At The Fergie you’ll find a warm welcome, tasty homemade food, a fine pint and a comfortable night’s sleep in homely accommodation. We showcase the best local produce with modern British dining, we believe in fresh, local, home cooking. From curing and smoking our salmon, baking our cakes daily, to working with local butchers to supply our fresh meat. So whether you’re after a quick lunch or if you’re feeling more peckish, we’ve a selection of delicious lunchtime and evening dining options for every palette. Hearty, quality, fresh food is what we are all about.
Set in the picturesque village of Walkington on the edge of the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds we are just three miles from Beverley with its wonderful Minster, traditional Market Square and shops. With Beverley racecourse just over 1 mile away, York and the East Coast towns of Hornsea, Bridlington and Scarborough nearby, there is plenty to see and do in the area.
The Ferguson Fawsitt Arms was named after two important local families. The original license at the Ferguson Fawsitt was granted in 1866 when J.D. Ferguson brother of the rector, married wealthy heiress Miss. Eliza Fawsitt. Our lovely historic inn is run by a great team of people who put their hearts and souls into making it a fantastic place to visit, whether you’re popping in for a refreshing drink or staying longer for a relaxing break.
The Function Suite is an excellent venue for weddings and parties and can accommodate up to 80 guests for formal dining and 140 for the evening with entertainment and buffet if desired.
The Country Lodge accommodation has 10 en suite bedrooms, offering Wi-Fi, free-view TV and an outstanding breakfast. We understand the importance of a restful night’s sleep particularly after a hard day at work or play, so we work tirelessly to make your stay with us enjoyable. We can be very flexible, offering single, double, twin and family rooms. We also have car parking facilities.