Tag Archives: Local’s Guide

Spotlight on: Lighthouse

Lighthouse shop front

Our series highlighting some of the best indies in Harrogate continues with a look at Lighthouse Lighting & Living. A newcomer to the town’s independent scene, the shop opened on Cold Bath Road in July after relocating from Lancashire. We … Continue reading

The Locals’ Guide to Adult Education in Harrogate

Adult education in Harrogate includes community choir Rock Up and Sing!

As September approaches, there’s always a back-to-school feel in the air. Kids are busy choosing their new pencil cases, trying on school shoes and complaining about the impending start of term. But it’s also the time when there are lots … Continue reading

The Locals’ Guide: Rainy Day Activities Around Harrogate

indoor play centres around Harrogate

Yes, we know it’s summer and we should be talking about all the great outdoor places you can explore with your children during the holidays. But the weather has been a bit flaky lately (to say the least) and it’s … Continue reading

The Locals’ Guide to Pubs with Beer Gardens in Harrogate

Living in Harrogate, we are fortunate that we’re surrounded by beautiful countryside. When the weather is dry, there’s nothing better than enjoying the great outdoors and making the most of one of the best aspects of our area. For some, … Continue reading

Locals’ Guide to Harrogate: Dressing for Ladies’ Day

Ladies' Day

Ladies’ Day is an occasion for fashionistas to shine – even if the sun doesn’t. If you’re heading to the races in Yorkshire over the summer we’ve sourced some of the best Harrogate indies for your post frocks and fascinators. … Continue reading

The Locals’ Guide to the Best Bike Shops in Harrogate

Head to Prologue on Cold Bath Road for all you need when you're cycling in Harrogate

Ever since the announcement that the Tour de France was coming to Yorkshire, Harrogate has had a reputation as a great place for cyclists. With a growing number of local cycle paths – not to mention nearby routes out into … Continue reading

Locals’ Guide to Cold Bath Road – Part 2: Shopping

Cold Bath Road shopping

Following on from our guide to independent food and drink on Cold Bath Road, here’s a round-up of the best independent Cold Bath Road shopping. One of the charms of Cold Bath Road shopping is the selection of longstanding family … Continue reading

The Locals’ Guide to the Best Sunday Lunch in Harrogate

Sunday lunch in Harrogate

As the weather turns colder there’s nothing like spending a few cosy weekend hours enjoying a proper roast dinner. Here’s our guide to the best places to enjoy a traditional Sunday lunch in Harrogate. We’ve widened the net to take … Continue reading

The Locals’ Guide to Harrogate Pubs

Harrogate Pubs – our pick of the best In our guide to Harrogate coffee shops, we gave you our pick of the best independent cafes in Harrogate. Now you’ve tried the best cups of coffee, it’s time for something a … Continue reading