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10 Enchanting Escapes

Take your valentine away to somewhere special in Yorkshire. Here's a selection of 10 stunning stay ideas:

1. Keldy Forest Cabins, Cropton

Staying in cabins at Keldy, exclusively on Forestry Commission land, means you can choose to completely unwind in stunning natural surroundings, maybe in your hot tub, or for those more active, walk or cycle through woodland. Or, with a whole host of nearby attractions you really are spoilt for choice from the lovely market town of Pickering to travelling by steam train on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway to the seaside town of Whitby. Or why not visit the city of York for a day which is just under an hour away. The choice is yours.

2. Dalesend Cottages, Patrick Brompton

Dalesend are home to four luxury romantic and relaxing self-catering holiday cottages in North Yorkshire. The stylish Yorkshire cottage accommodation is set in a private (and secret) estate, where the focus is always on your comfort and relaxation as well as offering a unique experience. Explore brilliant Yorkshire from the base of your private and luxurious cottage with romantic interiors to be enjoyed whatever the weather.

3. The Bells Serviced Apartments, Leeds

The Bells is an exclusive collection of individually designed, five star luxury serviced apartments combining the feel of a boutique hotel with the freedom and privacy of apartment living. Just 10 minutes walk from the train station and with many restaurants, bars and shops on it’s doorstep The Bells is the perfect choice for your visit to Leeds. With a discreet experienced on-site concierge service, they aim to make your stay as relaxing as possible - perfect for a romantic getaway. 

4. The Bolthole, Tibthorpe

An idyllic, one bedroom, detached, characterful eclectic cottage situated on the owners’ smallholding in the village of Tibthorpe, with rare breed sheep and hens just outside the door, you really are in the countryside. The cottage has been renovated by the present owners, with great care and attention to detail, with an emphasis on Yorkshire and British made products where possible. With the underfloor heating and a cosy wood-burning stove, it is a superb place to come back to after a long day cycling, walking, bird watching at Bempton or a day out discovering East Yorkshire.

5. Peaks and Pods, Settle

With sweeping views of the valleys and hills of the surrounding countryside, the clearest night skies and the freshest air you might have ever breathed, Peaks and Pods offer an exceptional place to stay. These luxury pods are specially designed to be used all year round, with heating, insulation, double-glazing and indoor cooking facilities. You will never feel the cold, or experience broken tent poles and soggy sleeping bags. This is glamping at its best!

6. Kilnwick Percy Resort, Pocklington

The Kilnwick Percy Resort has been designed with complete relaxation in mind, with a wide range of luxury accommodation to choose from for anyone who is looking for places to stay in the region. This accommodation includes breath-taking log cabin style holiday lodges and spacious hotel room hire options in peaceful surroundings in the Yorkshire Wolds.

7. Saltmarshe Hall, Howden

From 1067 right up until the 1970s the Saltmarshe Estate remained in the same family. Kate and Roland Whyte moved to Saltmarshe in 2012 and are only the third family in 900 years to own the Hall. They have lovingly restored the current Georgian Grade II listed Hall with a dash of style and elegance combining both traditional and contemporary charm. Set in 17 acres of stunning parkland, Saltmarshe Hall is a truly unique get away.

8. Holdsworth House Hotel, Halifax

This grand Jacobean Manor was built in 1633 and is a four star, independently owned hotel, packed full of character and history. In this historic house you'll find open fires, cosy lounges, fine antiques and tapestries that together create a sense of history, calm and comfort. There are 38 charming en suite bedrooms, all are individually furnished and some are dog friendly.

9. Stable Arches Boutique Hotel, Hooton Pagnell

A hidden gem in the Yorkshire countryside, Stable Arches Boutique Hotel opened in late 2016 and is situated in a wing of the 14th Century Hooton Pagnell Hall. Hooton Pagnell Hall has been lived in by the Warde-Norbury family for over 300 years. The five luxurious ensuite bedrooms in Stable Arches have been named after these Estates, hence the room names ‘Hooton’, ‘Frickley’, ‘Ederline’ and ‘Healey’. These rooms have been beautifully transformed by Interior Designers Cussons and Storey. Traditional architecture has been combined with a sleek and contempory design and the use of calming and restorative colours throughout. 

10. The Black Swan Hotel, Helmsley

Situated in the heart of Helmsley, one of North Yorkshire’s prettiest market towns sits The Black Swan, a centuries old coaching inn, turned boutique hotel. This 45-bedroom hotel is smartly appointed, blending antiques with classic contemporary design and its varied exterior, complete with black and white timbers, plus Elizabethan and Georgian elements, portrays a rich history dating back to the 15th century.

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