Spring Essentials address:
Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 8NZ.
The showground is fully signposted on all approach roads and is situated to the South East corner of Harrogate on the A661, Wetherby Road. All parking is free. As you approach Harrogate, please follow the yellow event road signs rather than satellite navigation.
We have space for 400 Blue Badge holders close to the main Blue Gate entrance (on first-come first-served basis).
Due to the limited space available, we are not able to accommodate motor homes, caravans or other large vehicles. Please note that all parking is on grass or compacted crushed stone.
Two convenient stops on the Leeds/ York line:
Hornbeam Park - 1 mile; Harrogate station - 2 miles, walk or catch the shuttle bus from the bus station. There is a charge for this shuttle service, see below.
All visitors arriving by coach enter via Brown Gate, directly opposite the coach park.
Please note: we would advise that any coach passengers not visiting the show should ask that they are dropped off in town first as the shuttle bus to/from the town centre is located some distance from the coach park.
Harrogate Flower Shows encourages sustainable transport wherever possible. For those arriving by bicycle, secure storage is available at the main (Blue) gates to the event. Information relating to cycle routes which pass the showground is available on www.openharrogate.co.uk.
A shuttle bus operates approx every 20 mins from Harrogate bus station directly to the showground throughout the day. This is a private hire service run independently of the shows, there is a charge for this service and concessions are not available.The bus station is adjacent to the railway station, on Station Parade.
Connections throughout the UK to Harrogate bus station: www.nationalexpress.com.
By taxi from Harrogate town centre:
A metered service is available from the taxi rank opposite the bus/rail stations or call: Blueline Taxis: 01423 530830.
Pedestrians are advised to access the show via Hookstone Wood Road and follow the road round to the right, onto Railway Road, where the entrance to the show is situated.
A great base from which to explore this lovely spa town, the beautiful Yorkshire Dales and Vale of York. See Around Harrogate.