A Weekend in Harrogate Is An Old Fashioned Delight
All the charms of the quintessential English spa town are within walking distance on weekend breaks to Harrogate in North Yorkshire. Harrogate's fashionable height was in the Victorian era, when Charles Dickens was a visitor. Today, its renowned tea rooms and award winning gardens are complemented by a host of top-rated pubs and restaurants.
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Weekend Breaks in Harrogate
After your essential morning tea, head out to experience something new. This Victorian town's appeal stems from its unspoilt character and intriguing history. In spring and summer, floral displays are a major draw. Our list adds more suggestions for great weekend breaks in Harrogate.
Betty's Tea Rooms
Betty's is reason enough to plan weekend breaks to Harrogate. For 100 years, Betty's Tea Rooms has served superior teas and home-made cakes to a growing army of fans. The Queen has been known to stop by when on a Yorkshire tour. Avoid the queues and arrive early: Betty's is unmissable.
Royal Pump Room Museum
Set in the ornate surroundings of the original Royal Pump Room, this intriguing museum tells how Harrogate's prosperity stems from the Victorians' desire to "take the waters". The Pump Room is itself on the site of one of Harrogate's sulphurous springs.
Harlow Carr Botanical Gardens
A short distance from central Harrogate is a blooming treat. Harlow Carr Botanical Gardens are justly regarded as among the finest in Britain. The gardens are designed to be admired at any time of the year. Spring and summer, however, offer the finest floral displays. There's even a branch of Betty's for the essential cuppa.
Stroll through the pedestrianised cobbled streets of the Montpelier Quarter to experience the elegance of Harrogate's heyday. Beautifully restored 19th century buildings now play host to up-to-the-minute galleries, cafes and restaurants.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does holiday accommodation for Weekend Breaks in Harrogate cost?
Holiday accommodation in Harrogate usually costs between £89 and £170 per night.
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