"HARROGATE" Top 5 Page for this destination Harrogate by alyf1961

Harrogate Travel Guide: 45 reviews and 133 photos

HARROGATE

Harrogate is a spa town in north Yorkshire in the north of England. It has historical buildings and beautiful gardens as well as lovely tearooms and cafes.

Harrogate dates back to 1332 and the town was made property of the Royal Crown. In 1571 William Slingsby discovered the first mineral well in Harrogate and the spa town became very popular. After WW1 there was a decline in the popularity of spa’s, this led the town of Harrogate to encourage business’s and companies to come to the town and use the conference facilities.

  • Last visit to Harrogate: Mar 2009
  • Intro Updated Jan 6, 2014
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  • Gillybob's Profile Photo
    Jul 1, 2009 at 11:02 AM

    I just KNEW there'd be a Betty's tip! Won't tell you about my Betty's visit! Gillybob greetings

  • ranger49's Profile Photo
    Apr 2, 2009 at 7:22 AM

    Nice little page here - more please! I'd love a fat rascal right now!

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