DoubleTree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel & Spa
Ripon Road, Harrogate, HG1 2HU

By Rail

Harrogate is linked by rail to all major UK cities, including six daily direct LNER services between London King’s Cross and Harrogate station (approximately 2 hours and 46 minutes).

The DoubleTree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel & Spa is situated just a ten minute walk from Harrogate train station. Taxi services are available across the road from the station, opposite the main doors.

Please note the ASLEF Union have now planned train strikes on Friday 12 May, with RMT also planning strikes on Saturday 13 May.

We therefore suggest you plan your journey carefully, and have provided some further information below to assist with this, you can find out all of the up-to-date information on the rail strikes here.

If you have already booked your train ticket we advise you to contact the train company you have booked this with to obtain a refund for your ticket.

In addition, you may choose to extend your stay in Harrogate, room bookings are now available again at the DoubleTree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel & Spa you can find out more by calling +44 (0) 1423 700 304.


By Car / Bus

Travel by car download full details here.

National Express operates coach services from many of the larger UK cities to and from Harrogate, please visit their website for more information here.



Parking is available on-site on a first-come, first-served basis; for day conference delegates there is no charge but if you are staying overnight this is charged at £12 per 24 hours.

Please note that the car park is managed on an ANPR system, so you will be required to input your vehicle registration number on arrival at the hotel.

There are 5 electric vehicle charging points available at the hotel.  There is also no charge for day conference delegates but for overnight guests £12 per 24 hours.  Please note electricity will be charged on consumption.

We expect the hotel car park to fill quickly with many delegates choosing to drive due to the rail strikes.

When the car park is full you can also park at the nearby Jubilee Multi Storey Car Park, – Union Street, Harrogate, HG1 1DJ. This is situated a 5 -minute walk from the hotel. When arriving at the DoubleTree by Hilton Majestic Hotel & Spa pull up to the front of the hotel entrance, you can leave your luggage with reception then drive to the Jubilee car park to park your car.

Where possible we encourage you to car share with other Historical Association delegates!

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Tel: +44 (0) 1904 702165

The Historical Association, c/o Mosaic Events
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