Yorkshire's Best -

Blooming Marvellous

20th - 23rd April 2021

The Harrogate Spring Essentials is the first big event in the gardening calendar, welcoming the new growing season with a special Covid-19 safe spectacular cele-bration of the very best in horticulture, featuring beautiful show gardens, a plant market, great garden shopping, lively garden chat, great growing advice and top tips from experts.

We start our first day out with a visit to the historic spa town of Harrogate, with it’s magnificent Victorian buildings, the famous Betty's Tea Rooms, colourful banks of flowers and broad tree-lined boulevards, the Royal Pump Room Museum, housing the original sulphur well and the Royal Baths. After lunch we will pay a visit to RHS Garden Harlow Carr. Located on the outskirts of Harrogate, in 68 acres of glorious wooded valley, Harlow Carr captures the essence of Yorkshire within a beautiful garden setting. A must-visit garden in this part of the country, it will in-spire and delight all ages with its innovative design, creative planting and practical ideas to take home. It is also home to a branch of the World famous Betty’s Tea room, where you will enjoy a cream tea.

Our second day out starts with a visit to Wetherby on market day. This Award Winning Floral Market Town has many treasures to explore including panoramic scenery and historic architecture. Wetherby's origins are as a staging post for travel-lers through the centuries between Edinburgh and London. Now it has developed into a busy market town, and still retains its Thursday Market, granted by Royal Charter in 1240. We will then spend the afternoon at the Harrogate Spring Essen-tials Flower Show.

Tour price includes:-

Deposit £30 per person

Your Hotel - Mercure Fairfield Manor Hotel
The 4-star Mercure York Fairfield Manor Hotel is a beautiful 18th century Georgian manor house, set amongst extensive grounds, with serene countryside views. All of the spacious rooms are en-suite and have a flat-screen TV, free high speed WiFi, hairdryer and complimentary tea/coffee making facilities.