RHS Garden Harlow Carr RHS Garden Harlow Carr

RHS Garden Harlow Carr

Crag Lane, Harrogate, HG3 1QB, United Kingdom | 0845 265 8070 | Website

Venue Description

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! 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. 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 brand new Log Ness Monster, climb, swing and clamber at the Craggle Top Treehouse and find your way around the secret Log Maze. With a wonderful Gift Shop and Plant Centre on site as well as the famous Bettys Cafe Tearooms. There is something for everyone at RHS Garden Harlow Carr


Access to the garden is via wide automatic doors and a compliant ramp or steps takes the visitor into the garden itself. There is a network of paths around the garden mostly tarmac with a slight gravel covering. Electric mobility vehicles can be hired for the duration of the visit or manual wheelchairs are also available - booking recommended. Complimentary maps are available showing the suggested routes for both mobility vehicles and push wheelchairs. Due to the garden sitting in a natural valley some paths are steep and not suitable for wheelchair access. Shop and restaurant fully accessible

Accessibility Guide

Accessibility Guide Link: https://www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/harlow-carr/plan-your-visit-to-harlow-carr/facilities

Access Statement

Access Statement Link: https://www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/pdf/harlow-carr/harlow-carr-access-statement

Awards List

Visit England 2015 – Quality Rose Marque Large Visitor Attraction 2010 – Welcome to Yorkshire Sustainable Tourism Award 2010 – Welcome to Yorkshire Sustainability Award 2010 Design Awards 2009 – Harrogate Civic Society for the Alpine House


Accessible toilet is located in the main garden entrance with wide doors, grab rail and fitted alarm system. Additional ambulant toilets are located in the garden, the shop and restaurant.


The Visitor Services staff have been trained in Disability Awareness and Inclusion for all. The staff are very experienced in assisting disabled visitors with inquiries, tickets and also mobility vehicle inductions if required.

COVID Precautions

Information about COVID precautions has not been added for this venue.

Assistance dog facilities

Assistance dog exercise facilities

There is a suitable dog walking area adjacent to the garden called Pinewoods where dogs can be exercised off the lead.

Other assistance dog facilities

Water bowls are located outside the main garden entrance. Assistance dog puppies in training are also welcome in the garden.

The venue says it has...

  • Accessible Format
  • Carer Discount
  • Disabled Access
  • Induction Loop
  • Large Print
  • Access Statement
  • Online Booking

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