Harrogate & District - Arrive by Train
Knaresborough and Harrogate Train Sations both sit on the picturesque line between the nearby cities of York and Leeds, which enjoy mainline services from Scotland, Manchester, South Yorkshire, North East and London Kings Cross which also has a direct service available.
Northern Rail provide frequent, direct train services to Harrogate and Knaresborough from Leeds and York.
Both stations will deliver you to the town centres, easy walking distance to high quality accommodation and the distinctive shopping available in the towns, as well as providing a convenient link to and from the Hornbeam Business Park.
As well a great way of arriving in Harrogate and Knaresborough, the railway link provides easy access to great days out in Leeds and York themselves. For those spending a week in the Harrogate District it worth knowing that both cities are tricky and time consuming to access by car, so leave the roads behind and let the train take you right to heart of Historic York or Metropolitan Leeds, each just a little over half an hour from Harrogate Train Station.
The Harrogate Line itself is a treat for rail enthusiasts and sightseers alike as it snakes its way through tunnels and over viaducts, taking in the beautiful rolling landscape on the edge of Yorkshire Dales in one direction, and crossing the serene and open countryside of the Vale of York in the other. What better way to travel to York and the National Railway Museum?
The section of the line between Leeds and Harrogate holds some interesting landmarks, including the Crimple Valley viaduct and the infamous Bramhope Tunnel where 24 navvies lost their lives during construction of the 2 miles of tunnel from 1845 to 1849. Both structures are now Grade II listed.
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Arriving at Knaresborough Train Station will make even the weariest of travellers sit up and pay attention as they emerge from the trees and glide over the viaduct that looks down on the River Nidd.
The station must be unique for having a tunnel at one end of the platform, and a 78ft viaduct at...
Harrogate Train Station is in the heart of the town and delivers you to within walking distance all the major town centre hotels and attractions, and is conveniently next door to the bus station allowing easy onward journeys to Ripon or Pateley Bridge.
As well as connecting to main line services...