Shopping Areas in Harrogate & District
The Harrogate District is the perfect place for a little bit of retail therapy, from exclusive boutiques and designer labels to high street brands and little independents you will find something to suit every taste.
The lively streets, where you can find the unique independent shops which give a town like Harrogate its identity can be found around the town centre, as well as in the surrounding towns and city of Ripon.
A Shoppers’ Paradise
Harrogate is a shoppers’ paradise. Explore the tree lined avenues and the stylish arcades, wander through the charming cobbled streets of the Montpellier Quarter or take a walk up Cold Bath Road and treat yourself to something to wear or simply admire. Shop ‘til you drop on James Street with everything from fashion and accessories to home wear and gifts or explore the unique, independent shops on Commercial Street where you will find expert, friendly service aplenty.
Market Squares & High Streets
The beautiful, bustling market squares of Ripon and Knaresborough are the hub of activity for shopping, eating and thriving weekly markets. Here you will find a mix of familiar names but also independent smaller shops with interesting gifts and local treats.
Explore the history and rich heritage in the hidden shopping streets of Ripon or Knaresborough as you take in the iconic sites such Ripon Cathedral and the Knaresborough waterfront on the banks of the River Nidd. When you stroll down these streets you will find local businesses with a real passion for their trade and great customer service.
A Day to Remember
So, whether you are planning a full on pamper day of shopping, spas and afternoon tea in Harrogate, a slow browse round the independent shops and tearooms in one of the pretty market towns such as Boroughbridge, Pateley Bridge and Knaresborough, or a day of shopping and exploring in the historic city of Ripon, you are sure to have a fun and memorable day.