RHS Garden Harlow Carr

One of Yorkshire's most relaxing and innovative gardens at the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales! Careful gardening techniques, reflecting our respect for the environment, ensures that wildlife will flourish in the garden.

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.

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    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 inspirational Kitchen Garden featuring raised beds, and beautiful fruit trees. Saunter along the striking Streamside garden - one of the longest in the UK - unearth the hidden treasures in the Woodland and breathe in the intoxicating aromas of the Scented Garden.

    The natural play elements in the garden are just waiting to be explored – young ones can have fun on the Log Ness Monster and in the Woodland Tree House with lots of other activities put on during the school holidays.

    Year round events include activities for all the family – outdoor theatre, guided walks, discovery trails, planting and wildlife workshops, displays and demonstrations.

    The extensive RHS Gift Shop and Plant Centre 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.

    All in all, a truly memorable and entertaining day out!

    Pricing Information

    RHS Members enjoy free entry with a family guest.

    Adults     £12.98* incl Gift Aid     £11.80 excl Gift Aid
    Children 5-16 years     £6.49* incl Gift Aid     £5.90 excl Gift Aid
    Family 2+2 (2 adults + 2 children)  £32.56* incl Gift Aid     £29.60 excl Gift Aid
    Additional child £5.50*/£5.00

    Groups of more than 10     £9.50** per person      
    RHS Affiliated Societies     One free visit per year      
    Green travel bus or bicycle   £9.08* incl Gift Aid     £8.25 excl Gift Aid

    * The RHS relies upon the generosity of its visitors to fund its charitable work. The prices marked * above include an additional 10% donation towards our charitable work, and enable us to claim Gift Aid on your admission. For more information on Gift Aid, please contact a member of our Visitor Services team.

    ** Group visits must be booked in advance on 0207 821 3170.

    Free parking and free entry to Bettys Cafe Tea Rooms and the RHS Plant Centre, Gift and Book Shop.

    Opening Times

    9.30am – 6pm (4pm November – February)

    Last admission is one hour before closing. Closed Christmas Day.


    Crag Lane, off Otley Road, Beckwithshaw, Harrogate, HG3 1QB


    1 1/2 miles from the centre of Harrogate on Crag Lane, off Otley Road (B6162). By Train: Run regularly from Leeds and York to Harrogate. By Bus: X6 / X6a from Harrogate bus station - discounted garden admission with bus ticket; 5-10 mins walk to garden from bus stop. Contact Harrogate and District Travel Tel: 01423 566061

  • Facilities
    • Accessible by Public Transport
    • Disabled Toilets
    • Off Site Parking
    • Cycle Storage
    • Facilities for Visually Impaired
    • On Site Parking
    • Disabled Access
    • Guide Dogs Welcome
    Attraction: Facilities
    • Cafe
    • Shop
    • Picnic Site
    • Toilets
    • Restaurant
    • Cater for Educational Groups
    • Groups Welcome
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