Visitors enjoying a garden walkRHS Garden Harlow Carr highlights include the colourful main borders, streamside and scented gardens, the alpine zone, woodland walks and the wildflower meadows with a twist. It's the perfect group day out.

Pre-book a visit


Garden tours can be booked at an extra £2 per person (minimum 10 people). They are conducted by volunteers who are members of Friends of Harlow Carr. They give a fascinating overview of the history of the garden and main highlights. All profits go towards specific projects in the garden. Final numbers and payment are to be sent to arrive at least seven days before the tour.

Group benefits 

  • Reduced entry price
  • Free coach parking & entry for driver
  • Free entry for group travel organiser
  • Free refreshment voucher for driver
  • Private tours for specialist groups

Group visit prices

Groups of 10+
Garden Admission £9 per person
Garden Tour £2 per person

Affiliated Societies Free for up to 55 people
Free entry for the driver and group organiser

Key events in 2017

Why not plan your group visit to coincide with one of our inspiring events? 


Tulips and visitors at Harlow Carr2829 January Grow and Show Weekend
1112 February Winter Garden Weekend
1013 April National Gardening Week
2930 April Spring Plant Festival, inc Tulip & Daffodil Show
1314 May Rhododendron Weekend
10–11 June Bonsai Weekend
17 June Woodland Festival
2325 June RHS Garden Harlow Carr Flower Show
1516 July Botanics Weekend
1 August Yorkshire Day Celebrations
5–6 August Orchid Weekend
12–13 August Carnivorous Plant Weekend
1 Sep31 October Sculpture Trail
2–3 September Autumn Plant Festival
910 September Real Ale & Food Festival
9 September Northern Fruit Group Fruit Show
29 September1 October Autumn Festival of Trees & Wood
21–22 October Alpine Weekend
25–29 October Northern Fruit Group Apple Display
1112, 2526 November & 910 December Christmas Shopping Showcase
1–3, 8–10 & 15–24 December Magic of Christmas

You can also search Event Finder for more detailed information about our events

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