A day in Harrogate might include a morning spa treatment followed by delicious afternoon tea and sightseeing around an exquisite historic attraction, all rounded off with cocktails outside a continental-style bar.
On a holiday in Harrogate, every day can be a treat and an opportunity to rest, relax and unwind.
Harrogate is famed for its history, with beautiful architectural gems and an abundance of nearby National Trust properties. It’s just a short drive from the Yorkshire Dales, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty celebrated by walkers and lovers of the great outdoors. At the famous Betty’s Tea Rooms, you’ll be able to savour some of the best cakes and scones you’re ever likely to try, and there are lovely little cafés serving light meals, snacks and drinks to enjoy in any weather.
Harrogate could be described as ‘quintessentially English’. With quaint historic houses, little tea shops and picturesque formal gardens, it’s everything you’d imagine a historic Yorkshire spa town to be. In Harrogate, you can clear your mind and savour the finer things in life.
The town’s museums give a deeper insight into its spectacular and unusual history.
At the Royal Pump Museum, learn about the treatments once offered to the rich and powerful, and at Ripley Castle, visit the deer park and enjoy one of the most spectacular buildings in Yorkshire.
Even business travellers are well catered for, with the Harrogate International Centre offering some of the best conference and exhibition facilities in the region. Once you’ve finished a day of meetings, take to one of the various local golf courses to finish off your day. Harrogate hotels such as the St. George even have their own leisure facilities, great for keeping up with a demanding fitness regime.
A holiday in Harrogate is a chance to replenish the mind and body, and enjoy some of life’s little indulgences. Discover what else Harrogate has to offer below.