Local Information

KnareCrest_transKnaresborough Town Council

Knaresborough Town Council has 15 members (councillors) with 5 councillors representing each of the three wards in the town: Knaresborough King James, Knaresborough East Ward and Knaresborough Scriven Park Ward.

Elections for the council are held every four years when all of the seats are open to be contested. Their website is available below.

HBC_TransHarrogate Borough Council

The official web site for Harrogate Borough Council contains a wealth of information for local residents, and visitors alike.

Click on the link below to visit the Harrogate Borough Council website.

North Yorkshire County Council

nycclogoNorth Yorkshire is England’s largest county, covering over 3200 square miles. Over half a million people live in the county.

The County Council forms a vital part of community life, providing services including education, community care and protection.

Click the link below to access the full website.

Andrew Jones MP

Harrogate, Knaresborough and Boroughbridge

Andrew-JonesAndrew Jones holds regular advice clinics on the first Friday and Saturday of each month and at other times by arrangement.

To make an appointment contact his office via 01423 529614 or andrew.jones.mp@parliament.uk.

Click the link below to access Andrew’s website.

Julia Mulligan, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire

Postal address:

Julia_MulliganPolice and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire
12 Granby Road
Harrogate
North Yorkshire HG1 4ST

Tel: 01423 569562
info@northyorkshire-pcc.gov.uk

Click the link below to access Julia’s website:

Harrogate & Ripon CVS

HarcvsThe Harrogate and Ripon Council for Voluntary Service is a registered charity which provides support, advice and information to local voluntary organisations and community groups.

The CVS web site hosts a searchable database of voluntary organisations.

Click the link below to access the CVS website.

Knaresborough Tourist Information Centre

TouristInfo9 Castle Courtyard
Knaresborough
HG5 8AE

Adjacent to Market Square. The Office is wheelchair accessible. Telephone: 01423 866886.

Knaresborough library

library-logo-greyKnaresborough library is in the Market Place.

Email: knaresborough.library@northyorks.gov.uk
Telephone: 0845 300 5112
Fax: 01423 866581
Library opening hours:

Monday – 9.30am – 5pm
Tuesday – 9.30am – 5pm
Wednesday – 9.30am – 5pm
Thursday – 9.30am – 1.30pm
Friday – 9.30am -7pm
Saturday – 9.30am – 1.30pm
Sunday – closed

There are other public libraries locally at Starbeck, Bilton, Boroughbridge, Ripon and Pateley Bridge.

Travelling Around Knaresborough

Buses

Knaresborough Bus Station is close to the centre of town at the top of High Street. Bus timetables are available via the buttons below.

Routes 1, 1A, 1B & 1C buses run to/from Harrogate in one direction and to/from Aspin, St James Retail Park, Boroughbridge, Aldborough and Kirby Hill in the other.

Route 56 runs to / from Harrogate, Knaresborough & Ripon.

Route 57 runs to / from Harrogate, Knaresborough & Boroughbridge.

Route 780 runs to / from Harrogate, Knaresborough, St James Retail Park & Wetherby.

Route X1 runs to / from Harrogate, Knaresborough & St James Retail Park.


Trains

Knaresborough Train Station is on Station Road close to the centre of town. Trains from here travel to / from Leeds & Harrogate in one direction and York in the other.



Taxis

Local taxi contacts are given below:

Littlegarth
Manse Lane
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8LF
07599 265097
01423 313663
10 Charlton Drive
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0DW
01423 866063

Charities & Charity Shops in and around Knaresborough

Knaresborough Women's Institute. Click HERE to go to our main page.

c/o Nidd Hall
Nidd
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG3 3BN

Since 1962 Knaresborough Rotary Club has been part of the world wide association with 1.2 million members in over 200 countries who are trying to ‘put something back’ and address some of the world’s problems. With involvement in projects locally and internationally we are non-political, non-religious, open to men and women of all cultures, races, and creeds drawn from a cross-section of the community. We meet weekly at Nidd Hall for a meal and friendship with interesting speakers on a wide range of topics. Our motto ‘Service Above Self’.

01423 819463
01937 339306

We’re a local Branch of one of the UK’s largest friendly societies, the Oddfellows, which has over 200 years of experience of creating opportunities for people to meet up and make friends, as well as supporting its members in times of need.

We’re a not-for-profit, mutual society, run by our members for our members.

We host regular inexpensive social events as well as one-off special activities. Everyone is welcome to attend – you don’t have to be a member!!!!

We meet most months, on the 2nd Wednesday at Gracious Street Methodist Church, from 2pm to 4pm.  Where we enjoy either listening to entertaining speakers or have an afternoon playing dominoes etc., whilst having light refreshments, all for the bargain price of £3.

If you enjoy eating out, once a month we go out for lunch or dinner to locally based restaurants in either Knaresborough, Harrogate or Wetherby.

Everyone will receive a warm at our get togethers.  If you’re interested in finding out more about our events or becoming a member and benefits it brings, call us on 0113 242 4003 or email helen.bullock@oddfellows.co.uk. Plus visit www.oddfellows.co.uk for further details.

Membership costs just £30 a year (or £28 by Direct Debit).

0113 2424003
07709 295317
44 High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0EQ
0800 169 6565
5A Market Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AL
01423 860068
50 Bond End
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 9AL
01423 541888
01423 865650
01423 521495
c/o Nidd View Cottage
39 Kirkgate
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8BZ
c/o Nigel Perry
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
0754815 6065
14 Market Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AG
01423 868650
01937 844117
25A High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0ET
01423 869663
34 Market Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AG
01423 864691
1a Castlegate
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AR
01423 797251

Local Clubs & Societies

Stockwell Avenue
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0LG
01423 862702
Elephant & Castle Yard
High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0EQ
01423 202028

Chain Lane Community Hub
Chain Lane
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0AS
01845 522 145
07881 797716

c/o Chain Lane Community Centre
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0AS
3 York Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0AD
01423 863267
King James's School
King James Road
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8EB
01423 863957
25 Kirkgate
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AD
01423 868897
York Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0AA
01423 862008
3 Park Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0ER
01423 313991
Knaresborough House
High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0HL
01423 865870
01423 865367

Chain Lane
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0AS
01423 795320
Stockwell Lodge
Stockwell Lane
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0NE
01423 862077

Local Sport Clubs & Hobbies

Crag Top
Aspin Lane
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8EP
01423 863235
c/o Cream Cottage
Bensons Yard
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8BL
07720591128
King James's School
King James Road
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8EB
01423 887964
07928 361429
Hay-A-Park Lane
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0FE
07886623329
07766 736227
c/o Knaresborough Cricket Club
Crag Top
Aspin Lane
Knaresborough North Yorkshire
HG5 8EP
01423 863235
Farnham Lane
Farnham
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 9JS
01423 865467

Schools & Education in and around Knaresborough

Wetherby Road
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8LQ
01423 863920
01423 860849
Main Street
Goldsborough
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8NJ
01423 862617
King James Road
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8EB
01423 866061
01423 861189
Halfpenny Lane
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0SL
01423 866207
Market Flat Lane
Scotton
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 9JA
01423 862209
Stockwell Road
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0JN
01423 863265
Tentergate Road
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 9BG
01423 864631
Minskip Lane
Staveley
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 9LQ
01423 340338

Park Lane
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0DQ
01423 864583
01423 861145

Gracious Street Methodist Church
Chapel Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AN
01423 865797

Mercury Court
Manse Lane
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8LF
01423 866169
Market Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AG
01423 863054
01423 866581

Places of Worship in and around Knaresborough

Gracious Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8DS
01423 860166
01423 863298
Briggate
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8BQ
01423 869845
Gracious Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8DT
01423 797042
Park Grove
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 9ET
01423 881116
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
01423 547394
5B Park Gate
Scotton
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 9DR
01423 862330
Brearton
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG5 3BX
Vicarage Lane
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 9AE
Church Street
Goldsborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8NR
01423 797033
25 Bond End
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 9AW
01423 862388