• Dear Members and Delegates,

    It is our pleasure to welcome you all to Yorkshire - “God’s own county” in the United Kingdom. The ESPU congress is being held in the UK  for the first time in 20 years, the last occasion being in London  in 1996.

    The 2016 annual ESPU meeting will be held from 22-25th June 2016 at the Harrogate International Convention Centre (HIC). Harrogate is an elegant spa town in North Yorkshire, which is widely regarded as offering amongst the best quality of life in the UK, being voted the happiest town in the country in a recent national poll. Harrogate hosted the first day of the Tour de France in 2014.  Harrogate is close to the scenic countryside of the Yorkshire Dales National Park...

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  • Harrogate is a spa town in North Yorkshire, England. Historically in the West Riding of Yorkshire, the town is a tourist destination and its visitor attractions include its spa waters and RHS Harlow Carr gardens.

    Nearby is the Yorkshire Dales national park and the Nidderdale AONB. Harrogate grew out of two smaller settlements, High Harrogate and Low Harrogate, in the 17th century. Since 2013, polls have consistently voted the town as "the happiest place to live" in Britain.

    In 2013 Harrogate was declared to be the third most romantic destination in the world...

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