The Stray, Harrogate

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  • The Stray is a large area of green land in the centre of Harrogate. It is very pretty with its tree lined roads. Great for a walk or picnic in summer.  more »
  • For the uninitiated (like me), this is a free 5 km timed run which takes place every Saturday at 9:00 am on The Stray. I went to watch a pal finish last week and the camaraderie has to be seen to be b...  more »
  • In the Spring the beautiful cherry trees in The Stray in full bloom are guaranteed to make your heart sing. The flowers in Harrogate are beautiful at any time of the year but T%he Stray is definitely ...  more »
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  • The Harrogate Stray is a fantastic piece of land surrounding the Spa Town's centre and is perfect for social activities from a small picnic through to a full sized football game. Every Saturday you can join the Park Run event and on Sundays several football matches can be found set up (when in season). You are only a couple of minutes away from the town centre and, if you look carefully, you will find free car parking zones.
  • A large open area of grass in the centre of Harrogate. The stray is very popular with dog walkers. There are often military fitness classes during the week/end and football. Parts of the stray can get very boggy, so good boots/shoes are a must.
  • A big open space, with lots of friendly locals playing. A pleasant walk.
  • An expanse of grass area that's well kept by the local council and also local fairs and other events football matches can take place here
  • Beautiful open spaces just to walk and enjoy. Lovely
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