Harrogate North Yorkshire is the gateway to the Dales, sitting on edge of the North Yorkshire Dales. With attractions both during the day and night, Harrogate has something for everyone.

During the day Harrogate boasts local attractions like the Stray, The Valley Gardens, The Turkish Baths, Betty's Tea Rooms, Harlow Carr Gardens, The Pump Room Museums, The Mercer Gallery along with the cosmapoliton feel of the bars and cafe's in the town centre and the relaxing nature of the Montpellier Quater.

The evening brings a lively night scene with a good mix of traditional and contemporary bars and restaurants in Harrogate, and some excellent nightclubs. With a full program of plays at the Harrogate Theatre as well as concerts, stand up comics and local productions held at the famous Harrogate International Centre and Harrogate Royal Hall there is something for everyone whether your are a local resident or a visitor to our area.

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History of Harrogate

April 8, 2014

In the late 16th century a man named William Slingsby drank from a well. He had travelled to several spas and he realised the well water tasted like spa water. Slingsby had discovered the Tewit Well, which is a chalybeate well (one containing iron). People believed that drinking water from such a well would heal […]


Harrogate Prezzo fire

April 1, 2014

A major fire which wrecked a restaurant and damaged flats in Harrogate town centre is a “hammer blow” to businesses and residents affected, an MP has said. Ninety firefighters fought for several hours on Tuesday to control the blaze at Prezzo Italian restaurant in Albert Street. Thirteen flats were evacuated.  


Tour de France Festival

A FREE four-day festival will be held in Harrogate in July to celebrate the Tour de France. Thousands of people are expected to visit the town, and the festival will run between July 3 and 6. Velo-GoGo, which owns exclusive rights to the Tour De France Fan Parks in England and Ireland will host the […]