Spa Town of Harrogate UK – City Centre – Why ?
The wonderful Victorian spa town of Harrogate is located in the County of North Yorkshire. England. It’s popular with both tourists and business travellers who attend corporate events at the town’s large Convention Centre. With this in mind whether you intend visiting the town for one night, a weekend, a short stay or long term, there is an extensive selection of apartments to rent.
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City centre rentals accommodation are ideal for families during Easter, Bank Holidays, Christmas as well as New Year’s Eve. Popular are stag and hen parties as well. Larger groups can rent a party pad for a short term weekend.
There are certainly many good restaurants in town especially the world famous Betty’s Tea Rooms, in the Montpellier Quarter, which is a favourite of the Queen who regularly visits Harrogate. The tea room serves up delicious afternoon tea treats of sandwiches, scones and cakes.
The town is also known for its beautiful floral displays that have won many awards which can be seen from most accommodation rentals. Take to the skies in a hot air balloon to get a bird’s eye view of the Yorkshire countryside, an opportunity not to be missed.
Harrogate is a Victorian holiday destination for people from the UK and visitors from overseas. During your short stay or long term vacation, why not spend some time in the recently restored Turkish Baths? There are amazing sauna rooms with eye-catching interior decor where you can be pummelled and pounded on a marble slab to invigorate your body, sounds great fun!
Spend the weekend visiting the gardens of Harlow Carr. This attraction is on the edge of the city centre boasting a wonderful array of trees and bird life to make you feel as though you are out in the wilds.
Wander around the stunning Valley Gardens or RHS Harlow Carr, a former royal hunting forest until sulphur springs were found. Harrogate is also a top shopping and important conference destination. The HIC international centre is one of the country’s main convention venues. Nearby Royal Hall is home to top exhibitions and events.
Well furnished apartments to rent (boutique) provide the perfect base from which to explore the surrounding areas such as the Yorkshire Dales and the 15th century Ripley Castle. For the more energetic while on holiday for the weekend how about hiring a bike and setting off from your self catering accommodation to see what the town is all about?
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Whether you’re after good food, shopping therapy, cycle routes, walking tracks or a leisurely game of golf, Harrogate is definitely for you. City centre holiday rentals can be booked online in advance at any time of the year. During the summer months the town can be extremely busy so do bear this in mind when making a reservation.
There are many (boutique) furnished apartments to rent to choose from whether it’s for one night or the weekend. Check out luxurious, mid range and basic apartments which make a great alternative to a hotel room. Guests can expect holiday short stay and long term rentals to be of the highest of standards. Popular in town is also staying in a cosy bed and breakfast or an affordable Harrogate hotel room.
Apartments are fully equipped with facilities and amenities to make your vacation even more enjoyable. It doesn’t matter whether you plan to stay in town just for one night, apartments to rent are excellent value for money and the ideal getaway.
Maybe you’re visiting the area on a business trip or are even thinking of relocating. Rest assured, modern serviced apartments will suit your requirements as well as your budget.
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Main railway station ?
There are 4 train stations in town operated by Northern Rail ; Harrogate Railway Station, Hornbeam Park, Pannal and Starbeck.
Among destinations reached by train are Leeds (see rentals for one night) and Knaresborough, York city centre (apartments for rent), and London King’s Cross located at Euston Road.
Location – Where is ?
Where is Harrogate ?
The spa town of Harrogate is located in the heart of Yorkshire, to the south-east of the Yorkshire Dales.
The nearest airport is Leeds Bradford International Airport, from where you can fly domestic, as well as international. The town is connected by bus 737, with the airport.
5 Must See Tourist Attractions and Sights in and near the town
Turkish Baths and Health Spa
(Parliament Street, Harrogate HG1 2WH, England)
Go back in time to traditional spa. The baths are lovely, relaxing and really well maintained. The beauty treatments and massages are great. The Victorian Baths were built in 1897.
Harrogate International Conference Centre
(King’s Rd, North Yorkshire HG1 5LA, United Kingdom)
Famous convention venue where major conferences and exhibits take place throughout the year.
Royal Hall Theatre
(Ripon Rd, North Yorkshire HG1 2RD, United Kingdom)
The Royal Hall Theatre is set in an Impressive building with a majestic dome. It’s a beautiful venue with glorious acoustics for concerts and other performances.
RHS Garden Harlow Carr
(Crag Lane, HG3 1QB England)
Beautiful, well-maintained garden with plenty to see and do, located just on the outskirts of town. A lovely way to spend a relaxing day.
(Castle Yard, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 8AS, England)
Ruined Castle in nearby Knaresborough. The views of the River Nidd that runs below, and the bridge from the castle are amazing. Knaresborough is also home to Mother Shipton’s Cave.