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.

Heather Lea

4 star rating

Summerbridge, near Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£795-£1559

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Summerbridge, near Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

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£795-£1559

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Pets: 0

Woodside Cottage

5 star rating

Bewerley near Pateley Bridge, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£660-£699

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Bewerley near Pateley Bridge, Harrogate & Area

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£660-£699

Sleeps: 2 Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

The Cowshed

5 star rating

Lofthouse, near Pateley Bridge, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£595-£1059

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Lofthouse, near Pateley Bridge, Harrogate & Area

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£595-£1059

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Harry’s Hideaway

2 star rating

Kirkby Malzeard, near Ripon, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£255-£609

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Kirkby Malzeard, near Ripon, Harrogate & Area

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£255-£609

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

Sals Retreat

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Starbeck, near Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£345-£895

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Starbeck, near Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

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£345-£895

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Old Joiners Shop

4 star rating

Ripon, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£409-£649

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Ripon, Harrogate & Area

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£409-£649

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Appletree Cottage

0 star rating

Bewerley, near Pateley Bridge, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£409-£929

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Bewerley, near Pateley Bridge, Harrogate & Area

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£409-£929

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 2

Thistle Hill Farm Cottages - The Stable

4 star rating

Knaresborough, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£345-£925

4 star rating
Knaresborough, Harrogate & Area

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£345-£925

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

The Dovecote

4 star rating

Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£365-£865

4 star rating
Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

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£365-£865

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Buttercup Cottage

4 star rating

Ripley near Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£350-£639

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Ripley near Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

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£350-£639

Sleeps: 3 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 1

Rosy Mantle

4 star rating

Spofforth, near Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£405-£845

4 star rating
Spofforth, near Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

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£405-£845

Sleeps: 3 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1

The Cottage

4 star rating

Pateley Bridge, near Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£395-£879

4 star rating
Pateley Bridge, near Harrogate, Harrogate & Area

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£395-£879

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 0

Bede Cottage

4 star rating

Ripon, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 0

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£440-£829

4 star rating
Ripon, Harrogate & Area

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£440-£829

Sleeps: 4 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 0

Corner Farm

4 star rating

Grantley, near Ripon, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Number of Pets: 2

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£755-£2045

4 star rating
Grantley, near Ripon, Harrogate & Area

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£755-£2045

Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Pets: 2

Dovecote Cottage

4 star rating

Langthorpe, near Boroughbridge, Harrogate & Area

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Number of Pets: 1

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£605-£979

4 star rating
Langthorpe, near Boroughbridge, Harrogate & Area

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£605-£979

Sleeps: 5 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Pets: 1