An Afternoon in Knaresborough

An Afternoon in Knaresborough, Knaresborough, England (B)

In early-December, after what felt like weeks of sitting, waiting, wishing, we were finally all set-up and settled into life in Leeds.

So, naturally, we decided that there was no better time to get up and start exploring some of the villages and towns that surround our new home. Up first: Knaresborough.Knaresborough (pronouced [naerz-be-ra] and not [naerz-bo-ro] as I’d been saying it) is a quaint village located just 15 miles north of Leeds in the Borough of Harrogate. Although it wasn’t too far away, we decided it was the perfect destination for our first-day trip–scenic, peaceful and just 47 minutes by train away.

We woke up that morning with the best of intentions, but by the time we finally mobilised and made it out the door it was well past noon–oops. You know what they say about those best-laid plans… Undeterred by our late start, we made our way to the train station and within minutes we were seated on our train anticipating our departure.It wasn’t long until our little commuter train was chugging north, winding us out of Leeds towards Harrogate, through fields and past moors, until finally ( ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: An Afternoon in Knaresborough
Guide Location: England » Knaresborough
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kate Slean
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Knaresborough castle
  • Mother Shipton’s Cave
  • Drake’s Fish and Chip Restaurant and Take Away
  • McQueen’s
  • Riverside Cafe