Rudding Park Hotel, Spa & Golf
Rudding Park Hotel, Spa & Golf
Follifoot, Harrogate, HG3 1JH
Award winning Rudding Park is a privately-owned luxury hotel and destination spa in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, with 90 bedrooms, two restaurants and kitchen garden, residents’ gym, private cinema, two golf courses and golf academy.
The hotel is set amongst beautiful landscaped gardens and is within easy access of both York and Leeds where you can experience a fantastic day out. Rudding Park understands every guest has different requirements and are committed to ensuring their facilities are accessible for all. The team are passionate about providing outstanding service for all guests and have an impressive wheelchair accessible bedroom and other bedrooms which can be adapted to meet all guest's needs
Rudding Park Spa recaptures Harrogate’s spa heritage drawing natural spring water from the grounds at Rudding Park. The Spa features the UK’s first Roof Top Spa and Garden with an extensive range of thermotherapy and hydrotherapy experiences with views over the mature gardens. The Spa also features an indoor swimming pool, juniper log sauna, bucket shower, mud rasul, a range of treatment rooms complemented by four mind and sense zones and a Nail and Beauty Studio, Hair Studio and shop, aptly named Retail Therapy.
Rudding Park is proud to have received the following awards: -
- Best English Hotel outside London in the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2018
- Best New Spa in the UK, Good Spa Guide Awards 2017
- Yorkshire's Hotel of the Year, White Rose Awards 2017
- Only UK hotel in TripAdvisor World Hall of Fame for Travellers’ Choice Hotels
- Best Hotel Rooms in UK, Trivago 2017
- One of Top 3 Best Hotels in UK, TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2016
- Best Large Company of the Year, Ackrill Media Business Awards 2015
- Best Hotel in the UK outside London, TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2015
- Best Golf Hotel, LateRooms.com Simply the Guest awards 2017
- Best UK Hotel, M&IT Awards 2015
- Disabled Motoring UK Best Holiday Award in 2013
From the M1 or M62 (M621) in Leeds follow the A61 Harrogate signs. At the roundabout with the A658 (Bradford/York Road) follow the brown tourist signs to Rudding Park (3 miles).
Exit the A1(M) at Junction 47 signposted Harrogate, Knaresborough and take the exit off the roundabout on to the A59. For the next four consecutive roundabouts take the second exit signposted Bradford. After the fourth roundabout follow the brown tourist signs to Rudding Park.
Rudding Park has excellent communications by rail; Harrogate Railway Station is within 3 miles, whilst Pannal Railway Station is only 2.5 miles away and can be reached in just over 5 minutes by road.
Leeds Bradford Airport is a 30 minute drive away. Rudding Park can also be reach by helicopter: Grid reference: OS 104
Co-ordinates: N53º 58.3'
There are many fantastic places to visit and attractions near to Rudding Park and we’ve selected a few you may like to go to during your stay.
Valley Gardens, Harrogate
These are English Heritage Grade II Listed gardens situated in regal Low Harrogate. Most footpaths in the Gardens are suitable for the majority of manual and electric wheelchair users and there are disabled toilets.
Famed for its afternoon tea and, where the Bettys story started in Harrogate nearly 100 years ago. Enjoy some delicious treats and a warm welcome. The café entrance, shop and toilet are all at pavement level and so are easily accessible.
Brimham Rocks, near Pately Bridge
A visit to this amazing landscape is truly a journey into pre-history. There is an accessible toilet located behind refreshments kiosk, induction loop and parking drop-off point. Catering facilities are located 550 metres from the car park (5-10 mins walk).
Knaresbrough Castle and Museum
The castle grounds are accessible for wheelchairs but there is limited access to the historic buildings. The main entrance is accessible and pathways run around the yard. Disabled toilets are located at the entrance to the castle site. The Courthouse Museum has a hearing induction loop.
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden
See the ancient abbey ruins and an awe-inspiring water garden at this World Heritage Site. You can collect a map of an accessible route around the grounds and there are some mobility scooters available for use on a first-come-first served basis. Wheelchairs are also available to hire but these must be pre-booked in advance. There is dedicated mobility parking at visitor centre and West Gate
National Railway Museum, York
Discover 300 years of history and 1,000,000 objects that changed the world in the UK's largest railway museum.
Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate
This is a contemporary exhibition, conference, dinner and event venue in Harrogate. It hosts a wide range of events and you can see the what’s coming up on the event website.
Harewood House, Leeds
Harewood House is in the heart of Yorkshire and is one of the Treasure Houses of England. It was built in the 18th century and visitors can enjoy exhibitions of contemporary art, rare Bird Garden, Farm Experience and over 100 acres of exquisite gardens to explore. Before your visit please check the access section on the website to see which parts of Harewood House will be suitable for your needs.
Royal Armouries, Leeds
The Royal Armouries is the United Kingdom’s national museum of arms and armour, and one of the most important museums of its type in the world. It welcomes visitors with disabilities and is committed to providing all guests with appropriate facilities. Find out more about accessibility on the event website
The town of Harrogate and cities of Leeds and York are great for those who would like some retail therapy whilst staying at Rudding Park. The following council websites will tell you more about the best places to park.