Providing ★★★★ accommodation in Harrogate, North Yorkshire
26 Ripon Road : Harrogate : HG1 2JJ
B&B and Guesthouse
Tel: 01423 501988
Things To See And Do In The Area
Here are just a few things to see & do around Alexa House in Harrogate and the Yorkshire Dales - click on the map pins or the side navigation list to explore.
Alexa House B&B and Guesthouse
Located just 5 minuets walk from the town centre of Harrogate and a short drive to the Yorkshire Dales National Park, we are ideally situated for your stay in Yorkshire.
The Royal Hall
Acknowledged and recognised as one of the leading entertainment venues outside of London in times gone by, and following a period of restoration (2006-2008), the Royal Hall now acts as a pivotal northern cultural centre providing a venue for arts, entertainments and events.
Harlow Carr Gardens
Harlow Carr is a garden dominated by water, stone and woodland and is very much part of the surrounding Yorkshire landscape. We seek to push the boundaries of design and planting styles, creating displays that are beautiful but sometimes provocative. Careful gardening techniques, reflecting our respect for the environment, ensures that wildlife will flourish in the garden.
Turkish Baths & Health Spa
Prepare yourself for the relaxation experience of a lifetime...
A Turkish Baths ritual is a journey of heating, cooling and cleansing the body, promoting a sense of relaxation and a clear mind. At the end of the session many of our clients say they feel exhilaration, euphoria, total relaxation and absolute cleanliness.
Mercer Art Gallery
The Mercer Art Gallery is home to Harrogate district's fine art collection which consists of some 2000 works of art, mainly from the 19th and 20th centuries.
The gallery has two spaces, the Main Gallery and the smaller North Gallery. The changing exhibition programme for both galleries ranges from national touring exhibitions of painting, photography, sculpture and crafts to exhibitions from the permanent collections to displays by local artists.
The Valley Gardens
Is an English Heritage Grade II Listed Garden situated in regal Low Harrogate, adjacent to a popular woodland known as The Pinewoods, and covers 17 acres. It includes beautiful historical buildings such as the Sun Pavilion and Colonnades which sit alongside a wide variety of shrub, flower and herbaceous beds.
The gardens also include - outdoor games facilities a children's play area for all ages, a skate park and the Magnesia Well Cafe. For music lovers, band concerts take place on Sunday afternoons throughout the summer.
The Royal Pump Room Museum
Find out about England's premier spa town and visit the strongest sulphur well in Europe. See the old spa treatments for yourself, and find out about peat baths, nasal douches and electric therapies.
Take a trip down memory lane and stroll down the display of old-fashioned shops and find out about Harrogate's connection to Russian royalty!
Discover Ancient Egypt: marvel at the treasures in the museum and find out how science is helping us to find out more.
Ripley Castle and Gardens, situated 3 miles from Harrogate in North Yorkshire on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, is an historic attraction open to the public all year round and makes for a fascinating and entertaining day out, in a beautiful location, with memorable surroundings.
Cistercian abbey, elegant Georgian water garden and medieval deer park. A World Heritage Site, set in 323 hectares (800 acres) of beautiful countryside, offers an unparalleled opportunity to appreciate the range of England's heritage.
Discover the magnificent 12th-century abbey ruins and the only surviving Cistercian corn mill. Amble through the beautiful landscaped Georgian water garden of Studley Royal, complete with Neo-classical statues, follies and breathtaking views. Delight in the richly decorated Victorian St Mary's Church and take time out to relax in the Reading Room in Elizabethan Fountains Hall. Complete a great day out for all the family by exploring the medieval Deer Park.
Dramatic moorland rock formations. Explore Brimham Rocks, and have a great day out at nature's playground.
This amazing collection of weird and wonderful rock formations makes a great day out for families, climbers and those wanting to enjoy the simple pleasures of fresh air and magnificent views over Nidderdale. Let your imagination run wild as you explore the labyrinth of paths through this unique landscape. Keep an eye out for some fantastically shaped rocks. Spot the Dancing Bear, The Eagle and The Gorilla, crawl through The Smartie Tube and balance on the Rocking Stones. Walk over heather moorland or through beautiful woodland, and take in the fresh air and Yorkshire countryside.
Harewood House sits at the heart of Yorkshire, one of the treasure houses of England, the house was built in the 18th century and has art collections to rival the finest in the land in the setting of Yorkshire’s most beautiful landscape.
Harewood is just as much about today as it is about history. There are exhibitions of contemporary art, an award-winning educational department, renowned Bird Garden and over 100 acres of exquisite gardens.
The Great Yorkshire Show Ground
The show ground hosts many events throughout the year and is probably most famous for The Great Yorkshire Show which attracts crowds in excess of 130,000 over three-days.
Harrogate International Centre
Harrogate has been hosting business and corporate events for more than 100 years, starting in The Royal Hall before the main exhibition halls were built. Ever the gracious host, Harrogate is one of the best places in the UK to come to as a business visitor. Excellent networking opportunities exist across the town with bars, restaurants, hotel and the International Centre all within easy walking distance.