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One Big Day - Harrogate

11 August 2018

Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate
Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate

Event description 

One Big Day at the Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate provides the perfect opportunity to discover everything you need to know about worry-free motoring with Motability. There is a huge range of cars, adaptations, Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles, scooters and powered wheelchairs on display and what's more, admission is free!

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Event hosted by

One Big Day Harrogate is an official Motability Scheme hosted event.

Opening days and times

  • Saturday 11 August - 9am till 4pm 

Event Location

Yorkshire Event Centre,
Great Yorkshire Showground,
Harrogate, North Yorkshire,
HG2 8NZ

Getting to the Yorkshire Event Centre

By car:

Via A1(M)

Exit A1(M) at Junction 47 and follow Harrogate A59, then A658 and then A661. At the traffic lights on the A661 next to the Sainsburys store, turn left into Railway Road and follow signs to Yorkshire Event Centre.

From Leeds A61 or Bradford A658

At the roundabout at the junction of the two routes follow signs for York / A1 along the A658. At the next roundabout take the A661 signed Harrogate. At the traffic lights on the A661 next to the Sainsburys store, turn left into Railway Road and follow signs to Yorkshire Event Centre.

Please use the postcode HG2 8QZ or enter Railway Road, Harrogate.

By train:

Harrogate is located midway between Leeds and York, with regular commuter train services on the local line.

The Yorkshire Event Centre is about two miles from Harrogate train station, where taxis and buses are available to complete your journey. Hornbeam Park station is located about 1.5 miles from the location, but there are no taxis available at Hornbeam Park station without pre-booking.

By bus:

For local buses we are on bus routes No. 70 and 71; the best stop to use is Woodlands Corner. Once you’ve alighted, walk down Hookstone Drive and then turn left down Hookstone Wood Road. Follow the road around to the right, which will bring you out by the YEC.
For times and routes, the Transdev Harrogate and District website is here or you can call them on 01423 566061.

Free parking

We want to make sure that every visitor to The Big Event has a fantastic time and we know that accessible parking is one of the most important things. That's why we do as much as possible to make sure you can park as easily as possible and get to the event entrance without any fuss. Parking for The Big Event at the NEC is completely free of charge!

Golf buggy car park service

We provide a golf buggy service all day to help you get from the car park to the main entrance. If you would like to take advantage of this service just look out for the pick up points dotted around or speak to one of our friendly welcome hosts in the car park.

Car park welcome hosts

Our welcome hosts are there to help you as you arrive in the car park. From helping you to the entrance with an umbrella to just having a friendly chat they are there to help you. You can't miss them, they will be in bright yellow coats. If you need any help, just ask!

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