Club Profile

Harrogate Town

In a beautiful and historic spa town, better known for posh dining and shops, there’s a little football club that after 85 years recently made the Football League for the first time.

LOCATION: Harrogate is in North Yorkshire; by train it’s about 30 minutes north of Leeds, two hours from Manchester and three hours from London.

CONTACT:, 01423 210600, #ProudToBeTown

NICKNAMES: The Sulphurites, due to it being a spa town, but we didn’t see much evidence of this nickname on our visit.

Harrogate Town History

An earlier version of the club was formed just after World War I and played in regional leagues before disbanding in 1932. They came back after the second war but were still in regional leagues until they made what is now the National League North in 2010. Still, they were part-time and, as an example, of their stature, that year the…


As with a lot of the fast-rising small clubs, they have probably left all their traditional rivals behind. One can imagine some heated spats with various West Riding of Yorkshire League clubs back in the day, but today, their Wikipedia page doesn’t even have the word “rivals” on it, and when we asked someone at the game about…

Women's Team

Harrogate Town Women play in the North East Regional Women’s Premier League, which is tier 5. Home games are at Rossett Sports Centre on the south edge of town. For more, see the club’s


Nothing specific we noticed on our


Officially now it’s the EnviroVent Stadium, because a local home ventilation company sponsors it; we love these small-town sponsorship deals! Traditionally, it’s named for its location, Wetherby Road, and we want you to know that one day, while we were taking a photo of the main entrance, a truck covered in hay bales went by. Capacity…

Going to a Game at Harrogate Town

GETTING THERE: It’s a 20-minute walk from the train station in the center, though it’s a particularly nice walk, some of it passing through a park called The Stray. There is also a bus station just down the road from the station, and from there you can catch a #7 bus (Leeds City Centre) to the ground. PUBS: There’s a friendly…

Harrogate Town Tickets

Adult prices are £23 to sit, £20 to stand. Juniors are £8 to £11. Buy them on the club’s website.

Photo Gallery



Powered By MemberPress WooCommerce Plus Integration