Learn all about Knaresborough’s heritage
Boasting stunning views over the River Nidd and its mighty viaduct, Knaresborough Castle is the perfect place to delve into the rich history of glorious North Yorkshire. The castle’s museum and picturesque ruins will keep the kids entertained, while it’s also home to its very own flock of ravens.
Predict the future at Mother Shipton's Cave
No trip to Knaresborough is complete without a stop at England’s oldest visitor attraction. Opening to the public in 1630, Mother Shipton’s Cave charts the story of a Tudor prophetess who correctly forecast a number of future events. Learn all about her life and see the famous petrifying well and cave where she lived.
Stretch your legs along the River Nidd
A stroll, jog or cycle along the Nidd’s popular towpath is the perfect way to combine a spot of exercise with impressive riverside views. With plenty of pubs and cafes lining the river, you won’t be short of places to stop and pause for thought. Looking for accommodation in Knaresborough? Both Travelodge Harrogate West Park and Travelodge Harrogate are within four miles of the town. The area has excellent transport links, with Leeds Bradford Airport Travelodge only 13 miles away.