Tel: 01423 565418
One of Yorkshire’s most relaxing and innovative gardens at the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales, RHS Harlow Carr is a showcase of horticultural excellence all year round!
November - March: Winter Walk 10-Year Anniversary
Harlow Carr celebrates the 10-year anniversary of its Winter Walk this year. To mark the occasion, 5,000 irises have been planted and will bloom as the garden moves into early spring. Adorned with daphnes, witch hazels, birch trees and maples, the striking stem colours and variety of forms, textures and scents make this a must-see from November through until March.
Wander through the tranquil surroundings of this stunning 58 acre garden and gain ideas for your own borders, or simply relax with family and friends on a leisurely stroll.
Find year-round inspiration along the dramatic Main Borders where the RHS experts have chosen contemporary planting to suit the challenging growing conditions.
Pick up the latest tips and growing techniques in the beautiful Kitchen Garden, where raised beds, fruit trees and a forager’s garden have been laid out with thoughtful design and ornamental aspects to create a truly unique and inspirational growing space.
Saunter along the lush Streamside Garden, unearth hidden treasures in the Woodland and take glorious deep breaths in the magical Scented Garden, with its focus on roses.
The natural elements of play in the RHS Harlow Carr gardens are just waiting to be explored by little ones.
Slide down the tongue of the Log Ness Monster, climb, swing and clamber on the Craggle Top Treehouse.
When you’ve burnt off all your energy, head down to the garden’s bird hide and spy on a variety of resident and migrating species.
Year round events include activities for all the family too, from outdoor theatre, guided walks, discovery trails, planting and wildlife workshops, displays and demonstrations.
The extensive RHS Harlow Carr Plant Centre & Shop is home to a generous array of books, home wares and gifts, as well as a large plant selection with knowledgeable staff on hand.
And, no visit would be complete without a trip to Bettys Café Tea Rooms to savour a mouth-watering bite in the café or coffee shop, or buy delicious goodies to take home.
The RHS is keen to promote green initiatives and to reduce the environmental impact of its activities. Initiatives include:
• Green Travel discount to visitors travelling by bus or cyclists with bike racks provided on site.
• Rainwater collection for toilets and irrigation
• Wind turbine for own energy use and export to Grid
• Ground source heat pump
• Solar Panels
• Learning Centre construction to exacting insulation standards with sun tubes for illumination
• Conversion to low energy consumption lighting systems
• All green waste is composted and a majority of other waste recycled
|Summer Opening (1 Mar 2017 - 8 Nov 2017)|
|Winter Opening (9 Nov 2017 - 28 Feb 2018)|
* Last admission is one hour before closing. All visitors must be out of the garden by closing time. Please telephone for Plant Centre and Bettys opening times. Closed Christmas Day.Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change
- Visit England Large Visitor Attraction of the Year - Silver 2013
Search What's Nearby
We offer 4 star luxury self catering accommodation in central Harrogate in 1, 2, 3 or 4...1.06 miles away
Ashness Apartments are located on St Mary’s Avenue, a nice quiet road of Victorian town...1.24 miles away
Set in a grand Victorian property in the centre of Harrogate's Montpellier Quarter, we...1.29 miles away
In Harrogate’s elegant Montpellier Quarter, this historic 4-star hotel is just a few...1.31 miles away
For a warm welcome at an independently owned hotel, the Crown is exceptional.
We have...1.35 miles away
The Old Swan Hotel Harrogate is one of the most famous hotels in Harrogate, Yorkshire,...1.36 miles away
The Yorkshire Hotels is perfectly situated in the heart of the beautiful spa town of...1.42 miles away
Looking to stay at the amazing The West Park Hotel?...If so, you have come to the right...1.42 miles away
Timelessly styled bedrooms, stunning loft suites, luxurious handsprung mattresses, fine...1.44 miles away
The St George Hotel is a stunning Edwardian Hotel in the heart of Harrogate, offering...1.44 miles away
The 3 Star AA Cairn Hotel was built during Harrogate's period as a Spa Town when people...1.47 miles away
A Victorian landmark, the 4 star Majestic Hotel Harrogate is the perfect location for...1.56 miles away
Harrogate Holidays - The Self Catering Specialist
For the biggest and best selection...1.59 miles away
Looking to stay at the amazing Alexa House?...If so, you have come to the right place!.....1.61 miles away
Spring Lodge is an elegant Edwardian townhouse dating from 1905 offering comfortable bed...1.61 miles away
An Edwardian House centrally situated in a peaceful cul-de-sac 5 minutes’ walk to town...1.62 miles away