Harrogate is a Victorian spa town in the heart of Yorkshire, with the stunning Yorkshire Dales right on the doorstep. It has a celebrated history as a spa resort town, which continues to exist in the Montpellier Quarter with the Royal Pump Room Museum, which chronicles the area’s mineral springs. The town is known for is range of independent and high-street shops, which are sure to please any and every taste. There are art and antique dealers, situated along the historic cobbled streets, which sell works that reflect the rich history of this town. There is also a Moorish-style Turkish bath and spa, which allows visitors to unwind after a day of shopping. Harrogate also runs a popular Christmas market each year, which draws visitors from near and far.