Plan Your Visit - Harrogate Visitor Information
The Harrogate District is large and beautiful rural area combining cosmopolitan centres of restaurants and shops with the charm of dales towns and villages, and remote fells and moorlands of the Yorkshire Dales.
Plan your visit
We want to ensure your visit to Harrogate District is as simple and enjoyable as possible, on these pages you’ll find lots of information that will help do a little planning, before and during your visit.
With a network of Tourist Information Centres, printed mini guides for each town and our mobile friendly website, Visit Harrogate can help you have the perfect visit to this beautiful part of Yorkshire.
Ripon, Knaresborough and Pateley Bridge are all connected to Harrogate by regular bus services, and short and beautiful onward journeys will take visitors on to Masham and Boroughbridge.
We are connected to the East Coast main line and trans-Pennine route via regular services along the scenic connecting line from Leeds and York, and regular bus services and taxi links connect us to the nearby Leeds Bradford Airport.
Car parking can be found in central locations in every town, and the larger towns also operate a disc parking scheme allowing convenient free parking for between 30 minutes and 4 hrs.
Friendly staff here to help
Once you arrive you will find our Tourist Information Centres can offer you suggestions of places to visit, souvenirs and gifts for family, and give advice on planning your day, choosing a walk and what lesser known attractions might be perfect for you!
If you are still planning your visit then the Information Centres have a detailed knowledge of the all accommodation options in the area and offer a personalised booking service to match you with your perfect place to stay.
The Tourist Information Network can also send you a selection of literature and information based on your interests so you can be sure of getting the most from your visit.
If you can’t find what you’re looking for on these pages please call us on 01423 537300 and our staff will be happy to help.