Things to Do in Harrogate

Find out What's On In Harrogate, Restaurants, Shopping, Sightseeing, Sports, Events, Nightclubs, Places to stay, Hotels in Harrogate, with our comprehensive website. Whether you live in Harrogate, are visiting or looking to move here, you will be able to find places to stay, the best places to eat and drink, properties to buy or rent, local news & events, activities for the whole family, unique places to shop, beautiful scenic locations, historic landmarks, city centre entertainment, attractions and more!

What’s on in Harrogate, Places to Stay and Eat, Attractions

~Things To See and Do, Activities, Where to Eat, Where to Stay in Harrogate~

Whether you’re looking for things to do in Harrogate such as events and attractions or are planning where to stay in Harrogate, you’ll find everything you need for your Harrogate holiday on What's On In Harrogate.com.

Attractions and Places to Visit in Harrogate

Attractions and Places to Visit in Harrogate

Set in the heart of Yorkshire, the Harrogate District is one of the most spectacular areas of England with attractive towns and villages, imposing historic houses, castles, abbeys, beautiful countryside and a host of other natural and man-made attractions.

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Places to stay in Harrogate

Places to Stay in Harrogate

When it comes to where to stay in Harrogate, the choices are limitless. Whether you prefer the big five star treatment or the personal touch of an intimate boutique, Harrogate offers plenty of choices.

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Sports and Activities

Sports and Activities

Natural woodland and heathland complement the rolling fairways which give way to sweeping views across the Yorkshire countryside, perfect for expert golfers or those just keen to try.

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~Food and Drinks in Harrogate~

Harrogate has a huge range of options for food and drinks. Historic classic pubs, beautiful stylish restaurants, family friendly pubs, Chinese restaurants and takeaways, Italian restaurants, Cafes, Delis. The list goes on!

Food and Drinks in Harrogate

Food and Drinks

From fine dining and afternoon tea to pop-up markets and humble street food, Harrogate is packed with options to suit any mood offering any and every cuisine you can think of.

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Konak Meze Turkish Restaurant
Konak Meze Turkish Restaurant in Harrogate

We are determined our restaurant brings to Harrogate a true taste of Turkey with its rich and varied cuisine, a truly unique dining experience.

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William & Victoria
William & Victoria Harrogate

Step back in time at Harrogate’s original wine bar with low ceilings, where menu blackboards and old pictures adorn the walls. Characterful interior of the wine bar..
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Gianni's Brio Restaurant
Gianni's Brio Restaurant and Pizzeria

Authentic Italian dining for the whole family since 1983. Our menu is based on simple Italian classic food where the taste and quality stands for what we believe in.
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Al Bivio Italian Restaurant
Al Bivio Italian Restaurant Harrogate

Our wines hail from all over Italy, with a stronger presence of wines from Piemonte (Piedmont), in the North West of Italy, the birthplace of Carlo and Daniele.

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~Shopping, Health & Wellbeing, Beauty & Spa in Harrogate~

Make sure to discover Harrogate’s diverse neighbourhoods, from tranquil suburbs to central areas full of shopping, entertainment and dining options. 

Shopping & Fashion in Harrogate

Shopping & Fashion in Harrogate

Harrogate has independent shops dotted throughout the city, though there are some streets with more shops than others. There are also a number of specialist shops, including jewellers, art galleries, toy stores, antiques dealers and seaside gift shops, as well as countless boutiques.

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Health and Wellbeing in Harrogate

Health and Wellbeing in Harrogate

Unwind in luxurious treatment rooms in a choice of beautiful and professional salons around Harrogate. Manicures, Pedicures, Facials, Waxing, Consultations, Massages and more are offered in Harrogate’s best beauty salons.

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~What’s on in Harrogate the versatile~

We have people visiting our website from all over the country and helping them have a good time in Harrogate. Using our What's On In Harrogate website you can explore the best places to visitthings to do, hotelsrestaurants and much more! We even have an online business directory where you can search for the services of various trades people and many other sectors. 

Local services in Harrogate

Local Services

Visitors, students and residents of Harrogate can find information about local services and amenities or visit Events to find out more about local events or Local Traders about local tradespeople.

Properties for Sale & Rent in Harrogate

Properties for Sale & Rent

Estate agencies in Harrogate are offering a great variety of properties on the area's favourite locations. In Harrogate you can find an excellent selection of properties for sale and rent.

Things to do in Harrogate

Things to do

Enjoy a family day out in Harrogate, with different things to do whatever the weather. Explore green spaces, laser tag and play centres.

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~Latest Harrogate Lifestyle & Culture News~

Two Teesside hospital trusts to form hospital group

TWO NHS trusts in Teesside and North Yorkshire are to strengthen the way they work together by coming together as a hospital group. The move by South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust follows last year’s creation of a joint chair role for both organisations and comes as the two trusts continue to look beyond the pandemic to: Improve the recruitment and retention of specialist doctors and nurses. Join with local communities and partners to help improve the health and wellbeing of the populations they serve. Secure the capital investment needed to rebuild Harrogate Informer …


Children with cancer in Yorkshire enjoy some magical Christmas fun at the Candlelighters Christmas Party

The children’s cancer charity held its much-loved Christmas Party for the families it supports on Sunday 4th December in Bradford, with over 400 family members from across Yorkshire attending. For over 45 years, Candlelighters has supported families facing childhood cancer across Yorkshire by offering a range of practical, emotional and financial support services. Each year, Candlelighters holds a Christmas Party for the many families they support, providing an opportunity for these families to spend some much-needed time together, and have some fun and escapism from their day-to-day reality. This year’s Candlelighters Christmas Party took place on Sunday 4th December at Harrogate Informer …


Candlelit Christmas Remembrance at Stonefall Cemetery

Sunday 18th December, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) was pleased to host a Candlelit Christmas Remembrance at Stonefall Cemetery in Harrogate. The now-annual event was the inspiration of local mum Benji Walker who had seen images of CWGC cemeteries in Europe lit by candlelight. She said: The Candlelit Christmas Remembrance is a chance for the local community to gather to remember the sacrifice of the hundreds of CWGC casualties buried at Stonefall, many of them thousands of miles from home. I am delighted so many people attended to pay their respects today to mark the sacrifice of these brave Harrogate Informer …


“Save a life and call it in” – Christmas drink and drug drive campaign

“Save a life and call it in” is the plea to members of the public this Christmas. The York and North Yorkshire Road Safety Partnership are asking people to call out anyone who is behind the wheel when under the influence of drink or drugs, by dialling 999. From 1 December 2022, North Yorkshire Police’s drink and drug drive campaign will see officers patrolling the county in marked and unmarked police vehicles in a bid to ensure that those who put their own lives and other road users lives at risk are caught and prosecuted. Police are also keen to Harrogate Informer …



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What’s On In Harrogate

There are so many amazing things to do in Harrogate, from a sightseeing tour of the iconic landmarks to uncovering centuries of history at one of the many museums or enjoying a traditional afternoon tea or coffee, the possibilities are endless.

Harrogate has an extensive range of things to do with a selection of places to eat and drinkattractions and activitiesplan your stay and visit to Harrogate. Our What’s On In Harrogate guide has the latest events not to miss while you visit Harrogate. Check the latest events, news, exhibitions, shows and more on your trip to Harrogate by checking out our News and Events page. Whether you’re looking for the best weekend breaks in Harrogate or planning a longer holiday in Harrogate, you can be sure you’ll find all the information you need.