Harrogate

Harrogate
Some more views of Harrogate

Harrogate is a pleasant spa town to the south-east of the Yorkshire Dales, famous for its tea shops, flower shows, turkish baths, antique shops, and the Harrogate International Conference Centre.

The town is also famous for its associations with the great English crime novelist Agatha Christie, who "disappeared" for 11 days in December 1926 and was subsequently found at was is now known as the Old Swan Hotel..

Nearby attractions include Harewood House, Almscliffe Crag, Ripley Castle, Fountains Abbey, Plumpton Rocks and Knaresborough, as well as Nidderdale, the Washburn Valley and of course, the Yorkshire Dales National Park itself.

Just outside Harrogate is the Great Yorkshire Showground, which serves as the venue for the Great Yorkshire Show - one of the country's largest agricultural events which is usually held in July.

In July 2014 the eyes of the world were on Harrogate as the Grand Depart of the Tour de France came through the town not once but twice, and was the scene of an exciting finish on Day One which will no doubt live in cycling history !

Accommodation in and around Harrogate

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Shops and businessess in and around Harrogate

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Other Harrogate websites

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