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Harrogate Ringway

Harrogate, England
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Ranked #16 of 35 Attractions in Harrogate
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks
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Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

If you want to feel like you're in England, visit Harrogate! Wonderful antique shops, friendly people, loads of fun.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great way (if you like walking) to get around Harrogate and Knaresborough but some improvement in direction signs required in places.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Travel-g187046-d1897531/Harrogate:United-Kingdom:Harrogate.Ringway.html posted this years ago, but could not find a way to post on to the Things to do! Best thing I think is that you can do this in "sections" yes one will need a OS map for some sections as the path is not obvious. Living in Harrogate we love the section from Harrogate (Harlow Carr) to Knaresborough... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Recently did the Harrogate Ringway as part of a week in North Yorkshire A delightful walk along rivers & streams, easy walking in the main part with a couple of small climbs but nothing over exerting. Well signposted for most of route and close to the suburbs of Harrogate & Knaresborough if you wanted to cut walk short or take... More

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Well signposted and varied route, not too far from pubs and shops. Maps widely available to buy. Easy to do just part of it if you're short of time.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
25 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

A hidden gem only a few minutes from Harrogate town centre - great for a quiet country walk or with the family on bikes or prams. Lovely scenery and places to sit and relax; historic pub and snack bar near Ripley - plus Ripley village & Castle - great day out!

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Harrogate
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82 reviews 82 reviews
27 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

This is such a varied walk, with no difficult sections. The paths are not over-populated! My only criticism is that some parts lack clear signposting. However, with an OS map, you should not lose too much time picking up the route.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

We did a chunk of the Western section of Harrogate Ringway last night, and parts of it were a nightmare. Some of it is so overgrown we were advised by other walkers to avoid it and take detours. We got so badly stung by nettles that our legs are still tingling today. For the bit between Pannal church and Stone... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

This is a great walk around Harrogate and Knaresborough. Whilst the walk itself is not challenging in terms of ascents and descents, the length certainly is. 20 miles offers a very challenging days walking, but can easily be split into smaller sections to enjoy over a couple of days. There are numerous pubs on route, but if undertaking in a... More

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Middle England
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22 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Did this as prep to go up Kilimanjaro. A well signed route that takes you entirely around Harrogate via Knaresborough. Not spectacular scenery but very pleasant and fairly easy to do. Nice sections around Pannal and then the viaduct. Very little road walking which is nice given how close you are to the town. Easy to pop on and pop... More

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