Knaresborough named as up-and-coming British destination
Dec 15, 2023
Boating on the Nidd at Knaresborough. Pic: Geograph / Mike Smith

Knaresborough has been named as one of Britain’s up-and-coming travel destinations in a new survey.

Holiday rental website HomeToGo published the names of 10 places today tipped to be rising star travel spots during 2024.

The locations were chosen based on the percentage increase in searches and the cost of accommodation.

Knaresborough, which is the highest ranked place in Yorkshire, came eighth. Glenridding, in Cumbria, was first.

Searches for Knaresborough increased by 64% and the survey lists the median average nightly price as £138.04.

People visit Knaresborough, it says, for “rowing boats on the River Nidd, breathtaking views from Knaresborough Castle, and the intriguing Mother Shipton’s Cave”.

Photo of tourists walking past Mother Shipton's Cave in Knaresborough.

Mother Shipton’s

The top 10 is:

1 Glenridding

2 Kirkby Lonsdale

3 Ross-on-Wye

4 Kendal

5 Norwich

6 Solihull

7 Tynemouth

8 Knaresborough

9 Orkney

10 Hebden Bridge

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