2009 CoverKnaresborough is a picturesque market town situated on the River Nidd in North Yorkshire. Rich in history, Knaresborough has plenty to entertain visitors of all ages. Explore the remains of the Norman castle and visit the dungeons and castle museum, take a boat trip on the river or visit Mother Shipton’s Cave – with its fascinating petrifying well. There are many of walks to enjoy around Knaresborough with attractions to see such as the ‘house in the rock’ and the oldest chemist shop in England which was opened in 1720.

The town centre has a wide range of shops, cafes and pubs for visitors to enjoy and each Wednesday the weekly market is held in the market place.

Knaresborough is easy to reach with direct rail links from both York and Leeds and for visitors who wish to stay a little longer, the town is a great base for exploring other Yorkshire attractions such as the nearby spa town of Harrogate and the Yorkshire Dales.

Many of the pubs in the town centre offer overnight accommodation and there are also a number of guesthouses,  bed and breakfasts and caravan parks to choose from.

For more information, visit Knaresborough Online