Echoes Of The Past - How History Left Its Mark On Harrogate & District
If you like a touch of heritage with your holiday then this is the destination for you.
By night you can sleep in grand old hotels which have welcomed illustrious guests over many centuries from Lord Byron to the Beatles, from the Empress of Russia to Agatha Christie.
Book into a luxurious hotel of yesteryear and enjoy the hospitality once offered to European high society.
Relax in the oak-panelled library or take Afternoon Tea in the elegant lobby under glistening antique chandeliers.
As you imagine the stylish guests of another era, plan your itinerary for the following day.
Or try Bolton Abbey deep in the Yorkshire Dales.
With castles aplenty you can uncover ancient stories of politics, power, money and influence whether you enjoy dramatic ruins with stunning views or spectacular buildings which are still inhabited today.
The Lords and Ladies of the Land loved this beautiful part of North Yorkshire and many built their homes here, using only the very best designers of architecture, landscape and furnishings.
The work of Christopher Wren, Repton and Chippendale, among many others, is all here for visitors to see.
For full immersion in a time gone by, why not visit one of the many village hostelries for a traditional English pub experience, try tea in an stylish old Tea Room or choose a restaurant whose historic building oozes with character as well as good food.