The exact origins of this market town of ancient walkways, cobbled alleys and secret passageways are shrouded in mystery. But one thing's for sure, Knaresborough has carved out a real character for itself with a Tudor prophetess, once royal castle, magnificent viaduct and breathtaking countryside views.
The Great Knaresborough Bed Race is something different: it is part fancy dress pageant and part gruelling time trial over a 2.4 mile course, ending with a swim through the icy waters of the River Nidd.
Make your visit memorable, experienced & knowledgeable staff assists you with booking accommodation, supply information on Knaresborough & surrounding area, and provide for you a wide range of publications, local guides, maps & souvenirs.
A stronghold of medieval kings, beautifully set overlooking the River Nidd. Explore the castle ruins, discover the dungeon and sallyport, visit Courthouse Museum (original Tudor) and learn more of Knaresborough’s colourful history.
Independent gallery and picture framers. Over 50 years of framing experience. Main dealers for Linda Mellin, Peter Brook RBA, Danny Abrahams, and many other regional artists.
In 2004, something happened around our kitchen table; as gifts for friends and family, we began creating soap. Using Marcus’ experience as a chef, we mixed and muddled ingredients to perfect a recipe that is still our best-kept secret. Unable to afford expensive soap moulds, we used what we had – cake moulds and baking cases – and created a world of scrumptious soaps.
Knaresborough Market hosts an eclectic range of stalls, offering the traditional high quality fruit and veg, fish and meats as well a range of other great stalls
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.
Welcome to The Mitre, one of Knaresborough’s finest dining, drinking and accommodation experiences.