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RHS Garden Harlow Carr

Harlow Carr Gardens Crag Lane, Harrogate HG3 1QB, England
+44 845 265 8070
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Fresh walk and a lovely Japanese exhibition

Decided to visit Harlow Carr during the winter. Lovely heather colours. visited the Japanese... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jorgen L
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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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Enjoyable visit

I visited Harlow Carr for the first time today. It was a very cold and frosty February day. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Andrea G
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Harlow Carr Gardens Crag Lane, Harrogate HG3 1QB, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Decided to visit Harlow Carr during the winter. Lovely heather colours. visited the Japanese exhibition. That was our highlight of this trip. The bird observation hut is good with all the birds description on the wall. Back in spring when all the promising shoots are...More

Thank Jorgen L
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited Harlow Carr for the first time today. It was a very cold and frosty February day. The entry staff were very friendly and helpful. The winter walk was colourful with winter shrubs, the bird hide was very busy with feeding birds, I loved...More

Thank Andrea G
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My daughter and son in law took me. Even in winter, it was a lovely place to visit, but you need to wrap up well. The winter garden was a sheer delight, and shows just how a garden can be made beautiful even in February,...More

Thank Barry P
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Not as large as I thought it would be - but a lovely snowdrop display, and the heathers were also beautiful. Felt it was quite pricey for what is available to see in February. Great place to entertain young children. Bettys was overflowing - we...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our first winter visit and we weren't disappointed. We went to see the snowdrops but the beds of heathers and the winter walk were gorgeous - especially the dogwoods.

Thank patricia t
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We quite often visit the gardens, since the RHS took over the gardens they have improved the gardens every year. If you like gardening you can easily spend a Day here. There is a Betty’s tea house in the bottom of the gardens, great for...More

Thank Shaun D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit on the first day of half term car park was full when we arrived but plenty of spaces in overflow parks .always plenty to keep young minds active from making wiggly worms to mud pies or nature trails. And you've always got Betty's for...More

Thank phillip r
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rather expensive but worth joining the RHS if you are likely to go regularly. Always something lovely to see, plus a good bird hide. A good place to visit at any time of year and in any weather. Paths are clean and well kept so...More

Thank LittlePatsy1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The gardens at Harlow Carr look great in February - they must be stunning when visited In spring & summer! After about an hours walk from Central Harrogate via the Valley Gardens, I felt I deserved a visit to the ‘Betty’s Cafe’ on the site...More

Thank marshga
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazingly, my wife comes here all the time but I haven’t been since I was a child. I can’t comment on the price/value as my children and I entered on our friends’ passes. There were so many different play areas located around the gardens with...More

Thank 7RAC
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Oneuponatime
9 February 2018|
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Response from Johanna H | Reviewed this property |
I’ve taken my toddler grandchildren in the past, but wouldn’t say there are any specific facilities for them. Mime were happy running along the paths; rolling down the long lawns & using swings etc (but with an adult). There... More
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lauradee411
5 November 2017|
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Response from RHSHarlow | Property representative |
Hello No - unfortunately no bikes, scooters or ball games in the garden. We do have 3 children's play features as well as an I-spy trail for younger children. Hope to welcome you soon. Visitor Services
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janetcollins57
27 August 2017|
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Response from RHSHarlow | Property representative |
hello, sorry for the delay. Unfortunately not no. Only assistance dogs allowed in the garden.
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