Route and times revealed for Knaresborough Tractor Run
Last updated Mar 11, 2024
Knaresborough tractor run
Passing through Pateley Bridge. Pic: Pic: Rachael Fawcett Photography

The organisers of the Knaresborough Tractor Run have released the map and expected times for next weekend’s big event.

The event sees about 350 tractors parade around a 25-mile route to delight spectators and raise money for Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

It starts at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate. at 9am and then heads to Knaresborough and Pateley Bridge, where it stops for a hog roast lunch for 1,000 people.

It then returns to Knaresborough for the end of a route that takes in numerous villages, and thousands of spectators.

Here is the 2024 map.

The estimated morning times are:

9am leave Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate

9am-9.15am Knaresborough

10am-10.15am Burton Leonard

10.30am Bishop Monkton

10.45am Markington

11.15am Sawley

11.30am Grantley

Noon Pateley Bridge

Knaresborough tractor run

Watching the start last year.

The first event in 2012, organised by Knaresborough Young Farmers, included just 11 tractors.

When one of its members, Mike Spink, died in a road accident in 2017, the club decided to hold the event in his memory and raise money for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, a cause close to Mike’s heart.

The tractor run has since grown to become a huge standalone event that is one of the highlights of the calendar.

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