Are you looking for somewhere to go exploring over the weekend but don't want to travel too far. These attractions are all within an hour of Harrogate ..
1. Brimham Rocks
Here are some of the best places to visit within an hour of Harrogate, including Brimham Rocks.
2. Fountains Abbey
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal - Fountains Abbey is one of the largest and best preserved ruined Cistercian monasteries in England. It’s just outside of Ripon and offers acres of land and ruins to explore, as well as Studley Royal Water Park, which has deer roaming free in the grounds. Located at Fountains, Ripon HG4 3DY.
3. Bolton Abbey
Bolton Abbey lies in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales near Skipton. The Yorkshire estate of the Duke of Devonshire offers a fun family day out for all the family in the great outdoors. Wander across the moors and along the woodland and riverside paths, enjoying the stepping stones on your way. Located at Bolton Abbey, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6EX.
4. Ripley Castle and Gardens
Fancy some history? Head for a walk around Ripley Castle, just three miles out of Harrogate and offering wonderful grounds for a stroll. Located at Ripley, Harrogate HG3 3AY.