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New Homes in Knaresborough

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Knaresborough is a picturesque medieval town just a short drive from Harrogate in North Yorkshire. Overlooking the River Nidd, the town is full of charming cafes and boutiques, with easy transport links to nearby towns and cities for commuters. New homes in Knaresborough are popular with house buyers across the generations, making this a friendly and vibrant place to live at all stages of life.

Transport Links

Your new house in Knaresborough benefits from great transport links by road and rail. The town’s railway station is on the Harrogate line which connects Leeds and York, while the A1(M) is also nearby for journeys travelling north and south. A journey from Knaresborough to Leeds takes 35 minutes by car or 45 minutes by train, while the car journey takes 30 minutes to York or 25 minutes by train. For trips into Harrogate, the car ride takes just 10 minutes.

To get to London, the easiest and quickest way to travel is by train with a change at York, with a journey time of just 2 hours 45 minutes in total. For international travel, Durham Tees Valley Airport and Doncaster Sheffield Airport are both a short drive away.

Places of Interest

Knaresborough is a pretty town with an olde-worlde charm, characterised by its iconic railway viaduct which stretches across the River Nidd. As you walk through the town, you’ll come across marketplaces and medieval castle ruins, adding to its character. Knaresborough is also home to Mother Shipton’s Cave, a mystical place with a unique petrifying well.

The town hosts an annual Bed Race along with the Festival of Entertainment and Visual Arts, while the Frazer Theatre hosts performances all year round.  Other places of interest in Knaresborough include St Robert’s Cave, the House in the Rock, and Bebra Gardens.

For days out in the great outdoors, new homes in Knaresborough are close to a number of beautiful stretches of countryside including Nidderdale AONB and Yorkshire Dales National Park. A slightly longer car journey will take you to the North York Moors or the Peak District National Park will give you the chance to stretch your legs with endless cycling and hiking routes.

For high street shopping, Harrogate is just a short car or bus journey from Knaresborough while Harrogate Golf Club is also close by.


Your new house in Knaresborough is close to a number of excellent schools including Knaresborough Meadowside Community Primary School, Knaresborough Aspin Park Primary School, St John Fisher Catholic High School and St Aidan’s Church of England High School, all rated Outstanding by Ofsted. Harrogate Ladies’ College independent school is also close by. 

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