A town known for its spa facilities and healing centres, Harrogate is located in the county of Yorkshire, on the periphery of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Since the Georgian era, when iron, sulphur and sodium chloride was discovered in the local spring water, Harrogate has been a major spa town, and medical tourism has boomed. The town has maintained its heritage and old world charm with buildings like the Royal Pump Room and The Royal Hall Theatre providing magnificent examples of medieval architecture.
A number of industries and businesses that operate out of Harrogate including accounting firms, financial consultants, business advisors and marketing specialists. There are lawyers and healthcare practitioners here while event management companies and graphic designers also have a presence in town. Among the companies that have office space in Harrogate are Welcom Software, The Mackenzie Partnership, and Grasp Business Development.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The town boasts a range of entertainment venues that provide a stage for everything from theatre to live music and comedy. The Royal Hall Theatre is a great place to catch up on a variety of theatre productions while the Montpellier Quarter has a range of live music venues as well as venues for the performing arts. The restaurant scene in Harrogate is exciting and diverse, offering access to food from across the world including Italian cuisine at Café Rosso, French food at Mirabelle, and local British cuisine at Becket’s Restaurant and Grill. Those looking for a contemporary British food experience can also head to Deano’s Graze & Grill.
Harrogate, Hornbeam Park and Pannal railway stations all operate on the Harrogate Line to Leeds. The A61, A658 and A661 are the town’s main road link that head to Leeds and York. Leeds Bradford International Airport is the closest airport to the town. There is a reliable supply of bus and taxi services running through the town, providing public transport for those who are not driving.