7 Market Placee
The Old Royal Oak is definitely worth a visit located in Knaresborough's famous Market Square the pub dates back to the 18th century and has a real 'olde worldy' feel. It's even got its very own 'Priest Hole'. Friendly staff and locals.
Around the Market Square and high street are lots of little shops and galleries. Visit on a Wednesday you can enjoy the colourful market.
Food is served every lunch time and orders can be taken for dinner. We serve traditional home made wholesome pub food. There is also an array of alternative restaurants within the area.
Major Road Connections - the A59 runs through Knaresborough. To the east it connects with the A1(M) - a major north-south route - and then goes on to York. West it passes through Harrogate before reaching Skipton connecting with roads to the Yorkshire Dales Lancashire and the Lake District.
Airport - the nearest international airport is Leeds-Bradford approximately 10 miles away easily reached by road. Trains - Knaresborough is well-served by trains being on the main Leeds-York line. Trains also pass through Harrogate and services are approximately at half hour intervals.
Knaresborough Castle is a must see with commanding views over the town and River Nidd. http://youtu.be/OuKS0PhhcF
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Knaresborough area.
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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Goldsborough Hall Garden - 2.3 miles (Garden)
Spofforth Castle - 3.8 miles (Castle)
Allerton Castle - 4.1 miles (Historic House)
Allerton Mauleverer, St Martin's Church - 4.1 miles (Historic Church)
Ripley Castle - 4.5 miles (Historic House)
RHS Garden Harlow Carr - 4.6 miles (Garden)
Cowthorpe, St Michael's Church - 5.7 miles (Historic Church)
Roecliffe, St Mary's Church - 5.7 miles (Historic Church)
Aldborough Roman Site - 6.2 miles (Roman Site)
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