What you can expect

Visit Harrogate

Lovely Victorian town with plenty to see and do

Visit Harrogate Christmas Market

No Christmas visit to Harrogate would be complete without a visit to the bustling market!

Leisure Time

A range of shops, bars & restaurants to choose from

About the trip

Come and explore the town of Harrogate with us. We will be based in the heart of Harrogate, a Victorian spa town resplendent with famous tearooms, Turkish baths, antique shops and plenty of historical charm. In addition, at this time of the year there is also the hugely popular Christmas Market experience. What better way to enjoy this enchanting town and its festivities than in the company of your fellow Solos guests!

What's Included

  • Single room with private facilities
  • Half Board; Breakfast & dinner daily - ½ bottle of wine with each dinner
  • Welcome drink & information meeting
  • Guided walk of Harrogate
  • Evening Quiz
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Fully financially protected


  • Arrive at the Old Swan Hotel
  • Discover Harrogate & the Christmas Market
  • Departure Day
  • Insurance see here

What you'll be doing


Arrive at the Old Swan Hotel

Check-in at your hotel. When evening comes, we can enjoy a welcome drink with other Solos guests before dinner in the hotel restaurant.
  • Dinner Included

Discover Harrogate & the Christmas Market

Monday morning after breakfast we explore the town with a guided tour. Look out for the Royal Pump Rooms, the stunning Valley Gardens as well as the lovely Betty’s Tea Rooms. Our afternoon is at leisure to the wander around the stalls at the Christmas Market.
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Departure Day

On Tuesday after checking out, you may like to explore the local area further before heading home.
  • Breakfast Included


Highlights of this hotel include

  • In the heart of historic Harrogate
  • Combines Victorian splendour with elegant contemporary style
  • Dine in the Wedgewood Restaurant


Located just a short walk from the town centre, this lovely Victorian hotel has history dating back nearly 200 years. It caused a stir when Agatha Christie retreated here after famously disappearing for 11 days!

Facilities Include

Have dinner in the elegant Wedgwood Restaurant before relaxing in the Library lounge with a drink.

Room Includes

Our comfortable bedrooms feature Freeview TV and radio, tea/coffee-making facilities and hairdryer.

Frequently Asked Questions

Average Temperatures

Month(s) Highest temperature Lowest temperature
January - February 6 °C 1 °C
March 9 °C 2 °C
April 11 °C 3 °C
May 15 °C 6 °C
June 18 °C 9 °C
July - August 20 °C 11 °C
September 17 °C 9 °C
October 14 °C 7 °C
November 9 °C 3 °C
December 7 °C 2 °C

Our Reviews

“I’m sure you will enjoy it, I have been on three solos holidays to date and the people I’ve met have been great.”

“I’ve been travelling with Solos for nearly 20 years, on and off. The reason is for exactly what you want – you meet like minded people… and have loads of fun!”

“I’ve been on loads of trips with Solos over the years and can honestly say you will not regret booking your 1st one!”

“The feeling you have once you go away on your own is worth all the nerves before! I was so very anxious the first time but now having done it 4 times, I love it!”


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