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How Harrogate became the home of Health and Wellbeing
Spa & Relaxation
9th Aug 2022
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How Harrogate became the home of Health and Wellbeing

It was William Slingsby, in 1571, who first realised that the natural waters on the boggy land near High Harrogate had similar healthy properties to the waters of the Belgium town, ‘Spa’. It was Spa that gave its name to the mineral waters that are widely believed to have healing powers.  The waters of Harrogate rise through ancient underground layers of rock before emerging as springs. More springs were discovered in what was known as...

How Harrogate became the home of Health and Wellbeing
Spa & Relaxation
9th Aug 2022
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How Harrogate became the home of Health and Wellbeing

It was William Slingsby, in 1571, who first realised that the natural waters on the boggy land near High...

Find some heavenly heather this August
5th Aug 2022

Find some heavenly heather this August

For a few weeks every year the moors around Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty changes colour as the...

An exhibition to celebrate at the Mercer Gallery
4th Aug 2022

An exhibition to celebrate at the Mercer Gallery

Celebration is the current exhibition on show at the Mercer Art Gallery in Harrogate and it is just that...

Celebrate Afternoon Tea Week in the Harrogate district
29th Jul 2022

Celebrate Afternoon Tea Week in the Harrogate district

We love Afternoon Tea here in the Harrogate district and (in our opinion) there is nowhere better to enjoy...

Summer Heroes at Beningbrough Hall Gardens
Family Attractions
27th Jul 2022
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Summer Heroes at Beningbrough Hall Gardens

Stop and take time to look Summer is such a busy time in the garden it’s easy to forget...

Home-grown in the Harrogate district
21st Jul 2022

Home-grown in the Harrogate district

Yorkshire Day is celebrated each year on 1 August as people across Yorkshire come together to share pride and passion...

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Harrogate  Events

Harrogate Spring Flower Show
Harrogate
20th Apr 2023

Harrogate Spring Flower Show

Your garden is as personal as your fingerprint – no two are the same. The Harrogate flower show is staged at the Great Yorkshire Showground and kicks off the UK’s national gardening calendar on 21 – 24 April. The central theme, Grow Your Home, will celebrate all things horticultural from the resurgence of the humble houseplant and growing your own food, to the physical and psychological benefits of gardening so many of us have discovered...

Knaresborough Duck Race
Knaresborough
1st Jan 2023

Knaresborough Duck Race

This annual New Year's Day favourite in Knaresborough offers a fun family day out a well as the chance...

Boxing Day Pilgrimage
Ripon
Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal Ripon...
26th Dec 2022

Boxing Day Pilgrimage

Eucharist for St Stephen’s Day and Pilgrimage to Fountains Abbey, retracing the steps of the abbey’s founders centuries ago...

The Knaresborough Nativity
Knaresborough
24th Dec 2022

The Knaresborough Nativity

Live in Knaresborough market square as night falls on Christmas Eve, Mary and Joseph will make their way to...

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How Harrogate became the home of Health and Wellbeing

It was William Slingsby, in 1571, who first realised that the natural waters on the boggy land near High Harrogate had similar healthy properties to the waters of the Belgium town, ‘Spa’. It was Spa that gave its name to the mineral waters that are widely believed to have healing powers.  The waters of Harrogate rise through ancient underground layers of rock before emerging as springs. More springs were discovered in what was known as...

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