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The Franklin in Harrogate is a friendly, family run bed & breakfast located near the heart of the Town, two minutes from the conference centre.

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What To Do And See In Harrogate While Staying At The Franklin Bed & Breakfast

Harrogate is a beautiful spa town situated north of leeds and south of the pituresque Yorkshire Moors. The town makes an excellent base for touring as York, the Moors, the Dales and the Lake District are all easily reached.

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Whether you love the great outdoors or prefer shopping and good food, whether your passion is for gardens, history, art, culture or theatre, whether you want white knuckle rides or a leisurely round of golf, we have it all and more besides. With so much to enjoy, it is easy to see why the area was voted the happiest place in Britain for two years running!


Discover walking tracks, cycle routes and bridlepaths in Nidderdale, Pateley Bridge, Ripon, Masham, Boroughbridge and the Yorkshire Dales. Slip back to ancient times visiting monuments such as Ripon Cathedral, Fountains Abbey, our Turkish Baths or admire the 18th Century elegance of historic houses such as Newby Hall.


Stroll through the award winning Valley Gardens or RHS Harlow Carr or browse the stylish shops and galleries in Harrogate and the surrounding market towns.


There are loads of things to do, attractions and events for children of all ages whether riding on Britain’s longest roller coaster, hiring a boat on the river at Knaresborough, trekking with llamas or zip-wiring down gorges.


Enjoy a pub lunch with stunning views, take tea at one of the lovely characterful cafes or enjoy top notch food at one of the many fine restaurants. Festivals, Flower Shows, Fairs and The Great Yorkshire Show all take place throughout the year so no two weeks are ever the same.


The Franklin is located in a residential area, 5 minutes walk to the town centre, and 3 minutes walk from one of Europe's largest exhibition and conference centres. The town has much to offer in the way of resturants, stylish pubs and modern shopping. Harrogate is surrounded by the beautiful Yorkshire Dales where local tourist sites like Fountains Abbey and Castle Howard are only a short drive away. Harrogate town itself hosts many well known attractions, such as Betty’s Tea Rooms, The Turkish baths.

A must for most visitors to Harrogate is to go to Betty's Tea Rooms, it's a tradition - James Herriot, Emma Thompson - have been!

And if you have time, exploring the surrounding towns and villages of Harrogate is a must do. For example, just 4.2 miles away, on the banks of the River Nidd, Knaresborough is a quite spectacular place to see.


Harrogate is sophisticated and cosmopolitan, yet it still retains its small town homely charms. It is a picturesque place to discover and has plenty of excellent restaurants and bars to visit in the evening.




Harrogate has some excellent restuarants. Here are just a few of the restaurants available for dining in Harrogate. All provide good quality food and a pleasant atmosphere at reasonable prices. Let us know if you've found a favourite cafe or restuarant in Harrogate and we'll put it on our list.


B.E.D. Restaurant
24 Kings Road, Harrogate HG1 5JW
01423 568600

Bodega Alpina Gastro Ski Lodge
The Barn, Unit 12 Levens Hall Park Lund Lane,
Killinghall, Harrogate HG3 2BG
+44 1423 547482

Cattlemens Association
17 Cheltenham Crescent, Harrogate HG1 1DH
01423 561456

Chez la Vie Restaurant
94 Station Parade, Harrogate HG1 1HQ
01423 568018

Crepes & Creams
2 Albert Street, Harrogate
01423 520050

Deano's graze & grill
34A Oxford Street,
Harrogate hg1 1pp
01423 505300

Le D2
7 Bower Road, Harrogate HG1 1BB
01423 502700

L'Albero Delle Noci
31 Cheltenham Cr, Harrogate HG1 1DH
01423 565806

22 Oxford Street | Harrogate,
Harrogate HG1 1PU
+44 1423 202363

Orchid Restaurant at the Studley Hotel
28 Swan Road, Harrogate HG1 2SE
01423 560425

Salsa Posada Mexican Restaurante
4 Mayfield Grove, Harrogate HG1 5HB
01423 565151

Toft Gate Barn Cafe
Greenhow Hill, Pateley Bridge, Harrogate
HG3 5JL, England

William & Victoria Restaurant
6 Cold Bath Road, Harrogate HG2 0NA
01423 521510



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