Winter in Harrogate

Autumn is starting to fade away, making way for another magical winter in Harrogate.

To enter the festive frame of mind, we have selected our favourite ways to spend winter this year in Harrogate:

Harrogate Christmas Market, 15-18 November

Harrogate’s popular Christmas Market returns to start the festive season in style. Putting a distinctly Yorkshire stamp on the traditional Christmas market experience the Harrogate Christmas Market has a strong focus on regionally made products, bringing the best of home-made and fairly traded Christmas goods to the heart of Harrogate for four days of festive cheer, absolutely free for everyone!

Location: The Stray, Montpellier Quarter

View details here.

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Winter Bird Walk, 17 November

A guided winter bird walk through the Fountains Abbey estate on Saturday 17 November, 11am-12.30pm to see which birds you can spot.

Location: Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

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Christmas Fair at Ripley Castle, 22 November

Indoor festive fair in luxury heated marquee in historic Castle courtyard featuring 150 top companies selling everything you could want to thrill family and friends at Christmas.

Location: Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

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Fountains Hall 1930s Christmas, 24 November

Make your own paper chain or snowflake decoration, challenge your family to a game of snakes and ladders, dress up in 1930s attire, and delve your hand into a stocking to see what you would have received on Christmas morning.

Location: Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

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Festive Dining at Horto, Rudding Park 1-23 December

Prepare to be surprised... Embark on an adventure of food and flavour combinations with an unforgettable dining experience. Using ingredients preserved from Rudding Park Kitchen Garden throughout the year, the menu is dictated by nature, the skill of the gardener and the flair of the chef.

Location: Horto Restaurant

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Festive Afternoon Tea at Clocktower, Rudding Park 1-23 Dec

A festive twist to afternoon tea, including turkey and cranberry sandwiches, mince pies, and mulled wine.

1-14 December – with a complimentary glass of Prosecco

15-23 December – with a glass of Champagne

Location: Clocktower

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Festive Dining at Clocktower, Rudding Park – 3-6 December

Celebrate the festive season at Clocktower 3 courses £41 per person. Live jazz on Friday and Saturday evenings. Benefit from discounted prices when you pre-book. Parties of 10 or more receive a complimentary glass of prosecco per person.

Location: Clocktower

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Festive Food and Flicks at Rudding Park - selected dates between 10-20 December

Three course dinner at Clocktower followed by a film screening in our 14 seat cinema.

Enjoy titles including Love Actually and Elf after three festive courses at Clocktower.

Location: Clocktower and Rudding Park Cinema

View details https://www.ruddingpark.co.uk/media/6230/festive-food-flicks.pdfhere.

 

 

Carols by Candlelight at Rudding Park - 19 & 22 December

Join us at Rudding Park Chapel for music and carols from High Row Choir, followed by mulled wine and a two course dinner at Rudding House.

Location: Rudding Park Chapel and Rudding House

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Christmas Eve Dinner at Rudding Park - 24 December

Dinner at Clocktower - a wonderful start to the festive season. A three course dinner at Clocktower followed by a traditional Carol Service in Rudding Park Chapel at 11pm. Guests are then invited to return to Clocktower for mulled wine and mince pies.

Dinner at Horto- embark on an adventure of food and flavour combinations. Prepare to be surprised with an unforgettable dining experience.

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Boxing Day Jazz Lunch at Rudding Park - 26 December

Recharge after Christmas Day with lunch at Clocktower, with live jazz on arrival.

Location: Clocktower

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Family Buffet at Rudding House, 26 December

Something for all the family with a children’s entertainer.

Location: Rudding House

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New Year’s Eve Party at Clocktower - 31 December

For one night only Clocktower will be transformed into a sophisticated club for the party crowd – the ultimate party destination. With a DJ that mixes classics, current pop tracks and big party tunes, if you love dance music, this is the place to be.

Location: Clocktower

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New Year’s Eve Dinner at Horto, Rudding Park - 31 December

Make your last meal of the year one to remember.

Receive a glass of Champagne on arrival followed by a nine course Tasting Menu which will make for an unforgettable dining experience.

Location: Horto

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New Year’s Eve Black and White Ball at Rudding Park – 31 December

A glamorous evening with dinner and dancing to welcome 2019.

Chris Hilton’s Little Big Band mix the greatest hits from the fifties onwards with the best of today’s great tunes. Experience an amazing show of exciting, energetic live musical entertainment right through into the New Year. One great song after another, All Night Long… 

Location: Rudding House

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New Year’s Day Lunch at Clocktower, Rudding Park - 1 January

Start the New Year with lunch at Clocktower from 12pm - 3pm with live jazz on arrival.

Location: Clocktower

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If you’re travelling a little further afield, Stockeld Park’s Christmas Adventure provides fun for all with its illuminated maze and Santa’s Grotto. A little closer to Leeds, Harewood House’s 1920s Christmas brings the ‘Golden Age’ to one and all…