Dower House and Spa

48 Bond End, Knaresborough, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG5 9AL

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Best Western Dower House and Spa Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, part of Ashdale Hotels. Civil ceremony venue Harrogate. Wedding venue in Yorkshire.
Built in the 15th century the Dower House has a full and interesting history, being known by several different names through the years including Lylley Hall, it was some years later, now grade listed, was bought and gradually converted in the hotel of character it is today.
Offering 29 bedrooms, full on-site spa and gym, award winning restaurant and a beautiful terrace and garden, the Dower is perfect for smaller more intimate weddings.

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  • 29 bedrooms
  • 2 rooms licenced for civil ceremony
  • Evening function up tp 150 guests
  • 4 rooms licenced for civil ceremonies- max 112 people
  • Onsite spa - free to use for hotel guests


Situated on the edge of picturesque Knaresborough, the Dower House offers great transport links, via the A59 to the north and south A1.