Wellness & Writing

Healthy Body. Healthy Mind.

So many ways to unwind

Harrogate has endless possibilites for relaxation and entertainment – vital for a state of wellness and kintalini.

Harrogate Royal hall

Stunning Harrogate Royal Hall

We have the formidable Royal Hall, the magnificent and ecclectic Harrogate theatre, a zillion types of restaurants serving everything from traditional fish ‘n’ chips (from the famous Graveley’s of Harrogate) to the tempting Turkish and Mediterraean cuisine (in Yorkshire!) at the Istanbul bar & grill or the fabulous and creative menus and setting from So! Bar & Eats.

We have the stunning Valley Gardens with its beautiful 17-acre English Heritage Grade II listed garden in regal Low Harrogate, next to the Pinewoods woodland, romantic historic buildings, such as the Sun Pavilion and colonnades, surrounded by a wide variety of shrub, flower and herbaceous beds.

  • four tennis courts
  • Magnesia WellCafe
  • Children’s boating pool
  • Band concerts
  • Yoga and meditation sessions
  • nine hole pitch and putt
  • 18 hole crazy golf
  • nine hole disc golf
  • table tennis
  • paddling pool
  • orienteering (maps available from the pavilion)
  • outdoor bowls
  • skate park suitable for BMX, skateboards and scooters
  • games pavilion with light refreshments and toilets
  • children’s playground
Harrogate petanque

Playing Boules At Betty’s Cafe, painted by Ronald Haber

Even our own Petanque grounds by Betty’s Cafe – formidable!

Whether you live here or are visiting, Harrogate can certainly cater for your leisure time – whatever your tastes may be.



This page is still being updated – there is just so much to do!
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