Market Place

The Christmas Market Weekend is structured around the Market Place itself. There are car parks, and park and ride facility, and the bus and railway stations are only a short walk away.

By Car

From the A1(M) North or South 

  • Take the A59 exit and leave the roundabout in the direction of Harrogate.
  • At the next roundabout take the third exit signed Knaresborough A59.
  • After a ½ mile you will see signs to turn left to the FREE park and ride site at GSPK, Manse Lane, Knaresborough, HG5 8LF. 
  • Free shuttle buses will take you to the market in the town centre 5 minutes away, where parking is very limited. Buses run from 8am to 6pm.

From Harrogate, Leeds or Otley, 

  • Take the A59 to Knaresborough.
  • Follow the York Road to the free parking area at GSPK, Manse Lane, HG5 8LF. FREE Park and Ride buses run from 8am - 6pm. 
  • Parking is also available at Conyngham Hall, Waterside and York Place, which are all Pay and Display car parks operated by Harrogate & District council.

By Bus

Arriving by Bus: Knaresborough is served by regular buses to and from Harrogate. These leave from the bus station next to the Market Square. The number 36 then provides onward travel to Ripon and Leeds. 

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By Train

Arriving by Train: there are regular train services to and from York and Leeds. Leeds trains run every 30 minutes and York trains run every hour. 

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What Three Words

If you use the What Three Word app,  the words ///legend.grownup.immune wlll take you to the Market Place.
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