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Highlights in Harrogate
- Beautiful spa town
- Lovely parks and gardens
- Independent shops
- Excellent golfing
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Cottages in Harrogate
Set in the heart of Yorkshire, the Harrogate District is one of the most eye-catching areas of the UK with pretty towns and villages, grandiose historic houses, castles and picturesque countryside. The town of Harrogate is one of England’s finest, and there are a handful of holiday rentals to choose from right in the town, a stone’s throw from its exquisite gardens and handsome tree-lined boulevards. Alternatively, check out the lettings in the villages close to Harrogate. Knaresborough to the east is a delight, and to the west, there are several villages at the foothills of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, each one as delightful as the next.Traditional cottages made of Yorkshire stone
Holiday cottages in Harrogate are built using traditional brown Yorkshire stone, which blends seamlessly with the natural environment. The uniform building materials of cottages in Harrogate belie the unique character of every property – each with its own story and history. Expect lots of space, an enchanting garden for dining and for the kids to run around, and, when the weather demands, a roaring fire to welcome you home after a lovely day exploring the area.
Travellers and activities
Harrogate has no less than five premium class golf on the outskirts of town or a short drive away. The oldest course is the famous Harrogate Golf Course, founded in 1892. Located just over two miles from the city centre, it features a mostly flat 18-hole course and a colonial-style clubhouse. The course is highly respected throughout the country having hosted multiple National Championships.Harrogate for museum enthusiasts
During Victorian times, Harrogate attracted the cream of the British society to the healing properties of one of the most sulphurous waters in Europe, as well as illustrious visitors such as Charles Darwin. Although it no longer functions as a spa, Royal Pump Room is open as a museum commemorating those glorious times. The museum showcases a fine collection of Egyptian and Roman spa artifacts and some of the most unusual treatments from the Victorian times.Harrogate for shopaholics
Harrogate is a great shopping destination, with practically the entire city centre devoted to shops of all shapes and sizes. Victoria Shopping Centre has a fine selection of big brand stores. But for true charm and character, wander the narrow cobblestoned streets of historic downtown Harrogate and you will find fine antique shops, art galleries and unique local boutiques that occupy the lavish historic buildings.
In 2013, Harrogate beat Paris, Rome and Vienna to be named one of the world’s most romantic destinations by travel magazine Secret Escapes!
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The Stray, an immense park located in the city centre, is one of Harrogate's best-known attractions. Its extensive lawns are perfect for flying kites, playing soccer, or simply having a picnic. The Stray is at its best in spring, when crocuses bloom, followed by daffodils and finally endless cherry trees with their distinctive pink blossoms.2. Relax in Harrogate’s classic Turkish baths
Harrogate's mineral-rich waters remain an appeal for those seeking relaxation. The city centre is home to several spas and wellness centres offering massages, exfoliating treatments and, of course, Turkish baths with the iconic sulphuric waters of the town.3. Enjoy an authentic Victorian experience
Valley Gardens is a wooded area of seven hectares where you will feel like you are in the countryside despite being steps from the centre of town. Around the Sun Pavilion in the heart of the park, you will find a multitude of winding paths that run between vegetation and trees, as well as a couple of lakes where you can go boating. For an authentic Victorian experience, don't hesitate to visit the park on a summer Sunday when the ivy-covered pavilion hosts a traditional marching band that performs classic oompah pieces.4. Savour the scent of roses in the aromatic garden
The Harlow Carr Botanical Garden is an impressive 27-hectare garden and a haven of tranquillity with the most gorgeous aromatic plants and trees. There are so many delights - the woodland area, the stream cutting through the garden, the immaculately tended vegetable garden, the quirky sculptures along the walkways, and much more5. Experience afternoon tea the English way
Bettys Tea Rooms are practically synonymous with Yorkshire. You have not visited Harrogate until you have tasted the exclusive tea blends and delicious scones, cakes and sandwiches at this emblematic tearoom. Book online for your 4.00 p.m. treat!6. Find peace and quiet in the beautiful Church of St. Wilfrido
One of the finest Grade 1 listed buildings in the country, St. Wilfrido is a Gothic-style religious building with a wonderfully intricate interior. This haven of peace is a great place to escape the cares of the world and contemplate the meaning of life.7. End the day with a show at the Royal Hall
Harrogate is home to several theatres, but the oldest and most distinguished is undoubtedly the Royal Hall. This Grade II listed building stages musicals, plays and concerts that draw visitors from across northern England. So, grab a schedule at the tourist office and end your fabulous day in Harrogate day with an entertaining show!
FAQs: Cottages in Harrogate
In terms of the facilities you can find on Holidu, it appears that the cottages in Harrogate benefit from everything that holiday-makers dream of! Here, the cottages generally have a variety of amenities, the most popular being: Wi-Fi (94%), garden (48%), and fireplace (32%)...Not bad, right?
On average, the cottages have rather positive comments. Judging by the Holidu database, 39% of cottages have a rating equivalent to or higher than 4.5 stars. A percentage high enough to confirm that you will without a doubt find the ideal cottage for a wonderful holiday!
Judging by the Holidu data, 16% of cottages in Harrogate are child-friendly, so you won't have any difficulty finding the ideal cottage for you and your children.
Yes! In Harrogate, 28% of the cottages accept them, 48% also have a garden!
Yes! According to last year's data, 94% of cottages in Harrogate include Wi-Fi. It is therefore no problem for you to will be able to access your emails and favourite social media sites during your stay!
A high percentage of cottages in Harrogate (60%) roughly cost less than £100 per night. This is the perfect destination for booking an affordable cottage!
Good news! According to Holidu's data, a lot of cottages in Harrogate have a fireplace. Fancy a weekend by the fire? Don't delay in booking a cottage in Harrogate!
According to Holidu's database, 64% of cottages are perfect for families with up to four travellers. Approximately 69% of the cottages here include at least two separate bedrooms. This is the ideal destination for families of four!