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Mother Shipton's Cave and the Petrifying Well
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Knaresborough
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Mother Shipton's Cave and the Petrifying Well

Mother Shipton’s is a beloved Knaresborough landmark and England’s oldest visitor attraction, open since 1630. This popular visitor attraction tells the story of Mother Shipton and the Petrifying Well. Historic Woodland Walk A picturesque mile-long walk along the River Nidd features the cave where famous Yorkshire prophetess Mother Shipton was born. It is situated next to the Petrifying Well, a unique geological phenomenon. Over hundreds of years curiosity has drawn millions of visitors to the...

Pateley Bridge Playhouse
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Pateley Bridge
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Pateley Bridge Playhouse

A historic playhouse with a fascination history which now is now home to the Pateley Bridge Dramatic society, who...

Fewston Reservoir
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Harrogate
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Fewston Reservoir

Fewston Reservoir lies in the Washburn Valley, and offer a choice of walks and nature watching for visitors. Easily...

Hackfall Woods
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Masham
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Hackfall Woods

Hackfall is a stunning woodland site near Masham, with lakes, waterfalls, follies and an intricate network of paths to...

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Step into the Heart of Yorkshire

Harrogate is home to some of the best attractions in Yorkshire. With something for everyone you will never be short of great things to do whether you visit for work or leisure, with family or friends.

Explore historical sites including medieval castles and stately homes or be adventurous and experience the thrill of getting active in the Yorkshire Dales countryside.

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If your idea of heaven is to just relax, visit one of our world class spa experiences, there is no better place to spoil yourself with some indulgence.

Indulge your curiosity at museums that explore the history of Harrogate and the surrounding area. Our museums each tell a unique story such as the origins of the spa town of Harrogate, the story of life in Pateley Bridge and Nidderdale or the experiences of those in Ripon’s law and order system.

Harrogate is host to a rich and eclectic arts and culture scene, with many galleries both private and public showing a range of works in various mediums and styles.

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...

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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...

Harrogate's Mercer Art Gallery, hosting prestigious exhibitions that are free for everyone
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15th Mar 2019
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Harrogate's Mercer Art Gallery, hosting prestigious exhibitions that are free for everyone

From February 16 until Jun 2 there will be an exhibition of “Linescapes” by Ian Mitchell. These bold digital...

From car park to Yorkshire Dales garden
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14th Apr 2021
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From car park to Yorkshire Dales garden

Simon Cotton, Managing Director, HRH Group talks about the roadmap to welcoming people back to hospitality in Harrogate...

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