Welcome to Nidderdale & Harrogate
The Queens Head is the perfect location to spend some time. Ideal for Nidderdale ANOB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) and also ideal for the elegant spa town of Harrogate. Spend some time with us and explore this beautiful part of North Yorkshire.
Below are some links to some of our favourite local attractions, but these are just a flavour...
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden
A National Trust property which remains of a Cistercian Abbey and elegant ornamental lakes and gardens. Restaurant and Tea Rooms also available. A World Heritage Site.
Curious rock formations at Brimham in Nidderdale are scattered over some 50 acres on Brimham Moor and provide a great variety of weird and wonderful shapes. This is a National Trust location - have your membership cards ready.
Probably the finest tearooms anywhere. Traditional style and service and quality Yorkshire and continental food. A must to all visitors to the Harrogate area. Harrogate Town Centre and now at Harlow Carr Gardens too.
Harlow Carr Gardens
The superb Royal Horticultural Society Gardens at Harlow Carr in Harrogate. Now with Bettys Tea Room.
Theakston's Brewery Tours
Famous for its traditional quality real ales such as Old Peculier and XB. Located in Masham.
Black Sheep Visitor Centre & Brewery Tours
Also in Masham, another great brewery tour - find out how our Black Sheep Best Bitter is made. Great bistro and visitor centre for Black Sheep merchandise.
How Stean Gorge
A spectacular limestone gorge and caves in the heart of Nidderdale.
Stump Cross Caverns
One of the UK's premier Show Caves located in Nidderdale.
Explore 1300 years of history and Christian worship in the Cathedral Church of the Yorkshire Dales.
Over 900 years old, Skipton Castle is one of the most complete and best preserved medieval castles in England and is well worth a visit at any season of the year.