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Virgin Trains East Coast puts on extra trains
from London to Harrogate Christmas Market!

Additional direct services from London Kings Cross to Harrogate will run on Saturday, 19th and Sunday, 20th November 2016.  These trains will call at Peterborough, Grantham, Newark, Doncaster, Wakefield and Leeds giving a direct service to Harrogate and back at the weekend. Click for for more information

Could you be a Market Maker?

The team behind the successful Harrogate Christmas Market is seeking more volunteers as it prepares for the fifth annual event.

The Market Makers – a group of 40 volunteers drawn from local organisations, businesses and the wider community – are looking to boost their numbers for the four-day, not-for-profit Christmas Market, from Thursday, November 17 to Sunday, November 20. Click for full news release


The Harrogate Christmas Market will take place from Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th November 2016. Open at 10am until 8pm, except Sunday when it ends at 5pm.


Held on The Stray in the historic Montpellier Quarter of Harrogate town centre, this four-day festive market will be filled with high quality Yorkshire and Harrogate products. This year it is expected to have nearly 200 stalls selling everything from Yorkshire cheeses and chutneys to handmade gifts and Christmas decorations. Not forgetting Santa's Grotto and real reindeer!

Among the highlights will be the large Craft and Gift Marquee and a Food and Drink Marquee with café-style tables and chairs for visitors to relax and enjoy the Yorkshire produce on offer.

There will be Funfair Rides for the little ones to enjoy as well as musical entertainment by local buskers.

The Christmas Market is surrounded by Harrogate's vibrant town centre with fabulous shopping, cafe culture, fine cuisine, grand and cosy hotels as well as a glamorous heritage as a European spa town. Search out fabulous independent shopping and welcoming communities in Commercial Street, Cold Bath Road, Kings Road and High Harrogate to mention just a few. All within walking distance of the Christmas Market.

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Harrogate's Christmas lights will be officially switched on at a celebration outside the Victoria Shopping Centre on Thursday 17th  November from 4pm to 6pm. The whole of the town centre is lit up every day with the glow of thousands of festive lights, throughout the four-day Christmas Market and right up until the end of December.  Find out more at


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