The historic market town of Knaresborough, situated in the picturesque Nidd Gorge, offers a range of attractions and facilities for residents and visitors. Only 10 minutes from the A1, with its own train station and good bus services, the town is easy to access.
Set in attractive grounds, the remains of the Royal Castle and its Keep are open to the public and offer breathtaking views of the famous railway viaduct and River Nidd. The beautiful Bebra Gardens surround the Castle and provide one of many routes to the Waterside, where boating on the River, refreshments and relaxation are on offer. Walk along the Waterside and explore the history of Old Mother Shipton’s Cave and Petrifying Well, St Robert’s Cave and Conyngham Hall.
Since 1310 the Town has had a thriving Wednesday Market; complimenting the individual shops, galleries and cafes amongst the historic street scene of ginnels and cobbled yards.