Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Knaresborough

The riverfront and parks create a pretty picture of Knaresborough. This welcoming city allures visitors with its bars and spas. York Minster and Turkish Baths and Health Spa are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Knaresborough

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Knaresborough a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Turkish Baths and Health Spa (5 mi / 8 km)
  • York Dungeon (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Townclose Hills Nature Reserve (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Harrogate Golf Club (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Spofforth Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Log Heights (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Knaresborough

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Knaresborough is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Townclose Hills Nature Reserve (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Mother Shipton's Cave (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Plumpton Rocks (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Valley Gardens (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Stockeld Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • RHS Garden Harlow Carr (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Knaresborough

The nearest airport is in Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), located 14 mi (22.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 34 mi (54.7 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Knaresborough Station.

Where to stay around Knaresborough?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 320 holiday lettings near Knaresborough. From 121 Cottages to 16 Barns, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Knaresborough is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Knaresborough?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Knaresborough. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Allerton Castle: 1,207 holiday lettings
  • Knaresborough Station: 1,165 holiday lettings
  • Mother Shipton's Cave: 1,143 holiday lettings
  • Knaresborough Castle: 1,178 holiday lettings
  • Plumpton Rocks: 1,167 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Knaresborough listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Knaresborough?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 121 Cottages in Knaresborough. Our other popular types of Knaresborough holiday rentals include:

  • Barns: 16 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 121 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 121 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Knaresborough?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Knaresborough. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.