Harrogate’s Award-Winning Park

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Valley Gardens, located in the heart of Harrogate, is famous for its beauty and is highly regarded throughout the United Kingdom. The Friends group was formed in order to offer the public the opportunity to support this valuable park. We work in partnership with Harrogate Borough Council to guide the Park’s future use and development. We are a registered charity number 1148369. Our President is Martin Fish.


What’s New on Our Site:

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Fabulous 1940’s Day for 2014 a Great Success!:
The FOVG 2014 40’s Day was held on 29th June 2014. Thanks to all who attended, participated, and volunteered. We hope you had a wonderful time. Photos of this year’s event are available here.
Please visit www.harrogate1940s.com/ for a gallery of photos from prior events. You can also see more photos by clicking here.

The refurbishment of the Old Magnesia Well Pump Room is making great progress. View the updated photo gallery of the construction
here. Please visit the Friends Pages for more information.
You can now connect with us on Facebook
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Friends Pages
For current information about Friends’ activities and events, please visit our Friends Pages.
To learn more about
Friends of Valley Gardens, click here.
To learn more about Valley Gardens, click here.

The main entrance to Valley Gardens is situated at the junction of Cornwall Road, Valley Drive and Royal Parade Harrogate. Post Code HG1 2SZ. See our maps page for additional information.

Additional Links
Follow these links for additional information
Harrogate Borough Council Parks and Open Spaces
Harrogate Borough Council - Valley Gardens
Band Concerts in Valley Gardens (Held weekly in June, July, and Aug)
Games in Parks information from Harrogate Borough Council
Harrogate in Bloom
Gardens Harrogate
Harrogate Flower Shows
Friends of Valley Gardens 1940’s Day (www.harrogate1940s.com)
Skateboard/BMX Park Valley Gardens Facebook Page
RHS Harlow Carr - There is a wonderful walk from Valley Gardens through the Pinewoods to RHS Harlow Carr. You can download the RHS brochure here.
Friends of Harlow Carr
Pinewoods Conservation Group
Harrogate Tourist Information Centre
Harrogate Mumbler
Sun Pavilion
Claro Marine Modelers
Claro Orienteering Club
BBC Valley Gardens in Pictures