Harrogate is a Victorian spa town within one of Yorkshire’s designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This is the perfect place to combine relaxation – both city and country-style. Harrogate has a superb shopping district, great restaurants and cafés, yet you are minutes away from the Yorkshire Moors, some of Britain’s most incredible countryside.
Visit Harrogate visitor information
Royal Pump Room Museum
A fascinating insight into Harrogate’s spa and pump room, built in 1842, which used to attract over 15,000 people every year to take the waters.
English Heritage Grade II Listed gardens with 17 acres of pinewoods. The area known as Bogs Field is where 36 different mineral wells were discovered.
Bettys Café Tea Rooms
Legendary tea rooms in the centre of Harrogate since 1919.
Montpellier Shopping Quarter
Home to 50+ independent shops, health and beauty salons, pavement cafés, bars and restaurants.
Built in 1900, with a regular programme of high-quality theatre, dance, music and comedy. There is always a great show going on at the Harrogate Theatre.
RHS Garden, Harlow Carr, 2 miles
Splendid Royal Horticultural Society gardens with sculpture trail, stunning seasonal strolls, a sandstone rock garden, and a lovely, peaceful café and garden centre.
Pannal Golf Club, 3 miles
A beautiful 6,404-yard, par 18 main course where visitors are welcome.
Harrogate Golf Club, 3 miles
A challenging course for players of all abilities – 18 holes, 6,198 yards and par 69, and a traditional practice ground for short and long game, putting green, swing studio and practice net. Visitors and societies are welcome here
Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, 10 miles
An amazing landscape of moorlands, river valley, woodlands and waters. Some of the UK’s finest walking, rambling, bird-watching, nature-loving days out.
Fountains Abbey, 11 miles
This is a designated World Heritage Site with ancient abbey ruins and amazing water gardens.
National Trust, Brimham Rocks, 11 miles
Giant rock formations, and the surrounding heather moorland are both Sites of Special Scientific Interest. A magnet for climbers, ramblers, climbers, bird-watchers, geologists.
Yorkshire Dales National Park, 20 miles
850 square miles of beautiful landscapes, farms, villages, lakes, caves, gorges, castles and museums, pubs and cafés. Visit Bolton Abbey, Malham Cove, Ingleton Waterfalls, Buttertubs Pass, Pendragon Castle and hundreds of other incredible days out for the family. Many of the UK’s most popular destinations for cycling, rambling, climbing, fishing, bird-watching.