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 features

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)
How to get there

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 near Knaresborough?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 329 house rentals near Knaresborough. From 131 Cottages to 17 Barns, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Knaresborough for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Knaresborough?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Knaresborough:

  • Holbeck: 37 vacation rentals
  • Rawcliffe: 48 vacation rentals
  • Harehills: 39 vacation rentals
  • Bramley: 16 vacation rentals
  • Leeds City Center: 64 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Knaresborough?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Knaresborough. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Allerton Castle: 1,244 home rentals
  • Knaresborough Station: 1,205 home rentals
  • Mother Shipton's Cave: 1,205 home rentals
  • Knaresborough Castle: 1,207 home rentals
  • Plumpton Rocks: 1,179 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Knaresborough?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 131 Cottages in Knaresborough. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Knaresborough include:

  • Barns: 17 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 131 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 131 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Knaresborough?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation homes with pool available in Knaresborough.