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Special Interest Groups

Harewood House
Lightwater Valley near Ripon
Harewood House near Leeds and Harrogate
The Yorkshire Dales
Newby Hall near Ripon

If you would like a relaxing break, or a more active holiday, Newton House is the perfect destination. Denise has lived and worked in Knaresborough and Harrogate for over 15 years; and has worked in the British tourism and leisure industry for much longer. She has a wide knowledge of places to visit and is only too happy to offer advice.

Tailormade Options

We are happy to arrange a tailor-made group holiday for you (we can provide suggested 3-day itineraries), or just provide information on local walks, attractions, events and other activities.

We can even make arrangements for a Blue Badge Guide to accompany your group.


Following ‘Le Tour’ (which went right past Newton House) Yorkshire is now the ‘capital of cycling’ and has a network of cycling routes. We offer secure storage for cycles in our courtyard car park.


There are several golf courses close by including: Knaresborough, Harrogate, Pannal, Ripon and Rudding Park. MORE…

Birdwatching & Wildlife

From kingfishers and Ancient Woodland on the river Nidd, to moorland in Nidderdale, and local & national nature reserves with rare plant species.


From castles and abbeys (like Knaresborough and Fountains) to the treasure houses of Harewood and Castle Howard and interesting historic homes like Markenfield Hall and Ripley Castle.


We have several suggested walks around Knaresborough, and can help with planning walks further afield. In addition we can offer drying facilities for wet clothing and boots.


Choose from Harrogate, with it’s stylish shops; Leeds, with it’s vibrant, contemporary shopper’s paradise; or York, with it’s narrow streets and boutique shops.


From the beautiful RHS gardens at Harlow Carr and interesting plantsmans gardens to fascinating designed landscapes and garden history. 2016 is Capability Brown’s 300th Anniversary.


Discover some of the finest food and drink in the country at farmers markets and food festivals, specialist shops and artisan producers, and Yorkshire’s many pubs and restaurants.

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