Yorkshire is famous for its ales, northern hospitality and wonderful pubs full of nooks, crannies and cosy fires. Why not make yourself at home for a holiday in one of our welcoming watering holes? The perfect base for exploring Yorkshire's picturesque towns and villages - put your feet up with a pint by the fire, or enjoy sweeping country views from the beer garden. And of course, take advantage of the very short journey from the bar to your room at the end of a night enjoyed sampling the local fayre!
What's better than a sumptious meal followed by a night's stay in quality accommodation? Well, Yorkshire has it's fair share of excellent choices when it comes to this. Here are some places that were shortlisted in the 2013 White Rose Awards:
Yorebridge House - The dining room here is calm and peaceful for breakfast as light streams in through the French windows with views over the North Yorkshire Dales, but by night, is dark and candle-lit, where guests can linger in an atmosphere of decadence. A real treat.
The General Tarleton - Award winning and highly regarded chef John Topham is the creative force behind the meticulously prepared dishes offered here. John leads a team of dedicated catering professionals, striving always to produce dishes that appeal to the eye and excite the palate. To achieve that goal John insists that all food is prepared with the best available ingredients.
Hipping Hall - This is a modern country restaurant with 3 AA Rosette dining and luxuriously appointed bedrooms. Sitting between the beautiful English Lake District and the rugged Yorkshire Dales, Hipping Hall is the perfect venue to explore the very best of what the North-West has to offer.
The Carpenters Arms - s a traditional village inn located in the heart of Felixkirk village, on the outskirts of the Market Town of Thirsk, North Yorkshire. Voted ‘Yorkshire's Favourite Pub' in 2013 and ‘Flavours of Herriot Country Dinning Pub of the Year' in 2011, The Carpenters Arms specialises in bringing its guests high quality food, drink, service and surroundings, including a superb private dining room for larger parties.
The Wensleydale Heifer - Located in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, this traditional inn has been fully refurbished, retaining the original features whilst offering our guests every modern comfort. The accommodation boasts nine themed bedrooms, based upon many of the unique traditions of the Dales.
The Crown Inn at Roecliffe - This is a 16th century coaching inn that retains the inn's historic features, such as stone flag floors, crackling open log fires and oak beams, with the addition of sumptuous 5 Star accommodation. Whether you're treating yourself to a luxury break, looking for some of the finest food in North Yorkshire, or simply dropping in to sample one of our guest ales, you're guaranteed a wonderful warm welcome.
The Black Swan at Oldstead is a 16th century pub with a Michelin Star restaurant and 5 star rooms, set in a stunning rural location near Byland Abbey, 20 miles north of York. Owned and run by The Banks family, with head chef Tommy Banks, believed to be Britain's youngest Michelin Star Chef. The once humble Black Swan has that rare ability to be relaxed and friendly whilst serving seriously good food.