especially for kids, we use all year round. Feed the ducks, take a bike ride, play in the park, have a ice cream and or coffee, play golf, tennis, crazy golf, have a go in the skate park or in the warmer months a paddle in the swimming pool.... great for all the family

Visited November 2013
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