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Places to Fall in Love with this Valentine’s Day

Feel the love in the heart of Yorkshire this Valentine’s Day! Harrogate district is the perfect place to enjoy a romantic break with your loved one or special person. Experiences for loved-up couples range from a romantic spa day and afternoon tea to gin experiences and foodie tours in the heart of Harrogate to adventures in the wild and rugged open spaces and countryside.

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Special experiences for food and drink lovers

Harrogate is home to many delicious foodie places with many hotels and tea rooms offering a delicious afternoon tea. The Majestic Hotel serves The Majestic Afternoon Tea in both Carter’s Champagne Bar and Grill and Frederick’s piano lounge. Enjoy a sumptuous feast in opulent surroundings.

For something a little different, enjoy a Spirit of Harrogate experience – The Spirit of Gin sees the expert team of mixologists guide you through the history and evolution of gin as you sample the different styles of gin while The Master Distiller helps you identify your preferred style, before you make your very own personalised bottle.

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Yorkshire Appetite Food Tours is one for the real foodie in your life. A guided food walk around the cultural centre of Harrogate is sure to get your taste buds tingling. Stop for tastings of delicious local Yorkshire fare at a number of eateries that make up the thriving independent food and drink scene in the town. A vegan tour is also available.

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Yorkshire Heart is an award-winning vineyard and brewery, set in beautiful North Yorkshire countryside between Harrogate and York. Here you can taste a range of wines, accompanied with nibbles to enhance your tasting experience. Stay longer and follow the tour with a light lunch.

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Visit our food and drink pages for more foodie inspiration.

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Make a date at a luxury spa

It’s bound to be love at first sight at one of our luxury spas in the Harrogate district. From the historic Harrogate Turkish Baths to a rooftop paradise at Rudding Park. Head further afield to the Three Graces Spa at Grantley Hall or Swinton Country Club and Spa.

Visit our spa page to plan your perfect romantic spa break.

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Capture picture perfect moments at Fountains Abbey, Ripon, one of the National Trust’s most Instagram-able locations, making it the top spot to capture that first-date selfie! Take a stroll around the grounds and enjoy the natural beauty and rich history that surrounds you in this historic setting that recently starred in the second season of Netflix’s The Witcher and The Secret Garden. Romantic follies and tucked-away temples provide the perfect romantic venue to pop the question.

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  • “Love is in the air…” and it’s easy to fall in love with the bountiful stunning views and outdoor spaces of Nidderdale an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

Landscape plays a huge role in all the great romances, just ask Kathy and Heathcliff! It’s easy to understand why when you fall hard for the breath-taking beauty of this awe-inspiring landscape.

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Once voted as one of the favourite beauty spots across Yorkshire and the Humber by readers of Which? Travel Magazine, it’s notable for windswept moorlands, steep river valleys, peaceful woodlands and tranquil expanses of water. It’s the perfect place to fall in love, even if it is just with nature!

With so many beautiful places to select from, however you choose to celebrate Valentine’s Day, you will find your perfect match in the Harrogate district.

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