Destination guide

The friendly area of Harrogate awaits your stay

Enjoy the theatre scene and other features of Harrogate. Revered for its bars, spas and gardens, this city is both welcoming and romantic. York Minster and Turkish Baths and Health Spa are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Harrogate

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Harrogate 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 (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Townclose Hills Nature Reserve (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • York Dungeon (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
  • Harrogate Golf Club (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Pannal Golf Club (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Log Heights (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Harrogate

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Harrogate 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 (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Valley Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • RHS Garden Harlow Carr (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Mother Shipton's Cave (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Plumpton Rocks (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Stockeld Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Harrogate

The nearest airport is in Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 36 mi (58 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Harrogate Station, Hornbeam Park Station and Starbeck Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Harrogate?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,040 holiday rentals around Harrogate. From 397 Cottages to 398 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Harrogate is on Stayz.

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

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 Harrogate:

  • Harrogate City Centre: 96 holiday homes
  • Holbeck: 42 holiday homes
  • Harehills: 41 holiday homes
  • Leeds City Center: 68 holiday homes
  • Hunslet: 26 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 Harrogate?

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

  • Pannal Station: 1,226 holiday rentals
  • Harrogate International Centre: 1,251 holiday rentals
  • Ripley Castle and Gardens: 944 holiday rentals
  • Pannal Golf Club: 1,219 holiday rentals
  • Harrogate Golf Club: 1,248 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Harrogate 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 Harrogate?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 397 Cottages in Harrogate. Our other popular types of Harrogate holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 398 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 203 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 397 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Harrogate?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Harrogate. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.