Outdoors and Active in Harrogate & District
Stay active on your holiday to the Harrogate district, get out and experience the incredible landscape for yourself when you discover the best of the area.
Harrogate district has plenty to keep you entertained outdoors and offers a hit of adrenaline and excitement with a range of activities available on, above or below ground. As well as the varied selection of walks and bike rides on offer you can enjoy challenging pursuits and adventure sports.
Our hair-raising adventure experiences provide an exhilarating contrast to sedate country houses or quiet riverside walks.
You can make your way along the walls of a gorge above swirling waters, abseil down from dizzying heights, test your bush skills and see how you might survive in the wilderness, or enjoy a guided mountain bike ride around Nidderdale.
If that sounds a bit much then don’t worry, there are plenty of relaxing ways to see our beautiful outdoors as well.
Enjoy a round of golf on your choice of our fantastic golf courses, amidst the beautiful scenery and rolling hills of Yorkshire or treat yourself to the new Harrogate District Golf Pass and enjoy a selection of our best golf courses during your stay at a great value price.
When the weather turns poor or if you can still keep up your active routine while you’re on holiday. Get a quick work-out at one of the local pools or gyms, you’re never far from a gym or a pool, even when you stay in rural Nidderdale so you’ve no reason to skip that morning workout.
With rich habitats across the district, woodlands and moorlands that are home to an abundance of species with sights of foxes or deer. Looking up you stand a good chance of seeing red kites, buzzards, or in some places falcons while on the river bank otters, kingfishers and dippers are amongst the species that are regularly seen.
Harrogate district is an outdoors paradise just waiting to be explored, experienced and enjoyed.