Harrogate & Area

Stunning countryside, bustling market towns, culture and adventure.....

Known for its splendid Victorian architecture, huge parkland gardens and its health spas, Harrogate has plenty to offer for a great break in the country. While it lies just 20 miles from York, Harrogate and its surrounding area have enough attractions to make it an ideal holiday destination in its own right.

Among the highlights here are the famous Pump Rooms, which continue to function today just as they did when they pumped water to the Royal Baths from the mid-ninteenth-century.

Also well worth a visit are the parkland areas of Harlow Carr Gardens and Valley Gardens, both of which are open all year round and have a wealth of fascinating plants and wildlife. Between enjoying the gardens, you may want to visit the famous Betty's tea shop for a spot of lunch.

Many of the attractions, however, lie just outside Harrogate itself. For example, Knaresborough Castle -- situated on the York Road, three miles out of town - dates back to the 12th century and sits gloriously on the banks of the river. A little further out (15 miles) is the World Heritage Site of Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal. Built in the 12th century, the abbey grounds include a water mill and an exquisite Elizabethan mansion. The grounds of Studley Royal, meanwhile, are home to more than 500 deer.

Further highlights include Harewood House (7 miles out of town), Skipton Castle (20 miles) and the Settle to Carlisle Railway line, which starts at Settle (30 miles from Harrogate) and is regarded as one of the most spectacular lines in the country.

Springfield Farm - Crossgates ref: 9562

Pateley Bridge, Harrogate & Area

£287-£612
4 star rating
Springfield Farm - Crossgates
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West Wing ref: CC217016

Norwood near Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

£255-£430
3 star rating
The perfect location for exploring Harrogate, Pateley Bridge and Skipton area.
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Swallow Cottage ref: CC217009

Sawley near Ripon, Harrogate & Area

£264-£400
3 star rating
Delightful first floor accommodation which is ideal for couples
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Woodlands Cottage ref: IXM

Risplith, nr. Ripon, Harrogate & Area

£837-£1633
5 star rating
From this fantastic, contemporary property, great local attractions and delightful amenities are just an easy drive away.
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Old Joiners Shop ref: DC4854

Ripon, Harrogate & Area

£361-£561
4 star rating
Stylish and contemporary property a few minutes walk from the city centre.
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The Old Hayloft ref: DC4338

Bishop Thornton near Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

£388-£689
4 star rating
Beautiful stylish 15th Century cottage with woodburning stove.
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The Stable ref: CC217026

Knaresborough, Harrogate & Area

£293-£768
4 star rating
A pretty ground floor barn conversion just one mile from the centre of Knaresborough.
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Low Fold Farm Cottage ref: IHL

Glasshouses, Nidderdale, Harrogate & Area

£449-£816
4 star rating
Admire the outstanding beauty of Yorkshire from this peaceful location, but with many attractions close by including Ripon and York.
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Washburn Lodge ref: E5175

Fewston, nr. Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

£321-£695
4 star rating
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Wood Top Barn ref: CC217013

Bramhope near Otley, Harrogate & Area

£615-£1170
4 star rating
Stunning split level accommodation in an enviable rural setting
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Cherry Blossom Cottage ref: DC5436

Kettlesing near Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

£389-£652
4 star rating
Beautiful detached cottage with en-suite facilities situated within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
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Kearsley Cottage ref: W43977

Ripon, Harrogate & Area

£381-£846
0 star rating
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Located just ½ mile from Ripon, this property is the ideal base for exploring the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors.
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Curlew Cottage ref: CC217008

Sawley near Ripon, Harrogate & Area

£264-£400
3 star rating
Delightful ground floor accommodation ideal for couples
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Countryman Cottage ref: CC217006

Winksley near Fountains Abbey, Harrogate & Area

£355-£550
4 star rating
Delightful luxury country cottage at ground floor level close to Fountains Abbey.
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Bede Cottage ref: DC4700

Ripon, Harrogate & Area

£393-£714
4 star rating
Stylish cottage situated within a courtyard setting near Ripon Cathedral.
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