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Explore this historic coaching town and its surrounding landscape for a truly relaxing day out in Yorkshire.

Boroughbridge can trace its history back to the days of the Romans and the curious standing stones on the edge of town hint at an even more distant history. The town’s position on the Great North Road, exactly halfway between London and Edinburgh, gave this trading post and coaching town an added significance and established a long-lasting tradition in hospitality.

Beningbrough - National Trust
Garden Attractions
Boroughbridge
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Beningbrough - National Trust

The National Trust cared for Beningbrough, on the outskirts of Harrogate, with its eight acres of gardens, historic rooms and changing art, is a real treat to enjoy all year round. Beningbrough for garden lovers Outside, you can explore the beautifully arranged formal gardens, several herbaceous borders, less formal areas managed for wildlife as well as sweeping lawns and a kitchen walled garden. There are many perfect spots for a picnic and visitors return time...

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Modern day Boroughbridge retains this charm with a vibrant High Street, beautiful walks across the fields or alongside the idyllic River Ure and many points of historical interest.

Two nearby stately homes with magnificent gardens each provide a great experience with play areas for young ones to burn off energy.

Newby Hall & Gardens
Garden Attractions
Ripon
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Newby Hall & Gardens

Designed by Sir Christopher Wren in 1690, with some of Britain’s finest Robert Adam interiors, Newby Hall is home to a wonderful collection of Chippendale furniture, Gobelins tapestries and classical statuary. Take a tour around the house and be immersed in the local history of the site! Take a walk through 25 acres of award-winning gardens including one of Europe’s largest double herbaceous borders or take in the scene aboard a relaxing boat trip along...

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Explore Boroughbridge

Yorkshire Heart
Food & Drink Producers
Knaresborough
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Yorkshire Heart

Visit this award-winning vineyard and brewery, set in rolling North Yorkshire countryside between York and Harrogate and learn about...

Devil's Arrows
Outdoor Spaces
Boroughbridge
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Devil's Arrows

Reach back in time and wonder at the mysterious Devil’s Arrows, three huge standing stones on the western outskirts...

Boroughbridge Town Trail
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Boroughbridge
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Boroughbridge Town Trail

An easy stroll through the centre of old Boroughbridge and out to the town’s boundaries takes you on a...

Aldborough Roman Settlement
Attractions
Boroughbridge
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Aldborough Roman Settlement

For an interesting day out visit Aldborough Roman town, among the northern most urban centres in the Roman Empire...

Dunesforde Vineyard
Food & Drink Producers
Boroughbridge
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Dunesforde Vineyard

Tucked away in Upper Dunsforth, North Yorkshire and only six miles from the A1M, Dunesforde is a boutique vineyard...

Way of the Roses - Coast to Coast Cycle Route
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Boroughbridge
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Way of the Roses - Coast to Coast Cycle Route

The Way of the Roses is the most stunning and also the newest of the 8 Sustrans Coast to...

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Boroughbridge Tourist Information Centre
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Boroughbridge
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Boroughbridge Tourist Information Centre

Boroughbridge is an historic town at the heart of Yorkshire, surrounded by pretty villages and within easy driving distance of the Dales, the North Yorkshire Moors, the Wolds, and the coast. Bustling open air markets are held weekly in nearby Ripon, Thirsk and Northallerton and daily in the centre of York. The River Ure flows through the town and provides excellent navigation for pleasure craft, capable of taking boats up to 54ft with a 14ft...

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Events in  Boroughbridge

Canoeing Trip from Ripon to...
26th May 2024

Canoeing Trip from Ripon to...

Great Ouseburn Garden Festival
2nd Jun 2024

Great Ouseburn Garden Festival

Canoeing Trip from Ripon to...
16th Jun 2024

Canoeing Trip from Ripon to...

Sing and Swing with Collavoce...
29th Jun 2024

Sing and Swing with Collavoce...

Canoeing Trip from Ripon to...
21st Jul 2024

Canoeing Trip from Ripon to...

Deer Shed Festival
26th Jul 2024

Deer Shed Festival

Canoeing Trip from Ripon to...
11th Aug 2024

Canoeing Trip from Ripon to...

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Blogs in  Boroughbridge

Things to do this February...

Things to do this February...

10 Winter Walks around...
Heritage

10 Winter Walks around...

Remember, remember the 5th of...

Remember, remember the 5th of...

Leave the car behind:...

Leave the car behind:...

A Place to Feel Good:...
Heritage

A Place to Feel Good:...

Enjoy a long weekend fit for...

Enjoy a long weekend fit for...

Places to Fall in Love with...

Places to Fall in Love with...

Half Term and Halloween Fun

Half Term and Halloween Fun

Find the colours of Autumn on...
Feel Good Place

Find the colours of Autumn on...

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