Harrogate is located in North Yorkshire and is a well-known spa town. The Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors are very close to Harrogate and are an ideal location for family trips and fun things to do for children and toddlers. Within Harrogate town there are many exciting and wonderful family friendly places to visit including RHS Harlow Carr. Within this beautiful venue, there are many opportunities for children to learn about the gardens, flowers, growing vegetables and simply enjoy the beautiful gardens where they can play and enjoy children’s group activities.
Harrogate is notorious for being the happiest place to live in the UK for several years running, which is not surprising when you take into account the beautiful surroundings, thriving town centre, wonderful history and exciting things to do in Harrogate.
Harrogate is a central hub for local communities consisting of Knaresborough, Ripon as well as being on the doorstep for towns like Wetherby, Skipton, and York. Smaller residential and commercial communities within the local area comprise of towns like Pannal, Beckwithshaw, Rossett, Bilton and Starbeck.
When you arrive in harroagte make sure you find some time for you and your family to see some famous landmarks like the Montpelleir Quarter. Within this stylish and hiostorica part of town contains Bettys Tearooms which is owns by Bettys and taylors of Harrogate, who also won Yorjkshire Tea. If the Bettys in town is too busy, why not ehad out to Harlow Carr and find a wonderful second Harroagte based Betts there. Whilst in the Montpelleir quarter why not check out the Royal Baths, a wonderful historc building boosting many businesses today.
For those who want to explore outdoors and have space for children and toddlers to run around safety, then take a look at Valley gardens with lots of children friendly activities, with play pool, skate park and crazy golf. The stray in the town centre also offers a wider expanse to some more freedom and great if you have a family dog. Don’t lastly don’t forget Crescent gardens in the centre of town, a small but garden.
One of Harrogate most prestigious sporting accomplishments was hosting the 2014 finish lines of the first stage of the Tour de France. In additional Harrogate also has several sports clubs where children groups for play are prominent in all sports. Children can play and enjoy learning about sports in a wonderful positive environment.