The Spa Gardens
Forum Group generally meet at either the Sun Parlour Cafe or Ripon
Leisure Centre every 6 weeks. The forum comprises the representatives
from various community groups who meet to discuss the future management
and development of the Spa Gardens and Ripon Spa Park.
groups represented include Ripon
Civic Society, Ripon Spa Bowls Club,
Rowels Rotary Club, Girl Guides and Ripon and District Disability
Action Group (RADDAG).
success in the Green Flag award scheme is due to the close working
relationship between the Forum and Harrogate Borough Council.
If you are interested
in joining The Spa Gardens Forum please contact the group here.
is a beautiful park set in the heart of Ripon. As well as proudly
flying the Green Flag, the Gardens also boast Ripon's War Memorial,
which has taken the Best War Memorial in the "town class"
several times in the Yorkshire In Bloom awards and a splendid Victorian
bandstand where band concerts take place on Sunday afternoons throughout
the summer. For birdwatchers, carefully sited nesting boxes have
encouraged many varieties to make a home in the Gardens alongside
outdoor games and the Sun Parlour Café serving home cooked