Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Knaresborough

The riverfront and parks create a pretty picture of Knaresborough. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its bars and spas. York Minster and Turkish Baths and Health Spa are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Knaresborough

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Knaresborough a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Turkish Baths and Health Spa (5 mi / 8 km)
  • York Dungeon (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Townclose Hills Nature Reserve (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Harrogate Golf Club (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Spofforth Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Log Heights (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Knaresborough

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Knaresborough is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Townclose Hills Nature Reserve (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Mother Shipton's Cave (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Plumpton Rocks (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Valley Gardens (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Stockeld Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • RHS Garden Harlow Carr (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Knaresborough

The nearest airport is in Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), located 14 mi (22.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 34 mi (54.7 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Knaresborough Station.

Where to stay near Knaresborough?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 330 holiday rentals near Knaresborough. From 131 Cottages to 16 Barns, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Knaresborough for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Knaresborough?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Knaresborough:

  • Holbeck: 38 holiday homes
  • Harehills: 38 holiday homes
  • Rawcliffe: 48 holiday homes
  • Bramley: 16 holiday homes
  • Leeds City Center: 64 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Knaresborough?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Knaresborough. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Knaresborough Station: 1,218 holiday rentals
  • Knaresborough Castle: 1,220 holiday rentals
  • Allerton Castle: 1,248 holiday rentals
  • Mother Shipton's Cave: 1,217 holiday rentals
  • Plumpton Rocks: 1,189 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Knaresborough listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Knaresborough?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 131 Cottages in Knaresborough. Our other popular types of Knaresborough holiday rentals include:

  • Barns: 16 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 131 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 131 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Knaresborough?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Knaresborough. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.