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Welcome to
Harrogate

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.

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HARROGATE KNARESBOROUGH BOROUGHBRIDGE RIPON MASHAM NIDDERDALE AONB PATELEY BRIDGE
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Events

Celebration - British Abstract Painting
Harrogate
2nd Apr 2022

Celebration - British Abstract Painting

This exhibition fills the gallery with colour in a stunning and energising experience of painting at its most elemental...

Studfold Fairy and Pixie Adventure
Studfold Adventure Trail Studfold Farm...
30th Apr 2022

Studfold Fairy and Pixie Adventure

Explore the magic and wonder of the Studfold Fairy & Pixie Adventure Trail, where imaginations can run truly wild...

From Rome to Ripon Art Exhibition
Ripon
Ripon Cathedral, Minster Road, Ripon,...
9th Jun 2022

From Rome to Ripon Art Exhibition

A group show by four artists including Sara Shamma, Paul Baily, Jack Chesterman and a visual projection collective. Entry...

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A place to feel good

Discover why a trip to the Harrogate district is good for you. Luxury spas perfect for letting off steam, magnificent outdoor spaces ready to explore, galleries and museums to immerse yourself in and plenty of places to relax and rejuvenate.

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Behind the scenes of   Harrogate

Your Great Yorkshire Visit
14th Jun 2022

Your Great Yorkshire Visit

So you’ve booked your tickets to the Great Yorkshire Show, you’ve found your place to stay in the Harrogate district and now you’re wondering about other amazing things to do in Harrogate and the wider area while you’re here? Here are some suggestions for chilled out and relaxing things to do while you’re spending time in the Harrogate district this summer.

Deliciously Harrogate
13th Jun 2022

Deliciously Harrogate

Food has always been important to the district of Harrogate. We are famous for our tea rooms and our...

A place to feel good - Nidderdale Llamas
6th Jun 2022

A place to feel good - Nidderdale Llamas

Nestled in the glorious landscape of the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty you will find the perfect walking...

A place to feel good: Rudding Park
27th May 2022

A place to feel good: Rudding Park

Rudding Park in Harrogate provides the perfect escape. Whether you want to unwind in the Roof Top Spa, practice...

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