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Don't let winter put you off.

RHS Harlow Carr was a surprise and a delight. Well worth a visit. Even my husband enjoyed it and... read more

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Crisp spring morning

A regular place for a walk. Nature, and the gardeners, change it week by week. Lots coming to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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Harlow Carr Gardens Crag Lane, Harrogate HG3 1QB, England
+44 845 265 8070
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Reviewed today

RHS Harlow Carr was a surprise and a delight. Well worth a visit. Even my husband enjoyed it and he doesn't like walking round gardens. Their cafe was closed at the time but Betty's was a treat. Well organised and efficient, but arrive before 11.45...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MacWirral
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A regular place for a walk. Nature, and the gardeners, change it week by week. Lots coming to life. Loads of snowdrops and crocus. Plant centre and shop always worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank poggy11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just keep going back! Wonderful place and Bettys is very special! Enjoy strolling through the gardens and pathways and enjoy the different seasons.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 123Barbarian
Reviewed 1 week ago

The coffee shop is very popular and involves waiting for a table, but well worth the wait. The shop and gardens are well worth th visit with plenty of choice for all age groups

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Frequentflyer1943
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come here quite regularly and love all the events they put on. My son and I love wondering through the gardens and playing in the various parks. Great day out for all the family.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 425dylan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just renewed our annual membership for the 3rd year. It is such a beautiful place, which is probably the one thing that works against it. It is so good that it does get quite busy. We use it when we want to have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank truth-will-out
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely Winter Walk, glorious colours. Paths are all very easy to walk even if you have ‘dodgy knees’ . Lots of different nooks and crannies to discover and some very useful ideas to use at home.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Wellfedmum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Harlow Carr has more than very good gardens with much to admire and provide ideas for your own gardens and interesting walks including woodland. In addition, there is a well stocked plant center, a large interior seen and tender plant area. a bookshop with a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Alan S
Reviewed 8 January 2019

We went to see the gardens lit up on 27th December. So beautiful. Well worth a visit. Shall definitely go next Xmas.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sue S
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Suitable for all ages, with plenty of activities for the young ones this is an excellent distraction that would easily eat up 3hrs, with a couple of breaks along the way (perhaps at Betty's outdoor cafe?). The gardens have also played host to several outdoor...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Chris F
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10 January 2019|
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Response from bennynobrain | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is possible
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14 August 2018|
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Response from RHSHarlow | Property representative |
Apologies for the delay. Unfortunately not - no ball games, scooters or bikes allowed in the garden. There are however 3 children's play features to be enjoyed and daily activities during the school holidays... More
8 June 2018|
Response from RHSHarlow | Property representative |
Hello We only offer a senior discount on the "Senior Life memberships" -£820 for Individual (plus guest), or £1240 for the Family membership. Alternatively you can take out the normal Individual Membership on DD at £45.75... More