12 photographs that capture the true beauty of Harrogate
PUBLISHED: 00:00 01 December 2017
For a spa town that is known for its greenery, Harrogate is a colourful place to visit, all year round.
Blossom bench, The Stray by Philip Doncaster
Christ Church on the Stray in Harrogate by Anna Whiteley
Double rainbow over RHS Harlow Carr Gardens, Harrogate by John Davies
Grey day in Harrogate by Sarah Tatlow
Harrogate Pump Room by Nancy Barrett
Harrogate autumn by Mike Morley
Pinewoods , Harrogate by Sarah Tatlow
Reflection of Cherry Blossom, Harrogate Stray by Gordon Ratcliffe
Royal Pump Room, Harrogate by Nita Strudwick
The Stray Harrogate by Mike Morley
The colour of Autumn by Nita Strudwick
Valley Gardens, Harrogate by Mike Morley
The beauty of Harrogate is illustrated by the varying ranges of colour of the flora throughout the four seasons.
The Stray is home to a beautiful avenue of pink cherry blossoms as well as over six million crocuses that are on the grass verges in the Spring, while the Valley Gardens and the adjacent Pinewoods that comprise of around 17 acres of park and woodland that are a sight to behold in Autumn.
The town has several smaller parks and gardens including the Jubilee Gardens and Victoria Gardens, as well as the Crescent Gardens which is a small open area that is close to many major buildings in Harrogate including the Royal Pump House.
Further afield, RHS Garden Harlow Carr is on the west side of Harrogate and covers over 27.5 hectares with a wide range of landscapes for you to explore, from wildflower meadows to winter gardens.
As you can see from this collection of reader photos from across the years: For a town that known for its greenery; Harrogate has a whole kaleidoscope of colours for a photographer to capture.
Why don’t you upload your photos of Harrogate to the Yorkshire Life reader photo gallery?