Whats Around Boroughbridge
Lose yourself in hidden secrets of the bustling and historic town of Boroughbridge.
You’ll find a host of small shops and interior specialists offering the perfect something for your home, or perfects gifts and mementos of your visit, fashion boutiques that offer clothing and accessories from both major designers and one offs for that special occasion.
When you are out and about in Boroughbridge you’ll struggle to walk down the high street without dipping into every shop, or sampling cakes and scones from every café.
Nature lovers will find plenty to excite them at Staveley Nature Reserve – a very special wetland habitat managed by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust; providing respite to migrating species and home to our native birds there is something to see all year round.
Paths and hides throughout the site provide excellent opportunities for siting a wide range of flora and fauna including otters and rare fenland species of flowers, orchids and grasses.
Love messing around on the river?
Boroughbridge is on the banks of peaceful and sedate River Ure.
Hire a boat and spend a lazy day exploring the waters and its surrounding rolling pastoral land with plenty of great picnic stops to moor up.
Explore our history in the nearby village of Aldborough, once one of the most important towns in Roman Britain, the English Heritage site houses the only 2 mosaics still in situ north of the Humber as well as a compact museum containing Roman artefacts and elements of remaining walls.
There is also a lovely arboretum.
After a busy day exploring and building up an appetite you will find no shortage of great places to eat and drink both in town and the outlying villages where there is a strong tradition of providing warm hospitality and great food.
There’s so much to do in the area – why not stay a while?
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Happy birthday Beningbrough Hall - celebrating 300 years, 1716 - 2016
In 2016 the changing fortunes of this grand country house and garden will be told through stories of prosperity, loss and re-invention. From a wealthy teenager who created this Italian palace in Yorkshire to the Victoriam...
Lister’s Farm Shop was set up in order to connect our farms with the public and showcase the fantastic meat we produce. We have a passion for food and farming, and we’re committed to providing our customers with a selection of products that are fresh, local and easily traceable to their source....
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Aldwark Manor Golf and Spa Hotel is a set within 120 acres of glorious, sprawling parkland, and is conveniently situated between Harrogate and York.
The delightful mix of traditional and contemporary is sure to satisfy all tastes, with the 53 individually designed and furnished bedrooms split...
Boroughbridge is an historic town at the heart of Yorkshire, surrounded by pretty villages and within easy driving distance of the Dales, the North Yorkshire Moors, the Wolds, and the coast.
Bustling open air markets are held weekly in nearby Ripon, Thirsk and Northallerton and daily in the centre...
An easy stroll through the centre of old Boroughbridge and out to the town’s boundaries takes you on a journey which includes a touch of history, a battle site, the works of a blind road-maker and some mysterious ancient stone monuments.
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Lock House Bed and Breakfast is a delightful Canal Side cottage situated in the picturesque and historic market town of Boroughbridge.
It is ideally located in close proximity to Harrogate, York and Ripon, is only a short drive from Junctions 48 & 49 of the A1 (M), and close to famous attractions...
The new face of fine foods in Boroughbridge, FINK is an independent retailer with an eye for the unusual and a taste for the sensational. The shop is brimming with fresh local produce, continental fine foods and a mouth-watering counter of fresh fish, cheeses and meats.
Think Food…Think Fink’
Located on the first floor of the Victorian laundry in the historic setting of Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens this holiday flat offers the chance to escape into the countryside whilst being within striking distance of York and Harrogate.
You can enjoy extensive views from the...
A 16th Century Coaching Inn with flag stone floors, old Oak beams and roaring open fires.
We have three separate rooms for dining, which are all individually decorated with rustic easy chairs, oak dining tables and a tartan, country feel…
Our award winning chefs produce food to a Two AA...
For an interesting day out visit Aldborough Roman Fort, among the northern most urban centres in the Roman Empire.
Aldborough was the ‘capital’ of the Romanised Brigantes, the largest tribe in Britain.
One corner of these Yorkshire defences is laid out amid a Victorian arboretum, and two mosaic...
The Butter Market located in Hall Square is an open-fronted building dating back to the 18th or early 19th century, built to give shelter to farmers' wives on market days whilst they were selling their dairy products, hence the name. The site is now used to display locally made or locally used...
Situated in the quiet, rural village of Kirby Hill just 1 mile from Boroughbridge and 5 miles from Ripon and with easy access to the A1M motorway. Orchard View, Kirby Hill's only B&B is the ideal base for visiting Newby Hall and Gardens only 3 miles away. Within easy driving distance are the towns...
Reach back in time and wonder at the mysterious Devil’s Arrows, three huge standing stones on the western outskirts of Boroughbridge that cast their shadow over the surrounding landscape! These mighty pillars of rock are among the least understood and most neglected historic monuments in Britain...