• The Harrogate Mini And Junior Rugby Festival 2018
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The Harrogate Mini and Junior Rugby Festival

The largest rugby festival in the North of England

The Harrogate Mini and Junior Rugby Festival

The Harrogate rugby festival is recognised as the largest in the North of England and has now been running for a number of years, attracting teams from across the country.

Harrogate Mini Rugby Festival

You will be based in hostel accommodation at York Racecourse on the picturesque Knavesmire. The city of York and it’s surrounding areas has a variety of activities which will provide huge enjoyment for both the players and parents, making this a great destination for rugby groups and families alike.

York The Harrogate Rugby Festival

You may wish to visit York's most famous street, ‘The Shambles’ which is lined with timber-framed buildings housing a range of touristy shops. A number of Harry Potter scenes were filmed at the Shambles and it was the inspiration for Diagon Alley. 

Your Rugby Tour Itinerary 

Friday 27th April 2018 

You will depart your club and travel to York.  You will arrive early evening where you will check into your accommodation, leaving the remainder of the night to perhaps enjoy a group meal, explore your surroundings at the Racecourse or venture into York.

York Racecourse

Saturday 28th April 2018

After having breakfast at York racecourse the day will be free for activities in the local area.

You may wish to visit Wired High Ropes Challenge in York. There are a range of challenges at the centre including ‘Wired’, which is a suspended obstacle course, around 4 to 5 meters in height. Comprising of 22 elements, inclusive of a course ending zip-wire to bring back down to earth! And ‘Summit’, which is a vertical challenge course standing over 10 meters at it’s highest point and is made up of various activities such as a climbing wall, a leap of faith and a gladiator challenge. 

High Ropes York

Sunday 29th April 2018 - The Harrogate Rugby Festival

Here a full day’s rugby will take place in the impressive grounds of Harrogate Rugby Club. You will initially compete in groups before progressing to cup, plate and shield competitions. There will be food available throughout the day and once the tournament is complete and prizes awarded you will complete your journey home. 

The Harrogate Mini And Junior Rugby Festival

Monday 30th April 2018

This morning you will check out of your accommodation and may want to spend some free time in York before beginning the return journey home to complete your tour.

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Testimonials

  • The tour was absolutely brilliant and the racecourse is an amazing place to stay! The event was so well run, the boys had a fantastic time and really enjoyed themselves.

    Devizes RFC U15s tour to the Harrogate Festival

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