Harewood House, near Leeds, is a stunning formal and stately home in the heart of the Yorkshire countryside, one of the true treasures of Britain. Harewood is also home to amazing planetarium displays where you can count stars, name constellations and find out how much you weigh on each planet!
House and Gardens
There is so much to see and do at Harewood itself from exploring the garden walks to spotting wildlife around the lakes, it’s so great in fact that in 2009 it won England’s Large Visitor Attraction of the Year! You can take a tour around the home and through the gardens, admire the artworks hanging on the walls and venture in to Harewoods Bird Garden – it’s a great day out for the whole family!
Special Events at Harewood House
Harewood plays host to a wide variety of special events throughout the year and with a bit of advance planning you could combine your visit with one of these exciting days! Choose from the Steam Rally complete with Thomas the Tank Engine and friends, Great Yorkshire Food events, Heritage Open Days plus much more!
Space Connections put on planetarium displays at Harewood and if you’re lucky enough to attend you can gaze up to the night sky and admire all it has to offer all with the advantage of no light pollution or atmospheric interference. Entry to the shows is included with your general admission price.
Highlight of the Day
Watching a meteor shower.
Nearest train station : Leeds and Harrogate
Car parking : ample free parking
Website : www.harewood.org