Please check the links to individual parks for more detailed information on opening times and to discover which facilities are currently open.
Valley Gardens offers a mix of formal gardens, open grassed areas and The pinewoods. The park expands from Harrogate Town centre to RHS Harlow Carr. There is a wide variety of outdoor games such as tennis courts, pitch & putt golf course, crazy golf, boating pool, paddling pool and a children's play area.
Beaumont Park has been restored and revitalised by the Friends of Beaumont Park. The historic park has some wonderful and unique features and an active events programme.
The park covers over 700 acres of rolling parkland with lakes, woodlands, formal gardens, cafes, playgrounds, and the Tropical World visitor attraction. The park is home to several award winning Chelsea flower show gardens, has a boating lake, skate park and children's playground.
Peasholm Park has a tranquil lake and in the summer months people can hire boats of all sorts to enjoy the water at close quarters. The park has been designed with an oriental theme and there is much evidence of this as you wander through its pathways.
Otley's Wharfe Meadows Park runs alongside the river Wharfe. The park has areas of formal gardens, extensive playgrounds, a skate park and new outdoor gym, as well as some large open spaces and place of scenic spots for a picnic.
East Park fully opened in 1887 to celebrate Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee. This Grade II listed park recently benefited from a council assisted lottery grant totaling £10 million and has been transformed into a vibrant green space where you can enjoy modern attractions and discover historic treasures.
Country Parks offer an easily accessible opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, wildlife and nature without getting too far off the beaten track. The range of activities varies from family friendly trails to windsurfing.