Finding the ideal place for a new tattoo can be a difficult decision because you want to make sure they can recreate your design in the best possible way while also having good hygiene.

Whether you’re wanting to get a detailed piece inked on your back or you’re after something small and dainty, there are plenty of tattoo parlours to choose from in North Yorkshire.

To help you decide where to go next for your body artwork, we have rounded up some of the best tattoo parlours in the region according to their Google reviews – each rating has a minimum of 4.0.

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Some of the best tattoo parlours in North Yorkshire

Inkwell Arts Tattoo Studio

Location: 53 Market Place, Thirsk, YO7 1HA

Rating: 5/5

Someone who will be returning, wrote: “I had my back tattoo with Cathy and I'm absolutely thrilled about her art work, the professionality, the hygiene in this studio and of course about the amazing result, she prodived [provided] on my back. 100% that what I wanted. Clear recommendation and I will go there soon again to extend my tattoo.”

Thirteen Tattoo

Location: 13 Westmoreland Street, Harrogate, HG1 5AY

Rating: 4.9/5

This visitor said: “Great tattoo place in Harrogate with lovely artists who can cover an erray of tattooing styles. Abby is my go-to, but the other artists' Instagram's are great to see their work!

“Sometimes their little dog is laid in the reception which is just 10/10 and a nice little surprise before getting tattooed, too.”

North Star Tattoo studio

Location: 18 Station Parade, Harrogate, HG1 1UE

Rating: 4.8/5

One person wished to give more than five stars in their review, adding: “I had a memorial tattoo done by Angie, I cannot give her enough credit 5 stars is not enough.

“She created an awesome perfect tattoo for me. She is professional kind and an amazing tattooist.”

House of Hoodoo

Location: 24 Station Parade, Harrogate, HG1 1UE

Rating: 5/5

A customer posted: “My mum and I got our tattoos done a couple of days ago and we’re absolutely over the moon with them. Tez is a truly amazing artist and a super cool guy. We’ll be back again very soon. 100% recommend!”

Wild Style

Location: 17 Castlegate, Knaresborough, HG5 8AR

Rating: 4.7/5

This married couple recently visited, saying: “Highly recommend Wild Style. Both me and my wife have recently had tattoos here. I had a wedding ring tattoo and my wife had a decorative tattoo on her hand.

“You're made to feel welcome, the work is top quality and it's a real tidy place. You can tell the business means a lot to them. Will definitely be going back for the rest of our tattoos.”

The Branding Iron Tattoo Studio

Location: 30 Water Street, Skipton, BD23 1PB

Rating: 5/5

“Rob is one of the best tattoo artists that I've ever been to, and the branding iron is now the only place I'll go to.

“Fantastic realism in his art, and puts customers at ease with his chatty humour. Knowledgeable, professional, and takes a lot of pride in his work. Well worth a visit if you're planning or wanting a tattoo,” commented one person.

Talisman Tattoo Art Studio

Location: 10 Colliergate, York, YO1 8BL

Rating: 4.9/5

A user who had their first tattoo posted: “Had my first tattoo this morning by Sam. I was quite nervous but the whole experience was amazing. Really chilled and relaxed space also very clean.

"Sam was great from design to the finish product. So so happy with it. Will definitely be recommending the Talisman to everyone. Thank you so much.”