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How Stean Gorge Activity Centre
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Pateley Bridge
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How Stean Gorge Activity Centre

How Stean Gorge’s activity centre offers professional high quality outdoor experiences onsite in this natural wonder and at other exciting locations in the Yorkshire Dales. This special place is a spectacular limestone ravine carved out over thousands of years by waterflow, making it the perfect location for outdoor activities like via ferrata, gorge walking, caving, rock climbing and abseiling. It is geographically unique, as it’s one of the only places in the UK where you...

Clue HQ Harrogate
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Harrogate
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Clue HQ Harrogate

Harrogate's Live Escape Games! You and your team (2 - 6 players) are locked in a room and you...

Aldborough Roman Settlement
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Boroughbridge
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Aldborough Roman Settlement

For an interesting day out visit Aldborough Roman town, among the northern most urban centres in the Roman Empire...

Ripon Courthouse Museum
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Ripon
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Ripon Courthouse Museum

Follow the story of poverty, crime and punishment through the three Ripon Museums. The Liberty Courthouse remains virtually unchanged...

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A broad and fascinating array of unique attractions is waiting to be discovered when you visit the Harrogate District.

Historic abbeys, castles, country houses and monuments tell the ancient stories of politics, religion and power. From Roman mosaics and medieval strongholds to 18th Century showpieces, generations have left their mark for us to see today.

No visit is complete without a trip to the World Heritage Site of Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal or the lovely Ripon Cathedral, believed to be a source of inspiration for Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland.


How Stean in a cave

As you would expect from the home of the prestigious Harrogate Flower Shows, this part of the world is a garden lover’s paradise. We have an extraordinary range of almost forty parks and gardens to enjoy including the Royal Horticultural Society’s most northerly gardens, magnificent formal and public gardens and some more exotic surprises too!

There is plenty among our attractions to keep the whole family entertained with a variety of visitor attractions offering anything from nature trails and adventure playgrounds to miniature railways, ice-skating and boating. With the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on our doorstep there is every opportunity to experience the outdoors with a little adventure or just take some time to explore the wonders of the natural world. 

Ripon Museums John as gardener

Museums and galleries are peppered across the District, each different to the next and our lively theatres and cinemas and rich programme of leading arts festivals mean that there is always something to entertain you.

Whatever your age, whatever your passion you will always find something memorable to do when you visit this District.

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Behind the scenes of  Attractions

Something amazing is happening at Ripon Cathedral this summer
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8th Jul 2020
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Something amazing is happening at Ripon Cathedral this summer

Something amazing is happing at Ripon Cathedral this summer Thousands of beautiful, white, paper angels are being created and...

The colourful world of Jonathan Moseley
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The colourful world of Jonathan Moseley

International Floral Designer, Jonathan Moseley told us what flowers mean to him. 

What's new at the Himalayan Garden & Sculpture Park
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22nd Apr 2020
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What's new at the Himalayan Garden & Sculpture Park

Here in the beautiful countryside between Masham and Ripon, the Himalayan Garden and Sculpture Park at Grewelthorpe is a...

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How Stean Gorge’s activity centre offers professional high quality outdoor experiences onsite in this natural wonder and at other exciting locations in the Yorkshire Dales. This special place is a spectacular limestone ravine carved out over thousands of years by waterflow, making it the perfect location for outdoor activities like via ferrata, gorge walking, caving, rock climbing and abseiling. It is geographically unique, as it’s one of the only places in the UK where you...

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