Sport and Recreation

Harrogate shares sporting and outdoor pursuit interests with our Twinning partners, and primarily with our European friends in Luchon and Montecatini.

The main opportunities for sporting  connections cover Cycling, Tennis and Golf, plus Walking and Trekking.

Strong links have been made with Luchon’s boule club, and the Harrogate petanque club (same sport!) has already visited Luchon in 2016 and 2018, with another visit scheduled for May 2020.

CYCLING is currently so significant is has it’s own page!!

Harrogate Harriers have had a member participate in Luchon’s ultra marathon, the Aneto Trail. This includes a 2,000mt assent of the highest peak in The Pyrenees. Well done, Bryony Halcrow!!


golf luchonFor the more adventurous travellers, both Barrie and Wellington, both have excellent facilities.  Closer to home, both our European partners have stunning courses. We are happy to introduce you to contacts at both Clubs:


Both Luchon (hard) and Montecatini (clay) have extensive tennis facilities.

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