Himalayan Garden & Sculpture Park
Beautiful private garden open to the public in spring and autumn
RHS Garden Harlow Carr
An RHS garden on the outskirts of Harrogate
Ripon Walled Garden
A thriving nursery, garden and tearoom on the A6108 between Ripon and North Stainley. Open Monday to Saturday from 10:00am to 3:00pm.
Look out for their Spring Plant Fair on Saturday 12th May 10:00am to 4:00pm featuring local stalls, a sale of annuals, the potting shed play area and free entry including the orchard and woodland areas.
Thorp Perrow Arboretum
The arboretum is beautiful year-round but, if trees aren't your thing, there's an adventure play area, birds of prey and a mammal centre.
Woodland Trust - Hackfall Woods
A restored ancient woodland with grottos and glades, rustic temples and waterfalls. Beautiful bluebells in spring.
See Woodland Trust website here for other woodlands.