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
Places to visit in North Yorkshire
Whether you are looking for sandy beaches, market towns, cultural gems or natural beauty, North Yorkshire has something to offer everyone.
North Yorkshire has a wealth of places to visit for all tastes, from the pure beauty of the Yorkshire Dales or the sandy beaches and rugged cliffs of the stunning heritage coast, to the striking landscapes of the North York Moors.
North Yorkshire contains the major part of two national parks, three designated areas of outstanding natural beauty and numerous other sites of special scientific interest. It also offers vibrant market towns, a world heritage site at Fountains Abbey and more than 12,000 listed buildings. These highlights capture the spirit of North Yorkshire.
The Yorkshire Dales has something to offer everyone. It is home to beautiful scenery, stunning castles and abbeys and a tranquil atmosphere. The stunning landscape is dotted with remote moorland, drystone walls and barns.
The small towns including Leyburn,
Masham, Hawes, Pateley Bridge
each has its own unique charm. The Yorkshire Dales are worth visiting at any time of year.