For pure indulgence, look no further than Yorebridge House, a 5* boutique hotel and restaurant on the edge of the picturesque village of Bainbridge in the Yorkshire Dales. Set amidst the stunning backdrop of open countryside, you are guaranteed luxury, relaxation and impeccable service from the moment you arrive.
Why not visit Helmsley, the recently crowned winners of the ‘Best Market Town’ award in Britain and stay at The Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa, a secluded luxury retreat. The hotel boasts a unique Mediterranean terrace and outdoor pool, whilst indoors offers welcoming lounges, open fires and a snug to make guests feel welcome all year round.
With open fires, an eclectic mix of furnishings and fabrics, outstanding service and fantastic food, The Cleveland Tontine has to be one of the best places to eat, drink and stay in the beautiful countryside of North Yorkshire.
Surrounded by 150 acres of historical landscape, you’ll find it hard to escape the sense of tranquillity that encompasses the four-star hotel of Wynyard Hall. Less than 30 minutes from both York and Leeds, Hazelwood Castle Hotel offers elegant private rooms, luxury accommodation and award winning dining in an idyllic rural location, perfect for a romantic weekend away
As the weather gets warmer, why not try a spot of glamping? Whether you’re looking for a getaway with family or friends, Yorkshire has an option to suit your needs. Located at Deighton Lodge just outside York, Glampit offer luxury bell tent accommodation for hire with everything you could need for an ultimate glamping experience. You can even add a frontier stove to your tent if you’re worried you might be a bit chilly.
Set within a beautiful 250 acre country manor estate in North Yorkshire, Camp Katur is a secluded glamping village offering a mix of quirky accommodation including Hobbit Pods, Safari Tents, Bell Tents, Tipis and Yurts. With a fantastic selection of onsite activities from cycling and aerial extreme high ropes to zorbing, clay pigeon shooting and archery, there is something to entertain all the family.
Stay in a handcrafted yurt with steam bent ash beams and a unique round top solid oak door at Yurtshire in Newburgh Priory, amongst the spectacular landscape of the Howardian Hills. Furnished with a double bed as well as both a double and single futon, the yurts are ideal for couples looking for a romantic getaway or families looking for somewhere with plenty of space.
Winner of the White Rose Award for Best Caravan Holiday Park and Holiday Village 2015, Humble Bee Farm in Flixton near Scarborough have a fantastic variety of glamping options available. With Wigwams, Yurts, Bell Tents and more, they are sure to meet your needs.
Yorkshire is also home to a number of more unusual places to stay. The beautiful Victorian building of La Rosa Hotel offers amazing views out to sea and is also the place where Lewis Carroll resided during his many visits to Whitby. Tucked away in a quiet corner of the North York Moors National Park, just outside Helmsley, the luxurious designer tree houses at Studford Luxury Lodges bring wilderness and indulgence hand in hand.
For something really unique, spend the night in a converted railway carriage at The Old Station near Pickering. Each carriage sleeps six and is perfectly equipped for a self-catering break. With two acres of grounds surrounding the site and more stunning countryside beyond, it’s ideal for families and children to explore.
This article comes from our 2016 Spring Guide