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Knaresborough - Market Town - North Yorkshire

Knaresborough is perched above the Nidd gorge in Lower Nidderdale. The town is mentioned in the domesday book and has a Norman Castle, which was partially destroyed in 1648. The stone was used to build many other local buildings. Looking from the castle over the river is a stunning view of the viaduct. The town is on the Leeds to York branch line which travels over the viaduct and provides great transport links. Mother Shipton's Cave is also in the town and is believed to be England's oldest tourist attraction. During the year Knaresborugh hosts the bed race (June) and FEVA (Festival of Visual Arts)
Knaresborough Attractions
Knaresborugh has a long history with attractions to match, as well as being agreat base to explore the Nidderdale area of outstanding beauty.

Knaresborough What's On Guide
The FEVA festival is Knaresborough's main annual event with smaller arts events and farmers market.


Knaresborough Accommodation
Set in the Nidd Valley with good access to the Yorkshire Dales, Harrogate and York, Knaresborough is a great base.