Harrogate and its surrounding area offers a great variety of sporting activities including Cycling, Walking, Golf and Horse Racing to name but a few.

Situated in the heart of Harrogate, The Kimberley Hotel is an ideal base to explore the great outdoors.

The Kimberley Hotel offers affordable, yet comfortable 4* accommodation ideally suited to a weekend away with the boys/girls or for a relaxing getaway with a loved one.

Offering competitive rates inclusive of our fabulous full Yorkshire buffet breakfast to all who wish to enjoy such sporting activities.


Situated within close proximity are several beautiful golf courses.

Oakdale Golf Club

Oakdale Glen
North Yorkshire HG1 2LN
Tel: 01423 567162

Harrogate Golf Club

Forest Lane Head
North Yorkshire, HG2 7TF
Tel: 01423 862999

Rudding Park Hotel

North Yorkshire HG3 1JH
Tel: 01423 871350


Since the success of the Tour De France and its successor Tour De Yorkshire, cycling within our beautiful area has never been so popular. Feeling energetic test yourself on the actual route taken by Chris Froome on his way to victory.

Downloadable Routes

Horse Racing

No other region in the UK is as passionate about horse racing as Yorkshire. The county is synonymous with the sport of kings, with no fewer than nine top class courses – more than any other region in the UK.

Whatever style of racing you prefer, you’ll be spoilt for choice in North Yorkshire, with three of six flat race courses including York, Ripon and Thirsk, and the specialist National Hunt course at Wetherby all within a short commute from The Kimberley Hotel.

Visitors wanting to purchase tickets should contact the relevant racecourse directly.

York Racecourse

Tadcaster Rd
North Yorkshire YO23 1EX
Tel: 01904 620911

Ripon Racecourse

Boroughbridge Road
Yorkshire HG4 1UG
Tel: 01765 530530

Thirsk Racecourse

Station Road
North Yorkshire YO7 1QL
Tel: 01845 522276

Wetherby Racing

West Yorkshire LS22 5EJ
Tel: 01937 582035