RHS Garden Harlow Carr

LOCATION

HARROGATE, NORTH YORKSHIRE

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Botanical enthusiasts will want to visit this Royal Horticultural Society Garden on the outskirts of the town, off the B6162. With 58 impressive acres, Harlow Carr has a lovely mix of the formal and informal, with a plant and gift shop, and places for refreshments. The garden hosts a variety of events, festivals and exhibitions throughout the year and there is even a branch of Bettys, the famous Yorkshire tea rooms.

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RHS Garden Harlow Carr
Crag Lane, Otley Road, HARROGATE, HG3 1QB
Phone : 01423 565418

Features

Facilities
  • Parking onsite
  • Parking nearby
  • Cafe
Accessibility
  • Some paths unsuitable for wheelchair users as steep gradients
  • Facilities: Electric and push wheelchairs available
  • Accessible toilets
Opening Times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Open all year, daily 9.30-6, Nov-Feb 9.30-4 (last admission 1hr before closing). Closed 25 Dec

About The area

Discover North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire, with its two National Parks and two designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is England’s largest county and one of the most rural. This is prime walking country, from the heather-clad heights of the North York Moors to the limestone country that is so typical of the Yorkshire Dales – a place of contrasts and discoveries, of history and legend.

The coastline offers its own treasures, from the fishing villages of Staithes and Robin Hood Bay to Scarborough, one time Regency spa and Victorian bathing resort. In the 1890s, the quaint but bustling town of Whitby provided inspiration for Bram Stoker, who set much of his novel, Dracula, in the town. Wizarding enthusiasts head to the village of Goathland, which is the setting for the Hogwarts Express stop at Hogsmeade station in the Harry Potter films.

York is a city of immense historical significance. It was capital of the British province under the Romans in AD 71, a Viking settlement in the 10th century, and in the Middle Ages its prosperity depended on the wool trade. Its city walls date from the 14th century and are among the finest in Europe. However, the gothic Minster, built between 1220 and 1470, is York’s crowning glory.

 

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