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Welcome to Harrogate

Harrogate is home to some of the best attractions in Yorkshire. With something for everyone you will never be short of great things to do whether you visit for work or leisure, with family or friends.


Explore historical sites including medieval castles and stately homes or be adventurous and experience the thrill of getting active in the Yorkshire Dales countryside.


If your idea of heaven is to just relax, visit one of our world class spa experiences, there is no better place to spoil yourself with some indulgence.


Harrogate is host to a rich and eclectic arts and culture scene, with many galleries both private and public showing a range of works in various mediums and styles.


Indulge your curiosity at museums that explore the history of Harrogate and the surrounding area. Our museums each tell a unique story such as the origins of the spa town of Harrogate, the story of life in Pateley Bridge and Nidderdale or the experiences of those in Ripon’s law and order system.


Harrogate has a strong and varied economy. The convention and exhibition industry is the focus of the town’s business, with Harrogate International Centre the third largest fully integrated convention and exhibition centre in the UK, and one of the largest in Europe. Harrogate draws numerous visitors because of its convention facilities. In 2016 such events alone attracted 300,000 visitors to Harrogate.


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