Each of our gardens is unique, memorable and waiting to be explored. Plan your visit and discover why Harrogate is synonymous with fabulous gardens all year round.Find out more
Welcome to Harrogate – a Victorian spa town and rural district that contains the medieval city of Ripon, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and four charming but very different market towns; Boroughbridge, Knaresborough, Masham and Pateley Bridge.
In the heart of Yorkshire, this is your perfect base for a day, a weekend or a week. Indulge your passions and your senses and visit the Harrogate area for a memorable break. With such a varied range of events in Harrogate, you will find there is always something taking place to capture your interest
For a comfortable stay you will find a comprehensive range of accommodation in Harrogate offering something for everyone, from convenient and cosmopolitan townhouses to remote and idyllic country cottages.
Your visit can be as active or as indulgent as you like when you explore things to do in Harrogate. With the Yorkshire Dales on the doorstep there is plenty of scope for adventure activities during your stay, from mountain biking to rock climbing and abseiling, or just a bracing walk across the fells. Whatever your interests, let us inspire you to make more of your visit.
For the more metropolitan, the reputation of our shopping streets for exquisite retail opportunities is well deserved and our spa heritage is evident to this day with spa treatments new and old available.
Yorkshire prides itself on its food and drink, and Harrogate District flies this flag with pride, from our own gin, to the delicious local produce available across our towns. As well as familiar names you will find independent restaurants offering carefully prepared ingredients served to please the eye as well as the appetite.Read more
Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is a national protected landscape full of exhilarating windswept moorlands and steep river valleys, gently rolling pastoral scenes, peaceful woodlands and tranquil expanses...Explore
Studfold Fairy and Pixie Adventure
Explore the magic and wonder of the Studfold Fairy & Pixie Adventure Trail, where imaginations can run truly wild...
Silson contemporary's annual summer show 2021
Silson contemporary's annual summer show featuring an eclectic group of talented emerging and established painters and ceramicists. all work...
A Century of Wedding Gowns
Say “I do” to visiting our exhibition of wedding gowns and accessories from the Victorian era to the present...
Behind the scenes of Harrogate
The colourful world of Jonathan Moseley
International Floral Designer, Jonathan Moseley told us what flowers mean to him.
All the Fun of the Fair at Lightwater Valley
Lightwater Valley is celebrating a Summer of Fun during the school holidays with a series of brand new themed...
GARDENING FOR WILDLIFE
by Mark Pethullis, Gardener at Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens.
Get a Taste of the Outdoors
Enjoy an easy-to-access taste of the outdoors around the Harrogate district. Walks, landscape, cycle rides and history - we have...