Dockenbush Cottage has been lovingly crafted from the old stables at North Dockenbush, Brearton, near Harrogate, North Yorkshire. Surrounded by woods and fields, with a plethora of pheasant, partridge, and roe deer, it simply oozes charm and tranquillity. With an abundance of things to do nearby including a great choice of top golf courses and a variety of great walks and cycle paths.
With a Cathedral City, a Spa Town, historic market towns, a World Heritage Site and stunning countryside all within a few short miles, North Dockenbush and Dockenbush Cottage provide the perfect base for a varied holiday.
For more information on the area visit: http://www.visitharrogate.co.uk/
RHS Garden Harlow Carr
One of Yorkshire’s most relaxing and innovative gardens at the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales!
Lightwater Valley Theme Park
Lightwater Valley Theme Park is simply bursting with 175 acres of action-packed adventures, from the dark and mysterious subterranean world of Raptor Attack to the dizzying heights of Whirlwind, a typhoon of screams that twist even the bravest of souls. Over 40 rides and attractions for all ages!
The Coldstones Cut
The sculpture functions as an array of platforms from which visitors can view both the spectacular quarry hole and limestone quarrying operation, and the landscape of the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Beauty and beyond.
Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal
Set within the beautiful North Yorkshire countryside, this World Heritage Site offers a great day out for all the family.
Stockeld Park where magic is made and adventures begin. Beautiful Yorkshire parkland and adventure for all the family whatever the season.
The Old Farmyard
A Traditional old farmyard with original buildings and heavy horses and most kind of farm animals. A special ‘hands on’ experience for all the family.
How Stean Gorge
How Stean Gorge is a spectacular limestone gorge in the stunning Yorkshire Dales. This steep sided chasm is almost 1 km in length and up to 20 metres (80 ft) deep in places.
English Heritage Grade 11 listed gardens situated in regal Low Harrogate, which along the woodland known as The Pinewoods, cover 17 acres.
At a height of nearly 300m, Brimham Rocks enjoy spectacular views over the surrounding countryside. Set within the Nidderdale area of Natural Beauty, this fascinating moorland is filled with strange and fantastic rock formations and is rich in wildlife.
Knaresborough Castle & Museum
A stronghold of medieval kings, Knaresborough Castle is beautifully set overlooking the river Nidd. Explore the castle independently or join a tour to discover the history of the King’s Chamber, visit the dungeon and scurry through the secret underground exit.
Over 900 years old Skipton Castle is one of the most complete and best preserved medieval castles in England.
Nestling between Harrogate and Knaresborough, the woodland, which dates back to at least 1600, is actually made up of five woods. A local conservation site, the valley, woodlands and surrounding agricultural land are well worth a visit.
Newby Hall & Gardens
Newby Hall, the family home of Mr & Mrs Richard Compton, is one of England’s finest houses, an exceptional example of 18th century interior decoration.
Built in the 1690’s in the style of Sir Christopher Wren the house was later enlarged and adapted by John Carr and subsequently Robert Adam.
Mother Shipton’s Cave
Mother Shipton is England’s most famous prophetess. She lived some 500 years ago in the reign of Henry V111. She was born in the legendary cave beside Knaresborough’s mysterious Petrifying Well, a unique geological phenomenon that turns everyday things into stone.
Ripon Cathedral has a history stretching back almost fourteen centuries. Throughout this time it has offered an unbroken tradition of witness to the Christian faith, both in the city of Ripon and across North Yorkshire.
Harrogate Theatre is a nationally respected and critically acclaimed venue hosting a vibrant programme of drama, dance, music and comedy. For more information and to find out what’s on visit www.harrogatetheatre.co.uk
Regular weekly markets are held in Knaresborough on Wednesdays, Ripon on Thursdays and Masham on Wednesdays and Saturdays. In addition there are regular monthly farmers markets in Harrogate, Knaresborough, Pateley Bridge and Ripon.
We have a number of excellent golf courses in very close proximity, Harrogate Golf Club, Knaresborough Golf Club, Pannal Golf Club and Rudding Park Golf. If you fancy a round have a word with Andy, he’s an avid member of Knaresborough Golf and would be happy to help.
Turkish Baths & Health Spa
Harrogate’s Turkish Baths are an excellent place to enjoy a relaxing spa treatment or steam bath.