Destination guide

The friendly area of Harrogate awaits your stay

Enjoy the theater scene and other features of Harrogate. Well-liked 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-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations 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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Harrogate a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Harrogate

The nearest airport is in Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city center. 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.

Where to stay around Harrogate?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,002 vacation rentals near Harrogate. From 398 Cottages to 369 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Harrogate for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Harrogate:

  • Harrogate City Centre: 89 vacation rentals
  • Leeds City Center: 61 vacation rentals
  • Holbeck: 36 vacation rentals
  • Harehills: 37 vacation rentals
  • Hunslet: 21 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Harrogate?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Harrogate. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Valley Gardens: 1,100 vacation rentals
  • Harrogate International Centre: 1,235 vacation rentals
  • Harrogate Station: 1,228 vacation rentals
  • RHS Garden Harlow Carr: 942 vacation rentals
  • Harrogate Theatre: 1,222 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Cottages in Harrogate?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 398 Cottages in Harrogate. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Harrogate include:

  • Houses: 369 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 192 rentals available
  • Cabins: 398 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Harrogate?

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