Things To Do Around Knaresborough
With its dramatic position perched on the top of the picturesque cliffs overlooking the River Nidd, and the majestic Victorian viaduct spanning the gorge – Knaresborough rewards those who are curious and keen to explore.
The ancient Norman Castle has stood its ground against several sieges over the centuries including those by the Parliamentary Forces in the English Civil War.
A visit to the castle gives a fascinating insight into its medieval life whilst the perfectly preserved Tudor courtroom in the adjacent Courtroom Museum conveys an authentic feel for Law and Order at the time.
Knaresborough’s market continues to thrive every Wednesday after over 500 years, with a range of stalls that surround the statue of local hero, Blind Jack, in the Market Square.