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The Valley Gardens, Harrogate, is a 17-acre English Heritage Grade II Listed garden in regal Low Harrogate, next to the Pinewoods woodlands.


It includes beautiful historic buildings, including the Magnesia Well Pump Rooms, the Sun Pavilion and the Sun Colonnade, which sit alongside a wide variety of shrub, flower and herbaceous beds.

Don't miss this unique opportunity
to explore Valley Gardens Harrogate ...


A one and half hour guided walk through Valley Gardens, home to 36 medicinal wells;

specialist gardens; and magnificent trees; often with fascinating origins and histories.

Hosted by Jane Blayney, an expert and author on Valley Gardens.

Sunday 17 September 2023, meet at 2:00pm at the Magnesia Well Café

Places are limited. 

For further information and to book, visit the Heritage Open Days webpage here

Part of the gardens are protected by the Harrogate Borough Council Act 1986 and are known as the Bogs Field.  The Act outlines how the council manages this area to maintain and preserve it.  The Friends of Valley Gardens works with the council to provide valuable support in the gardens and with upcoming projects.

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This website was created in 2019 to coincide with the publication of

A Souvenir Guide to the Valley Gardens, Harrogate

by Jane Blayney and Anne Smith,

Further information about this publication is available here.

In 2022 a new publication was completed

A Guide to the Trees of Valley Gardens, Harrogate

by Jane Blayney and Simon Hill,

Further information about this publication is available here.

The authors and the publishers are grateful for the generous financial support of:

3629-190903 Valley Gardens Guide Book SP
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