A walk on Valley Drive
A Walk on Valley Drive
Valley Drive, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 0JH
A historical walk along elegant Valley Drive overlooking Harrogate's beautiful Valley Gardens, built in the mid-1890s and home to hotels, boarding houses, apartments and private residences.
Valley Drive was built in the mid-1890s and overlooks Harrogate's lovely Valley Gardens. It was home to hotels, boarding houses, apartments and private residences. This walk looks at the origins and history of this elegant street and provides detail of residents and visitors to this famous sap town through time. The walk begins close to the entrance to the Gardens and the Pump Room Museum, along the Drive to the newly restored King Edward VII gates into the Gardens.
Tuesday 14 September: Walk 1400 to 1500
As this is a public street and numbers are limited, the walk must be pre-booked
Booking Contact: Harrogate Civic Society
Booking opens: 2 August 2021 09:00
Booking closes: 13 September 2021 18:00
There is wheelchair access but it should be noted that the walk does begin with an incline before levelling off. There are public toilets in the Valley Gardens and close by in the Crescent Gardens.
This event will run in line with local & national government guidelines at the time of the walk. It will be a small group in the open air.
Max 10 people per tour/session. Walk takes approximately one hour The walk is ten minutes from the bus and rail stations. Disc parking is available on the streets around the Valley Gardens but is time-limited to between one and three hours. Contact for the day: Paul Jennings 01423 506509
The Valley Gardens are located in central Harrogate. The walk will begin at the entrance to the Gardens which is opposite the Pump Room Museum.