There's lots to do and fun to be had at our games in the park facilities across the district.

Where and what you can play

Valley Gardens, Harrogate

A beautiful 17-acre English Heritage Grade II listed garden in regal Low Harrogate, next to the Pinewoods woodland.

Outdoor sports facilities include:

  • four tennis courts (with winter tennis key)
  • 18 hole pitch and putt (last game for pitch and putt is two hours before closing and course closes end of September)
  • 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

Opening times games pavilion, Valley Gardens, Harrogate, HG1 2SZ. Bookings can be made in person at the games pavilion or by contacting 01423 504341.

26 March/April

  • 12 - 5.30pm Monday to Friday
  • 10am - 6.30pm at weekends and on bank holidays

May

  • 12 - 6.30pm Monday to Friday
  • 10am - 7.30pm at weekends and on bank holidays

June

  • 10.30am - 8pm Monday to Friday
  • 10am - 8pm at weekends

July

  • 10am - 8pm Monday to Friday
  • 9.30am - 8pm at weekends

August

  • 9.30am - 8pm Monday to Friday
  • 9.30am - 8pm at weekends and on bank holidays

September

  • 12 - 5.30pm Monday to Friday
  • 10am - 5.30pm at weekends

October

  • 11am - 4pm Monday to Friday
  • 11am - 4pm at weekends

4 November/March

  • closed Monday to Friday
  • 11am - 3pm weekends only (closed bank holidays)

Conyngham Hall, Knaresborough

A peaceful area of open parkland surrounding Conyngham Hall with woodland and riverside walks.

  • two tennis courts (with winter tennis key)
  • 18 hole pitch and putt golf
  • 18 hole putting
  • nine hole crazy golf
  • small adventure trail
  • refreshments hut
  • toilets located at car park entrance

Opening times refreshment hut, Conyngham hall, Knaresborough, HG5 9AY. Bookings can be made in person at the refreshment hut or by contacting 07525 988013.

26 March/April

  • 12 - 5.30pm Monday to Friday
  • 10am - 6.30pm at weekends and on bank holidays

May

  • 12 - 6.30pm Monday to Friday
  • 10am - 6.30pm at weekends and on bank holidays

June

  • 10.30am - 7pm Monday to Friday
  • 10am - 7pm at weekends

July

  • 10am - 7pm Monday to Friday
  • 9.30am - 7pm at weekends

August

  • 9.30am - 7pm Monday to Friday
  • 9.30am - 7pm at weekends and on bank holidays

September

  • closed
  • 10am - 5.30pm at weekends

Knaresborough Castle Grounds

Knaresborough Castle grounds provide a town centre haven set next to an ancient monument with views across the River Nidd and viaduct.

  • 18 -hole putting
  • crown green bowling
  • toilets

Opening times Knaresborough Castle Museum, Knaresborough, HG5 8AS. Bookings can be made in person at the castle museum or by contacting 01423 556188

28 March/April

  • 11am - 4pm Monday - Sunday

May

  • 11am - 4pm Monday - Sunday

June

  • 11am - 4pm Monday - Sunday

July

  • 11am - 4pm Monday - Sunday

August/9 September

  • 11am - 4pm Monday - Sunday

27 October/4 November (half term)

  • 11am - 4pm

Ripon Spa Gardens

A beautiful floral park located in the heart of Ripon with a Victorian bandstand, wood carvings and wildlife habitats.

  • three tennis courts
  • flat green bowling
  • 18 hole putting
  • nine hole crazy golf
  • tree trail and quiz
  • cafe and toilets

Opening times Café Ripon Spa Gardens, Ripon, HG4 2AX. Bookings can be made in person at the cafe or by contacting 07851 395923

10 February - 25 May

  • 9am - 2pm Monday - Sunday

25 May - August

  • 9am - 5pm Monday - Sunday

10 September - 21 December

  • 9am - 2pm Monday - Sunday

Prices

Tennis
Adult (per court per hour) £8.20
Child/Concession (per court per hour) £4.30
Adult and child mixed group (per court per hour) £4.30
Racket hire £2.00
Ball hire (set of 4) £1.60
Winter tennis key £50.20

Table tennis
Adult (per 30 mins) £2.30
Child/Concession (per 30 mins) £2.00

Pitch and putt
Adult £4.30
Child/ Concession £2.40
Adult season ticket £169.10
Child/ concession season ticket £86.00
Adult 10 visit pass £34.20
Child/Concession 10 visit pass £18.80

Putting
Adult (18 holes) £2.50
Child/Concession (18 holes) £1.90

Crazy golf
Adult (18 holes) £2.50
Child/Concession (18 holes) £1.90

Disc golf
Adult (9 holes) £2.50
Child/Concession (9 holes) £1.90
Adult 10 visit pass £21.00
Child/Concession 10 visit pass £15.30

Flat green bowls - Ripon Spa Gardens
Adult (per game per hour) £3.10
Child/Concession (per game per hour) £2.20
Adult season ticket £58.80
Child/ Concession season ticket £32.10
Hire of woods (per set) £1.80

Crown green bowls – Knaresborough Castle Yard
Adult (per game per hour) £2.30
Child/Concession (per game per hour) £1.80
Hire of woods (per set) free

Booking

The only activity we recommend that you book is tennis as the courts get very busy during summer. For all other activities, you can pay when you arrive.

Page last updated 22/01/2018