Welcome to Knaresborough Town Council's website

Knaresborough is an historic market town and civil parish in the Borough of Harrogate, North Yorkshire located on the River Nidd, approximately four miles east of the centre of Harrogate.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) 


The Town Council Office is open to all members of the public, however the main entrance to Knaresborough House remains locked. This is a precautionary measure to continue to help prevent the spread of Covid-19 and provide extra security to those that work in the building.  For access, please call the office on 01423 864080.

We will be access emails regularly - clerk@knaresboroughtowncouncil.gov.uk and we will deal with queries as swiftly as possible. Individual Town Councillors can be contacted via their email addresses, please visit our Councillors page or click here.

North Yorkshire County Council Coronavirus advice and information
Harrogate Borough Council advice and information

Knaresborough Connectors

If you are self-isolating in Knaresborough and need support then a special helpline has been set up to connect you to a volunteer service.  Ring the number above and leave a message or email info@knaresboroughconnectors.org.uk where there are a team of volunteers ready to respond within hours.  They are able to pick up shopping, have a friendly phone chat, help with pets, post mail and pick up supplies and medicines.  The team can even help to get items for hobbies like wool for knitting.



Volunteers are needed to add to the army of over 100 people leafletting households as part of their single daily exercise routine with details of the service.  Volunteers need to email info@knaresboroughconnectors.org.uk with their name and address. 

Knaresborough Coronavirus Support Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/522601098671644/ is crammed with ideas including activities for kids, health advice and links to a number of groups that will provide critical support to all of us whether vulnerable, a key worker or social distancing resident.  

Knaresborough businesses are also continuing to pull out all the stops to deliver, even though many retail outlets have had to close their physical doors.


Latest News

Freedom of the Town

Freedom of the Town

Published: 10 May 22

Knaresborough Town Council is delighted to confirm that at its final meeting of the 2018 Town Council on Monday 25 April, Honorary Freedom of the Town was conferred on Hazel Haas in recognition of the extraordinary contribution she has made to the lives of the people of Knaresborough. Read More...

Bright Friday 2022

Bright Friday 2022

Published: 18 Jan 22

The date for Knaresborough's Christmas Tree Lighting event has been set! Read More...

King George V Field

King George V Field

Published: 17 Jun 21

Sports Area/Pitch for Lease

Credit and thanks go to the Knaresborough Online Facebook page, Charlotte Gale Photography, Knaresborough Photography and the residents of Knaresborough for the photographs used on this website.