Harrogate is a beautiful Victorian Spa Town found in the English County of North Yorkshire and boasts a population of about 60,000 people; it has blossomed into a thriving floral town and is regarded as a prime convention and conference center. The town attracts thousands of visitors daily for business and for pleasure and these guests are well provided for through the many Harrogate Guest Houses found throughout its landscape.
It is an exciting city that boasts more restaurants per capita than any other town in the UK, a huge variety of traditional Bars, trendy wine bars, chic bistros, pavement cafes, and vibrant nightclubs. It is home to the famous ''Betty's Tea Rooms'' which is where the Queen likes to take Tea when she visits, Harlow Carr Gardens and the famous Harrogate Spa Water host further adventure and pleasure. In addition to it being a highly regarded floral town it is also recognised as a popular convention center attracting heads of business from all over the world.
The town boasts a fascinating walkable center and this is where many of the Harrogate Guest Houses are found providing them with front row seats to its passing parade, it has been voted the 3rd best place to live in the UK. The Leeds Bradford International Airport is the closest airport and offers direct flights to London and Amsterdam, the town is well connected via rail and national and local bus services and is linked to the A1 motorway. North West of Harrogate is "Herriott Country'', this is where James Herriott lived and wrote the books ''All things Great and Small/ Bright and Beautiful'' a picturesque area where guests may take occupation in one of Harrogate's country Guest Houses.
Harrogate guest houses offer guests wonderful views and may be hidden away over many acres of ground providing walking and hiking trails, horse riding and fishing. Former residences of gentry, historic parsonages and shooting lodges cloak luxury country guest houses offering their own stories and welcoming ambiences, many are the first choice of honey moon couples or visiting VIP's. These luxurious retreats offer deluxe bedrooms that may host four poster beds, fine linens and comforters, living areas host comfortable sofas and flat screen TV's, views are framed through floor to ceiling windows over green country landscapes.
Town center is home to a selection of guest house accommodations some positioned to offer families double and triple rooms, hosting cribs, high chairs and bunks beds, whilst others may provide the perfect solution for executives on long term contracts. These rooms showcase independence through kitchenettes and small dining areas, work stations offer desk, internet access and direct dial phone.
Five star guest houses may hide behind imposing brick walls and beautifully designed gates at the end of gravel driveways and may be the choice of the elite guest as privacy is guaranteed and personalised attention is assured. Georgian or Victorian buildings present the exterior whilst interiors may boast innovative design detailed through slashes of bright colour, custom made furniture and modern art and sculpture. Guestrooms are individually designed and complement the overall ethos hosting luxury and comfort.
Drawing rooms offer relaxation, light snacks and High Tea; conservatories may be where a continental or full English breakfast is taken each morning. Some of the Guest houses are fully licensed and boast unique boutique dining where highly crafted menus are created out of seasonal produce and served in intimate settings. Business guest are presented with a variety of venues for conferences and meetings and wedding receptions are provided with beautiful gardens and atriums.
The Harrogate Guest Houses welcome warmly, and offer glossy magazine images in idyllic locations ensuring lifetime memories.