Visiting? Start here

Knaresborough welcomes thousands of visitors from all over the world every year. There is a great deal to see in and around our town – the weather information at the foot of this page may help your planning.. We hope this guide proves useful to visitors. You may find the Local Information page useful too. 

Getting to KnaresboroughKMap

By Car
Approximate journey times:

  • York 30 Minutes
  • Leeds 40 Minutes
  • Manchester 1 Hour 30 Minutes
  • London 3 Hours 30 Minutes

Need some help planning your journey?

Click here to use the GoEuro multi-modal journey planner.
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By Coach
Links for more information on travelling by coach.
National Express
Traveline

By Train
Links for more information on travelling by train.

LIVE train departure information for Knaresborough
National Rail travel information
East Coast
The Trainline
My Train Ticket

Local Travel
For information on the local transport network please go to Local Travel on our Local Information page.

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You may also find a simple A4 map of the town centre useful. If so, please click below. The map is in pdf format and may be downloaded and/or printed with our compliments but may not be edited without permission.

Knaresborough has the following car parking available:

(Numbers in brackets indicate car park numbers on downloadable map – see blue Free Map button on the right)

Chapel Street HG5 8AN (1)
Spaces 56
Tariff Pay and Display – maximum stay 4 hours
1 hour £0.60
2 hours £1.00
4 hours £1.60
Coaches – Only for the purposes of embarking and disembarking passengers
Fisher Street HG5 8BT (2)
Spaces 48
Tariff Pay and Display – maximum stay 4 hours
1 hour £0.60
2 hours £1.00
4 hours £1.60
Castle Yard HG5 8AR (3)
Spaces 69
Tariff Pay and Display – maximum stay 4 hours
1 hour £0.60
2 hours £1.00
4 hours £1.60
York Place HG5 0AD (4)
Spaces 240
Tariff Pay and Display
1 hour £0.40
2 hours £0.80
4 hours £1.20
Over 4 hours £1.60
Monthly Season Ticket £25.00
Conyngham Hall HG5 9AY (5)
Spaces 355
Summer Tariff – Pay and Display – 1 March to 31 October each year
1 hour £0.90
2 hours £1.80
4 hours £3.00
Over 4 hours £4.00
Winter Tariff – Pay and Display – 1 November to end of February each year
1 hour £0.40
2 hours £0.80
4 hours £1.20
Over 4 hours £1.80
Monthly Season Ticket £25.00 All days
Monthly Season Ticket £20.00 Monday – Friday
Winter Season Ticket £25.00 November to February
Waterside HG5 8DF (6)
Spaces 70
Tariff Pay and Display
1 hour £0.30
2 hours £0.60
4 hours £0.90
Over 4 hours £1.20
Sat and Sun £1.80
Park Row HG5 0BJ (7)*
Spaces 23
Tariff Free
Abbey Road HG5 8HX (8)*
Spaces 8
Tariff Free

All the above car parks are open 24 hours.

Please read tariff boards for charges and times when charges apply.

Free parking for blue badge holders and motorcycles.

Charges and restrictions apply on Sundays and Bank Holidays in all parking areas unless otherwise stated.

* These are small car parks and tend to have spaces only very occasionally.

Knaresborough affords some beautiful walks at all levels of difficulty. I give a few here and will add to the list as occasion arises.

I am grateful to:
www.walkingenglishman.comwww.mapmywalk.com and
www.woodlandtrust.org.uk for the walk links.

Please click here to read a blog post explaining the sustainability of wooden windows by Paul at Bebington Glazing.

Hotels & Guesthouses in and around Knaresborough

9 Briggate
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8BQ

Also known as the 'Top House', this single lounge bar is your traditional local, now serving a range of well kept ales from breweries including Copper Dragon, Daleside, Roosters, Naylors and Caladonian - with a large selection of Wines and Spirits always available too.

Built in 1733 the George and Dragon is one of the oldest public houses in the market town of Knaresborough.

But why just visit when you can stay? All our rooms are en-suite and offer comfortable accommodation at affordable prices. Book in advance to avoid disappointment!

Opening Hours:
Monday: 4-11.30pm
Tuesday:4-11.30pm
Wednesday: 4-11.30pm
Thursday: 4-11.30pm
Friday: 4-12.30pm
Saturday: 12-12.30pm
Sunday: 12-11.30pm

01423 864645
Bond End
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 9AL
01423 863302
0808 1787666
01423 867665
5-7 York Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0AD
01423 863539
01423 869748
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG3 3BN
01423 771598
Main Street
Goldsborough
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8NW
01423 862212
10 Waterside
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 9AZ
01423 863349

Self-Catering Accommodation in and around Knaresborough

22 Waterside
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8DF

Two delightful quaint self-contained self-catering timber cabins down by the River Nidd, Just a stone's throw from the famous viaduct, these dog-friendly cabins offer every comfort and include parking and beautiful gardens. Open all year round.

01423 861397
07831256563
Harrogate Road
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8DP
01423 862352
The Green
Old Scriven
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 9EA
01423 860000
07804 144248
5 Main street
Scotton
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 9HU
01423 861165
Waterside
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 9AZ
01423 797275
07944 395886
3 Waterside
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 9AZ
01423 523333
New Road
Scotton
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 9HH
01423 860196
The Green
Scriven
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 9EA
01423 860078
0797 3423148
Bond End
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 9AQ
01423 545400
07904 372892

Restaurants in and around Knaresborough

1-2 Castle Court
Market Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AE
01423 862600
87 -89 High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0HL
,
01423 867041
25 Castlegate
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AR
01423 869918
14/16 Castlegate
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AR
01423 861777
01423 862777
31a York Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0AD
01423 865107
10 Castle Courtyard
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AE
01423 869091
4 Station Road
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 9AA
01423 868948
Coneythorpe
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0RY
01423 863632
38 High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0EQ
01423 866111
01423 866555

Shopping in and around Knaresborough

110 Briggate
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8BH

Charlotte is a Knaresborough based professional natural light photographer, covering Yorkshire and beyond. Charlotte specialises in corporate photography, drawing on her extensive experience in both photography and digital marketing to provide businesses with high quality marketing and portfolio images. She also specialises in relaxed natural photographs of babies and children, both at client's houses and in local parks.

Charlotte also has a range of products; including Yorkshire images, greetings cards, Christmas cards and calendars. She sells these online via her pictur-esque.com website and also in Zigzag Cards & Gifts opposite Tesco on Knaresborough High Street.

Charlotte's online shopwww.pictur-esque.com

01423 797496
07745 538424
18 Market Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AG

We offer a wide range of bottled and craft beers, top class spirits, fine and everyday wines and miniature and Havana cigars.

Free delivery on orders over £50 in the Knaresborough/Harrogate areas.

Click here for a walk-through of the shop.

01423 869940
4 Chain Lane
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0DH
01423 865266
44 High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0EQ
0800 169 6565
53 High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0HB
01423 861881
Unit 1A, St James Retail Park
Grimbald Crag Way
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8PZ
0345 1657821
Green Dragon Yard
Off Castlegate
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AU
01423 862963
63 High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0HB
07478771681
3a Market Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AL
01423 863599
01423 530711
38 Market Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AG
0800 783 9146
St James Retail Park
Grimbold Crag Way
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8PZ
0845 841 0212
3 Chapel Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AN
01423 860447
Cross Passage House
Market Flat Lane
Scotton
Knaresborough North Yorkshire
HG5 9JA
01423 864707
27 High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0ET
01423 862080
21 Market Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AL
01423 550360
5A Market Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AL
01423 860068
32b High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0EQ
01423 866278
Unit 3, 13 Market Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AL
01423 862222
01423 862222
Bridge House
Wetherby Road
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8LJ
0800 1613661
5 Monkswell Park
Manse Lane
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8NQ
01423 867437
25 High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0ET
01423 864823
3b Castlegate
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AR
01423 865819
18b Boroughbridge Road
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0NJ
01423 862321
32 Market Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AG
01423 863222
Unit 1
60 High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0EA
01423 863009
29 Wetherby Road
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8LH
01423 868363
12a High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0EQ
07952 834994
12 Kirkgate
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AD
01423 863466
01423 552873
The Flag Rooms 1 - 4
Orchard Court
Iles Lane
Knaresborough North Yorkshire
HG5 8PP
01423 860007
01423 861858
32 High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0EQ
01423 862089
45 High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0HB
01423 313330
07730 678123
2 Market Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AG
01423 867655
11 Market Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AL
01423 863375
Moorland Nurseries
Forest Moor Road
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8JY
01423 869590
01423 869590
41 Park Avenue
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 9ES
01423 869533
8 Finkle Keep
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8PQ
020 85610286
8 Kirkgate
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AD
01423 313472
108 Boroughbridge Road
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0NG
01423 797601
York Road
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0SP
0800 977 7766
40 High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0EQ
01423 868306
St. James Retail Park
Grimbald Crag Way
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8PZ
01423 798170
31b High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0EQ
01423 860977
Unit 1b, St James Business Park
Grimbald Crag Way
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8PZ
0333 0055698
13 Iles Lane
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8DY
01423 866588
01423 869358
6 Market Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AG
01423 866047
14 Market Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AG
01423 868650
20 Greengate Lane
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 9EW
01423 862343
1 Brewerton Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AZ
01423 865962
Rear 15 Finkle Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AA
01423 868438
Gymtec House
Whincup Avenue
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0JH
01423 866972
07951008528
2 Chain Lane
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0DH
01423 863405
The Hutch
Rabbit Hill Park
Great North Road, Arkendale
Knaresborough
HG5 0RB
01423 396800
48 High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0EQ
07809 744985
Winterton House
High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0ET
01423 861113
5 Monkswell Park
Manse Lane
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8NQ
01423 866906
01423 869319
25A High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0ET
01423 869663
5 Kirkgate
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AD
01423 867809
14 High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0EQ
01423 869096
34 Market Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AG
01423 864691
17 Market Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AL
01423 313376
1a Castlegate
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AR
01423 797251
36 High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0EN
01423 863291
20 High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0EQ
07767 321388
01423 868059
0784 3664824
Thistle Hill
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8JW
01423 869260
33 Market Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AL
39a High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0HB
01423 610083
5 Market Place
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 8AL
0870 518 1715
Chapel Showrooms
98 High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0HN
01423 862419
27b High Street
Knaresborough
North Yorkshire
HG5 0ET
01423 866909

This section is still under construction. We propose to place here information designed to inform those who have special needs when visiting Knaresborough. It will include information for wheelchair users and those with sight or hearing needs. We anticipate updating this section early in 2016.

Watch this space!!

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