Rudding Park

in Harrogate

Address: Rudding Park, Follifoot, Harrogate, HG3 1JH, United Kingdom

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Rudding Park a fantastic country house Hotel to stay in for a visit to Harrogate and the surrounding region of North Yorkshire.

Situated right at the edge of magnificent Harrogate, Rudding Park has a vast array of facilities on site, up to and including a golf course. Your every need is catered for here, at one of Yorkshire’s finest hotels.

It’s not an exaggeration to say that Rudding Park is one of the best hotels in the country – indeed, it’s been awarded as such recently, too.

Owner Description

Voted Independent Hotel of the Year 2019 and Best Hotel in England by VisitEngland 2018, Rudding Park is one of the most beautiful hotels in Yorkshire. A privately owned luxury hotel it features a range of bedrooms and suites, a destination spa, Clocktower Restaurant, 3 AA Rosette Horto Restaurant, Rudding Park Kitchen Garden, a residents gym, private cinema, golf course and golf academy and a meetings and events venue.

Ninety contemporary bedrooms have been designed using modern fabrics and tasteful colours. The Spa Rooms feature an ensuite spa bath, sauna or steam room, some of the rooms in the Follifoot Wing have private terraces or balconies and all the suites have ensuite steam rooms.

Voted the Best New Spa in the UK and awarded 5 Luxury Bubbles by the Good Spa Guide, Rudding Park Spa recaptures Harrogate’s spa heritage using natural spring water from the grounds at Rudding Park.

Over three levels, The Spa welcome is a space for all occasions, where guests can swim, shop, eat and drink and features an Indoor Pool, Juniper Log Sauna, Bucket Shower, Mud Rasul, Nail and Beauty Studio, Hair Studio, Retail Therapy, cafe and restaurant.

The Escape Zone is a peaceful, serene space for guests having a treatment. Explore and enhance wellness of mind, body and soul. Enjoy a refreshing complimentary herbal tea, seek skincare advice from of our specialist therapist team, or simply immerse yourself ‘In the Zones’ Audio, Visual, Mind and Relax.

The UK’s first Roof Top Spa and Garden is a social space to enjoy the extensive range of hydrotherapy and thermal experiences with views over the mature gardens.

If food is your passion, Horto Restaurant offers contemporary fine dining using ingredients from Rudding Park Kitchen Garden and as such the menu is dictated by nature and the flair of the Chef and the skill of the gardener. Expect the unexpected with a modern interpretation both in the cooking methods and presentation.

Alternatively, choose Clocktower, which used seasonal ingredients served in stunning surroundings. Dine in the restaurant underneath the striking pink glass chandelier from Nice, relax in the bright and airy conservatory alongside the 400 year old olive tree or enjoy a drink at the bar.

For golf enthusiasts, choose from the 18 hole parkland Hawtree which features the Yorkshire version of Amen Corner, or the 6 hole Repton Short Course which includes a replica of the notorious island hole at Sawgrass, Florida.  There is something to tempt even the most seasoned Pro, as well as the novice. A team of resident PGA Professionals, cutting edge practice facilities and an 18 bay floodlit driving range make Rudding Park Golf Academy the ultimate golfer’s venue.

For Weddings, the Regency period house and mature gardens are an idyllic venue for this special occasion.  Overlooking the 19th century parkland, the light, airy rooms with their high ceilings and full length windows give a feeling of grandeur to every wedding. From the beautiful spring time daffodils to the vibrant rhododendrons and azaleas, the grounds provide a stunning backdrop for your photographs and a wonderful setting for your reception drinks. Rudding Park Chapel with beautiful stone carvings, makes it a lovely venue for a wedding blessing. Your dedicated wedding co-ordinator will guide you along the way from your initial enquiry through to all your planning meetings.

Rudding Park is three miles south of Harrogate and only minutes from the motorway network. The vibrant city of Leeds  (see other Leeds accommodation) and historic York are both within easy reach, as is Leeds Bradford International Airport and Harrogate train station. Rudding Park also has 24hr free onsite parking and a helipad.

Property Description –

Less than 4.8 km from Harrogate, this elegant hotel has an award-winning restaurant and a luxury spa. An excellent 18-hole golf course runs through the 19th-century parkland.

Modern rooms at Rudding Park overlook the gardens or the chapel, each featuring a flat-screen TV. With sleek tiled bathrooms, some rooms also boast a balcony or private terrace.

The Spa at Rudding Park offers an indoor swimming pool, juniper log sauna and bucket shower. Guests can upgrade to access the Roof Top Spa and Garden, which offers an extensive range of thermotherapy and hydrotherapy experiences with views over the mature gardens. The hotel also has a gym and a private cinema.

Rudding Park’s golf facilities include a floodlit driving range, 6-hole short course and chipping and putting greens. Guests also have professional coaches at hand.

Serving local, seasonal dishes, Clocktower Restaurant’s offers a range of menus and the stylish conservatory offers light meals and coffee. Award winning Horto Restaurant offers a choice of A La Carte Menu or a 6 course Tasting Menu. All wines are served by the glass and the option of wine pairing to accompany the Tasting Menu.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Rudding Park has been welcoming guests since 2 Aug 2005

Property Highlights

  • Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)
  • Want a great night’s sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.
  • Breakfast Info – Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free
  • Free private parking available at the hotel
  • Loyal Customers
  • There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


  • Disabled Access
  • On-Site Parking
  • Wi-fi
  • Child Friendly
  • Spa
  • Access to a Gym
  • Access to Golf Course

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