Places to stay just outside Yorkshire....
Gisborough Hall Hotel - This elegant 19th Century Hall has been carefully refurbished and extended to provide a stunning combination of original features and modern facilities. Bedrooms are richly furnished and feature peaceful views over tendered lawns and charming woodland. There are a choice of welcoming lounges with sumptuous sofas and roaring fires. Imaginative fare is served in award-winning Tockett's Restaurant, or why not pay a visit to G Bar, a newly refurbished contemporary and chic dining and bar experience.
Thorns Hall - Dating from 1535, Thorns Hall is a small manor house nestling at the foot of the Howgill Fells in the Yorkshire Dales - an ideal location for a walking or activity holiday. Situated just a few minutes' from the centre of Sedbergh, it offers lovely views and great walks from the doorstep. The house retains its historic charm with cosy public rooms, wood panelling and open fires.
Drovers Way Holiday Caravan Park - family owned and run, nestling between the Tees Community Forest and open farmland, with private fishing lakes. they are BH & HPA members, and have secured Gold awards in the David Bellamy Conservation scheme since opening in 2010, with their extensive bird and wildlife management and ongoing tree planting schemes being much admired. Well behaved Dogs are welcome, great walking with a waymarked dog agility course for all types in the adjacent Community Forest.
The Wesley Guest House - Offering superb B&B accommodation, The Wesley Guest House is located on the South Yorkshire border. Located in a quiet corner of the village of Epworth, but within easy walking distance of all the historic attractions and locations, The Wesley Guest House is a real home from home.
Hodsock Priory & Courtyard - Hodsock Priory is an historic house located on the border South Yorkshire. This family home has been lovingly renovated to provide a luxury wedding, meeting and event venue set in the secluded splendour of an 800 acre estate. Enjoy a quiet break in the new five star B&B at the Courtyard at Hodsock. The old dairy has been renovated to create a secluded getaway destination. Each of the 10 self contained apartments are draped in lavish fabrics and boast luxury furnishings. Each one comes with a fridge and kitchenette making self-catering breaks that little bit easier.
The Craven Heifer - If you've not visited The Craven Heifer before, you'll find it a spacious mix of traditional architectural features and comfortable modern style. An ideal base for exploring West Yorkshire and The Dales. Head chef Tim Bailey and his team have created a fantastic menu, with food cooked fresh on the premises using fine ingredients from local suppliers. The nine bedrooms on offer are spacious, clean and contemporary, each individually styled with modern decor.
Walton's Farm Cottages, Cantsfield - Recent barn conversion offering excellent holiday accommodation in Cantsfield, on the borders of Lancashire, Yorkshire and Cumbria.Sympathetically and tastefully restored from an old barn and shippon, these cottages have been designed to offer spacious, well equipped and very comfortable accommodation with all modern conveniences whilst retaining much of its original character with exposed beams, roof trusses and feature stonework. The cottages are situated overlooking the fields with views of Ingleborough and the open countryside.
Aikbank - Recently launched in the beautiful area of Farleton near Lupton, close to the historic town of Kirkby Lonsdale and Windermere in the English Lake District National Park and also an easy reach for the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Aikbank provides the highest level of self catering accommodation and is owned and designed by Dorothy Wightman. The house is full of original features and character yet has all the modern convenience that a 5 star cottage requires, including wifi and the best of technology for appliances, TV's and sound systems/docking stations.
Forest Pines, Broughton - This is a gem in the North Lincolnshire countryside, located a short distance from J4 of the M180 and nestled in 190 acres of beautiful woodland. The hotel has it all; one of the best championship golf courses in the country, 188 spacious bedrooms, an outstanding health club and spa, a state-of-the-art conference and events centre and three fantastic and unique restaurants.