Travelling to our Harrogate Fair

Our Harrogate Christmas Fair takes place at the Harrogate Convention Centre Yorkshire, Kings Road, Harrogate, HG1 5LA

Park & Ride Service
We will be running a free park and ride service for visitors to this year's Harrogate Christmas Fair. The service will run approximately every 20 minutes from The Great Yorkshire Showground with an approximate journey time of 15 minutes. In order to use the service all you have to do is show your Fair entry ticket or email confirmation. The first service will depart the Showground at 9am and the last service of the day will depart from the HCC at 5.30pm (4.30pm on Sunday). Please note that peak times are from 9am-10am and 3.30pm-5.30pm so you may have to queue for a coach.


  • From London : M1 - A1 (M) exit Wetherby
  • From the North : A1 - exit Wetherby or Knaresborough
  • From the East : M621 - A1 (M) - exit Wetherby
  • From the West : M56 - M62 - A1 (M) - exit Wetherby

HCC has its own underground car park with 180 spaces.

The postcode for the HCC Yorkshire car park is HG1 2HU.

Parking Charges

  • Up to 3 hours - £4.00
  • Up to 6 hours - £7.50
  • Up to 12 hours - £11.50
  • 24 hours - £13.00

A further 1,200 spaces are available in the Jubilee and Victoria car parks (located in central Harrogate) and are just 5 minutes away from the venue. Please note that the Jubilee car park is the nearest and most accessible to the Royal Hall and HCC Yorkshire Entrances 4 and 5. Special parking rates may also be available for those wishing to leave their vehicle for more than one day in the HCC car park - please call 01423 537474 for more details.

If you are using your Sat Nav to get here, use the postcodes below. You can click on car park name for more information.

Click here for car parking map.

Please remember to check the closing times of your car park if you are intending to stay late in Harrogate.

Harrogate is linked to all major UK cities via Leeds or York including a direct connection to London daily. For timetables and travel information, visit the National Rail website.

Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBIA) is the closest airport to Harrogate.

British Airways run daily flights between Harrogate and London Heathrow and there are regular international connections. For more information on flights visit www.leedsbradfordairport.co.uk

To get from the airport to catch the Airport Direct 737 bus which runs hourly. This will drop you off at the bus station, then it is just a short walk to the HCC, alternatively there is a taxi service available.