If you're looking for something grand in Yorkshire, then you're spoilt for choice. Here's the selection of hotels that were shortlisted in the 2015 Large Hotel of the Year category at the prestigious White Rose Awards.
Winner of the 2015 Large Hotel of the Year in the prestigious White Rose Awards, The Black Swan is a centuries old coaching inn, turned boutique hotel, situated in the heart of Helmsley, one of North Yorkshire's prettiest market towns. 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.
The Raithwaite Estate with its landscaped grounds is located in the coastal North Yorkshire countryside. Luxurious rooms within The Hall and Keep buildings feature alongside an indoor pool, spa, sauna, gym, 2 restaurants and 2 bars.
Gisborough Hall Hotel - Dating back to the mid 19th century, this elegant hall has been carefully refurbished and extended to provide a pleasing combination of original features and modern facilities. Bedrooms, including feature rooms, four posters and family rooms, are richly furnished and feature peaceful views over tendered lawns, the Cleveland Hills or charming woodland.
Rendezvous Hotel - Rendezvous is a family owned and run hotel, set beside the Leeds-Liverpool canal in the beautiful market town of Skipton. Their convenient location makes touring the Yorkshire Dales quick and easy. All 80 en suite bedrooms have the usual refinements, and use of the on-site Leisure Club is complimentary for all residents.
Wentbridge House Hotel - Winners of the White Rose Awards 2013 ‘Large Hotel of the Year' and White Rose Awards 2014 & 2015 ‘Outstanding Customer Service', Wentbridge House Hotel is a country house hotel located in Wentbridge. It dates from 1700 and is set in 20 acres of gardens and grounds in the beautiful Went Valley.
Away from the White Rose Awards, there are also plenty of other stunning large hotels to see and those looking to have more of a retreat into the countryside have plenty of option too, with Yorkshire providing unrivalled countryside views. Recognised for the fifth consecutive year at the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards, triumphing over some of the UK's finest hotels, Rudding Park sits in 300 acres of stunning parkland, 3 miles south of the beautiful spa town of Harrogate and is sure to carry plenty of appeal for visitors.