Categories for Bygone Days

Prospect Hotel, Harrogate

The picture shows the view from Prospect Hotel, towards The Valley Gardens The building opened in 1818, is now occupied by the The Yorkshire Hotel.

Royal Baths, Harrogate

The Royal Baths were built in 1894-7 by Baggerley Bristow. They were once Europe's premier destination for spa treatments and the pampered rich. Politicians and royalty came to 'take the waters'. There were also assembly rooms and a winter garden lounge.