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Harrogate

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Harrogate

A gateway to the Yorkshire Dales, this spa town has modern entertainment venues and restaurants to complement the traditional tea rooms and Edwardian architecture.

With a rich history and well-preserved heritage, Harrogate is an upmarket haven for Yorkshire’s elite. Flower shows and afternoon tea are among the great British traditions upheld in this spa town, which also has a renowned convention center and entertainment venue. Appreciate the serenity in the gardens and spa centers of this leafy town.

Take advantage of warm, sunny summers with a trip to RHS Garden Harlow Carr, where flower shows take place. Relax with hot drinks in the tea rooms and purchase memorabilia in the shop.

Harrogate became known as the English Spa, as word got out about its water containing sulfur, salt and iron. After exploring Harrogate City Centre, rest your weary feet at the Turkish Baths Harrogate, which has a mosaic floor and Moorish fixtures. Immerse yourself in the spa water of these restored late Victorian baths.

In winter, take refuge from icy cold weather and flurries of snow in the vast Harrogate Convention Centre. Watch a play, recital or stand-up comedy act in one of its many auditoriums, of which the Royal Hall is the highlight. Chandeliers and golden balconies adorn the upper reaches of this Edwardian gem.

Check out the comprehensive collection of fine art from the 19th and 20th centuries in the Mercer Art Gallery and learn about the town’s spa history in the Royal Pump Room Museum. Head to the countryside for the Ripley Castle and Gardens to find out about the role of the Ingilby family in the Gunpowder Plot.

Harrogate is in the northern outskirts of Leeds in Yorkshire. Fly to Leeds Bradford International Airport and take the hourly bus to Harrogate. You can also rent a car at the airport and drive north for 12 miles (19 kilometers) to get here. Travel to some of the surrounding destinations, such as the Yorkshire Dales National Park, York and Manchester.

With its spas and gardens, Harrogate is an idyllic relaxation hub and a window into Victorian traditions.

The Yorkshire Hotel, BW Premier Collection by Best Western
The Yorkshire Hotel, BW Premier Collection by Best Western
4 out of 5
Prospect Place, Harrogate, England
The price is £80 per night from 2 Sep to 2 Sep
Located in Harrogate City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Harrogate Theatre, Royal Hall and Valley Gardens. Mercer Art Gallery and RHS Garden ...
4.2/5Excellent! (300 reviews)
"Comfortable, good location,"

Reviewed on 1 Aug 2021

The Yorkshire Hotel, BW Premier Collection by Best Western
Crowne Plaza Harrogate
Crowne Plaza Harrogate
4 out of 5
Kings Road, Harrogate, England
The price is £119 per night from 16 Aug to 16 Aug
Located in Harrogate City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Harrogate Convention Centre and Turkish Baths and Health Spa. Royal Hall ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (950 reviews)
"The hotel was very central and the room was decent, if a little tired. The restaurant food was OK, the wine choice was disappointing and the staff were very forgetful."

Reviewed on 31 Jul 2021

Crowne Plaza Harrogate
DoubleTree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel & Spa
DoubleTree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
Ripon Road, Harrogate, England
The price is £107 per night from 1 Sep to 1 Sep
Located in Harrogate City Centre, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Mercer Art Gallery and Harrogate Convention Centre. Turkish Baths and Health Spa ...
3.8/5Good! (406 reviews)
"Staff excellent No hairdryer in room Ridiculous having to pay for parking at those hotel rates"

Reviewed on 25 Jul 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel & Spa
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Harrogate Lifestyle Luxury Serviced Apartments - The perfect hotel alternative in Harrogate town centre
Harrogate Lifestyle Luxury Serviced Apartments - The perfect hotel alternative in Harrogate town centre
4 out of 5
18 Spa Building Kings Road, Harrogate, England
Located in Harrogate City Centre, this apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Turkish Baths and Health Spa, Harrogate Convention Centre and Valley Gardens. ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (83 reviews)
"Great accommodation, very centrally located"

Reviewed on 6 Jun 2021

Harrogate Lifestyle Luxury Serviced Apartments - The perfect hotel alternative in Harrogate town centre
Knotty & Nice
Knotty & Nice
3.5 out of 5
Itsajob, Braisty Woods, Summerbridge, Harrogate, England
Situated in Harrogate, this cabin is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Brimham Rocks and within 6 miles (10 km) of Nidderdale Museum and Nidderdale. Yorkshire Dales National ...
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Wonderful place
"Lovely stay in a quiet rural location, this is our second time and wouldn’t hesitate to return again. Clean and comfy with everything you need. Gemma is a lovely friendly host. Nice private hot tub and very friendly group of hens come to visit you every day. Would highly recommend."

Reviewed on 10 May 2021

Knotty & Nice
Lovely Apartment on the High Street of Pateley Bridge in the Heart of Nidderdale
Lovely Apartment on the High Street of Pateley Bridge in the Heart of Nidderdale
32 High St, Harrogate, ENG
Situated in Harrogate, this holiday home is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Nidderdale Museum and within 6 miles (10 km) of Yorkshire Dales National Park and Nidderdale. ...
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Ideal base for exploring the dales
"The property is tastefully decorated and basic with no hidden extras. Having said that, it had everything we needed for a few days, allowing us to be self sufficient. It's clean with plenty of natural light. It really was a good place and good value for money. Our only negatives were that we found ..."

Reviewed on 8 Jul 2021

Lovely Apartment on the High Street of Pateley Bridge in the Heart of Nidderdale
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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