Harrogate, in Yorkshire, is well serviced by trains operating under the Northern Rail company. Services run hourly to nearby Leeds and York. The station itself has two accessible platforms. A bus station is next door to the train station and there is a taxi rank out the front of the station for ease of access.
This traditional spa town in the north of England has long been popular for those wanting to take the waters. Visit the Turkish baths for a relaxing experience, or see the Royal Pump Room Museum for an insight as to how this spa town operated. If you prefer to shop, visit the Montpellier Quarter to see older buildings, antique stores, cafes and fashion boutiques. The local Botanical Gardens offer a quiet retreat and for those who enjoy horticulture, a visit to the flower shows in Spring and Autumn will give you a chance to see the winners of flower growing or gardening competitions, such as the biggest onion competition.