Knaresborough town is located in North Yorkshire and site proudly on the River Nidd, not too far from Harrogate. This historic town was once reference in the doomsday book and boosts a wonderful castle that is ideal for families and children’s activities alike. The spacious grounds overlooking the River Nidd are ideal for family days out and great for adventures toddlers.
Knaresborough is an ideal location for tourist and locals alike, with many children friendly attraction’s, including Mother Shiptons Cave made famous for prophecy telling the world over. In addition, Knaresborough castle plays host to many events throughout the year which are great fun for all the family. Knaresborough also plays host to the famous Knaresborough bedrace which was first held in 1966. The FEVA festival also is an exciting part of the annual calendar, held in the town centre celebrating Entertainment and Visual Arts with visitors coming from all around North Yorkshire and England.
As a passionate town for sport, Knaresborough played host to the Tour de France in 2014 as part of Stage 2 passed through the town. In additional there are several family friendly sports clubs and venues which welcome players and supporters. Knaresborough Town FC play an integral role in the community. Helping teach and coach youth in sport and developing children’s activities for kids of all ages. Knaresborough Rugby Club and Knaresborough Cricket Clubs also promote children to take part in their clubs and learn about the game through fun children’s activities and kids clubs.
Knaresborough is a short stone’s throw from the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors, and borders Harrogate.