Attractions

Attractions

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Brimham Rocks

Brimham Rocks are a collection of rocks scattered across 50 acres of moor near Pateley Bridge in North Yorkshire...

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Fountains Abbey

Fountains Abbey represents the largest set of monastic ruins in the country, and as history lovers will know, we have Henry VIII to thank for them...

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The Coldstones Cut

The Coldstones Cut boasts of being the biggest and highest piece of public artwork in Yorkshire...

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Nidderdale Llamas

Nidderdale Llamas are based in the picturesque Yorkshire Dales and trek through the beautiful Nidderdale Countryside...

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Horse Riding

Our horse riding centre provides horse riding lessons, riding holidays and hacking out for all ages...

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How Stean Gorge

How Stean Gorge is a limestone gorge situated in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. The gorge is nearly a kilometre long, and is as much as 80 feet deep in some areas...

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The Oldest Sweet Shop in the World

The famous Oldest Sweet Shop in the World has been trading continuously since 1827! We are an official World Guinness record holder and have appeared on national TV and in the world wide media.

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Skipton

Skipton is the gateway to the magnificent Yorkshire Dales, people travel the length and breadth of the country to visit this charming market town. With its famous 900 year old castle, romantic ruined priory and historic cobbled High Street, Skipton is endlessly rich both in history and outstanding natural beauty.

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Ripley Castle

Ripley Castle and Gardens, situated 3 miles from Harrogate in North Yorkshire on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, is an historic attraction open to the public all year round and makes for a fascinating and entertaining day out, in a beautiful location.

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The Nidderdale Museum

The Nidderdale Museum is in Pateley Bridge and has a large collection illustrating all aspects of life in Nidderdale. It reflects the life of people in imaginative and realistic settings. It has 11 rooms devoted to Leisure, Agriculture, Industry, Religion, Transport, Costume, an original Cobblers Shop, Victorian Parlour, General Store and Schoolroom and much more.

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Stump Cross Caverns

Stump Cross Caverns is one of Britain's premier show caves, located in Nidderdale on the border of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It is a site of special scientific interest (SSSI) and is home to some amazing natural formations...It offers a range of facilities for a great family day out, including a gift shop with a great selection of crystals and fossils.

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Lightwater Valley

Take on a day out packed with thrills, chills and adventure in Lightwater Valley Theme Park or choose to run wild on the UK’s largest Angry Birds Activity Park. Head to the Lightwater Falconry Centre to see over 35 amazing birds and watch spectacular daily flying shows, relax and unwind in Lightwater Country Shopping Village or challenge your friends to a game of Jurassic Adventure Golf on our brand new course!

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Things To Do In Harrogate & District
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With a Cathedral City, a Spa Town, historic market towns, a World Heritage Site and stunning countryside all within a few short miles of each other, there is plenty of things to do in Harrogate and the surrounding district, providing the perfect base for a varied holiday.

Whether you love the great outdoors or prefer shopping and good food, whether your passion is for gardens or for history, whether you want white knuckle rides or a leisurely round of golf, we have it all and more besides.

Discover walking tracks, cycle routes and bridlepaths in Nidderdale.

Slip back to ancient times when you visit monuments such as Ripon Cathedral or Fountains Abbey or admire the 18th Century elegance of historic houses such as Newby Hall.

Stroll through the award winning Valley Gardens or RHS Harlow Carr, or mooch around the stylish shops in Harrogate or the independents in Pateley Bridge .