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Gardens Events

There are some great gardening events through the year from nationally renowned shows like the Harrogate Flower show and year round series events such as the National Garden Scheme’s Open Gardens, giving you the chance to tour some of the beautiful private gardens across the area.

Plant sales and demonstrations will allow you to take plants and knowhow back to your garden to try something new. 

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Ongoing Events

  1. Apple juicing at Swanley

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    Apple juicing at Swanley

    Type

    Gardens

    Ripon

    We know the monks at Fountains Abbey produced ale and perhaps cider. Other monasteries in the country certainly did. Join in the apple juicing process and sample the delicious results from your hard work. We’re using apples from our orchard which are all northern varieties from the sixteenth…

    Dates

    From:
    21 Sep 2019 To 21 Sep 2019
    From:
    28 Sep 2019 To 28 Sep 2019
    From:
    19 Oct 2019 To 19 Oct 2019
    From:
    26 Oct 2019 To 26 Oct 2019
  2. Rainbow Stripes Pass for RHS Garden Harlow Carr

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    Rainbow Stripes Pass for RHS Garden Harlow Carr

    Type

    UCI Road World Championships

    Harrogate

    RHS Garden Harlow Carr is introducing a rainbow pass to the Gardens for the week of the UCI World Championships.

    Visitors can buy a rainbow wristband at any point through the week to gain unlimited access to the garden during normal opening hours between 21 and 29 September! 

    Wristbands…

    Venue

    RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate

    Dates

    From:
    21 Sep 2019 To 29 Sep 2019
  3. Celebrate the humble apple at Beningbrough

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    Apple celebration week at Beningbrough

    Type

    Family Event

    Boroughbridge

    We all know the humble apple; juicy, crunchy, sweet, green, red and golden. We devour it in pies, in cakes, in salads, in cider, even in sausages - but how much do you know about the fruit itself?

    From 6 - 13 October (closed Monday), you can head to the tents in the walled garden for the apple…

    Dates

    From:
    6 Oct 2019 To 13 Oct 2019
  4. Autumn half term celebrating nature with a sprinkle of magic on Halloween

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    October half term at Beningbrough Hall

    Type

    Hop tu Naa/Bonfire Night

    Boroughbridge

    Experience the magic of trees at Beningbrough. Follow the tree and bird trail, join the (nearly) naked walk, get creative in a leafy artrageous workshop and discover the magic of trees on a story promenade. Yorkshire Dales Bushcraft returns for a day of activities in the American garden.

    Tree…

    Dates

    From:
    26 Oct 2019 To 3 Nov 2019
  5. Brown hare by Gerard Hobson

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    Winter wildlife in print at Beningbrough

    Type

    Exhibition

    Boroughbridge

    Explore Beningbrough's eight acres of gardens and look out for the swallows, swifts and housemartins swooping among the trees and spot the mice, weasel and stoat hunting for food. Step into the potting shed and find who's sheltering from the cold and peek into a nest to see who's hibernating.

    Dates

    From:
    26 Oct 2019 To 1 Mar 2020
  6. Autumn Drive through

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    Autumn Drive through

    Type

    Gardens

    Ripon

    Drive into a magical scene of Fountains at night, see the glowing abbey and finish with a warming drink. It’s just for cars and minibuses so it’s great for people who might be less steady on their feet. As it’s a drive-through you’ll need to stay in your car. If you’d like to come and explore the…

    Dates

    From:
    3 Nov 2019 To 3 Nov 2019
  7. On the hoof

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    On the hoof

    Type

    Traditional

    Ripon

    Trot along to St Mary's Church to watch the wild deer munching through their winter feed. Can you spot the difference between the Red, Sika and Fallow deer? Our deer ranger will give you some pointers and you'll learn about their job managing the wild herd. Meet outside St Mary’s Church in the deer…

    Dates

    From:
    7 Dec 2019 To 7 Dec 2019
    From:
    8 Dec 2019 To 8 Dec 2019
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    14 Dec 2019 To 14 Dec 2019
    From:
    15 Dec 2019 To 15 Dec 2019
  8. Carols by Candlelight

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    Carols by Candlelight

    Type

    Traditional

    Ripon

    As Christmas fast approaches it’s time for our annual family carol service. Pick up a candle on your way in and see the flickering glow of nearly 1,000 candles light up the abbey cellarium. Grab a mulled wine or a hot chocolate and have a sing-a-long to all your favourite traditional carols. It's…

    Dates

    From:
    8 Dec 2019 To 8 Dec 2019
    From:
    15 Dec 2019 To 15 Dec 2019
  9. Boxing Day Pilgrimage

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    Boxing Day Pilgrimage

    Type

    Traditional

    Ripon

    The service begins in Ripon Cathedral at 9.30am and the pilgrimage makes its way to the abbey where the service continues from approx. 12 noon.

    On a cold day in 1132, thirteen monks walked from Ripon to a completely deserted valley by the River Skell. There they started their own community…

    Dates

    From:
    26 Dec 2019 To 26 Dec 2019
  10. Historical Vehicle Rally Newby Hall

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    Historical Vehicle Rally at Newby Hall

    Type

    Gardens

    Harrogate

    One of the biggest dates in the Newby Hall calendar, the annual Historical Vehicle rally is a sight to behold! It is a fantastic day out for the whole family whether you have an interest in cars or not, all in the beautiful grounds of Newby Hall. Entry includes access into the Adventure Playground…

    Venue

    Newby Hall & Gardens, Ripon

    Dates

    From:
    21 Jul 2020 To 21 Jul 2020

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