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Along the less dramatic part of the river Nidd, this does by no means mean dull as the river is very much a part of the townscape.
"Chednaresburgh" as it was first known, is a lovely little town with an upper part along the cliffs high above the Nidd which gives dramatic views across to the forest on the other side. Down by the river, you will find riverside walks, boats to rent and a generally nice atmosphere. Nowhere in Yorkshire have people greeted me in the street as much as in Knaresborough and they make you feel welcome. At the same time, people can comment that they have seen you in "this and that café" so you know that the locals keep an eye on any newcomer :-))) This goes hand in hand with the fact that Knaresborough has one of Yorkshire's fiercest EU resistance parties. They like it local and want to keep an eye on who you are. As long as you can stand that, you will like it in this friendly town with things to see.
- Pros:friendly, scenic
- Cons:the locals know your every move :-)))
- In a nutshell:Hidden gem in Yorkshire
I just love hopping off the bus at the Market Place and then walk downhill to the river via lots of wonderful cottages I... more travel advice
What you see today is from the 14th century, although a castle was first built after the Norman conquest. That you see... more travel advice
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