The Victoria Trail (Purple) - (1.0 mile, 1.6 km)

This is the fourth part of the full Town Centre trail.   The full trail is approximately 3.5 miles (5.6 km). It is split into 4 smaller trails (Civic, Montpellier, West Park, Victoria), each one can be walked separately.   

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This Trail is designed to follow on from the West Park Trail. If you are doing so follow the directions from TCT3 to the first plaque on this Trail.


If just walking this Trail, make your way to the Odeon Cinema, where you will find the first plaque. 


Odeon Cinema

Continue along Station Parade, turning right onto Station Bridge. The Odeon Cinema is at the far side of the roundabout.

The Plaque is :

On main entrance towards left hand side.



Railway Station

Return back down Station Bridge (on the opposite side). Turn right along Station Parade and walk to the Railway Station.

The Plaque is :

Inside the main foyer. Opposite the newsagents.



Victoria Gardens

Cross Station Parade (use Pedestrian Crossing), walk through the gardens to the Rohan shop, turn right.

The Plaque is :

On the side of Victoria Gardens building, opposite the Rohan shop.



Ogden's of Harrogate

Walk back past the front of the Rohan shop to James Street. Turn right. Walk down James Street until reaching Ogden’s.

The Plaque is :

On left hand side of shop front.



Yorkshire Hotel

Cross the road, continue down James Street, round the corner of Prospect Place to the Yorkshire Hotel.

The Plaque is :

Corner with James Street



Prospect Square

Turn back and cross Prospect Square past the front of the War Memorial towards Cambridge Crescent

The Plaque is :

In flower bed, opposite NatWest Bank.



Bettys Cafe Tea Room

Cross Cambridge Crescent to the Lloyds Bank building.

The Plaque is :

First floor level, above Lloyds Bank



Antonio Fattorini

Walk down Cambridge Crescent past the NatWest Bank (on your right), proceed down Parliament Street. A Fattorini is No 19.

The Plaque is :

No 19 Parliament Street. On the right hand side of the shop front.



Prospect Cottage

Continue down Parliament Street, turning right up Oxford Street, until reaching Starling Beer & Coffee House.

The Plaque is :

This is now Starling Bar/Cafe. On right hand side.



Oxford Street

Continue up Oxford Street to the Halifax Building Society.

The Plaque is :

On the side of Halifax Building Society. on right hand side of entrance.



Captain Thomas Thrush, R.N.

Cross Oxford Street to the rear of the Primark Building.

The Plaque is :

On the side of Primark shop. On the wall on the far right.



Harrogate Theatre

Continue along Oxford Street to the Theatre.

The Plaque is :

On the side of the main entrance on the right hand side.



Kings Road Promenade Well

Continue on past the Theatre and turn left down Cheltenham Parade. Continue down Cheltenham Parade, near the bottom, cross using the Pedestrian crossing. Then on reaching Kings Road, cross (using Pedestrian crossing). Turn right. Walk along Kings Road (approx. 120 yds).

The Plaque is :

On Conference Centre wall. Opposite Gianni's pizza restaurant.


To return to the Tourist Information Centre, retrace your path along Kings Road, don’t cross it, but continue to the end.  Cross Kings Road and then Parliament Street, to bring you back to Crescent Road and the TIC is just past the Royal Baths.

To return to the Town Centre retrace your steps back to the Theatre.

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